Mayor Bill de Blasio visits the Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island to pack food packages for senior citizens ahead of Rosh Hashanah, on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. (Photo: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office)BROOKLYN – It’s Thursday and so much is happening across our borough. Don’t forget
A litter basket in Ditmas Park. (Photo: Liena Zagare/Bklyner)BROOKLYN – Garbage has been top of mind for quite a few neighborhoods, especially those in less well-heeled areas, but also worrying some CEOs who penned an open letter to the Mayor last week [https://gothamist.com/news/tired-feeling-powerless-ceos-pen-letter-de-blasio-about-quality-life-issues] . Either way,
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There will be a neighborhood-led clean-up in “Little Pakistan” (Coney Island and Foster Avenues) this Sunday, September 17, from 5 to 8pm. It is organized by the Pakistani American Youth Organization [https://www.facebook.com/payousaa/] (PAYO) in partnership with the Department of Sanitation in an effort to keep the
(Photo via gemsiecraven/Instagram)This week, the city turns its arsenal on those infamous, four-legged rodents that share our streets, [http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/store/10.1111/j.1740-9713.2014.00764.x/asset/sign764.pdf;jsessionid=F73EB4D2CCFF4B4462D268FADA1E5739.f01t02?v=1&t=j52v87n4&s=b618e49364759150c8f6ff1714bc49732a680947] subway tunnels, public parks, and garbage
Just a quick reminder to everyone cleaning and getting their homes ready for Passover: NYC Sanitation department has added the following special pickups in Brooklyn: CB12: Kensington, Midwood, and Boro Park The Sanitation Department is asking everyone who has bulk items to start placing them out for collection as early
Photo via Flickr/Oatsy40 [https://www.flickr.com/photos/oatsy40/7631270960/in/photolist-5DuXrJ-mwQoP-B7tqxh-8BkjvV-BSsFQ-7C16w9-a5HFKk-oY4emS-5WLPtP-4M1hz4-5xA7U-dHPGVp-4PrmnV-nMN7Sm-7ZRmDA-abvGnz-cCmfZf-bkeKG7-vv7yY-bsfgR9-dta67j-jPsGq-58FDLC-kQMUTa-6BDwbs-dtcT5-5Nvt3Y-ehfVkK-Gxb22-6KMMMh-9Bxuxc-nEWQAP-4CQHkr-Kq5TJ-c2kj-6bnwJL-f5QH8t-poJw7k-8wN5kD-aspYdh-6kfjR6-UbM9K-4bNQBK-6EgDeR-8HosxV-8WrhF3-zxhCRb-JpdKTh-nZn2ht-xJKV1M] The garbage cans on the sidewalk on some of the busiest streets in the n
Littered corner of Sheepshead Bay Pier near the Holocaust Memorial Park. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Mokrousova.Last week, a Sheepshead Bites reader, Elizabeth Mokrousova, reached out to us with her concern about the garbage-filled waters with shocking photographs taken at the edge of the pier. The photos show empty Ajax
Photo via daniellenebz [https://www.instagram.com/p/BF2q0bgIQQc/]If you’re hanging around the neighborhood this Memorial Day weekend, we’ve put together a list of places and services that will either be closed or operating under a limited schedule on Monday, May 30: • Government offices and courts are
Photo by Ray JohnsonYesterday we briefed you on the parking and mass transit changes scheduled for the holidays [/holiday-schedule-parking-buses-trains-passover-easter-2015/] today, tomorrow and over the weekend. Below find notices about trash collection, schools and more. Sanitation The Department of Sanitation is picking up all garbage on all streets in Community Board
Looks like New York won’t be getting a “record-breaking” snow fall after all. The blizzard warning has been dropped for most of the New York area – though it remains in effect for Suffolk County and Long Island. Snow accumulation predictions have been downgraded [http://www.amny.com/news/blizzard-in-nyc-weather-forecast-subway-status-school-closings-and-more-from-winter-storm-juno-1.
Councilman Chaim Deutsch hosted his second community cleanup on Sunday, with volunteers turning out to sweep the sidewalks and gutters of Avenue U between Nostrand Avenue and Coney Island Avenue. Dozens turned out, including volunteers from Homecrest Community Services and local schools like Sheepshead Bay High School and Midwood High
A neighbor wrote us about how surprised he was this weekend on a trip past 397 Coney Island Avenue (between Kermit and Caton Places), which houses the NYPD’s Brooklyn South Task Force, Park Enforcement Patrol [http://www.nycgovparks.org/about/urban-park-service/park-enforcement-patrol], and Prospect Park Alliance [http://www.prospectpark.
GarbageYou see it everywhere in Southern Brooklyn; bins overflowing with garbage, trash strewn across the streets and collecting over sewer gutters. It is getting so bad that it is hard to blame people for littering when the alternative consists of trying to balance your coffee cup on a trash pyramid.
AwfulThe streets are overflowing with garbage and Councilman David Greenfield wants to explore all options to stop the tidal wave of trash. According to a press release, Greenfield pressed Sanitation Department Commissioner John Doherty for solutions at a budget hearing. When walking around certain busy streets the garbage problem becomes
Additional garbage and recycling collection will happen in preparation for Passover. The Department of Sanitation once again approved the Community Board 14 [http://www.cb14brooklyn.com/passover-sanitation-collection-2/] plan for increased garbage removal. To highlight: * Tuesday/Friday and Wednesday/Saturday will have an extra pick up on Monday, March 25. * Monday/
This old news clip is full of vintage goodness, but it also highlights the longstanding serious issue of destruction at Plumb Beach [/weiner-city-wont-take-plumb-beach-erosion-seriously/]. Andy Novick, founder of the Plumb Beach Surf Club, 30-year Plumb Beach [/tag/plumb-beach/] advocate, and Sheepshead Bay’s first unofficial vlogger, submitted the video above. He
Source: www.Vintage.es/ Google MapsThis before and after photograph depicts the establishments around 2042 86th Street. The black and white photo is of Cohn’s Restaurant and Dining Room, an old Bensonhurst eatery. Today, the address doesn’t seem to exist. Currently, 86 Pharmacy is located at 2044 86th