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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...
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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...
ARTS Community: Free Cultural Arts & Networking at CUP Center
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
The Enterprise Collective is hosting a free community event to celebrate Women’s History Month at CUP Center located at 1071 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday, M...
Where Is Paradise?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
Where is the Garden of Eden, and therefore, the tree of life, today? Is this the same as Paradise? Genesis 3:24 I may have bit off a little too much with this question. But it has often come to my ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate Update
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when th...
House Listings for Sale
Mar 04, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
A professional who has lived in the Community since 1965 Has an advantage. A Real Estate Broker with 37 years of experience has the advantage. A Real Estate Broker who has served the Community as P...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical ...
University Policies to Deal with Sexual Harassment Issues
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 325 325 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently, a sexual harassment case involving a Chicago professor became high profile in the news. While you can view the case from the perspective of the victim and the alleged abuser, there is als...

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Coalition releases annual report on hunger in the city
Calls for min wage increase, funding for SNAP
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volunteers deep fry 100 turkeys, donate 300 more
Community organizations, elected officials and clergy members teamed up the day before Thanksgiving to make sure 400 families had a turkey dinner. They delivered 300 frozen and 100 deep-fried turke...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thankful in Greenpoint
Although my family does not live in Greenpoint, I tend to spend time in Greenpoint for Thanksgiving. This began because for the last ten years I have worked service jobs, which would only in some c...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Giving thanks in Greenpoint
Although my family does not live in Greenpoint, I tend to spend time in Greenpoint for Thanksgiving. This began because for the last ten years I have worked service jobs, which would only in some c...
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Public advocate reveals the 100 worst landlords in NYC
Tours Bushwick building owned by one of the offenders
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greenpoint schools get $1.75M for environmental education
Funds part of settlement with Exxon for massive oil spill
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Homage to Café Grumpy
As I’ve talked about before in this space, one of the linchpins of our neighborhood is our unique community businesses. Everyone has their own special spot that they might choose over others, where...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crown Heights officials express concerns over concert
Electronic music event planned for old armory
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Former assemblyman Vito Lopez, 74, passes away
Vito Lopez, the man who parlayed a Brooklyn-Queens nonprofit into a position as one of the most powerful men in Albany, died Monday night after a years-long bout with leukemia. He was 74. Lopez rep...
Nov 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating 40 years of St. Nicks Alliance
On Monday night, I attended St. Nicks Alliance’s 40th Anniversary dinner. I really believe that if you are looking to donate money to a charitable organization, this is the way to do it. Attending ...
Nov 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resource fair aims to help recent vets transition home
Borough President Eric Adams held a special ceremony and resource fair for veterans at Borough Hall on Monday. The event honored some of the borough's veterans and gave them the opportunity to lear...
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BP invests $2 million in hydroponic classrooms
Science labs will promote urban sustainability
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Sonima Foundation
Helping Students Reduce Stress, Improve Academic Scores, and Find Emotional Balance
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Talking NuHart superfund site after CityFox rave scandal
Monday night, Neighbors Allied for Good Growth hosted our NuHart State Superfund Site update meeting, where we hear from our privately hired environmental remediation specialists and check in with ...
Nov 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Museum of Food and Drink opens in Williamsburg
Inaugural exhibition explores flavor
Nov 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The Brazilian torch relay for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics kicked off Tuesday with double gold-medal winning volleyball player Fabiana Claudino running the first leg after the torch was ignited by embattled President Dilma Rousseff.
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Freddie Mac posts $354M loss in 1Q; no dividend paymentWASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage giant Freddie Mac reported a net loss of $354 million for the first quarter, mostly due to losses it sustained on the investments it uses to hedge against swings in interest rates.


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Afeni Shakur, mother of the late rap star Tupac Shakur, has died. She was 69 years old.
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