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A 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Beatles Arrival to America
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens West Kiwanis Foundation proudly presents A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES ARRIVAL TO AMERICA with "Yesterday and Today" - A Tribute to The Music of The Beatles, on Saturday, Oct...
Filing Bankruptcy For Credit Card Debt: Your Legal Options
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Buried in Credit Card Debt? What Are Your Options? Credit card debt is one of the most common types of debt in the United States next to mortgage and student loan debts. As of September 2014, the a...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sausage and Choice of Beverage. Children & Seniors ...
What Employers Should Understand about Disability Discrimination
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners typically look from an employer’s perspective and fire employees who cannot do the job. For the most part, this line of reasoning is valid and especially if you have at-will employm...
How Are Personal Injury Cases in NYC Settled?
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
Personal injury law protects individuals against any wrongful conduct that results in physical harm or mental harm, whether intentional or accidental. These acts are referred to as tort acts or tor...
Are You In A Vicious Cycle Of Stress, Insomnia And Depression?
Oct 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Today on Huffington Post an article came out called "The Vicious Cycle Of Stress, Insomnia And Depression" ( read here ).  Studies show that how not being able to shut down or quite the ongoing tho...
The Real Deal-Real Estate news update.....
Oct 02, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the last year of low mortgage rates.... With 36 years years of experience please adhere to my advice. Putting it simply like life itself, there is a beginning and there is always an end. Du...
Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Restaurant owners must ensure their managers understand employment laws and put policies in place that protect their business against discrimination lawsuits. P...
Ragamuffin Kids on Parade
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
48 Years of Smiles.... This very colorful kiddy march, now in its 48th year, was the first parade solely devoted to children in the metropolitan region and remains one of the largest Pre-Halloween ...
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...

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NYU School of Engineering launches summer #STEMNOW
Farina says women have to be convinced STEM is sexy
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor signs legislation for municipal ID program
Nearly a half-million immigrants will see benefits
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City prepares for looming June 20 LIRR strike
Ferries, buses and park-and-rides will be utilized
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Brooklyn to cut down on marijuana-related prosecutions
Low-level cases will be excused, according to new policy
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Shaggy takes the stage for free Brooklyn summer concert series
Hands clapped, hips swayed and sweat dripped down foreheads as hundreds of people sang along with early 2000s reggae sensation Shaggy at Brooklyn Borough Hall last Wednesday. “This is the hottest b...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joey Chestnut bites off another win at hot dog eating contest
Under a steady rain brought on by Tropical Storm Arthur, competitors in the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest chewed on in front of a stalwart crowd of umbrella-toting (and sharing) fans at th...
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Elderly tenants head back to court to fight for fair housing
Residents successfully stall Prospect Park Residence closure
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After much anticipation, Emeline’s opens triumphantly in Bed-Stuy
Eighteen families come together to fund a restaurant
Jul 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bay Ridge sees the return of the B37 bus service
Community cheers connector to downtown Brooklyn
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CityShares will launch investment platform in Bed-Stuy
Investors can buy into the neighborhood for $100,000
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former teacher uses music to educate students
A long-time Bayside resident and former Brooklyn teacher has spent the last 25 years perfecting an emotional intelligence curriculum that he believes will not only help students with writing and sc...
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Settlement forces Atlantic Yards developers to build quickly
Not all are pleased with new guidelines and advisory board
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City Council calls for assistance with mortgage debt crisis
Propose eminent domain as solution for underwater mortgages
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Music fills Atlantic Ave to welcome summer
Capitalizing on the clear skies and welcome heat of the first official day of summer, the Atlantic Avenue BID teamed up with local businesses and Make Music New York to host an indoor and outdoor c...
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New urgent care center set to open on Bay Parkway
Aims to fill void in health care after LICH closing
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2014 file photo, actress Amanda Seyfried poses for photographs on the red carpet for the new movie "While We're Young" during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Seyfried, along with Melanie Griffith, Uzo Aduba, Peter Dinklage, Nina Dobrev and Pablo Schreiber will be appearing next month in the 14th annual benefit "The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway," which asks over a dozen actors, six writers and six directors to come up with six original short plays over the course of a day. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Actors often complain about short rehearsal times, but some of entertainment's biggest names — including Melanie Griffith, Amanda Seyfried, Uzo Aduba, Peter Dinklage, Nina Dobrev and Pablo Schreiber — are about to have virtually none.


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FILE - This Sept. 11, 2012 file photo released by Starpix shows designer Oscar de la Renta, right, and model Karlie Kloss backstage before the presentation of the Oscar de la Renta Spring 2013 collection sponsored by Revlon at Fashion Week in New York. The designer, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82. (AP Photo/Starpix, Amanda Schwab, file)NEW YORK (AP) — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs.


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PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
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