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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 | 175 175 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 | 198 198 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 | 187 187 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 | 193 193 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 | 242 242 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 | 318 318 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 | 318 318 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...

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Mouth Breather and Wheezer by Rachel
July 17, 2010 12:48 AM | 7930 views | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
One way to blow through a ridiculous amount of money is by getting sick. Ah yes, for the fourth time this year I have come down with a serious sinus infection. Of course this one had to be the wors...
Super Soles from Vegas by Holly
July 08, 2010 11:28 PM | 8822 views | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Spare Soles from Vegas on 08. Jul, 2010 in Tips and Tricks , Unique Finds , Well alrighty then Look what H1 brought me back from Vegas: ‘What is that?” you may ask?  So check this out; What the? no...
The Uniform Project by Holly
July 01, 2010 09:53 PM | 6205 views | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
  How's this for fabulous?  Woman from India now living in Brooklyn took on the challenge of wearing the same dress for 365 days.  The purpose of this fashion excursion was to raise money for schoo...
BQE Media - Queens Ledger Brooklyn Star Group Embracing Technology in the New Media World by Walter
June 23, 2010 11:04 PM | 7938 views | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
2D Barcodes, News Text Alert Systems, Mobile Web Sites, Short Text Platforms, Social Networking Sports Sites, Digital Editions a TV Show and More There has never been a more important time to be a ...
Super Cute Bags This Week by Holly
June 17, 2010 08:14 PM | 8790 views | 1 1 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Look at these super cute bags I found this week.  Click on the pics to see their host websites! In no particular order: The selection above are some great frugal pics-nothing over $50.00.  Soon to ...
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US supermaxi yacht Comanche leads the Sydney to Hobart race just after the start from Sydney harbour, on December 26, 2014Sydney (AFP) - Newcomer Comanche was off to a blinding start in Australia's 70th Sydney to Hobart yacht race Friday, blitzing all rivals including seven-times line honours winner Wild Oats XI in Sydney Harbour.


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FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 file photo, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference at his official residence in Tokyo after taking office for a third term as prime minister. Abe is planning about 3.5 trillion yen ($29 billion) in fresh stimulus, including subsidies and job-creating programs, to help pull the world's third-largest economy out of recession. Officials said Friday, Dec. 26 that details of the plan would be approved by the Cabinet on Saturday as it wraps wrap up work for 2014. The plan reportedly includes 420 billion yen ($3.5 billion) in help for stagnant regional economies. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning about 3.5 trillion yen ($29 billion) in fresh stimulus, including subsidies and job-creating programs, to help pull the world's third-largest economy out of recession.


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Acehnese women pray in an abandoned house damaged by the Indian Ocean tsunami and turned into a monument, during a prayer commemorating the 10th anniversary of the disaster in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia, Friday, Dec. 26, 2014. The devastating 2004 tsunami struck a dozen countries around the Indian Ocean rim, killing 230,000 people, most of them in Aceh. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda)BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Crying onlookers took part in beachside memorials and religious services across Asia on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami that left more than a quarter million people dead in one of modern history's worst natural disasters.


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