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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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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 | 195 195 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 | 236 236 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
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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 | 235 235 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 | 287 287 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
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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 | 330 330 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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Steeper fines sought for illegal trash dumping
Illegal dumping has long been an issue in many neighborhoods across the city, from Fort Greene to Astoria. Now, City Council members are banding together in support of higher fines for those caught...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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City now owner of Admiral's Row
The transition of Admiral's Row from the federal government to the city has been finalized, announced Senator Charles Schumer last week. The move clears the way for the area's first major supermark...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kent Avenue to get three traffic signals
Community urged DOT to study traffic, safety along avenue
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 marks 150th year since launch of USS Monitor
It was January 30, 1862, when the USS Monitor was launched from the Continental Works in Greenpoint. It was during the American Civil War and the ship is most famous for her fight with the CSS Virg...
Jan 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Brooklyn sexual assault prompts forum with NYPD
In the wake of the New Year’s Day sexual assault, concerned Greenpoint and Williamsburg residents attended a forum held by the 90th and 94th precincts last Wednesday, December 18, to express their ...
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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A garden is soon to grow in Greenpoint
Java Street Collaborative wants green space
Jan 25, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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94th Precinct ranks third safest in NYC
Property theft No. 1 problem in the area
Jan 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Timber! Billboard falls on BQE
An illegal billboard fell from a Greenpoint roof Friday afternoon, crashing onto the westbound side of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, snarling weekend traffic and damaging buildings. The giant lot...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locals say Greenpoint bar makes too much noise
Others argue it comes from the whole building
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broadway Triangle development blocked
City plans to appeal decision
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North Brooklyn sex assault suspect sought
A recent sexual assault in East Williamsburg, near the Greenpoint border, has some neighbors worried. Police say that on New Year's Day at approximately 4:20 a.m., a woman was walking on Maspeth Av...
Jan 12, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jennings Hall hosts train show for the holidays
The Holiday Train Show is up and chugging along the miniature tracks at Jennings Hall in Williamsburg. Hosted by St. Nick’s Alliance, the show will go on for about another week and St. Nick’s is en...
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gillespie remembered as “generous”
Family talks of how hard it's been since her death
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GREC takes their message to HPD headquarters
Over two dozen Greenpointers made it their duty to rally outside of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) headquarters at 100 Gold Street last Wednesday, December 21, in an e...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial service to be held for burned Prospect Heights woman
A memorial service for the Prospect Heights woman who was burned to death in her apartment building elevator will be held on Friday, December 30, at noon. The memorial for Deloris Gillespie, the 73...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, file photo, Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison is sworn in by Governor-General Peter Cosgrove during the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Cabinet at Government House in Canberra, Australia. Australia’s current government will never sell its largest cattle empire to foreigners, Morrison said on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 after blocking a takeover by a Chinese-led consortium. (Stefan Postles/Pool Photo via AP, File)Australia's current government will never sell its largest cattle empire to foreigners, the treasurer said on Wednesday after blocking a takeover by a Chinese-led consortium. Chinese-based Dakang Australia ...


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Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu addresses his lawmakers at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Long-denied tensions between Turkey’s president and prime minister are beginning to surface publicly, leading to speculation that the country’s powerful leader may be considering replacing the premier with a figure more willing to take a backseat role. (AP Photo)ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Long-denied tensions between Turkey's president and prime minister are beginning to surface publicly, leading to speculation from political observers that the country's powerful leader may be considering replacing the premier with a figure more willing to take a backseat role.


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FILE - This Jan.8 2011 file photo showsfood industry magnate Issad Rebrab, owner of the Khabar media group, in Algiers. Independent-minded Algerian newspaper Al Khabar is facing likely closure Wednesday May 4, 2016, after the government cracked down on its advertising and challenged its pending sale in commercial court.The paper’s income plunged, so it sold a majority stake to Rebrab. (AP Photo)ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Independent Algerian newspaper El Khabar is facing likely closure after the government cracked down on its ad revenue and challenged its pending sale in court.


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