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Tons of Brooklyn Trash Will Be Trucked To New Gowanus Site

North Brooklyn households produce 780 tons of garbage daily! Currently, a fleet of trucks picks up 1,600 tons of trash each day around the borough and...

Bertha Schalk, The 1940s Marine Park Environmental Hero

In July of 1948, Bertha Schalk was fed up with the city garbage trucks dumping trash into Mill Creek. The dumping caused a stench...

Straphangers Mystified By Massive Bottle Collections Blocking N Train Doors

When it comes to strange things that we've seen on the N line, this incident ranks pretty high on the list. At around 12am this morning, straphangers were baffled...

Photo Of The Day: Scrabble

Who's up for a game! Share photos with us [email protected], in the Ditmas Park Corner Flickr group, or tag them #ditmaspark on Instagram, and we’ll post them on the...

What To Know Around Town This Labor Day

We hope all our neighbors enjoy a final summer sendoff this Labor Day weekend. If you’re sticking around the area, here’s some information from...

The Commute: Let’s Have An Honest Discussion About Select Bus Service

THE COMMUTE: That is what blogger Ben Kabak requested last week in Second Avenue Sagas. What prompted his article was something I wrote, in...

New ‘Friends Of The End’ Group Cleans Up Albemarle Road, Plans...

If you've walked past the dead end where the subway tracks cut through Albemarle Road recently, you've probably noticed how much nicer it's looking...

Scenes From Our Neighborhood’s Annual Community Cleanup Day

An enormous thank you to everyone who came out to pick up trash, paint over graffiti, plant flowers, and generally make the neighborhood look...

Following Problems With Garbage In Our Area, City Places New Trash...

After neighbors repeatedly reported problems with the regular trash baskets along Cortelyou and in Newkirk Plaza (such as garbage accumulating around the bins), the Flatbush...

Parking Rules, Trash Collection & More Changes To Know On Memorial...

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...

No Mail, No Trash Pick-Up & More To Know This Memorial...

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...

Parking Rules, Trash Collection & More Changes To Know On Memorial...

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...

Greenfield Partners With Doe Fund To Clean Up Midwood And Borough...

Councilman David Greenfield announced at a press conference Thursday that his office is partnering with the Doe Fund -- a non-profit that provides homeless...

Recycle Your Old Electronics On 5th Avenue This Sunday

Now that you can no longer leave electronics curbside for collection, you’ll need to figure out alternative ways to get rid of that ancient...

Photo Of The Day: Won’t Be Needing This Anymore!

We thought trees in bloom were the ultimate sign of spring, until we spotted this sled in the trash on Flatbush Avenue. Take any photos in...