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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Dec 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales continued to decrease in November and inventory continued to track below last year’s levels as well.  Sales are well below those seen in the...
NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
As employers, sometimes it is difficult to keep with the employment law changes, which is why you should consult periodically with an employment defense lawyer and stay apprised of new laws. At the...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners can get themselves into trouble when not understanding wage and hours laws. What appears to be a bright idea that cuts corners and saves money is sometimes a violation that leads to...
In life, the glass is always half full! Exclusive interview with cartoonist Maria Scrivan
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   | 19 November 2014   Maria Scrivan’s cartoons are published in MAD Magazine, Parade Magazine, Prospect Magazine (UK), on Mashable.com, Salon.com. Funny Times a...
Zeffirelli's La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera: a review
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 3 December 2014 |     Zeffirelli’s production of La Boheme at the metropolitan Opera shines. A sample of the stage set up as performed in a preceding season. L...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant?
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent change in regulations predicted to arrive soon is that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a national menu labeling standard for chain restaurants. The standard will addres...
The World Seen Through a Dog’s Point of View. An Exclusive Interview with Paul Gilligan, author of Pooch Café
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 10 October 2014 |   Paul Gilligan with Poncho, the main character of Pooch Cafe According to his website, www.poochcafe.com, Paul Gilligan’s affair with art be...
What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 243 243 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...

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3UH0_Daniel_Rodriguez.jpg Tenor Daniel Rodriguez Perfroms at Flushing House Gala by Kathleen
April 22, 2013 11:39 AM | 5973 views | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
"America's Beloved Tenor" Daniel Rodriguez, will entertain guests at a fundraising gala on Thursday, April 25th at historic Flushing Town Hall, Flushing, NY.  The gala is to benefit Flushing House,...
American Cancer Society - BARK FOR LIFE by Kathleen
April 09, 2013 12:10 PM | 7870 views | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
A canine event to fight cancer. Join us as we celebrate Relay For Life with our four-legged loved ones!  Families and their dogs come together for a few hours during the day to complete a one mile ...
Federal Court Denies Wage and Hour Claim against Restaurant Owner by cindy
April 07, 2013 09:02 AM | 15893 views | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans &  Nils C. Shilitto The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York has dismissed a wage and hour lawsuit brought by an alleged employee against Prima Pasta & C...
Allied Veterans of Ridgewood & Glendale Annual Dinner Dance by Kathleen
March 28, 2013 11:18 AM | 10851 views | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
To be held on Sunday, April 7th, 2013 3PM - 7PM @ Brewery Keenan Heisser American Legion Post #1815, 68-01 Cooper Avenue, Glendale, NY  11385 $35.00 per person - Buffet, Beer, Wine, Soda and DJ Ent...
EEOC Clarifies the Use of Criminal Background Checks in Hiring by cindy
March 15, 2013 04:09 PM | 13911 views | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Hans & Associates, P.C.   NBC News reported that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved by a four-to-one vote new rules for employers who use criminal background checks...
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This Sept. 8, 2010 publicity photo released by Comedy Central shows host Stephen Colbert appears on "The Colbert Report," in New York. "The Colbert Report" will end on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, after nine seasons. (AP Photo/Comedy Central, Scott Gries)NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert is dead.


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A banner for "The Interview"is posted outside Arclight Cinemas, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. A U.S. official says North Korea perpetrated the unprecedented act of cyberwarfare against Sony Pictures that exposed tens of thousands of sensitive documents and escalated to threats of terrorist attacks that ultimately drove the studio to cancel all release plans for "The Interview." (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony's decision to cancel "The Interview" in the face of terrorist threats is already affecting the way Hollywood does business. It has outraged artists, killing their faith in studios to release edgy content. But it's also inspired a rare hush across a usually chatty industry as everyone from moguls to makeup artists takes stock of the scandal and how it could affect their jobs.


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Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala celebrates after scoring against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle.


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