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De Blasio Blames Media Coverage of Homeless For Surge in 311 Complaints

The mayor said media coverage has increased concern about the homeless, prompting more 311 calls.

Union Square »

311 Complaints About Homeless Have Risen Nearly 60 Percent Under de Blasio

311 received 20,242 homeless-related calls so far this year. For the same time in 2013 it was 12,715.

Chinatown »

New Yorkers Can Now Call 311 to File Intercity Bus Complaints

The hotline can now accept complaints about noise and illegal parking by the buses, officials said.

Inwood »

Uptown Leads City in Illegal Fireworks Complaints, Data Shows

Inwood had the most complaints of any neighborhood.

Bergen Beach »

Man Gives Up His Wolfdog After Neighbors Complain to 311

DNAinfo mapped where neighbors complained about such exotic animals as an alligator and caviidae.

Bay Ridge »

The Most Loud Sex Complaints in New York City Come From This Building: Data

311 received 133 complaints about neighbors having noisy sex between Jan. 1, 2014, and Feb. 12, 2015.

Sunset Park »

Police Will Tow Derelict Vehicles Under Gowanus Expressway in Sunset Park

Operation "Take Back," a new initiative from the 72nd Precinct, began Monday.

Lower East Side »

Chinatown Bus Stop Makes Life 'Unbearable' for Neighbor

Intercity buses have made life "unbearable" for a resident whose window faces an Allen Street stop.

Gowanus »

Brooklyn District Attorney Investigates Gowanus Rabbit Colony

The Brooklyn DA is looking into the Third Ave. rabbits after hearing from an animal welfare group.

Kensington »

Parents to Flood 311 With Street Safety Demands After Student Killed by Car

Parents at P.S. 230 and P.S. 130 want crossing guards, better signage and other safety upgrades.

Washington Heights »

Incessant Ice Cream Truck Jingles Force Neighbors Into Meltdown

The city has so far received 1,804 complaints this year about ice cream truck noise, records show.

Park Slope »

Dog-Friendly Bar Battles City Over Definition of 'Food'

The Gate, a dog-friendly bar, says the city's ruling that it's a food establishment is bogus.

Red Hook »

Odor of Hot Tar from Construction Firm is Stinking Up Red Hook, Locals Say

Trucks that heat and store tar used by Triangle G.C. Inc have been spreading the foul smell.

Midtown »

Massive 52nd Street Pothole Still Unfilled a Month After Complaint

A three-and-a-half-foot wide pothole on W. 52nd Street and Seventh Avenue is still waiting to be filled.

Midtown »

Gold Bars and a Dead Man's Ashes Among Odd Items People Left Behind in Cabs

The Taxi and Limousine Commission received more than 54,000 reports of missing property since Jan. 2013.