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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 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 | 21 21 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 | 70 70 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 | 95 95 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 | 119 119 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 | 106 106 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 | 115 115 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 | 158 158 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 | 235 235 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 | 246 246 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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For The Sins of my Father FOR THE SINS OF MY FATHER: A Mafia Killer, His Son, and the Legacy of a Mob Life by Tiziano
December 31, 2013 02:38 AM | 25048 views | 0 0 comments | 346 346 recommendations | email to a friend
“FOR THE SINS OF MY FATHER: A Mafia Killer, His Son, and the Legacy of a Mob Life” by Albert DeMeo We all live with some kind of legacy that has molded our minds and directed our actions. Sometimes...
Flat Roofing Queens Roofing 102: Installing A Flat Roof in 10 Steps by Dan
December 09, 2013 03:28 PM | 13826 views | 1 1 comments | 308 308 recommendations | email to a friend
Welcome to roofing 102. Today we will be teaching your how to install flat roofing in 10 steps. So to all those do it yourself handy man types; This one goes out to you. 1. Your home is a valuable ...
25RP_ipress_bookbutton_sports.jpg SPORTS ON THE BRAIN: BASEBALL. by Tiziano
December 20, 2013 10:07 PM | 9663 views | 0 0 comments | 263 263 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Soccoa’s book, “Sports on the Brain: Baseball,” is an interesting mixture of debates and facts regarding baseball, organized in a logical and pleasant manner, allowing the reader to absorb the ...
C2J4_coveranti_italian.jpg “We Weren’t Always White”; ANTI-ITALIANISM, ESSAYS ON A PREJUDICE by Tiziano
December 14, 2013 10:12 PM | 23435 views | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
This book is a marvelous opus which deserves to be recognized for its innovative approach to the topic of Anti-Italianism.  As William J. Connell affirms, “ The essays in this volume were written… ...
G8EH_book_cover_fspaghetti.jpg “TheSpaghetti Set” by Rose Marie Maisto Boyd by Tiziano
December 07, 2013 12:05 PM | 10179 views | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
It is very refreshing to see that there are still writers who are able to touch us and getting us involved in their imaginary world without offering tales of violence and sex. The Spaghetti Set is ...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Major stock indexes are creeping higher on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, as the market comes off a massive two-day rally spurred by the Federal Reserve's assurance that it was in no hurry to hike interest rates. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Oil and gas companies led the stock market up Friday, helping the Standard & Poor's 500 index notch its second-best week this year.


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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2011 file frame grab from video provided by Jessica Silas, a stage roof collapses onto fans awaiting the start of a Sugarland concert at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis. Country duo Sugarland, concert promoter Live Nation and 16 other defendants have agreed to pay $39 million to settle claims stemming from the deadly 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse, lawyers for the victims and their families announced Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jessica Silas, File)MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Country duo Sugarland, concert promoter Live Nation and 16 other defendants have agreed to pay $39 million to settle claims stemming from the deadly 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse, lawyers for the victims and their families announced Friday.


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This photo provided by Moneyhorse Games shows a scene from the video game, "Glorious Leader." (AP Photo/Moneyhorse Games)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creator of a satirical video game that depicts Kim Jong Un as a gun-toting, unicorn-riding hero has no plans to cancel his zany creation following a cyberattack and threats of violence against Sony Pictures that the FBI has attributed to North Korea.


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