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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Stuy Town, Wednesday, May 24

I don't know if this is it, but the benches were "cleaned" around the Oval Fountain:




This is what greets me in the morning, among other things....



Update: May 25, about lunch time and since the morning:




38 comments:

Anonymous said...

They should just abandon recycling in this shit hole. Nothing in those bins will be recycled.

Anonymous said...

I am not going to bash the staff, because from my experience the porters do an impeccable job in doing their best in terms of the upkeep of the property (obviously there are exceptions!). Like with public safety, the long-term porters/groundskeepers are faced with the same factors as security, a skyrocketing population and reduced staff.

It's impossible to keep this place clean and safe when staff numbers stay the same but there are as many as 10,000 more people. These are the issues we see on a daily basis, the infrastructure is a whole different ballgame.

Anonymous said...

The one thing i could get behind is PS investigating and fining tenants who (or their german airbnb "guests") drop bags of leaky garbage in the recycling area. Also the lazy mofos who won't break down their frigging boxes.

Stuy Town Reporter said...

https://www.shap4council.com/

I'll add it to the sidebar, too.

Anonymous said...

The porter in my building does a great job. It is a losing battle dealing with these slobs who live here, many of whom are short term tenants(a year or less).

Anonymous said...

With all the terrorism going on in the world, you would think Blackstone would be a bit more careful about who it rents to and who some of those Airbnb people really are. Every other country in the civilized world has major security in place (and NYC does too, except on this property), but Blackstone lets this place be used and abused by thousands of people who just use it as a toilet and temporary flophouse. The property is overcrowded, understaffed and totally devoid of serious security.

I remember years ago, there was an IRA cell here and, unbeknownst to tenants at the time, the Feds were installed and watching and waiting and did, in fact, arrest the tenants. All with the help and cooperation of MetLife. ISIS could set up a cell here and not even be subtle about it and Blackstone would only care if they paid the rent because Blackstone doesn't care about anything except money.

Anonymous said...

I too have thought of the way Blackstone does not screen tenants. Anyone, including an Isis terrorist could rent here. This place is open to anything. It is already a flophouse dump and it could get worse if they do not screen tenants.

Anonymous said...

I think Blackstone is a major player in the dark network of oligarchy that is aligned with Putin and helped put the useful idiot in the WH. Blackstone is not a good actor and democracy and freedom are not values it cherishes.

Anonymous said...

This place is a slum. Garbage all over the place. There must be a million people living here, crammed in their jail cells. Can't wait to get outta this dump. It's really bad around here
and its NEVER going to get better. NEVER!!

Anonymous said...

These pictures indicate that you people live in slum conditions. I am going to reconsider
signing a lease. Cheers.

They'll Have To Carry Me Out In A Box said...

Turd in the stairwell, condoms in the elevator, dog urine on the floor of my building ( renter lets dog out to piss in hallway. I called Public Safety and they said, "We'll look into it"...yeah, right ), bags of garbage left outside carriage room door by slobs to lazy to properly dispose of it, no carpets in apartment above me, marijuana fumes everywhere...I can't wait until the Summer "Concerts"..NOT!
F*ck you Blackstone Bastards...I ain't leavin'.

Fido Shits Whereever He Wants said...

How's the Dog Blue Tag Lanyard Rule going?
Real strict enforcement, huh?
About as stringent as the 80% carpet rule.
I don't think so.
What a joke.

Anonymous said...

A total shithole!!

Anonymous said...

I BASH, OUR PORTER IS A JERK AND MEAN. AND HE CLEANS WITH DIRTY WATER. AND HE ALWAYS LEAVES BACK DOOR OPEN. WE CALLED TO COMPLAIN, BS DONT CARE.

Anonymous said...

The TA Peter Stuyvesant keeps putting up inane posts that have nothing to do with the community. Trying to divert attention from QOL issues.

Anonymous said...

Blackstone caring about terrorism? HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!!!
ALL they care about is that their yachts are filled with gas this weekend.

Anonymous said...

Nobody cares. And neither do I!

Anonymous said...

