Gowanus Lounge: Serving Brooklyn

On the Sofa, Daily Edition

July 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

“The management of N. 11th has been very responsive anytime we (as neighbors) have had a complaint. All you have to do is call them and talk to them (I know, a novel idea). When neighbors of ours complained about the tiny styrofoam the offered to come over and clean it up. When another person mentioned that the construction was making our windows dirty, they agreed to clean them when work is completed. When I went over to tell them the newly-installed beeping smoke alarms were driving me crazy, they installed batteries in all of them within 24 hours. 311 is great, but sometimes simply talking to our neighbors can yield a better result, not to mention encouraging a sense of community.”–“Third World Dump” Conditions on Burg Street Cleaned Up a Bit

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