Fruit flies and lack of education are blamed for the slow response to the city's composting project.
The thoroughfare in Elmhurst will get more trash pickups throughout the week.
The composting program is being expanded to include 720 city public schools.
Businesses and residents are upset that the Apple Store didn't do more to manage the lines at night.
The vendors congregate on a one-block stretch between Vermilyea and Sherman Avenues.
Starting Oct. 1, workers from The DOE Fund will bag overflowing trash barrels and pick up litter.
Councilman Steven Matteo said his district had a reported 200 percent increase in fines issued.
The DOT plans to add new lighting and install signage to ward off rogue cyclists in the passageway.
Department of Sanitation police officer Serafin Rivera brings New Yorkers spelunking on the weekends.
Experts say there are more than 20 million rats in the city. Here's how to banish them from your block.
The agency admitted that staff at the housing complex have contributed to a major rat infestation.
The city provided alcohol for a party where Maria Montanez, 32, was attacked, the suit says.
A pair of 19-year-old women stole a $26,000 watch from a man who brought them home, police said.
A stuffed animal holding a box of Newports and Corona beer has taken up residence on a corner lightpost.
The bins are a growing problem for the city, said Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez.
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