The city has messed up parts of Williamsburg by placing dozens of extra trash cans on Bedford Avenue and neglecting litter west of the busy byway in what some locals say is a cost-saving attempt to avoid extending pick-up routes. Comments (3).
Windsor Terrace: Police that have been swarming a wide swath south of Ninth Street to catch the so-called South Slope Sex Fiend just missed capturing a suspect on Wednesday morning — a botched arrest that came amid frayed nerves that may have contributed to a separate incident involving the beating of an innocent man. Comments (13).
Mean Streets: Bay Ridgites are furious that a handful of car dealerships along Fourth and Fifth avenues are breaking the law by parking their inventory on the sidewalk, blocking the path of pedestrians and forcing people in wheelchairs to roll into oncoming traffic. Comments (19).
Sunday Screech: In today’s Sunday Screech, Carmine has a thing or two to say about how Mayor Bloomberg is running the city, and his failure to recognize subject-object agreement in his speeches. Comments (12).
Windsor Terrace: Police are on the hunt for a robber and attempted rapist who attacked a woman on a Coney Island-bound F train on Wednesday night — a shocking echo of a series of attacks that have terrified Windsor Terrace and the South Slope for six months. Comments (6).
Development: Boerum Hill will remain a “small neighborhood” with building heights capped to prevent “out-of-scale” development under a rezoning plan approved unanimously by the City Council on Wednesday. Comments (4).