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2nd Annual "American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn"
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 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 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 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 | 60 60 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 | 619 619 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 | 110 110 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 | 110 110 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 | 148 148 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 | 149 149 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...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...

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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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Bishop Kearney announces new president
High school appoints advocate of Catholic education
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Prospect Park Zoo gets an IKEA makeover
Teens supplied with new lab and classroom
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Advocacy groups urge feds to “Give Peace a Chance” with Iran
In hopes of swaying the stance of federal elected officials who favor sanctions over diplomacy with Iran, Brooklyn for Peace rallied on Saturday, April 12, in Grand Army Plaza. More than two dozen ...
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Boards clash over proposed new district boundaries
CB2 moves to annex all of Atlantic Yards project
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Fourth of July Fireworks will return to East River
38th annual show will feature the Brooklyn Bridge
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Brooklyn launches new green energy task force
Borough president looks to 'LEED' by example
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Taylor Swift performs at the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift didn't divulge any more new secrets about her forthcoming album when she took the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, but the crowd's enthusiasm about her bouncy new single, "Shake it Off," seems to bode well for the new record.


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FILE - In this June 30, 2010, file photo, Bishop Blase Cupich, 61, of Rapid City, S.D., poses for a photo at The Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes after his announcement in Spokane, Wash. Cupich will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned. Cupich will succeed Cardinal Francis George, according to a person with knowledge of the selection, who spoke Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, on the condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to speak publicly. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Dan Pelle)As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.


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New Zealand Prime Minister John Key speaks after winning the general election at the 2014 New Zealand National Party election event at Viaduct Event Center on September 20, 2014New Zealand's conservative Prime Minister John Key swept to a historic election victory on Saturday, securing a third term as voters ignored campaign allegations of dirty tricks and mass spying.


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