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Heights Local To Mayor Bloomberg: ‘Enough Wit Da Helicopter Noise!’

At Thursday’s public celebration of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5 opening, NYC Mayor Bloomberg took questions from press—and area residents. One local took the opportunity to raise the issue of Brooklyn Heights’ perpetual helicopter noise from tourist whirlybirds. Gothamist reports that Bloomberg acknowledged that helicopters taking off from lower Manhattan do fly within the vicinity […]

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UPDATE: Bloomberg’s Sugar Soda Ban Sails Through NYC Board Of Health

As expected, the New York City Board of Health has approved a ban on the sale of sugar sodas in containers larger than 16 ounces at restaurants, street carts, movie theaters and arenas, the first such restriction in the nation. The measure was championed by NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg as a means to fight obesity. […]

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