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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The housing market spiked in August as demand remains at high levels in many neighborhoods, particularly in the 1-3 Family and Condo categories. Affordability does appear to be impacting prospectiv...
Sellers using a Local Broker Pays off and saves you money.
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Paying high commissions with franchise names to sell your home is not the way to go. Long contracts to sell your home is absolutely wrong in a hot Real Estate Market right now. Lastly, pricing the ...
Remember When Part 2.... Real Estate
Sep 21, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
One Family $65,000 in 1980 Two Family $85,000 in 1980 Many thousands of clients said then it is to much money. Now it is September 2016 and 75% of clients today still say to much money. The trend i...
8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . We sell a lot of properties here in Queens, and being that we’re in New York City, a lot of ...
More About Women’s Rights in the News — the ERA
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employment defense litigation lawyer, I pay attention to civil rights issues, and lately women’s rights issues have gained attention from the media. Actress Patricia Arquette has actively wor...
Multiple Listing Service
Sep 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Great tool when your office hasn't many listings. Great source to find many listings. When abused by sales agents, then their credibility to other agents and Realtors are shot. Sometimes an owner i...
Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD?
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer You hear about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that military service members experience from active duty. However, studies now show t...
APARTMENTS FOR RENT-BEST SOURCE TO FIND ONE
Sep 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview with Adele Scalfani of 'Diverse Real Estate' who services Ridgewood, Maspeth, Middle Village, and Glendale areas. When a Broker is in business for 37 years he does get plenty of repeat bu...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Leeds Brown Law A recent ruling against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has inspired mixed reactions. The case (EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., E.D. Mich....
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston A Spouse’s Right of Inheritance in New York Under New York law, when a married person dies, the surviving spouse has a “right of election,” a statutory right to receive eithe...

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BEST OF THE BEST "2010"
In honor of the momentous occasion that looms before us – the start of a new decade! – here at “BEST OF THE BEST” we figured the best way to usher in 2010 would be with 20 “10’s”, that is, a list o...
Dec 30, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 1341 1341 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEST PLACES TO HEAD FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Like the song says, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” Isn't it?
Dec 09, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 1316 1316 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEST PLACES TO THROW YOUR PARTY
Holidays just around the corner, and you know what that means – it’s holiday party time!
Dec 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 1345 1345 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEST THINGS FOR US TO BE THANKFUL FOR
This is the perfect time for us to take stock of what’s good, what’s going well, what’s important.
Nov 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 1323 1323 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEST PLACES TO GRAB SOME BREAKFAST
Sure is weird having that early-morning daylight back again, isn’t it? Kind of makes you want to cram even more activity into your already-busy morning!
Nov 11, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 1318 1318 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEST PLACES TO CATCH A GAME
As you’ve no doubt noticed by now, every once in a while here at “BEST OF THE BEST,” we take a look-see around town so as to catch up on some terrific places to take in a sporting event or two. Wit...
Nov 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 1287 1287 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEST PLACES TO HEAD FOR HALLOWEEN
One of the most lucrative holidays of the year (for local merchants, anyway), All Hallow’s Eve aka Halloween tends to be a nice little precursor to the more solemn holidays that follow...
Oct 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 1302 1302 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEST PLACES TO CELEBRATE OKTOBERFEST
If you’re a food enthusiast (and a beer enthusiast), then Oktoberfest is one of your favorite times of the year.
Oct 14, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 1303 1303 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEST THINGS ABOUT SCHOOL
Here at “BEST OF THE BEST,” we took an informal poll as to what some of our citizenry feel are their favorite things about school.
Oct 07, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 1307 1307 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEST PLACES TO CATCH A GAME
What can we say, we tend to watch a lot of sports here at "BEST OF THE BEST." Here's some of our favorite places to do so...
Sep 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 1305 1305 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEST PLACES TO FIND GREAT SERVICE
LABOR DAY’s just around the bend! And we figured the least we could do is to salute some of the hardest working, and most decent people we’ve encountered in our travels.
Sep 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 1301 1301 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEST THINGS WE FOUND WITHIN US IN THE AFTERMATH OF 9/11
As we stumbled about in a state of grace in the days following 9/11, amid all the horror, all the suffering, we discovered something Abraham Lincoln once called “the better angels of our nature.”
Sep 09, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 1315 1315 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEST PLACES TO CATCH THE SUNSET
As the sun now sets on our summer – and we’ve had some glorious ones lately – we figured we’d key you in on a couple of our favorite spots for embracing the twilight.
Aug 26, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 1303 1303 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEST PLACES TO ENJOY A DRINK OUTDOORS
Now that those proverbial Dog Days are here, figured over the next couple of weeks we’d share with you some of our favorite watering holes.
Aug 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 1318 1318 recommendations | email to a friend
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BEST PLACES TO CATCH A SUMMER FLICK
Most folks, when they think of summer movies, think of blockbuster action-flicks like “TRANSFORMERS” or sophomoric comedies like “BRUNO” or “THE HANGOVER.” Not us...
Aug 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 437 437 recommendations | email to a friend
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EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The fatal shooting by police of Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man, has brought attention to El Cajon, a diverse suburb of San Diego that has seen a surge of refugees, many from Iraq and more recently from Syria.
2016-10-01 02:45:48 -0400

Main Street in the city of El Cajon, Calif., a community east of San Diego, is seen Thursday Sept. 29, 2016. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, an El Cajon police officer shot and killed Alfred Olango, a Ugandan refugee who lived in the city. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The family of an unarmed black man fatally shot by police is like thousands who have transformed the suburban San Diego city of El Cajon: Refugees from a strife-torn country.


2016-10-01 02:42:22 -0400
A moment-by-moment breakdown of events shown in two videos released Friday showing an El Cajon, California, police officer shooting and killing Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man. One is surveillance ...
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