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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 | 2 2 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 | 706 706 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 | 189 189 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 | 225 225 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 | 216 216 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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New joint proposal to purchase Long Island College Hospital
SUNY Downstate has repeatedly denied bids to take over Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH), the Peebles Corporation being the most recent to be turned down, but the latest reports sugges...
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Atlantic Ave. celebrates summer with street festival
Includes live music, bar crawl and World Cup party
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History marked in Brooklyn Bridge Park
New signs, website provide a look into the waterfront’s past
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EMS workers reunited with survivors they saved
Second Chance Brunch honors dedication of EMS
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Bay Ridge hosts 147th annual Memorial Day Parade
Tradition continues with oldest continuous parade in the nation
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Children win awards for written and illustrated books
Ezra Jack Keats Foundation honors students’ creativity
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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...
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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...
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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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FILE - In this April 9, 2014 file photo, actor Tracy Morgan attends the FX Networks Upfront premiere screening of "Fargo" at the SVA Theater in New York. Morgan is responding to allegations made by Wal-Mart in his lawsuit over a highway crash earlier this year that killed one of his friends. Wal-Mart claimed in a court filing Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, that the actor-comedian and his traveling companions were partly to blame for their injuries in the June crash because they weren't wearing seatbelts. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Tracy Morgan says he "can't believe" Wal-Mart's assertion that he and others were partly to blame for their injuries in the highway crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one of his friends.


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Stocks slip, leaving S&P 500 down for SeptemberA suddenly stormy month on the stock market came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Major indexes drifted to a slight loss, leaving the Standard & Poor's 500 down 1.6 percent for September, its third monthly drop ...


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Syrian refugees wait for transport after their arrival at the Turkey-Syria border near Suruc, Turkey, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeted Islamic State fighters pressing their offensive against a Kurdish town near the Syrian-Turkish border on Tuesday in an attempt to halt the militants' advance, activists said. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)SALHIYAH, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighting that ground down to vicious house-to-house combat and close quarters sniping.


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