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Editorial: Quality-of-life effort will spur improvement

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Anyone in the Baby Boomer generation who grew up in New York remembers what New York City used to be like. Kids will never believe you when you tell them the Times Square they know today used to be a disgusting, dangerous place, with prostitutes and drug dealers peddling their wares on the sidewalks, piles of garbage everywhere, and rows of X-rated shops. If you got stuck in traffic, you were bound to be harassed ...

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August 25, 2014
7:40 a.m.

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If the Gazette takes a look back a few years I said the same thing and also took this paper to task for not supporting the idea. I'm happy to see the attitude change at the Gazette. Fix the little things and the big things will take care of themselves.

August 25, 2014
10:12 a.m.

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I agree with the premise here, but wonder about the implementation of the plan, and how committed the city is to it. Wasn't this Joe Allen's mantra during his tenure on the council?