Department of Sanitation
Posted November 11, 2013 at 10:00 am
The sight is as common on the streets of Chinatown as loogie-hocking pedestrians. Older Chinese women rummaging through garbage bags to snatch cans and bottles for a payday. Many of the collectors work at night, and often bring along their children. It’s a hyper-competitive climate that can get ugly. We once witnessed two ladies battling […]
Posted November 11, 2013 at 6:10 am
A week of living in the fake past is now complete; it’s back to the reality of the “new” Lower East Side. That said, set takedown for The Knick is still underway, hitting a road bump due to Veterans Day observance. Over the weekend, however, saw the laborious task of scraping up the dirt that […]
Posted November 7, 2012 at 10:20 am
The destruction and loss are palpable from blocks away. Right off Midland Avenue in Staten Island, storm-battered houses are being gutted.
Posted October 3, 2011 at 6:41 am
We fielded some correspondence from a concerned resident within the Doyers Street environs regarding improper garbage disposal by controversial nightspot Apotheke and its sister Pulqueria.