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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.

Eltingville »

Plan to Clean Up Staten Island Revealed

Local politicians announced a plan to address litter in the borough.

Astoria »

City Council Candidate Pledges to Double Street Garbage Pickups in Astoria

If elected, Costa Constantinides says he has a plan to combat street litter and graffiti in Astoria.

Long Island City »

Doe Fund Will Start Cleaning Streets in Hunters Point, Councilman Says

Jimmy Van Bramer is allocating $65,000 to bring street cleaning teams to the neighborhood.

Union Square »

SideBar Patrons Urinate, Vomit and Pass Out in $60K Garden, Residents Say

Residents of 145 E. 15th St. complain of SideBar patrons who urinate and leave litter in their garden.

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.

Long Island City »

Some LIC Residents Fear Parking Nightmare with Street Sweeping Plan

A proposal to bring alternate side parking to Hunters Point has some residents panicked.

Jackson Heights »

After Years of Neglect, 82nd Street Starts to Shine

Seth Taylor and the 82nd Street Partnership have worked to improve the business district.

Jackson Heights »

Realtors and Scam Artists Litter Roosevelt Avenue With Fliers, Pols Say

The fliers are all over Jackson Heights, and local politicians want to increase fines.

Throgs Neck »

Neglected Ferry Point Park Overflows With Trash, Booze and Illegal Vendors

Ferry Point Park draws hundreds of soccer players and fans, but lacks a permanent staff.

Inwood »

Illegal Fireworks Rattled Upper Manhattan for Weeks Before July 4

Residents are outraged by the out-of-control pyrotechnics that took place leading up to the 4th.

New York City »

Council Members Call for Letter Grades on Subway Stations

City Council members want to see subway stations graded just like city restaurants.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Upper Manhattan Cleans Up Graffiti and Litter

Uptown residents, community leaders and groups are getting together to clean up city streets with three recently launched initiatives.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Uptown Community Launches Effort to Clean Streets

A new initiative to clean uptown streets will be announced Monday night.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Popular Open Road Skate Park Closed for 'Dangerous and Illegal' Activities

The Open Road skate park on East 11th Street was closed this week due to instances of drinking and fighting.