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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The housing market spiked in August as demand remains at high levels in many neighborhoods, particularly in the 1-3 Family and Condo categories. Affordability does appear to be impacting prospectiv...
8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 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 | 131 131 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 | 159 159 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 | 192 192 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 | 186 186 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 | 260 260 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 | 283 283 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 | 277 277 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 | 251 251 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 . ...

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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 | 12 12 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 | 15 15 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 | 14 14 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 | 12 12 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 | 12 12 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 | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 8 - September 15
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn.
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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
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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
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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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.
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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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national news

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore testifies during his ethics trial before the Alabama Court of the Judiciary at the Alabama Judicial Building in Montgomery, Ala., on Wednesday Sept. 28, 2016. He is accused of encouraging judges to defy the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage. (Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advertiser via AP, Pool)MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was removed from the bench Friday for defying the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage, more than a decade after he was ousted for disobeying a federal order to take down a 2 ½-ton monument to the Ten Commandments.


2016-09-30 23:15:06 -0400

Forensic technicians stand at a crime scene next to the burnt wreckage of a military vehicle in CuliacanSons of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman were likely behind an armed attack on a military convoy on Friday, which left five soldiers dead and 10 wounded, a senior security official said. The attack took place in the early morning on the edge of the city of Culiacan in northern Sinaloa state, along Mexico's Pacific coast, the home base of the Sinaloa Cartel, whose former leader Guzman was recaptured in January. The convoy was transporting a detainee, Julio Ortiz, when it was ambushed by armed men hurling grenades which caused two of the convoy's vehicles to burst into flames, said General Alfonso Duarte, the regional defense ministry commander in charge of Sinaloa.


2016-09-30 23:12:43 -0400

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz waves to fans as he is honored before the Red Sox's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)BOSTON (AP) — Opening his final weekend with yet another game-winning homer, David Ortiz lined a two-run shot into the right-field stands to break a seventh-inning tie and help the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Friday night.


2016-09-30 23:10:06 -0400