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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . We sell a lot of properties here in Queens, and being that we’re in New York City, a lot of ...
More About Women’s Rights in the News — the ERA
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employment defense litigation lawyer, I pay attention to civil rights issues, and lately women’s rights issues have gained attention from the media. Actress Patricia Arquette has actively wor...
Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD?
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer You hear about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that military service members experience from active duty. However, studies now show t...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Leeds Brown Law A recent ruling against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has inspired mixed reactions. The case (EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., E.D. Mich....
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston A Spouse’s Right of Inheritance in New York Under New York law, when a married person dies, the surviving spouse has a “right of election,” a statutory right to receive eithe...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 253 253 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 280 280 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the ...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 273 273 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, ...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 248 248 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safet...

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Artists exhibit at Group Art Shows for fall
Brooklyn and art go together like peanut butter and jelly, and the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition is continuing to showcase promising work from the talented artists who call Brooklyn home th...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 29 - October 6
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 22 - September 29
Events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
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What a refugee camp looks like with Doctors Without Borders' "Forced From Home"
The interactive exhibition “Forced from Home” at the New York Hall of Science on Friday
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockapella brings nostalgia to Brooklyn
Rockapella is returning to New York City for their only Brooklyn performance this year.
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Understanding refugees & displaced populations at Forced from Home exhibit
The international humanitarian organization, Doctors Without Borders, is bringing their interactive “Forced From Home” exhibition to Queens.
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 15 - September 22
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Historic Flushing institution dazzles with fall lineup
Last Tuesday, Flushing Town Hall staff and performers joined Assemblyman Ron Kim and Councilman Peter Koo to announce the historic venue’s fall lineup.
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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"Secrets & Liars" gives us Brooklyn's "Pretty Little Liars"
With last week's summer finale of Freeform’s hit murder-mystery show, Pretty Little Liars, you may be wondering what are you going to do with your time.
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 8 - September 15
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Variety show takes over historic Astor Room
Michael Mott & Friends introduces a new class of Broadway stars and more to The Astor Room in Astoria
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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IFP's captivating Film Week is coming soon
The Independent Filmmaker Project’s annual Film Week, occurring between September 17th and September 22nd, has raised the stakes this year.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 1 - September 8
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Brazil takes over the Museum of the Moving Image
On Fridays now through September 9, the Museum of the Moving Image will showcase the work of Brazilian women directors in its new season of O Brasil: Contemporary Brazilian Cinema.
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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BK designs, Titanic chair on display in Manhattan
The new “From Teaspoons to Titanic: Recent Acquisitions” exhibition
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A man loads a van with stacks of gold painted chairs outside a hotel in LondonBy William Schomberg and David Milliken LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's giant services sector grew strongly in July, according to official data giving the clearest sign to date that the economy did not slump immediately into a major slowdown after the country's vote in June to leave the EU. The Office for National Statistics also said economic growth was stronger than it previously thought in the run-up to the June 23 referendum as consumers and businesses increased their spending, despite the approach of the vote. "Together this fresh data tends to support the view that there has been no sign of an immediate shock to the economy, although the full picture will continue to emerge," ONS statistician Darren Morgan said.


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British Finance Minister Philip Hammond, left, greets Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling as he arrives for their meeting at 11, Downing Street in London, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)LONDON (AP) — Britain's pivotal services sector has defied expectations in the weeks after the vote to leave the European Union.


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Zika is primarily spread by the bite of an Aedes aegypti mosquito (pictured), but it can also be transmitted sexuallyA 38-year-old US man may have been infected with Zika virus through the tears or sweat of his dying father, researchers said, in what would be the first documented case of such transmission if confirmed. The man in the western state of Utah became ill after helping to take care of his 73-year-old father, who was hospitalized in June with Zika after being infected during a trip to his native Mexico. The known transmission methods -- being bitten by an infected mosquito, or sex with an infected person -- were ruled out for the son, according to a case study published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine.


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