A green pigment found in flowers could kill the foul odors coming out of a Bay Ridge sewage treatment plant, claims a Community Board 10 member who is so confident that his air freshener plan will work he’s willing to pay for it with his own Social Security check. Comments (8).
A controversial E. 15th Street recycling center is a smelly roach magnet that’s clogging up the sidewalks and driving away neighborhood shoppers, say angry merchants and residents who want the repugnant business canned. Comment.
Bay Ridge gardeners tending the Narrows Botanical Gardens in Shore Road Park are so sick of the sound of cars zipping along the nearby Belt Parkway that they’re willing to have their beloved greenspace walled off — a move some say will kill the park’s views of the harbor. Comments (1).
Bensonhurst activist Fran Amorosa — a masterful Jill of all trades who could cater a community party for 400 at a moment’s notice in between raising a family and going to college — lost her battle with Parkinson’s disease on July 5. She was 66. Comments (2).
The Cyclones grabbed an extra-innings victory against the Williamsport Crosscutters on a walk given up by Crosscutters closer James Birmingham — a poor showing in a game punctuated with wild pitches. Comment.