Arline Bronzaft

Arline Bronzaft appears in the following:

Coping with NYC's Noise

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Arline Bronzaft, environmental psychologist on the board of GrowNYC, talks about the effects of noise and offers practical advice for dealing with it. Alan Fierstein, an acoustic consultant and the owner and founder of Acoustilog, joins her to share tales of noise mitigation from the 5,000+ jobs he's handled.

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Sound Off: Park Noise

Monday, May 03, 2010

The development of public parks is a priority for the Bloomberg administration, from Brooklyn Bridge Park to Governor's Island. But along with idyllic quietude there are massive concerts, helicopter traffic and Mister Softee trucks.

In this installment of our monthly series “Sound Off,” we examine how the sounds of ...

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Sound Off: Air Traffic

Monday, March 01, 2010

In the latest installment of our monthly Sound Off series, we examine noise from airplanes and helicopters. New flight patterns over some New York neighborhoods have generated complaints from residents. Joining us today to discuss aircraft noise is Arline Bronzaft, chair of the noise committee of the Mayor’s Council on ...

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When Houses of Worship Pump Up the Volume

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Churches from Marine Park, Brooklyn to upstate New York have been engaged in battles with neighbors over the volume of bells that chime day and night. In some cases, bells have been piped through rooftop speakers. In the latest installment of our monthly series "Sound Off," we explore the conflict ...

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Sound Off: Noisy December

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Today is the last of nine "gridlock alert days" in New York City this holiday season. It’s just one sign that December ranks among the noisier months on the calendar, from the ever-present holiday music in stores to the New York Police Department’s new super-siren, called “The Rumbler.” Joining us ...

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Too Close for Comfort?

Monday, November 16, 2009

Residential sounds are the number-one noise complaint in New York City, according to the City's 311 complaint hotline. Today, Arline Bronzaft, chair of the noise committee at the city's Council on the Environment, tells us how to cope in the latest installment of Soundcheck’s monthly series on noise.

Weigh in:Do ...

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The Ill Effects of Urban Noise

Monday, September 21, 2009

Be it sirens, jackhammers, or your neighbor's too-loud TV, noise is everywhere in the urban landscape. Today, we'll talk about how to protect yourself from all that racket with guests Arline Bronzaft, Chair of the Noise Committee on the Mayor's Committee on the Environment of New York City, and composer ...

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A Scene Grows in Brooklyn

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Houses, galleries, restaurants, and other unusual spaces are moonlighting as the city's farm system for cutting-edge music. We talk with Time Out New York music editor Mike Wolf and longtime area DJ Jim "Small Change" Dier about the enduring appeal of off-the-radar venues. But what if you live next door ...

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