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Queens Real Estate Market Update: SEP 2015
Oct 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Real Estate Market Update  Existing home sales hit a high for the year in August, however, year-over-year sales were still down. Inventory remains tight on a county level as the increased de...
Restaurant Industry: Keep It Free from Union Organizing
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Sep 30, 2015 | Employment Defense Attorney , NLRB Many people do not realize that 90 percent of the restaurants in the United States belong to independent operators or franchis...
NY Employment Defense Attorney defends Employers’ Rights
Sep 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Sep 25, 2015 | Per Se is a popular, exclusive restaurant located at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle. Known for its Nova Scotia lobster, foie gras, caviar and truffles...
Forest Hills Coop takes over 2 years to Sell due to Complicated Development Issues
Sep 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
We recently closed on a 1 BR Forest Hills Coop in Forest Hills Gardens. This particular unit was one of our very rare deals that took a considerably LONG time to sell. This one was due to specific ...
What You Need to Understand About Criminal Background Checks When Hiring Employees
Sep 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Sep 15, 2015 | Employment Defense Attorney What You Need to Understand About Criminal Background Checks When Hiring Employees NYC  & Queens Employment Defense Attorney Recently...
A Heart Warming Home Sale in Rego Park, Queens...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
This week we closed on one of our single family home listings in Rego Park. This deal was one if those rare deals where everything went smoothly, and everyone was extremely happy! Our client was th...
New York Employment Discrimination Defense Attorney
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D.Hans What Can Happen if You Ignore a Discrimination Claim? No one likes dealing with a dispute, and we often wish disputes would just go away. However, ignoring a discrimination c...
Queens Real Estate Market Update: AUG 2015
Aug 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 264 264 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Real Estate Market Update: AUG 2015 The pace of home sales continued to slow in July according to the Long Island Board of Realtors. July marked the highest year over year decrease in home s...
Queens Home Team Announces Another 2BR/2BTH Coop in Forest Hills, NY For Sale!!!
Aug 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 273 273 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Coop for Sale in Forest Hill, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale. Offere...
You're being Taxed as a Two Family, but is your House a Legal 2 Family?
Aug 20, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
Many times we meet with homeowners who claim their property is a two family home because they are being taxed as a two family, however, legal use is determined by the NYC Department of Buildings, n...

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Shopaholic Hits a Wall by Rachel
July 29, 2010 12:41 AM | 9578 views | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
So I should just say right now that I'm going on vacation Saturday to the Bahamas. To go on said vacay I spent my entire savings for a year and will be charging the rest. Who cares, I'll have a mon...
The Adventures of Super Mooch! by Rachel
July 22, 2010 11:30 PM | 9722 views | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
There is one thing that helps with an empty wallet...a male friend who is willing to pay for you when you go somewhere. I know feminists all over the country are screaming in rage with their eyes b...
From left to right: Mary (The Snorer), Antoinette (The Lucky One), Penny (Allergy Sufferer) and Me (The Poodle) Gambling it all Away by Rachel
July 11, 2010 03:16 PM | 9012 views | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
I tried to control myself this weekend...really I did, but for some reason the clanging of those slot machines lured me in like a moth to a flame. It was pathetic really, I couldn't control myself....
Lady Gaga makes us all Speechless by Rachel
July 08, 2010 09:08 PM | 7344 views | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
On tuesday afternoon I probably recieved the greatest text message of all time from my cousin Christina. It went a something like this "I have an extra ticket to Lady Gaga, do you wanna go?" Now be...
Finally! by Shane
September 25, 2009 09:22 AM | 16558 views | 10 10 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
They put some new episodes of Sesame Street on PBS. They just did a 15-minute spoof on Indiana Jones and then played a song called "Surprises" that I swear was sung by The Skygreen Leopards. Now Ja...
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Employees of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) work at the bourse in TokyoAsian stocks held firm on Wednesday as a sharp rebound in oil prices supported battered resource shares and emerging economy currencies, while Japanese markets were tentative ahead of a crucial Bank of Japan policy meeting. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.2 percent, led by a 0.4 percent rise in South Korea. Japan's Nikkei was almost flat ahead of the Bank of Japan policy announcement later in the day.

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Atlanta police investigator Sergeant L. Lacoss measures the broken window at building where a handcuffed man jumped through a third-floor window Tuesday morning, Oct. 6, 2015 in downtown Atlanta to avoid arrest. The man was in "extremely critical condition" after leaping out a window and falling multiple stories to the sidewalk below, police said. Fulton County Sheriff's Office Lt. Dan Cochran, whose department provides security at the pretrial facility, said the man was there for a "pretrial intervention" related to a drug charge. (John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT MBI (REV-SHARE)ATLANTA (AP) — A handcuffed man seeking to avoid arrest died after crashing head-first through the third-floor window glass of a downtown Atlanta office building and falling 40 feet to the ground, authorities said Tuesday.

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Winner for Best Supporting Actress Patricia Arquette made an impassioned plea for equal pay for women during her acceptance speech at the Academy Awards on February 22, 2015California adopted a bill aimed at ensuring equal pay between men and women, a measure considered among the strongest in the nation and applauded by Hollywood. "Sixty-six years after passage of the California Equal Pay Act, many women still earn less money than men doing the same or similar work," Governor Jerry Brown said in a statement after signing the bill into law on Tuesday. The California Fair Pay Act was introduced by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson following a study that found that women earned about 84 cents for every dollar earned by men.

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