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Inwood »

Illegal Vendors Trashing 207th Street Are Bad for Business, Locals Say

The vendors congregate on a one-block stretch between Vermilyea and Sherman Avenues.

Upper West Side »

NYCHA Blames Own Staff for Rat Scourge at Frederick Douglass Houses

The agency admitted that staff at the housing complex have contributed to a major rat infestation. 

Astoria »

Doe Fund Expands Astoria Street Cleaning to Include Steinway Street

The Doe Fund workers will clean more streets after Councilman Costa Constantinides allocated $130,000.

TriBeCa »

Restaurants That Dump Leaky Garbage Bags Should Be Fined, Councilwoman Says

City Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants to fight rat infestations by targeting garbage leaks. 

Astoria »

Doe Fund Workers to Clean Up Commercial Streets in Astoria

Nonprofit workers will clean street litter and trash cans on 31st Street, 30th Avenue and Broadway.

Astoria »

Astoria Pols Hope New Mayor Can Help Bag Neighborhood's Trash Problem

Three local officials have asked the mayor for an extra daily pickup service for public trash cans.

Washington Heights »

Taxidermied Deer Found Stuffed Into Sidewalk Garbage Can

The taxidermied deer was discovered in a garbage can on the corner of 159th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

Bushwick »

Rats Invading Bushwick Due to School Garbage, Locals Say

A Covert Street school is not cooperating with the Department of Sanitation, a rep said.

Jamaica »

Jamaica Residents Push to Clean Up Garbage Amid Flood of Violations

About half of the garbage tickets issued last year in Queens were in CB12.

Gramercy »

Trash Piles Up in Gramercy After Doe Fund Leaves, Residents Say

After offering free cleaning services since 2011, the Doe Fund has left Gramercy Park.

Yorkville »

East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station Opponents Create New Cartoon

The video, narrated by a child, highlights risks the station poses to children, activists say.

Civic Center »

What Will Be Open and Closed on July Fourth in New York City

Find where you can park and what will be closed on the Fourth of July.

Astoria »

Astoria Needs More Trash Cans to Combat Litter Problem, Some Locals Say

One resident is petitioning for more trash cans along 31st Street, under the N/Q elevated train line.

Yorkville »

Study Claims East 91st Street Transfer Station Harms Kids' Health

Another new study released by an anti-MTS coalition claims it encourages environmental injustice.

Yorkville »

Demolition of Marine Transfer Station to Begin, Officials Say

The city Law Department confirmed that demolition of the former MTS on the East River will start soon.

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