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This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 485 485 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 515 515 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 549 549 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 520 520 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...

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NYPD Gives Kids an Education in Jazz
There was nothing “blue” about the NYPD’s appearance at Bushwick’s P.S.147. Rather than the blues, the halls of the elementary school were filled with the swinging sounds of the last century’s best...
Feb 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Businesses Learn to Go Green
Summit gives companies chance to become more eco-conscious and profitable
Jan 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rosetta Wines is Pleasing to the Palate
Store offers fine wines without the pressure
Jan 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Artist Named to State Council
Last week, State Senator Velmanette Montgomery named Brooklyn artist Danny Simmons as a member of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). Simmons is the vice-chairman and co-founder of Rush...
Jan 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rap Video Highlights East New York Violence
Controversial video has community in uproar
Jan 08, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
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Expat Burmese Keep Pressure on Regime
The Woodside-based pro-democracy activists of Burma Point took their new year fundraiser to a loft in SoHo Saturday night. At the reception, attendees sampled a buffet of American offerings and Bur...
Jan 07, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tablao Flamenco in Astoria - Friday, January 9th
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Bolero Dance Company and Spanish Benevolent Society-Centro Español proudly present TABLAO FLAMENCO IN ASTORIA, Friday, January 9, 2009 at 8:30 pm. Tablao Flamenco in ...
Dec 29, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Tech, Woodhull Team Up for Health
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) has partnered with Woodhull Medical Center to establish a Radiology Learning Lab on the premises of the hospital. The lab is designed to promote a le...
Dec 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clubhouse Opens at Dyker Beach Golf Course
$15 million renovation project complete
Dec 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Santa Not the Only One With a Checklist
City hospitals work to eliminate fatal errors
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Artisans Shine Bright
Designers spread the word about the neighborhood Astoria just might be the next fashion center of New York City, and local merchants made their case for that designation last Tuesday night. “Starry...
Dec 10, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newly Opened Gym Shaping Up Nicely
Queens residents have a new place to work off their Black Friday stuffing and yam guilt thanks to two couples with a passion for fitness. Mike Romer and Vinny Ruddy and their wives Maria and Kriste...
Nov 26, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bushwick Homecomings on DVD
Brooklyn-born filmmaker Stefanie Joshua recently celebrated the official DVD release of her acclaimed documentary film “Bushwick Homecomings” with a reception/screening at the Brooklyn Moon Café on...
Nov 26, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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We Are Lying To You
Artists New Work Denounces Media
Oct 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Million-Dollar Gravy: Meet Queens' New Millionaires
Proving that ordinary people win the lottery every day, three Queens residents will be receiving million dollar paydays from the state’s most famous gaming initiative. Willie James McCain and Kwan ...
Oct 02, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2014 file photo, a man watches as police walk through a cloud of smoke during a clash with protesters in Ferguson, Mo. The response to Brown’s death turned violent because of a convergence of factors, observers said. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's killer last July. Peace prevailed when at least four other unarmed black males were killed by police in recent months, from New York to Los Angeles.


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Smoke and dust rise after an Israeli strike hit Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior leaders of the Hamas military wing on Thursday, the militant group said, in what is likely to be a major blow to the organization's morale and a significant scoop for Israeli intelligence.


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Actress Laverne Cox attends the Delta Open Mic with Serena Williams event Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Laverne Cox realizes she is having a winning moment as a transgender actor in entertainment — including a recent Emmy nomination — and she hopes her story will continue to inspire others.


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