Aksia Encourages a Learning Culture

Jan 28, 18 Aksia Encourages a Learning Culture

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At New York-based Aksia, a financial services company where Jim Vos is CEO, employees are encouraged to keep learning and expanding their horizons. “In my past career, I saw the challenges created by fiefdoms and rivalries, but we never set out to establish a particular culture,” Jim Vos said. “We encourage...

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Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebrated in Brooklyn

Jan 16, 18 Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebrated in Brooklyn

Posted by in All, Society

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic assassination of one of the greatest leaders of modern times,  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. If he would have lived until today, he would have turned 89 years old. It is hard to imagine in what ways the world would be different if he had indeed lived his life out until its full...

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A Lot Comes from The Lot (Radio)

Jan 10, 18 A Lot Comes from The Lot (Radio)

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We all know Williamsburg has a lot to offer, but did you know it also offers “The Lot?” The Lot is an online radio station broadcast from an abandoned shipping container in an empty, triangular shaped lot at the border of Williamsburg and Greenpoint , Brooklyn. If you think a radio station sending out its message from a shipping...

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Governor Cuomo Calls for Major Upgrade to Stewart Airport

Dec 31, 17 Governor Cuomo Calls for Major Upgrade to Stewart Airport

Posted by in All, New York

North of New York City we may be seeing the birth of a new international airport with the potential to service visitors not just to the Hudson Valley, but as a gateway to the rest of North America. Last June Stewart Airport took a baby step in this direction when it inaugurated international service with a Norwegian Air route from...

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Art Deco and Neoclassical Coming Together in Williamsburg

Dec 25, 17 Art Deco and Neoclassical Coming Together in Williamsburg

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The area is being cleared and the foundations being dug in preparation for the construction of Brooklyn’s newest combo project: The Dime Savings Bank /Residential tower. Proceeding apace, Williamsburg’s historic Dime Savings Bank will see a specially designed 248-foot tower rise adjacent, incorporating the Dime’s neoclassical...

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