blog roll
our featured bloggers
How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tel...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 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 | 507 507 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 | 194 194 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...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 318 318 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 | 313 313 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 | 381 381 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 | 390 390 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 | 381 381 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 ...

more blogs

news
Flag Day, and more on the dinner dance
One more mention of our Everlasting Spring Dinner Dance. A big thank you to Park Place Greenery owner and WBID President Mathew Xenakis for the beautiful bouquets that were presented to our honoree...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
WRBA to host second annual yard sale
One of the sure signs that summer has arrived in Woodhaven is the number of yard sales that pop up here and there. I'm a sucker for yard sales, and I've picked up a few great items for practically ...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Woodhaven hosts 33rd Anniversary Dinner Dance
The weather of Friday evening, the night of our Everlasting Spring (because of the very mild winter we experienced) 33rd Anniversary Dinner Dance was warm and clear, and our guests came early to th...
Jun 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Red Rover, Red Rover
WRBA to host June Block Party
Jun 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
A tradition unique to Brooklyn and Queens
As Emanuel United Church of Christ in Woodhaven celebrates its 135th anniversary, our thoughts turn to another anniversary - Anniversary Day, to be exact. Celebrated on the first Thursday in June (...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens carousels open for Memorial Day weekend
It was in danger of being closed for good, but the Forest Park Carousel reopened to the public just in time for the unofficial start of summer. On Saturday, May 25, the carousel, which has been clo...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cops hunt rapist in Richmond Hill
Normally quiet community now concerned over safety
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Civic announces honorees for fundraiser
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association has announce the honorees for its 41st annual fundraiser, which will take place on Friday, September 21, at Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant. Man of the Year...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Forest Park Carousel has triumphant return
Sometimes, you get the happy ending you were looking for. This past week, the Forest Park Carousel had a triumphant reopening, starting with a sneak preview last Thursday to a crowd of residents, e...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Wishes fulfilled in Woodhaven
This past week was filled with important meetings and momentous activities. The first was our Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation May Meeting with “Candidates Night.” The evening was dedicate...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens carousels open for Memorial Day weekend
It was in danger of being closed for good, but the Forest Park Carousel will reopen to the public just in time for the unofficial start of summer. On Saturday, May 25, the carousel, which has been ...
May 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Get your tickets now for 2012 Dinner Dance
The last few weekends we have experienced some beautiful warm days. This being perfect weather for walking our Woodhaven Business Improvement District on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue from Dexter Cour...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Woodhaven fights graffiti
We are not winning the war against graffiti. However, thanks to the efforts of a number of volunteers we can happily report that Woodhaven is no longer losing the war, either. This past weekend ove...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Parents criticize DOE for PCB removal
Education advocates continue to criticize the Education Department for what they say is a failure to remove light fixtures containing polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs) from public schools. Congress b...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Man found burned, dead in Forest Park fire
Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding a suspicious fire in Forest Park on Saturday, May 12, in which a man's body was found severely burned. Around 6 a.m. on Saturday, firefi...
May 16, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses a news conference at the FIFA headquarters in ZurichSepp Blatter's shock resignation as FIFA president, hours before it emerged he was under investigation by U.S. authorities, prompted widespread calls for root-and-branch reforms at soccer's world governing body on Wednesday. The Swiss national, who has led FIFA for 17 years, is being investigated by U.S. prosecutors and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a person who spoke on condition of anonymity told Reuters late on Tuesday. An FBI spokesman declined comment.


2015-06-03 05:18:33 -0400

People make their way through the intersection of 16th and Mission streets Tuesday, June 2, 2015, in San Francisco. In the background at left is a site activists have dubbed the "Monster in the Mission," where a 345-unit building with rents projected to start at $3,500 is proposed to be built. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Check out rental sites for San Francisco, especially the trendier parts: Well over $3,000 a month for a one-bedroom flat and nearly $5,000 for two bedrooms.


2015-06-03 05:13:19 -0400

Trader Richard Cohen, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. U.S. stocks are opening lower as investors fret over Greece's shaky finances. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets were lackluster Wednesday as Greece's bailout woes dampened investor sentiment ahead of a European Central Bank meeting.


2015-06-03 05:12:06 -0400