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Ragamuffin Kids on Parade
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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 | 66 66 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...
2nd Annual "American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn"
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Timed for Holiday shopping, the American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn, November 22-23, 2014 at Brooklyn Museum will be filled with handmade ceramics, decorative and wearable fiber, furniture, glass, je...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 704 704 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...

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The never-say-die attitude of Bridge City Hustle
Q&A with Latin, funk and soul rock band
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunny weather for Red Hook Family Festival
Free family fun attracts hundreds to PS 15
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Community critical of Atlantic Yards project
Proposed changes will further delay affordable housing
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Beer and wine tasting event showcases Brooklyn’s finest
More than 60 beers and wines went on trial last week at the first annual “Verdict of Brooklyn” tasting event at Brooklyn Borough Hall. Based on the Judgment of Paris event in 1976, event coordinato...
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Suspect confesses to killing
Say Brooklyn landlord's death was an accident
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Borough Hall hosts Stop ‘N’ Swap Event
Adams hopes to increase energy literacy
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BP Adams invites Brooklyn children to his work
Borough Hall celebrates Bring Your Child to Work Day
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Atlantic Ave BID will host free walking tour this weekend
Over 100 neighborhoods will host their own Jane’s Walk
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Tech CEOs share industry secrets on panel
Experts discuss why Brooklyn is the new center of tech
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BP Adams announces plan for education reform
Aims to bring STEM to schools without resources
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Founders’ Ball honors LGBTQ activists
BCPC celebrates year of huge growth
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Downstate announces date of permanent LICH closure
In a memo signed by SUNY Downstate Interim Chief Executive Officer Michael Miller last week, plans were outlined for the ramping down of emergency services in preparation for full Long Island Colle...
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On Denim Day, officials call for end to sex abuse
Borough President Eric Adams and Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna celebrated Denim Day last week at Borough Hall to recognize the victims of sexual assault, but also to let the city know that t...
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Fulton Mall unveils outdoor WiFi
At the Fulton Mall in Downtown Brooklyn, several community leaders gathered with students and shoppers on Fri., April 18 to celebrate the establishment of an outdoor, all-encompassing Wi-Fi network...
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BID helps teach up and coming entrepreneurs
More women looking for business in Brooklyn
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HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them on Tuesday and threatened wider actions if he did not, after he said China would not budge in its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub.
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An Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) employee walks past drying safety boots at MSF's Ebola isolation and treatment center, in Monrovia, Liberia, Monday Sept. 29, 2014. Six months into the world’s worst-ever Ebola outbreak in West Africa authorities are desperately waiting for shipments of aid to help in the fight of this deadly disease. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — U.S. mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and American troops have broken ground for a field hospital, as the international community races to increase the ability to care for the spiraling number of people infected with the dreaded disease.


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WWF's new Director General Marco Lambertini speaks during a press conference, where he presented the Living Planet Report 2014 at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. "There is no room for complacency," said Lambertini, calling for a greater focus on sustainable solutions to the impacts that people are inflicting on nature, particularly through the release of greenhouse gases. (AP Photo/Keystone, Salvatore Di Nolfi)GENEVA (AP) — About 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have seen their numbers plummet far worse than previously thought, according to a new study by one of the world's biggest environmental groups.


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