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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 60 60 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 | 54 54 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 | 105 105 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 | 171 171 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 | 194 194 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 | 183 183 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 | 189 189 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 | 238 238 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 | 314 314 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...
Newtown Creek Alliance Public Meeting
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Please join the Newtown Creek Alliance for a public meeting to hear the latest on a number of recent, on-going  and upcoming projects to restore habitat, improve water quality and increase awarenes...

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City Council supports 25 mph city speed limit
Advocacy group compromises for sake of efficacy
May 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocates seek preservation of baseball legend’s home
City rejected application to landmark Jackie Robinson’s house
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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New vision for six-way intersection in Ridgewood/Bushwick
DOT proposes new crosswalks and safety measures
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New mural chronicles history, predicts future of Greenpoint
Greenpoint now has a new welcoming insignia just across the John Jay Byrne Bridge. “Stages of Greenpoint,” a 12 foot-by-16 foot mural plastered on the Greenpoint Avenue side of Broadway Stages film...
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Grand Street BID planting with the Green School
Students help spruce up the block for summer
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New FDNY EMS station opens its doors to the public
Paramedics and Woodhull to host Community Health Fair
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Swinging Sixties Senior Center and daycare to stay open
Council secures funding to keep building operating one more year
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Kickstarter hosts a birthday block party
Startup businesses meet with donors on Kent Street
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Mayor unveils sweeping affordable housing plan
Ten-year initiative to invest $41 billion for 200,000 units
May 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tech CEOs share industry secrets on panel
Experts discuss why Brooklyn is the new center of tech
May 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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TPU serves Brooklyn landlords, alleges intimidation and harassment
The Tenant Protection Unit (TPU) issued a subpoena to Joel and Aaron Israel, principals of JBI Management, in order to investigate numerous allegations that the Brooklyn landlords have systematical...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council okays plan for Domino site
Following weeks of debate, the City Council came to an agreement allowing Two Trees Management to build as tall as 55 stories at the former Domino Sugar Factory site in Williamsburg in exchange for...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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OUTRAGE hosts sanitation protest on Earth Day
Reacting to the failed promise of a Solid Waste Management Plan, which was supposed to be enacted last year, Williamsburg advocacy group Organizations United for Trash Reduction and Garbage Equity ...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Getting ready for summer at the Greenpoint YMCA
Initiating a summer full of family- and youth-oriented programming, the Greenpoint YMCA shut down Meserole Avenue from Manhattan Avenue to Lorimer Street. Angela Speakman, the facility’s youth and ...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town Square hosts 3rd Annual McGolrick Egg Hunt
Hundreds of children and their parents flooded McGolrick Park in Greenpoint over the weekend for Town Square’s 3rd Annual McGolrick Egg Hunt. Groups like Gym Park, Lutheran Church of the Messiah, M...
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Policemen pray for their dead friends and relatives at a mass grave for victims of the December 26 tsunami in Banda Aceh, northern Sumatra04:02 GMT - A Washing Machine - Raymond Moor, 58, from Switzerland, attending the Khao Lak ceremony with his wife, told AFP's Preeti Jha, that they come every year to remember those who died. 03:51 GMT - British PM - British Prime Minister David Cameron has offered prayers for the victims and survivors of the disaster. "Today we think of all those for whom Boxing Day is no longer a happy festive celebration but the day they lost a loved one in the Indian Ocean tsunami.


2014-12-25 23:13:08 -0500

George Washington forward Yuta Watanabe, top left, shoots a layup while being defended by Wichita State forward Darius Carter (12) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Diamond Head Classic on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)HONOLULU (AP) — Kethan Savage sparked a late rally and scored 12 points to lead George Washington to a 60-54 upset over No. 11 Wichita State in the final of the Diamond Head Classic on Thursday night.


2014-12-25 23:11:58 -0500
TOKYO (AP) — Sony's online PlayStation store and Microsoft's Xbox site suffered disruptions to users on Christmas Day in the latest possible cyberattack on the electronics and entertainment company.
2014-12-25 22:59:11 -0500