What's up in Boerum Hill? We'll let a resident explain in one of a series of neighborhood emails we came across:
Last night somebody pooped inside our street level gate. We have a hedge so they were somewhat shielded from sight. We plan to increase the wattage of our outdoor light and leave it on all night. We are on Bergen between Hoyt and Bond, closer to Bond. Although a disgusting nuisance, it doesn't compare to recent muggings and window-smashings on the block.To which came this response:The same thing happened to me a couple of days ago. Yes it is a smaller nuisance but still a problem. I am located on Pacific close to Nevins. I have a light and it is on all night, so it was not a deterrent. I suppose the perpetrator was looking for a little privacy afforded in some of our front yards.And this:Add us to the human poop club...someone did it in the same place. The bigger shock was that it happened about 3pm. It wasn't there when I left to pick the kids up at school. Half an hour later or so - surprise! Knock wood we haven't had the other annoyances, except from the "frat house" next door to us.There are other such emails, but we're just sharing a few, uh, highlights.
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