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Washington Heights »

Alternate Side Parking Suspensions to Be Extended North of West 181st St.

Parking rules will be tabled in northern Manhattan beginning April 29, according to a city councilman.

Inwood »

Alternate Side Parking Suspension Begins in Northern WaHi, Inwood

Cars parked north of West 181st Street won't have to be moved until further notice.

Civic Center »

Plastic Toys and Food Containers Now Recyclable, Mayor Announces

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced an expanded plastics recycling program Wednesday.

New York City »

City to Start Recycling More Plastics Soon, Officials Say

The Sanitation Department says it will start recycling more than just plastic bottles and jugs.

Washington Heights »

Alternate Side Parking to be Suspended in Parts of Washington Heights

Parking rules will be shelved while DOT installs new street cleaning signs below West 181st Street.

Yorkville »

Upper East Siders Continue to Trash Luxury High Rise's Garbage Practices

Locals say the Clermont — at 444 E. 82nd St. — is still making a mess of the York Avenue sidewalk.

Far Rockaway »

Sanitation Department Extends Debris Collection in Areas Affected by Sandy

The Department of Sanitation said cleanup will continue "until further notice."

Long Island City »

Debate Over Hunters Point Street Cleaning Plan Picks Up Steam

A plan to bring alternate side parking to the Queens neighborhood has evoked fierce opposition.

Yorkville »

Luxe Yorkville Building Slapped for Burying Sidewalk Under Trash

A luxury building at York Avenue is covering the sidewalk in trash, sanitation officials said.

Kips Bay »

Proposed $200M Kips Bay Sanitation Garage Would House 150 Trucks

Residents continue to oppose the plan to build a sanitation garage on First Avenue near 25th Street.

New York City »

City to Extend Hurricane Sandy Debris Pickup Through Mid-January

The Sanitation Department will continue collecting storm debris from homeowners until January 14.

Red Hook »

Huge Trash Heap Sits Uncollected for Weeks on Red Hook Commercial Strip

A trash pile on Van Brunt Street has grown longer than half a block.

Williamsburg »

Condo Tenants Ticketed After Architect Left No Room for Trash, They Say

Developers provided no trash storage space in new condos, leaving residents to get tickets, they say.

Chelsea »

Illegally Parked EMS Cars Stop Street Cleaners from Removing Sandy Debris

Several cars on W. 22nd St. have not moved since Sandy, leaving the street without cleaning for weeks.

Midtown East »

Street Recycling Program Launched in Midtown East

The East Midtown Partnership has placed 21 paper-only recycling bins around the district.

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