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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
May 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 385 385 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
JUST LISTED: 1BR Coop at the Greenbriar (85-15 Main St Briarwood, NY 11435)
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another One Bedroom Coop for Sale in Briarwood NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Briarwood Coop for Sale. Offered for sale b...
Dirty Little Secrets Your Landscaper Won't Tell You
May 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
If you hire a landscaping company to maintain your lawn, there are a few things you REALLY ought to know.  1) Less mowing is BETTER for your lawn and saves you $$$. Multiple academic studies have p...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sale by George Her...
EEOC Files Its First of Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 257 257 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop fo...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at the Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY 11105
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 265 265 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Astoria Coop for Sale. Offered ...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside, NY 11360
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered ...

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Sustainable urban area planned for Gowanus
For years, the Gowanus Canal has suffered from neglect, but now private organizations are taking the next step to clean the surrounding streets and sidewalks. Members of Community Board 6’s Parks, ...
Jul 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rats!
Solutions proposed to rid Atlantic Yards of its rodents
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Walmart protested once again
Various activist groups around the five boroughs continue to put pressure on retail giant
Jul 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival stuns crowd with Kanye West, Busta Rhymes
Hip-hop stars Kanye West and Busta Rhymes stole the show by surprise at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival last Saturday. Roughly 1,300 fans went wild near the DUMBO waterfront when headliner Q-Tip, of ...
Jul 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu holds fundraiser in Brooklyn
Brooklynites held a fundraiser for Comptroller John C. Liu on Wednesday, July 6 on a rooftop overlooking the lower Manhattan skyline. Liu, who recently championed in the CItyTime payroll scandal, s...
Jul 15, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nabe reflects on Brooklyn boy's murder
Community reacts with sadness, memorial
Jul 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Markowitz tells Brooklyn to shed a few pounds
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz encouraged Brooklynites last week to exercise and eat healthy, not just for bikini season but for the remainder of their lives.Residents of the borough di...
Jul 13, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT aims to make Bridge Park entrance safer
The city wants to get rid of the cars and buses that overflow the streets near Brooklyn Bridge Park. The Department of Transportation (DOT) presented their latest street improvement plan on June 27...
Jul 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five women attacked in Brooklyn
Fifth assault matches pattern after police make arrest
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Arts festival coming to DUMBO
To show its support for the artistic community in New York City, AT&T announced last week that it will co-sponsor the 2011 DUMBO Art Festival to be held under the Brooklyn Bridge from September 23-...
Jul 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carousel to spin again in DUMBO park
In October 1984, Jane Walentas and her husband traveled to Ohio to save an antique carousel from being taken apart and sold off in pieces, and now its being rebuilt in DUMBO. The carousel was built...
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Gowanus residents plan green initiatives
Sustainability advocates host forum to discuss neighborhood cleanup
Jun 29, 2011 | 3 3 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fourth Avenue rezoning gets mixed reactions
Plans to commercialize Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn were praised and scrutinized by community members at a public hearing held by Board 6 last Wednesday. Jen Posner preresented a recommendation for th...
Jun 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mos Def headlines 2011 Ft. Greene Festival
The biggest event of the year in Fort Greene featured more local music, food and stars than ever before and attracted thousands to Fort Greene Park on Saturday, June 25. Headlining for the Fort Gre...
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Group looks to jump start sustainability in Gowanus
Colorado-based organization hopes to make nabe a model
Jun 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE In this June 6, 2013 file photo, a sign stands outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. The Justice Department warned lawmakers that the National Security Agency will have to wind down its bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the end of the week if Congress fails to reauthorize the Patriot Act. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records.


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Ballot boxes stand at a count centre in Dublin following the vote on same-sex marriage in Ireland on May 23, 2015A leading campaigner against gay marriage conceded defeat in Ireland's historic referendum on the issue Saturday as the count took place. David Quinn, a leading "No" campaigner and director of the Iona Institute, told national broadcaster RTE it was "obviously a very impressive victory for the 'Yes' side".


2015-05-23 05:51:36 -0400

A Yes campaigner pictured at the count centre in Dublin as Ireland holds a referendum on gay marriageBy Padraic Halpin and Conor Humphries DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland appears to have voted heavily in favor of allowing same-sex marriage in a historic referendum that marks a dramatic social shift in the traditionally Catholic country, government ministers and opponents of the bill said on Saturday. Final results are not expected until later in the day in a vote that would make Ireland the first country to adopt same-sex marriage via a popular vote, just two decades after the country decriminalised homosexuality. State broadcaster RTE said the victory appeared to be overwhelming and government minister Kevin Humphreys predicted the margin would be two-to-one.


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