Mayor Bill de Blasio recently declared war on the rental housing industry by supporting tenant-backed state legislation that would cut off the life blood of the city’s existing rental housing … Full Article

OPINION: More F trains could alleviate express problem for Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill

Every few years, it seems, a call goes out to restore rush-hour express service on the F train. The last time this happened, the campaign died down after the G train, which shares part of its route with the F, was extended to Church Avenue. … Full Article

Letter to the Editor: Protect New York's waterways

In response to Steve Hindy's opinion piece, "Clean Water Rules, Important for Beer and the Economy," published in the Oct. … Full Article

OPINION: Old enough to miss the world’s crack-up

Having recently reached age 55, I look at the actuary tables and realize I have around 25 years left. As such, I no longer have to worry about many of the world’s woes that keep the medicine cabinets of 30-year-olds stocked with Xanax.      … Full Article

OPINION: Beat Ebola like Polio

My mother was 13 years old, the oldest child in her family, the day the health department nailed the quarantine notice on her front door.  … Full Article

OPINION: Protecting Brooklyn jobs, environment: Biodiesel fuel plant to open in Greenpoint

Many would be surprised to learn that the oil used to cook french fries can be turned into a safer fuel that can supply diesel vehicles. By spring 2015, we expect to open New York City’s first large scale biodiesel fuel production facility in Greenpoint. … Full Article

OPINION: Could Brooklyn arena host peaceful confrontation not in court but on court?

A protester who is accused of beating up a Brooklyn Jewish communal leader after a basketball game at Barclays Center was once the victim of police violence, according to news reports from last year. … Full Article

OPINION: CB9 — ‘We do not want skyscrapers’

On the front page of the Our Time Press, Oct. 9-15, 2014, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said the following: "You can't have tall buildings and small people." … Full Article

OPINION: It’s time for a foot/bike path on Verrazano Bridge

A dedication was held on Nov. 21, 1964, to open the Verrazano Bridge to the public.  That day, a group of people spoke out that the bridge should have a walkway. One carried a sign that read, "Are Feet Obsolete?" … Full Article

OPINION: Clean water rules, important for beer and the economy

As every beer drinker knows, pure water is a key ingredient in beer. It’s also key to most businesses, and as illustrated by our local history, failure to protect clean water can hurt many businesses — and the regional economy. … Full Article

OPINION: Kudos for Squadron for curbing Heights’ ‘mad turners’

When I worked at the old Brooklyn Daily Eagle building on Henry Street near Middagh Street, I often found myself waiting an interminably long time at the traffic light to cross Hicks Street. … Full Article


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