Posts Tagged ‘rats’

“Rat Crossing” Signs Posted on Upper West Side

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Photo by Matthieu Aubry, courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons. Well, at least Upper West Siders have been warned. Gothamist reports that West 76th Street Block Association president Joseph Bolanos continued his fight against a building’s rat infestation on Wednesday by posting “Rat X-ing” signs. They are yellow and diamond shaped, and look like deer crossing signs with a picture of a rat. Bolanos placed [&hellip
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‘Rat Academy’ hopes to put bite on Uptown vermin

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Rats at Night copy Manhattan is having a rat moment. The very things that make the city’s best neighborhoods great for people—old brownstones with gardens, nearby parks, an abundance of restaurants—also make them ideal homes for rats, and a growing infestation in Manhattan prompted city officials to hold a “Rat Academy” last week on the Upper West Side. Caroline [&hellip
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UWS Residents Bring Concerns to Scott Stringer at Town Hall Forum

Written by Rebecca Harris on . Posted in Politics, West Side Spirit

Residents line up to ask Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer questions about issues facing the Upper West Side community. At a packed town hall meeting on the Upper West Side last night, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer fielded questions from concerned residents of the West 90s and 100s. The community came out in full force, pressing Stringer, City Council Member Gale Brewer and a panel of officials representing various city agencies to address their [&hellip
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