Posts Tagged ‘Op-Ed’

On Topic: Youth-Targeted Tobacco Marketing Must Stop

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Opinion and Column, Our Town Downtown

How cigarette companies are marketing to children in downtown neighborhoods I took my first puff of a cigarette at 8 years old. I wanted to be cool and macho and fit in with the neighborhood kids. Access to cigarettes was easy; I looked no further than my local corner market. In those days, the cigarettes [&hellip
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How to Make the Holidays a Time of Positive Change… Even If You’re Alone!

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

You can make the holidays a time of dramatic change and healing by using your innate intuitive abilities in a conscious and directed way. By Laura Day Holidays are supposed to be a time when families unite, when you are reminded of your childhood or revisit the memories of yourself over the years. Some may [&hellip
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No Sense

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To The Editor: Bicycles in a crowded, large city should never go fast (“Pedestrians, Bicyclists Need to Get Along,” Oct. 14). Is it a race, or is it recreation that takes place while others—young children, pedestrians, mothers with infants—are also enjoying the scene? By the way, the mere fact pedestrians get into the bike lanes [&hellip
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Share the Love

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To The Editor: I feel exactly the same way about flier guys (“Why I Love the Flier Guy,” Oct. 28)! I find that they’re usually pretty grateful for the little bit of civility and decency I offer by just taking the damn flier. It’s one of the many types of human interaction that only city [&hellip
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Matchmaker Falls Short

Written by admin on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

Host tries and fails to match millionaires with New Yorkers By Lorraine Duffy Merkl Matchmaker, matchmaker, go back to L.A. Bravo’s reality series Millionaire Matchmaker is filming this season in Manhattan instead of Los Angeles. The show’s star, Patti Stanger, will fit in quite nicely with those competitive New Yorkers who often don’t live up [&hellip
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