Kathryn Garcia will take over the Sanitation Department when John Doherty leaves at the end of March.
Doherty faced record snow and criticism over the city's response.
Thousands of the new receptacles will be rolled out across the city by April 1.
A city council report showed the borough had the least amount of plows.
Residents are wondering if the tree trash will ever be picked up.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Al Roker put their feud behind them on the "Today" show Monday morning.
The city released a request seeking developers for the Sanitation garage on Jersey Street.
Piles of trash left uncollected because of the snow have begun to fester, sending up a stink, locals say.
Ice from a speeding snowplow shattered the windows and hurt customers at Exo Cafe on Austin Street.
The city is looking at yet another snowfall Tuesday.
The Department of Sanitation issued a call for Emergency Snow Laborers to start working on Thursday.
Lenworth Dixon had been with the Department of Sanitation since 1988.
A ruptured water main temporarily blocked exits from FDR Drive early Monday morning, officials said.
Police arrested a 52-year-old man for a string of Lower Manhattan thefts.
When asked how many layers he had on, the Mayor opting to show rather than tell.
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