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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 | 205 205 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?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 246 246 recommendations | email to a friend
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?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 244 244 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 340 340 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
Feb 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 374 374 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Herman Wallace's solitary confinement is the focus of new BPL Exhibit
This week, the Brooklyn Public Library debuted the exhibit “The House that Herman Built.” The opening reception included a screening of the renowned 2013 film “Herman’s House.” The film explores Bl...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jimmy Heath continues to lead jazz scene at Flushing Town Hall
When the Queens Jazz Orchestra performs on Friday, April 17 at Flushing Town Hall, they will be led by NEA Master Jimmy Heath. Heath has been performing jazz music since the 1940s after he was reje...
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Entertainment Calendar - April 15
Weekly events occuring in Brooklyn and Queens
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Smorgasburg reopens for its fifth season
On April 4, Smorgasburg reopened for its fifth outdoor season with much fanfare. The food and beverage market is held at East River State Park in Williamsburg on Saturdays and Brooklyn Bridge Park ...
Apr 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Event Calendar - April 8
Weekly entertainment events in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Rocco & Lizzie on offbeat music, Queens renaissance
Rocco and Lizzie want you to experience music that you’ve never heard before. The band, who began performing together last May, pride themselves on music that is an amalgamation of varied sounds an...
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Christian Finnegan Explores Comedic NYC Tales
Christian Finnegan explores tale and experiences of living in New York City for the past 24 years.
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 Easter events to attend this weekend
Easter, which falls on Sunday, April 5, is right around the corner! This weekend, get hopping around Queens and Brooklyn as both boroughs are offering a number of family-friendly egg hunts that are...
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 1
Weekly entertainment events in Queens and Brooklyn.
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Rapper Breeze Gets Redemption Through Music
For rapper Breeze, redemption has been the biggest key to the success of his career.
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Mar. 26
Events happening in Queens this week.
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Katha Cato Talks 5th Annual QWFF, YFP
I spoke with Katha Cato, the executive director of QWFF, about the process of preparing for a film festival with her husband, Artistic Director Don Cato. We also discussed the trends in films scree...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don Capria debuts “Eulogy” at QWFF
Among the films featured at Queens World Film Festival (QWFF) is Don Capria’s dark and emotional piece, “Eulogy.”
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Singer Kat Quinn dishes about new projects and experiences
In the past few weeks, singer-songwriter Kat Quinn has been on a roller coaster ride. Not literally, of course, but the Astoria songstress has released two music videos and also took a once in a li...
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Mar. 18
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File photo of a bathroom sign welcoming both genders at the Cacao Cinnamon coffee shop in Durham, North CarolinaWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - A top Republican lawmaker in North Carolina said the state would not be "bullied" by the U.S. Justice Department into meeting a Monday deadline to change a new law regulating which bathrooms transgender people can use. "We will take no action by Monday," House Speaker Tim Moore told reporters in Raleigh on Thursday, the day after the federal government told the state that the law enacted in March violated the U.S. Civil Rights Act. The Justice Department said North Carolina was discriminating against transgender state employees and it had until Monday to say whether it would remedy the violations.


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Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to supporters following the results of the Indiana state primary at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New YorkBy Emily Stephenson and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shifted focus on Thursday from a bruising primary campaign to the November White House election, announcing his head of fundraising and fleshing out economic policy ideas. With little of the warm party embrace that is traditionally thrown around a candidate who emerges as the presumptive nominee, Trump turned his attention to the campaign infrastructure and policy details he will need to face off against the likely Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton. As he moved on after beating 16 rivals in the nominating contests, prominent Republicans grappled with how robustly to support a candidate who eschews the party line on free trade and has upset the establishment with offensive comments about women and immigrants.


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US Olympic gold medalist hurdler Aries Merritt will take part in the Diamond League athletics meeting, his first international competition following a kidney transplant last yearJust 248 days after he underwent a kidney transplant, Olympic gold medallist Aries Merritt will on Friday take part in the first Diamond League meeting of the season. The 30-year-old American will be taking his first steps in international competition since his life-changing surgery and, he hopes, the beginning of a path which leads to the Rio Olympics in August and maybe even defending the 110m hurdles title he won at London. "If I won, it would just be a movie for sure," Merritt, who is also the current world record holder in his event, told AFP.


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