Trash Bin Rat Haven Removed from Orchard Street
It was a coveted spot that had rats in a tizzy on a nightly basis. The sidewalk garbage bins at the northeast corner of Grand and Orchard Street offered up a veritable feast. Always audible outside the doors of Sheila’s Decorating was the rustling and squeaking from the neighborhood vermin.
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Seems the issue is no longer. Indeed, the metal trash baskets are now gone, having been pried from the concrete sidewalk space a few weeks ago. Perhaps the action was prompted by the perennial infestation.
Below is a video we shot in January of 2010, which clearly illustrates the rat frenzy: