NY pols seek stiffer fines for modified mufflers, writes Dr. Arline Bronzaft, who says enacting a law isn’t enough—laws actually have to be enforced to make a difference.
The New York Times reports on the increase in construction noise in the city. Drs. Fink and Bronzaft suggest the city should put citizens’ need for a good night’s sleep before real estate developers’ desire for profits.
Annoyed by restaurant playlists, a musician makes his own. Perhaps a better tact would be to turn the music off and let people enjoy conversation with their guests.