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2nd Annual "American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn"
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 81 81 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 | 87 87 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 | 647 647 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 | 141 141 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 | 135 135 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 | 177 177 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 | 180 180 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 | 243 243 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 | 235 235 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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Brooklyn firehouse celebrates 100-year anniversary
Hundreds of uniformed firefighters filled the quarters of Engine 282 and Ladder 148 last Thursday to celebrate 100 years of service to the community. Firefighters past and present of EC 282 and Lad...
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire ravages Park Slope handmade jewelry store
Local favorite Cog & Pearl may be gone for good
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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
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Mayor announces cheaper, greener road repairs
New technology increases asphalt production
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Park Slope plays host to the Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair
Thousands filled Fifth Avenue in Park Slope from Sterling Place to 12th Street for the annual Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair. Delicious smells from food vendors of all kinds filled the air as people wa...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn chamber launches new tourism website
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce recently launched ExploreBK.com , the borough’s first official tourism website. The website, designed by Brooklyn-based technology team BlankSlate, will include inf...
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Green-Wood Cemetery announces summer play
Director adapts Our Town with a Brooklyn twist
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Adams proclaims May “Safe Sleep Month”
BP distributes 400 free cribs to families
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BKLYN Designs showcases local designers
Thousands flock to DUMBO for showcase
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The never-say-die attitude of Bridge City Hustle
Q&A with Latin, funk and soul rock band
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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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BEIJING (AP) — An outspoken scholar who championed China's Uighur minority was convicted of separatism Tuesday by a Chinese court and sentenced to life in prison, according to the scholar's lawyers.
2014-09-23 02:11:32 -0400
BRUSSELS (AP) — When Anders Fogh Rasmussen took over at NATO, the alliance was struggling to contain a growing insurgency in Afghanistan, and some predicted it would soon follow its Cold War foe, the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact, into the dustbin of history.
2014-09-23 02:11:17 -0400

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2013, file photo, Brazil's Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira speaks at a news conference on deforestation in the Amazon in Brasilia, Brazil. Despite its critical role in protecting the Amazon rainforest, Brazil will not endorse a global anti-deforestation initiative being announced at the U.N. climate summit, complaining it was left out of the consultation process. A U.N. official disputed that claim. Teixeira said Brazil was "not invited to be engaged in the preparation process" of the declaration. Instead, she said Brazil was given a copy of the text and asked to endorse it without being allowed to suggest any changes. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Despite its critical role in protecting the Amazon rainforest, Brazil will not endorse a global anti-deforestation initiative being announced at the U.N. climate summit, complaining it was left out of the consultation process. A U.N. official disputed that claim.


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