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Can You Change Corrals When You Run the New York City Marathon?

The New York City marathon technically has 3 starts, which do not converge for about 8 miles. These starts are assigned colors which correspond to the race map. The green start is to the left and gets a nice tour of Brooklyn, the orange start is in the center and goes to the left side of the Verazano-Narrows Bridge, and the blue start begins all the way to the right

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The Singer’s Fountain of Youth: The Zhorella Method

Ask Maria Zhorella what about her teaching differs from that of other vocal trainers and she is quick to answer, “Nothing. Many good teachers teach the same things.” While watching her in action, however, it becomes clear that she is referring to the principles of good singing. What she has neglected to mention is her uncanny ability, with a few deft strokes, to bring those principles alive for those with

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Unlawful Possession of Marijuana in New York

Despite its harsh Rockefeller Drug Laws, New York State is relatively lenient when it comes to marijuana possession. If your attorney knows what he’s doing, a first-time marijuana offense should be resolved with an ACOD (adjournment in contemplation of dismissal) pursuant to Section 170.56 of the Criminal Procedure Law. This applies to the Unlawful Possession of Marijuana violation (221.05 of the Penal Law); Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the 5th

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Living In New York City – A Cultural Melting Pot

New York City is the most exciting city in the world. This is true for many reasons – one reason being the diversity that can be found here. New York is home to all kinds of people, ranging from the rich and famous, to important businessman, to students and recent immigrants. People living in NYC now have come from every continent in the world. With over 8.2 million residents within

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Beat NYC Traffic Tickets

Let’s discuss the difference between NYC and traffic courts in other parts of NYS. First, no plea bargaining is allowed in NYC. This hurts drivers with good records. In NYC its win or lose and if you lose you can’t explain your way to a lesser fine and lower points: you get the full penalty. Second, NYC is civil in nature with a specialized administrative procedure found in the DMV

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Secrets to Getting Very Discounted Theater Tickets in New York City

There are SO many hidden ways to obtain cheap, discounted and even free tickets to Broadway, off-Broadway and off-off Broadway in New York City … some as low as $ 4.00! I've lived in New York for all my life and can share these secrets first hand! Here are my picks for just some of the ways to score discount Broadway theater tickets. Why pay more? Automobile Club of America

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NY Wholesalers – How To Find The Best Wholesalers In New York

NY wholesalers have been known to carry the best selection and lowest prices by the retail industry. Many retailers travel come from all over the country, and even from as far away as Australia and Africa, to visit wholesalers in New York. The New York wholesale district has long been known as the wholesale center of the country. You can find wholesale deals on brand name clothing, electronics, perfumes, handbags,

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Understanding the New York DWI Alcohol-Drug Evaluation Process

It is likely that you will have to take a drug / alcohol screen / evaluation for your arrest for a New York DWI for the following three reasons: 1. Under NYS law, an alcohol / drug screening and evaluation is mandatory if your BAC (blood alcohol concentration) at the time of your arrest (as measured by the breath test) was a BAC 0.15 or higher. 2. It is often

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Top 5 Facts About the Williamsburg Bridge

Even though it is often overshadowed by its more famous neighbor, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Williamsburg Bridge is just as noteworthy. Some Williamsburg Bridge interesting facts might be surprising. Following are five fun facts about the Williamsburg Bridge. 1. Groundbreaking Design The Williamsburg Bridge was the first bridge to eschew masonry towers in favor of steel. This choice made the bridge both faster to build and cheaper. It also meant

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Appointing a Process Agent in Cross-Border Transactions

In today’s global economy, transactional attorneys and paralegals are seeing an increase in the number of multi-jurisdictional, cross-border transactions and in the resulting number of detailed requirements for closing. One of the requirements that is often overlooked until the last minute is the appointment of a process agent. Understanding the role and what is involved in appointing such an agent will help ensure that this important item on the closing

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