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Rat Den at 250 Bowery

Last modified July 30, 2009 at 7:28 am

One major problem with stalled construction projects around the neighborhood is the inevitable transformation to rat den.  All too often, the furry critters find glorious haven in the floating trash, twisted rebar, and pools of liquid.  Indeed, you may recall the “rat castle” of 179 Ludlow Street, which was initially planned as luxury living. Keeping […]

Rat Bait

Posted September 16, 2008 at 11:14 am

After checking out the picklefest on Sunday, I walked past this shuttered storefront at 263 Broome Street. Sitting on the ground in plain sight were a handful of rat poison bait stations. The skull-and-crossbones posters indicate that renovation of the premises may follow. Remember kids, even the trendiest streets are plagued by vermin. Especially the […]