blog roll
our featured bloggers
This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Dec 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales continued to decrease in November and inventory continued to track below last year’s levels as well.  Sales are well below those seen in the...
NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
As employers, sometimes it is difficult to keep with the employment law changes, which is why you should consult periodically with an employment defense lawyer and stay apprised of new laws. At the...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners can get themselves into trouble when not understanding wage and hours laws. What appears to be a bright idea that cuts corners and saves money is sometimes a violation that leads to...
In life, the glass is always half full! Exclusive interview with cartoonist Maria Scrivan
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   | 19 November 2014   Maria Scrivan’s cartoons are published in MAD Magazine, Parade Magazine, Prospect Magazine (UK), on Mashable.com, Salon.com. Funny Times a...
Zeffirelli's La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera: a review
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 3 December 2014 |     Zeffirelli’s production of La Boheme at the metropolitan Opera shines. A sample of the stage set up as performed in a preceding season. L...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant?
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent change in regulations predicted to arrive soon is that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a national menu labeling standard for chain restaurants. The standard will addres...
The World Seen Through a Dog’s Point of View. An Exclusive Interview with Paul Gilligan, author of Pooch Café
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 10 October 2014 |   Paul Gilligan with Poncho, the main character of Pooch Cafe According to his website, www.poochcafe.com, Paul Gilligan’s affair with art be...
What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 326 326 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 326 326 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...

more blogs

arts and entertainmemt
The ‘Place’ To Be: ‘BOB’S PLACE’ in Floral Park
As the weather gets inevitably colder and colder, we tend to seek heartier and heartier food to warm us up and keep us cozy. Can’t think of a more inviting place to do so than at BOB’S PLACE.
Oct 27, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
New O’Neill’s Chef Already Aging Well
Folks, there’s something going on in the basement of O’NEILL’S you really should know about, and we’re here to tell you about it! In an effort to continue to provide their loyal patrons with the ul...
Oct 20, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mixed Martial Arts Hits Queens
Sport growing in popularity
Oct 13, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens Restaurant Week Preview: Deluge
Classy Flushing restaurant delivers
Oct 06, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens Symphony announces plans for upcoming season
57th season begins this fall
Oct 06, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Dr. Joe Catanello is a man with a plan
Brooklyn/Queens CYO director taking program on a new turn
Oct 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
London Lennies, Peter Franus team up for wine tasting
Subtlety, nuance, intrigue - these words aren’t ripped from the pages of a mystery novel. They’re about the taste of wine. Brad Haskel, wine director of London Lennies Seafood Restaurant in Rego Pa...
Sep 23, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The Culture Spot: Sweet Afton, a break from the norm
Sweet Afton isn’t a typical Irish pub. You won’t find gimmicky shamrocks in the windows, antique shillelaghs on the walls, or obtrusive TV screens showing the big game. It’s a cozy, sophisticated g...
Sep 23, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Salvatore LaRussa dances back to MidVille
Opens new dance theater
Sep 23, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
“The Lacey Study,” Brooklyn’s new sound comedy
Radio Serial Debut
Sep 18, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The Culture Spot: Off The Vine brings bold flavor to Astoria, one bottle at a time
Wine tastings all weekend to celebrate first year
Sep 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Brooklyn Book Festival biggest ever
Great weather and great books draw large turnout
Sep 15, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
WLIW chefs come together for an evening of fine food and wine
New York City foodies got the chance to mingle with some of public television's biggest cooking celebrities at WLIW 21's Autumn Gourmet Classic at The Astor Center in Manhattan last week. Jacques P...
Sep 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
WLIW's chefs come together for one evening
Event celebrates great food, wine and, of course, public television
Sep 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Al Pacino on Location
Star to play Kevorkian
Aug 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

New Zealand's Trent Boult bowls during day two of the 1st International Test cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Christchurch at Hagley Park Oval on December 27, 2014Trent Boult destroyed the Sri Lankan top order with a superb spell of swing bowling to have the tourists in early trouble in their reply to New Zealand's first innings 441 on Saturday.


2014-12-26 19:29:45 -0500

FILE- This March 8, 2012 file photo shows attendees walking past the Sony PlayStation PS Vita console on display in the Sony PlayStation booth at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Sony's PlayStation network remains offline on Frday, Dec. 26, 2014, in an outage that began as video game players unwrapped new consoles on Christmas. Microsoft's Xbox Live service, which had also gone down, is back online but the company says some applications aren't fully functioning. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sony's PlayStation network remained offline Friday on the second day of an outage that began roiling the online world just as eager video game players were unwrapping new consoles on Christmas morning.


2014-12-26 19:29:25 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — Kobe Bryant is sitting out his third straight game to rest his sore body, missing the Lakers' game Friday night at Dallas.
2014-12-26 19:18:33 -0500