GASP! RATS IN FAIRWAY’S PRODUCE AISLE

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The rat infestation on the Upper West Side has reached a new low point: the furry creatures have been sighted in Fairway's produce section! Fairway, on 74th and Broadway, is right in the midst of the rat triangle of death: it's two b … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: ANOTHER RAT ACADEMY, FOUR RIVERSIDE PARK DOG DEATHS INVESTIGATED

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September 10, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 73 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

FED-UP LOCAL POSTS ‘RAT CROSSING’ SIGNS ON 76TH STREET

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Upper West Siders have a funny way of reacting to rats. It brings out our theatrical side. The "rat house" on 74th street inspired art. A construction site at 52 West 76th Street, however, is now inspiring anew kind of civic pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

RAT HOUSE ARTWORK SCRUBBED; RATS ELIMINATED?

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The brownstone at 120 West 74th Street has inspired anger among neighbors and creativity among artists since it went downhill a few years back. Rats were constantly seen scurrying around the abandoned building, nibbling on trash. The scene even inspired [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

“RAT HOUSE” ON 74TH INSPIRES OUTRAGE AND ART

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By Clare Smith Marash The brownstone at 120 West 74th Street has seen better days. Walter Tillow sold the building in November 2010 to an entity known as the 553 West 174th St. LLC. The company went bankrupt a year [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

NATURE EMERGES, BRUTAL AND UNSENTIMENTAL

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Upper West Siders are surrounded by nature, but really most of the nearby natural world is tightly controlled, sectioned off, paved and fenced in (aside from some nasty exceptions like sewer mosquitoes and rats). Yet sometimes the animal kingdom announces [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: RATS ARE TAKING OVER RIVERSIDE PARK

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December 13, 2011 Weather: Sunny, High of 45 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: “RATS AS BIG AS CATS” ON 93RD, PRETTY SCAFFOLDING COMING?

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November 30, 2011 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 52 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE RAT PALACE OF RIVERSIDE PARK: A PHOTO ESSAY

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An urban wildlife habitat is a wonderful thing, don’t you think? Before you answer… rise and walk with me to lovely 112th Street and Riverside D … Read the rest of this entry >>

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