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$25 Million to 2 N.Y. Mesothelioma Victims – Weitz and Luxenberg Triumphs Again in Court

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., June 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riveting, heartrending, and – ultimately – persuasive testimony elicited by attorneys from the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg led a Manhattan jury on Monday to award $25 million in damages to two victims of asbestos exposure, the plaintiffs’ attorneys today announced.

The Best of KidSpirit Online Print Edition Showcases Teen Creativity and Resources for Teachers

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do teens think about cheating? How do youth approach depression or becoming vegetarian? How do traditional religious backgrounds influence young people’s choices and character development? These questions and more are tackled by teens in the pages of KidSpirit’s new print issue released today, the Best of KidSpirit Online.

KidSpirit Online, the Publication by and for Teens, Named Finalist in AEP’s 2011 Golden Lamp Awards

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KidSpirit Online, the magazine and social networking site for 11- to 15-year-olds, is pleased to announce that it has been named a finalist in the 2011 AEP Awards, the highest standard for quality, professional educational resources and excellence in educational marketing. The Association of Educational Publishers’ annual awards program and its seal of excellence are widely recognized by educators, administrators, and parents as a mark of outstanding educational value.

Handcrafted Chicken Coops Offers Affordable Solutions for Backyard Chicken Farmers

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new home-farming trend sweeping North America is seeing chicken coops and small flocks of chickens appearing in suburban backyards. In support of this home-grown movement, Handcrafted Chicken Coops is offering affordable, portable chicken coops to backyard and urban chicken farmers.

Broadway Musicians Reclaim Center Stage in PIT STOP PLAYERS 2010-11 Season Opener

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pit Stop Players, a thirteen-member instrumental ensemble, will play its opening concert of the season on Monday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m., at New York’s Second Presbyterian Church, 6 W. 96th St. at Central Park West. The eclectic, genre-defying group will perform works by William Bolcom, Anthony Barrese, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Igor Stravinsky.

U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode Challenges Kirsten Gillibrand to Debate Across the State

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) today challenged her primary opponent, Kirsten Gillibrand, to a series of debates around New York State prior to the Democratic primary on September 14. Goode will appear on the Democratic primary ballot.

Kyoko Nakamura Launches the Millipede, a Glow-In-The-Dark Accessory, and New Fashion Website

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Everyone will want to light up the night with Kyoko Nakamura’s new line of luxury glow-in-the-dark accessories. The website went live this week, marking the official launch of her first product, the Millipede. This accessory is so beautiful and unique it has to be seen to be understood. Shockingly elegant and sophisticated for something that ‘glows-in-the-dark,’ this marks a unique point in fashion; bringing a little class to club wear and a little more fun to anything else.

First Lady Michelle Obama’s ‘Let’s Move’ Initiative Will Be Launched in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Concerned Community 4 Change and Interfaith Medical Center will host a Health Forum and Food Expo with the focus on Childhood Obesity. On March 29, 2010, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Concerned Community 4 Change an organization that addresses the issues of childhood obesity in line with First Lady Michelle Obama’s national initiative, will launch its obesity initiative at Boys and Girls High School, 1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, New York.

Jimmy Jazz Continues to Expand in North Carolina Market

BROOKLYN, N.Y. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban clothing and footwear retailer, will be adding 2 more stores in the state of North Carolina. The new locations will be opening on June 18th at Carolina Place Mall in Pineville and Charlotte’s Northlake Mall. Since the start of 2009, Jimmy Jazz has added stores in Raleigh-Durham and Winston-Salem. Other locations in the North Carolina market include Fayetteville, Cary and Greensboro.

GlassesUSA Launches Affiliate Program

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GlassesUSA recently launched its eyeglasses brand new marketing program within the framework of Commission Junction, a division of ValueClick, Inc. The program is aimed at webmasters who wish to increase their income with revenue shares by becoming affiliates of GlassesUSA.

GlassesUSA Receives Medal from BizRate for Selling Eyeglasses

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the American economy rebuilds itself, consumers are more frugal with their money. They are hitting the internet to look for deals and also to find customer-to-customer ratings of various stores including e-commerce sites. GlassesUSA.com, an e-commerce optical store now based in Brooklyn, New York, is the latest company to receive BizRate’s customer certified medal rating.

Leading Urban Fashion Retailer, Jimmy Jazz Launches Promotion for Notorious B.I.G. Biopic, Notorious

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban fashion retailer, has recently announced a special promotion for the January 16th theatrical release of Notorious, a biopic about the late Notorious B.I.G. ‘Involving our chain of Jimmy Jazz stores for the promotion of Notorious is the best possible way to start 2009,’ stated Jimmy Jazz Founder, Jimmy Khezrie. To celebrate the release of the film, all 60 Jimmy Jazz stores will include in-store signage promoting a grand prize giveaway.

Jimmy Jazz Announces Third Store Opening in Philadelphia Market; New Store Location Based in Roosevelt Mall

BROOKLYN, N.Y. and PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban apparel and footwear retailer, announced today the opening of it’s latest retail site, located in the Roosevelt Mall, in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The new store opening is now the third Jimmy Jazz location in the city.

Jimmy Jazz Announces Third Store Opening in Atlanta Market; New Store Location Based in The Southlake Mall

BROOKLYN, N.Y. and ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban apparel and footwear retailer, announced today the opening of its latest retail site, located in the Southlake Mall, in the city of Morrow, Georgia. The new store opening is now the third Jimmy Jazz location in metro Atlanta. ‘We are very excited to open our third store in the Atlanta market in Southlake Mall. The city of Atlanta has given Jimmy Jazz a warm welcome and we look forward to future growth in the area,’ stated Martin Badour, VP of Stores.

Corporate Transportation Group Launches New Service that Gets Clients to Destinations on Time and in Style

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for the holiday season, The Corporate Transportation Group, Ltd, (CTG), is excited to announce a bigger than ever fleet and expanded service to offer relief to busy shoppers and executives. CTG is a privately-held corporation that provides ground transportation services and travel-related solutions encompassing 450 cities, worldwide, to business and leisure travelers.

Brooklyn Writer Seeks to Expose Local Cult that Has Allegedly Destroyed His Life

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This may be one for the X-Files; author Ellis Beyda, of the soon to be released book ‘Evil Eyes Evil Minds,’ challenges the commandment: ‘Love thy neighbor as you would yourself.’

Baby Suri Cruise Dumps $10,000 on Charity

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Sept. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoldenPalace.com made room in their ever-increasing collection of pop-culture oddities by purchasing an item that brings new meaning to the term ‘celebrity crap’. The online casino bought Suri Cruise’s Bronzed Baby Poop for $10,000, which will be going to the Kristin Brooks Hope Center.

Alleged Suri Cruise’s Baby Poop Bronzed for Charity – Healthy ‘Evidence’ of Tom and Katie’s Baby Goes on eBay

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bronzed baby shoes are out, and bronzed baby poop is in, for Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes as they celebrate baby’s ‘first poop.’ The commemoration of baby Suri Cruise’s first poop strives to be the evidence of her existence for a public yet to see photos of the superstar couple’s four month old infant. The sclupture, ‘Suri Cruise commissioned bronzed baby poop’ goes on display August 30th at Capla Kesting Fine Art in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg gallery district and will be offered on eBay with the proceeds to benefit the March of Dimes.

Nation’s First Plant Conservation Day Established for May 18th to Recognize and Celebrate the Importance of the World’s Flora

BROOKLYN, NY – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Botanic Gardens Conservation International announced today that botanic gardens and zoos across the U.S. are celebrating the importance of plants to people and the planet on the nation’s first Plant Conservation Day, May 18.