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The widespread condemnation by most local officials of several anti-Muslim hate incidents in southern Brooklyn shows how Brooklyn’s tradition of tolerance rises to the fore whenever such isol … Full Article

OPINION: Message to NYC, 'Read My Lips: I.N.F.R.A.S.T.R.U.C.T.U.R.E'

The collapse of part of the façade of the Brooklyn Bridge’s walkway during last Wednesday’s heavy lightning storm, reported in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle by Mary Frost, shows how important bridge maintenance can be. … Full Article

OPINION: Hobby Lobby fight reminds us that Brooklyn pioneered birth control

As Brooklyn Daily Eagle staffer Paula Katinas recently reported, most of Brooklyn’s congresspersons have made statements protesting the U.S. … Full Article

OPINION: Training facility will help Sunset Park as well as Nets

The Brooklyn Nets’ plans for a new training facility in Sunset Park’s Industry City will not only help the Nets become an all-Brooklyn team, it will help raise the profile of Sunset Park, too. … Full Article

OPINION: Bay Ridge—a Brooklyn success story

A recent Brooklyn Daily Eagle article by Paula Katinas states that “Bay Ridge is such a desirable neighborhood to live in, people will do anything to live there.”  … Full Article

OPINION: New York must keep up with changing economy

The global economy has changed rapidly over the past few years, and is evolving from a manufacturing one into a dynamic high-tech world where a little imagination makes anything possible. People worldwide are starting to do what our ancestors did for centuries — share. … Full Article

OPINION: Patients for LICH call on de Blasio to support return of hospital to northwest Brooklyn

On Monday, the advocacy group Patients for LICH released the following statement regarding Long Island College Hospital following SUNY’s announcement that an agreement had been reached to sell the hospital to Fortis Property Group for development into condos: … Full Article

OPINION: Happy Birthday, subways! Some facts and figures

Since the Transit Museum in Brooklyn Heights just celebrated the 110th anniversary of the New York City subway system, it may be useful to examine that system. … Full Article

OPINION: 2016 Democratic Convention at Barclays Center? Bring it on!

Downtown Brooklyn would have everything to gain and nothing to lose from a 2016 Democratic National Convention in Barclays Center. … Full Article

OPINION: In praise of landmark districts

Claims that landmark districts are holding back the city are exaggerated. … Full Article

OPINION: Sandy Recovery: Not over yet

When one hears about superstorm Sandy, one’s first instinct, especially nowadays, is to say, “Oh, that’s old news!” But just like the old Irving Berlin song from the 1920s, “The Song Is Ended, but the Melody Lingers On,” the effects of the hurricane are still felt.  … Full Article

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