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THE DEADLINE APPROACHES! SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING REQUIRMENTS IN NEW YORK STATE
Aug 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
August 23, 2019 UPDATE Governor Cuomo, on August 12, 2019, signed into law Assembly Bill A8421, which significantly expands New York State sexual harassment and discrimination laws.  These changes ...
What Is Retaliation in the Workplace?
Aug 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Important Reasons for Employers to Avoid Retaliation Retaliation in the workplace is unlawful. Therefore, as a business owner it is important to understand what it is and to avoid it. Employers vio...
Astoria Characters: The Renaissance Man
Aug 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The sunlight, streaming into the studio like a spotlight, focuses its beam upon a bright red chair. Empty, it’s sitting next to a couple of lutes and an electric guitar. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling R...
PUMPING BREAST MILK IN THE WORKPLACE. YOU’RE PROTECTED UNDER FEDERAL LAW!
Aug 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 518 518 recommendations | email to a friend
As a breastfeeding mother, the last thing on your mind during this joyous time should be how and when you are permitted to pump breast milk at work.  However, the cold reality is that many employer...
Bicycle Accidents in NYC Are on the Rise in 2019
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People Are Shocked by the Number of Bicycle Accidents Bicycle accidents are prevalent this year. As of July 30, there have been 18 bicycle accident deaths in New York City. The latest accident occu...
Pedestrian Killed in a Recent Hit and Run Accident in North Babylon
Aug 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
How Can Lawyers Help Victims of Hit-and-Run Accidents? Hit-and-run accidents occur when a driver causes an accident and flees from the accident scene. However, all drivers involved in an accident i...
Why Are Family Responsibilities Discrimination Cases on the Rise?
Aug 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
The Underlying Causes of FRD Lawsuits Statistics show that Family Responsibilities Discrimination (FRD) lawsuits are on the rise.  This means that courts are seeing an increase in lawsuits brought ...
Family Responsibilities Discrimination (FRD) Lawsuits
Aug 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
What is FRD or Caregiver Discrimination? Families Responsibilities Discrimination (FRD), also called “caregiver discrimination,” refers to discrimination against: Pregnant women Breastfeeding women...
Local Peoria Plumber Service
Aug 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1605 1605 recommendations | email to a friend
Local Plumber Near Me  has been providing high-quality plumbing services in local Peoria area. We provide quality reliability of service with up-to-date plumbers. Are you in need of expert plumber ...
Astoria Characters: The Master of the Art of Business
Aug 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Barbara is the owner of York Industrial. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling   In Barbara Papantoniou ’s office, there’s a domed stained-glass skylight in the center of th...

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A gold star for the Redd Tale Theatre Company
Astoria-based group skillfully commands the sci-fi stage
Aug 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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Contemporary artists go Green at Flushing Art Gallery
Going green may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but for six contemporary artists, it is the nature of their artwork and their muse. Held at the Crossing Art Gallery on the ground floor of Queens Cros...
Aug 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
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A new kind of barbecue with Astoria’s MEXIQ
We often hear of American or Korean Barbecue. But Mexican Barbecue is new idea, thought of by Dimitri Paloumbis, the 37-year-old owner of MEXIQ Kitchen and Draught, a relatively new spot in Astoria...
Aug 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bodacious Brooklyn bike-riding fashions
From harem pants to petticoats, ride with comfort and style
Aug 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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Demand grows for Peruvian Pisco drink
When tasting the white frothy, slightly sweet concoction of Pisco Sour, one can’t help but slowly savor the foamy bits of this Peruvian national drink. And while the place is miles away that feelin...
Aug 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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See A Jew Grows in Brooklyn in Queens
You don’t have to be Jewish to appreciate the heartfelt nostalgic comedy of this unique musical experience, featuring multi-talented entertainer, author and playwright Jake Ehrenreich, who is still...
Aug 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
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The many layers of King Cake
King Cake is founded on the principles of raw sarcasm, seductive vulgarity, and progressive music. It’s not easy to pin point the band’s genre, but rock, jazz harmony and motown elements are certai...
Aug 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
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A conversation with Chrisette Michele
The artist talks about her music, fame and why she hearts New York
Aug 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
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Through the eyes of LIC artists
Long Island City is already a vibrant community. But when more than 56 LIC artists come together for a group exhibition, you can bet that vibrancy will be heightened. This is exactly what happened ...
Jul 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
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Housing Works is hooking you up
Organization holds annual warehouse sale
Jul 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summerstage Rocks Queens
Kool Moe Dee, Chrisette Michele, and many more
Jul 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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A microfarm grows in Brooklyn
You don’t need a green thumb to become a savvy gardener and urban farmer. We’re seeing a new era of personal food production unfolding, and it’s all about DIY and sustainability. With prices for fr...
Jul 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local band plays JOLLY good music
In an age when mainstream music takes few risks, JOLLY’s second studio album, The Audio Guide to Happiness (Part 1), has a refreshing and original sound that stimulates the mind and senses. Based o...
Jul 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Queens band hits the stage at Irving Plaza
For local band, Bound by Substance, making it to the stage of Irving Plaza is a dream come true. The band will be playing at the venue as part of the Gotham Rocks three-year anniversary on Thursday...
Jul 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer’s Out, Fall’s In with these jean styles
In the fashion universe, the first day of fall is considered July 5th. What this means for you? End of summer sales and fall, fall fall! Since fall will be on the brain, what time better than the p...
Jul 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
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