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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...
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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
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In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...
ARTS Community: Free Cultural Arts & Networking at CUP Center
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The Enterprise Collective is hosting a free community event to celebrate Women’s History Month at CUP Center located at 1071 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday, M...
Where Is Paradise?
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Where is the Garden of Eden, and therefore, the tree of life, today? Is this the same as Paradise? Genesis 3:24 I may have bit off a little too much with this question. But it has often come to my ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate Update
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Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when th...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016
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by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical ...
University Policies to Deal with Sexual Harassment Issues
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 345 345 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently, a sexual harassment case involving a Chicago professor became high profile in the news. While you can view the case from the perspective of the victim and the alleged abuser, there is als...
5 Ways to Sell your Home for Top Dollar in Queens NY
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by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . If you own or live in Queens, then you already know that we do things differently here. Not only are we ...

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Make Music NY Day brings community together
In its ninth year, Make Music New York celebrated the summer solstice with a day-long musical festival throughout the city which encouraged people to get together and create diverse songs that repr...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 24
Weekly events occurring in Queens and Brooklyn
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Queens artist Fernello Nelson battles in 'Skin Wars'
The Game Show Network’s (GSN) ‘Skin Wars,’ made Queens native Fernello Nelson a reality TV star.
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Americans UK bring sci-fi rock and comics to music scene
Brooklyn-based band Americans UK have made a name for themselves across a few different platforms. Their science fiction inspired rock music coupled with an accompanying graphic novel have placed t...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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China & Haiti close out Global Mashup
Agoci Band and FJ Music Fusion both electrified the audience.
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens plays host to Global Family Reunion
A.J. Jacobs hosted a 40-country family reunion wih the main event being at the New York Hall of Science
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 10
Events happening in Queens and Brooklyn this week.
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Travel Channel reveals “Birth of a Nation” at Astoria's Museum of the Moving Image
On Friday, Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum” will feature the Museum of the Moving Image and one of the most racist propaganda films that the country has ever seen.
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria hosts 11th Annual Musical Saw Festival
The 2015 Musical Saw Festival returned to Astoria with more “cutthroat” performers than ever before. People of all ages gathered around to play and listen to the hardware instrument. 
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 3
Events happening Queens and Brooklyn.
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PS Broadway Makes Queens Debut at Astoria’s PS 17
Rosie’s Theater Kids, a musical theater organization spearheaded by Rosie O’Donnell, will soon be headed to Queens with their PS Broadway program. As a pilot project, the organization took a mini-r...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Age Swing with Joe Benjamin & a Mighty Handful
Joe Benjamin and a Mighty Handful wants a new generation to fall in love with meaningful swing music. But this isn’t the type of swing music that your grandparents listen to. The musical marriage o...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 27
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Brooklyn’s Shelly Flash competes on “MasterChef”
The Brooklyn home cook made it to the"MasterChef" top 40 contestants.
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vinyette quit day jobs for musical success
For the past six years, the Brooklyn-based indie band Vinyette has been working on becoming full fledged artists. Their sound is most similar to alternative grunge even though various songs on thei...
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A Mountie surveys the damage on a street in Fort McMurray AlbertaBy Rod Nickel and Liz Hampton CONKLIN/LAC LA BICHE (Reuters) - A convoy of stranded residents drove back through the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray, escaping the fire-ravaged region under police escort on Friday, taking the only route out as the massive wildfire spread. Fire enveloped Fort McMurray, burning some 210,000 acres (85,000 hectares) in the area, forcing 88,000 people to flee on Tuesday and Wednesday, and threatening two oil sands sites south of the city. With helicopters overhead and police roadblocks at every turnoff through on the road, the convoy did not stop until vehicles passed the mandatory evacuation zone, south of Fort McMurray, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police spokesman said.


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Visitors pose for pictures against Table Mountain at a viewing site in Cape TownBy Stella Mapenzauswa JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A weak rand and a government U-turn on restrictive visa rules are helping South Africa's tourism sector to stage a strong recovery after a shaky 2015. Foreign visitors dropped nearly 7 percent last year, partly due to new visa regulations requiring children to travel with full birth certificates and visitors from some countries, including China, to appear in person at a South African embassy, often requiring lengthy journeys. The government relaxed those rules in October, and Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said on Tuesday that the industry, which was also hit by health fears sparked by an Ebola outbreak in West Africa last spring, was on the mend.


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South African counterpart Zuma gestures as he departs at the airport after an Africa Union-sponsored dialogue in an attempt to end months of violence in Burundi's capital BujumburaSouth Africa's government will never sell the national airline, South African Airways,President Jacob Zuma said on Friday. SAA has received a number of government bailouts worth billions of rand and is in the middle of a turnaround strategy. "Government is very clear, we will never sell this company, no matter what other people say," Zuma said at SAA's offices in Kempton Park, near Johannesburg.


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