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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . One issue that we see a lot here in Queens is a property tax assessment that doesn’t match the legal use o...
Can't find an apartment?
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Rumor has it local realtors have deceided not to do apartments any longer. Why? Rents have sky rocketed. Landlords requiring high credit scores. The big change these past 6 months has made it virtu...
Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
NYC Employment Defense Attorney “I’m so pleased that the city Department of Health threw dog lovers a bone,” Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) was quoted as saying by The New York Daily N...
The Workers’ Compensation Has Ruled Against You—What Are Your Options?
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP , Workers Compensation Attorneys Workers Compensation Attorneys in New York You were hurt on the job and filed a legitimate claim, but the New York State Workers’ Compensatio...
Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | May 11, 2016  Kids love to play outdoors and physical exercise is good for them. The fact that playground injuries are on the rise may be frightening to some parents. Even so, t...
The Zadroga Act—What is It and How Does It Affect Workers' Compensation?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Pyrros & Serres LLP In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, many people volunteered to help clean up after the devastation of the twin towers at the World Trade Center. Many of those volunte...
How Far Do Privacy Rights Stretch for a Child’s Safety?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
A father recorded a conversation between his son and his ex-wife’s live-in boyfriend. Later on, when he turned in the recording as evidence, the boyfriend’s attorney challenged the admissibility of...
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Our Blog—A Place to Learn More about Our Practice Employment Law | Personal Injury | Medical Malpractice | Construction Site Accidents | Premises Liability | Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse | Motor ...
EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens, New York City Employment Defense Firm As employers, when you ask for medical information on a job application, you raise a red flag for the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) an...
Advantages Of Advertising On NYC Billboards & Buildings
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
Using billboards to advertise may seem old-fashioned in our technology-driven era. With the internet and the many platforms it reaches out to, why would we still want to advertise with something as...

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Mott & Bayard, The Right Frame of Mind
Enter Mott & Bayard’s new Borough Collection; a sleek new brand at the intersection of culture and style. The collection’s chic style and affordable price tag are the factors behind it’s roaring su...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Exploring the creativity of Echo Bloom
Chatting with the Brooklyn band that has masterfully captured storytelling
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 14 - April 21
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn & Queens.
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Musician Janita talks career, deluxe album
The musician from Finland has released a deluxe album that finally reflects the artist she’s always set out to be
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fancy tea with artist Tom Sachs?
Exhibit to feature tea ceremonies with the artist
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 7 - April 14
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Titan's “Julius Caesar” plays on the line of present and past
Titan Theatre Company closes out their 2015/2016 season with a unique interpretation of the Shakespearean classic.
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reading explores writings of Queens’ female writers
Last Wednesday, the Astoria Bookshop held an event in coordination with the Heightening Stories Workshop entitled “Diverse Women’s Words,” which is based on some of the readings from the Diversity ...
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Review: “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice”
It's one of the biggest openings for a Batman movie, but was it worth it?
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 31 - April 7
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young Creators Workshop brings art to life
Kids paint masterpieces at VBGCQ workshop
Mar 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 24 to March 31
Entertainment events in Brooklyn and Queens
Mar 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playing “The Race Card” at Queens World Film Festival
The film block discussed issues of race as well as police brutality
Mar 24, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talented artists to lead art workshop for local youth
The Young Creators Art Workshop at Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens.
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adrianna Mateo inches closer to new album with pre-CD show
The classically trained musician just performed the new single off of her new rock singer-songwriter album
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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People gather around the gutted Atomic Bomb Dome at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, southwestern Japan, Thursday, May 26, 2016. President Barack Obama is to visit Hiroshima on Friday, May 27. Seven years ago, a new American president stood before cheering throngs in Prague’s historic Hradcany Square and laid out an audacious goal. “Today, I state clearly and with conviction America's commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons,” Barack Obama declared. “I'm not naive. This goal will not be reached quickly _ perhaps not in my lifetime. It will take patience and persistence. But now we, too, must ignore the voices who tell us that the world cannot change. We have to insist, ‘Yes, we can.’” (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima.


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FILE - In this May 23, 2014 file photo, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates addresses the Boy Scouts of America's annual meeting, in Nashville, Tenn. As he leaves the volunteer presidency of the Boy Scouts of America, Gates said the organization is well-positioned for the future after deciding to allow gay adult leaders in its ranks. The former U.S. secretary of defense ended his two-year term Thursday, May 26, 2016, as volunteer president. He was replaced by AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)DALLAS (AP) — Robert Gates became the Boy Scouts of America's president facing deep divisions within the organization's membership over whether to let gays serve openly in its ranks.


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FILE - This March 23, 2010, file photo shows the Google logo at the Google headquarters in Brussels. On Thursday, May 26, 2016, a federal jury sided with Google in a long-running legal battle with tech industry rival Oracle in a complex copyright case that was closely watched in Silicon Valley. Oracle had said Google stole some of its software to create Android, the world's most popular smartphone operating system. Oracle is vowing to appeal. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's Android software just dodged a $9 billion bullet.


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