Opinions

Brooklyn Daily Eagle real estate editor Lore Croghan’s recent article about the long-vacant Shore Theater in Coney Island and its uncertain future put the spotlight on its late owner … Full Article

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

Cobble Hill
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

New York City
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
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

Brooklyn Boro
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

OPINION: The roots of Brooklyn’s economic success

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli hit the nail on the head when he issued a report stating that Brooklyn’s economic achievements have outpaced those of the rest of the city. … Full Article

OPINION: The self-sustaining park

DUMBO
My former colleague Raanan Geberer seems to have forgotten what he knew about the history of Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

OPINION: Interfaith coalition urges creation of more city parks

New York City
Last Sunday we led a procession of almost 500 parishioners from Saint Barbara’s to Heckscher Playground, where we met Council Member Rafael Espinal, Deputy Parks Commissioner Liam Kavanagh and Brooklyn Parks Commissioner Kevin Jeffrey. … Full Article

OPINION: A 2024 Olympic Bid: This time, Brooklyn’s ready

Brooklyn Boro
Last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo admitted that he is considering another bid for the summer Olympics in 2024, and that former Deputy Mayor Daniel Doctoroff, who engineered the city’s unsuccessful attempt for 2012, is putting together a plan. … Full Article

OPINION: Survivors of fallen join in dedicating 9/11 Museum

After more than a decade of planning and development, the National September 11 Memorial Museum was dedicated this month. … Full Article

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