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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
May 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 438 438 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
JUST LISTED: 1BR Coop at the Greenbriar (85-15 Main St Briarwood, NY 11435)
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another One Bedroom Coop for Sale in Briarwood NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Briarwood Coop for Sale. Offered for sale b...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sale by George Her...
EEOC Files Its First of Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 309 309 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 321 321 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop fo...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at the Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY 11105
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 321 321 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Astoria Coop for Sale. Offered ...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside, NY 11360
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 307 307 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered ...
What Is Parental Alienation and How Can It Affect Custody?
Apr 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 318 318 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Apr 7, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , Parential Alienation Parental alienation syndrome is a psychological term that means one parent is turning the children against the other paren...

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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 29
Weekly events occuring in Queens and Brooklyn
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Empty East New York lot given 'ReNew-ed' life
Local artists and vendors fill vacant shipping containers
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dulcinea Dewtah brings Detroit ghettotech to Brooklyn
Dulcinea Detwah is a trained dancer turned rapper. The artist, who originally comes from Detroit, found motivation to pursue hip hop after creating music for her dances. Fast forward to a few years...
Apr 22, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Hills Stadium sets diverse summer season
Forest Hills Stadium is fiercely trying to bring music lovers from around the world into Queens this summer. The venue, which originally opened in 1923, will continue its promise of delivering ente...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 22
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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 | 28 28 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
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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 ...
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Weekly Event Calendar - April 8
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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 | 49 49 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
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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 | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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FIFA President Sepp Blatter (centre) leaves the stage during the 65th FIFA Congress in ZurichLondon (AFP) - 10:30 GMT - Background - Ali graduated from Salisbury School in Connecticut, United States, in 1993 where he excelled at sports including wrestling and then joined Britain's prestigious Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst. 10:27 GMT - Challenger - As a former wrestler and army officer, Jordan's Prince Ali bin Hussein -- the son of the late King Hussein of Jordan -- is the figure bidding to pry control of FIFA from Blatter. Prince Ali has been vice president of FIFA in Asia since 2011 and says Blatter must be denied a fifth term in charge.


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Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz welcomes British Prime Minster David Cameron, left, for talks in the Palace on the Island in the royal Lazienki Park in Warsaw, Poland, Friday May 29, 2015.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)BERLIN (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron is pressing his case for a renegotiation of the country's relationship with the European Union with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, on the final stop of his two-day tour of four European capitals.


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Members of al Qaeda's Nusra Front gesture as they travel through the town of the northwestern city of Ariha, after a coalition of insurgent groups seized the area in Idlib provinceA Syrian insurgent alliance which has captured the last government-held town in the northwestern Idlib province made further advances on Friday, a monitoring group and fighters said. The "Army of Fatah" which includes al Qaeda's Syria wing Nusra Front, the Islamist Ahrar al-Sham group and other factions, captured Ariha town on Thursday night as the Syrian military pulled back. The Syrian army has lost large parts of Idlib province to insurgents since late March, when the provincial capital fell to the insurgent alliance, whose name is a reference to Islamic conquest.


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