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What Our Readers Are Saying: July 19

July 19, 2018 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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Brooklyn Daily Eagle editors welcome opinions, both pro and con, on all subjects affecting our daily lives, as well as responses to the articles and opinion pieces published in this paper.

Here is a selection of some of the more insightful and engaging comments from the last week. Want to contribute? Use Disqus at the bottom of the Eagle’s articles.


Re OPINION: Congestion pricing would help bring City’s mass transit into the 21st century (July 18)

News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond

“The fate of congestion pricing and the millionaire’s tax depends on the results of this year’s state election season in New York State.” — PEDRO VALDEZ RIVERA JR.

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Re VIDEO: A visual guide to Brooklyn Bridge Park (July 13)

“I was fortunate enough to get a tour with one of the architects three years ago. It is a treasure.” — @BLACKARISTO1

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Re Landmarks Preservation Commission approves Brooklyn Bridge archway renovations (July 10)

“As you can see from the photos, the archways were not simply filled in with bricks, but became valuable commercial space. They were used for storage, for companies that used them as warehouses, wine storage, small manufacturers, etc.” — ANDREW PORTER

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Re Every mailbox in Brooklyn Heights was locked down Wednesday (July 5)

“Since I heard about people stealing mail from Brooklyn Heights post boxes, I only mail payments at the Post Office on Cadman Plaza East.” — ANDREW PORTER

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Re Golden co-sponsors speed camera bill (May 23)

“I’m always astounded at how brazen motorists are when trying to defend their reckless, illegal behavior. One thing that NYC needs right now more than anything is for it to be turned into a giant speed trap.

“If the thought of killing children isn’t enough to slow [motorists] down, then perhaps the thought of financial ruination will change their behavior.” — KEN DODD


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