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Overflowing trash plagues Carroll Gardens’ streets

Trash is everywhere in Carroll Gardens, from litter on the streets to overflowing garbage cans, and people are complaining. … Full Article

Bedbugs find haven in Brooklyn, especially Flatbush, says survey

Brooklyn has consistently had the second largest number of bed bug violations per rental apartment in the five boroughs, behind only the Bronx, according to an analysis of the problem by Localize, a website that can provide information on any address in the city. … Full Article

The MTA wants to make the Subway spookier

In a seemingly unironic Tweet, NYPD’s Transit Unit and the MTA announced this week an upcoming Halloween event: the “Haunted Subway.” … Full Article

Body found floating in the water near Bay Eighth Street, second in one month

Police discovered a body in the waters near Bay Eighth Street and Shore Parkway on Thursday morning. … Full Article

MoviePass operations under investigation by New York AG

The company that runs the beleaguered MoviePass discount service for theater tickets is being investigated by the New York Attorney General on allegations that it misled investors. … Full Article

Donald Moore, who revitalized Brooklyn Botanic Garden in ’80s, dies at 90

Donald E. Moore, who, as president of Brooklyn Botanic Garden during the 1980s, tripled its membership and doubled its indoor exhibit space, died on Sept. 30 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, at age 90.  … Full Article

Cannabis summit brings pot growers, entrepreneurs, consultants together in NYC

Hotter than hot: Investors, growers, entrepreneurs, community leaders, elected officials and the curious — many from Brooklyn — came together at the Metropolitan Center in Manhattan on Tuesday to hear about opportunities in a “regulated cannabis market” in New York state.  … Full Article

Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund hosts third annual open house

The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund [GCEF] took advantage of a gorgeous autumn afternoon to hold its third annual open house at Monsignor McGolrick Park.  … Full Article

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