BIKE OWNERS: WE ARE BEGGING YOU TO KEEP YOUR BIKES IN THE BIKE ROOM AS IS PROVIDED. YOU ARE WORKING ON YOUR BIKE, PUMPING IT UP NIGHT AND DAY AND THOSE LIVING UNDER YOU ARE FUCKALL SICK OF IT. WORK ON YOUR BIKE AND WRENCHES IN THE HALLWAY OR THE BIKE ROOM AS IS PROVIDED. NEXT OCCURRENCE OF PUMPING AND DROPPING WRENCHES WE ARE CALLING 311 TO REPORT AND SECURITY. YOU.HAVE .NO.RUGS.

Anonymous said...

The politicians had a simple choice in Stuyvesant Town.

Public Service Benefitting Constituents
A. Protect our quality of life by putting our homes in our hands with a co-op plan

Private Service All Profits Go To Political Pals
B. Demolish our quality of life by putting our homes in the hands of profit-seeking developers who are members of the Mayors administration programs (The James Foundation, Blackstone Foundation, Tishman Speyer, BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, Citibank Citi Foundation and whatever other "foundations" are lurking about).

Politicians chose B, the tax-evading foundations seeking profits instead of their constituents.

The Mayors Fund to Advance NY advances themselves and developers, not New Yorkers.

www.nydailynews.com/new-york/de-blasio-4-3m-plot-target-donors-city-business-article-1.2905101

"For the choreography of commercial and residential landlords, Brookfield often needs City Hall approval for zoning changes and tax-exempt financing for affordable housing construction. In early 2015, the firm broke ground on one such project, 790-unit Manhattan West, which includes 158 affordable apartments.

Three weeks later, according to her official calendars, Deputy Mayor Glen spoke by telephone with Brookfield’s then-chairman, the late John Zuccotti, at 8:30 a.m. on March 27, 2015. That same day, Brookfield Properties wrote its check to Campaign for One New York."


Follow The Money

https://therealdeal.com/issues_articles/de-blasios-donors/

De Blasio’s donors
"Two Trees, Brookfield and Toll Brothers are among the supporters shelling out the most for mayor’s non-profit" using children's causes "Pre-K" as a masquerade for big RE to give big donations circumventing the limits.

Anonymous said...

New mate here just moved in near Assar levy and would like to know what is this construction going on there night day 7 days week. Incessant blurp loud noises from some crane of sorts. Im going mad. Landlord might have informed us. $4900 for this per monthly.

Anonymous said...

New mate here just moved in near Assar levy and would like to know what is this construction going on there night day 7 days week. Incessant blurp loud noises from some crane of sorts. Im going mad. Landlord might have informed us. $4900 for this per monthly.

Sorry, mate, but you have just learned the hard way that this landlord is only interested in your rent money, not in your happiness or comfort. Hope you only signed a one year lease.

Anonymous said...

"Landlord might have informed us. $4900 for this per monthly." Sorry mate, you were had. You don't think they are taking the piss when they rent this dump at that price? How many room mates do you have?

Stuy Town Reporter said...

I have a name and more info, which is always good. Either tonight or tomorrow.

BTW, I did see a PS officer (whom I've not seen before) standing at the corner of 1st Ave and the loop (South), but I also saw someone texting and standing around with luggage at our favorite location on 14th St and Ave A, our side.

Stuy Town Reporter said...

And, yes, the property still looks like shit.

Anonymous said...

New Mate- You are hearing the construction trucks backing up as they work on the flood wall at the VA Hospital across the street. Been going on for 2 years!!! They used to start at 5 am. They were fined , so now they start at 7 am. If you have your AC running , it should help. Not sure how close you are to the craziness!!! Good luck. Welcome to the neighborhood.

Anonymous said...

The property looks like crap. The plantings in front of my building are drying up and dying.

Anonymous said...

The property looks like crap because management is crap. Bill Potter and a bunch of little old ladies, plus the groundsmen and qualified, skilled maintenance staff, used to run this property like greased clockwork AND turned a profit.

Now, we are in the hands of Sleaze and Corruption, Inc., and it shows.

Anonymous said...

Is there a reason the soccer coaches in the oval scream use louder screaming voice than a drill Sargent? Do they realize people live around the 'soccer field'?

Anonymous said...

He may have one roommate or none. how many do you have??????????

Anonymous said...

"He may have one roommate or none. how many do you have??????????"

None, but if I was paying $4,900 per month for rent I would have to have at least two. If I could afford to pay that kind of rent without a roommate I sure as hell would NOT rent here!

Anonymous said...

Nice big dog shit in front of the benches at the ice skating playground. Just swell. Just swell.
Screw you Rick Whyaduck.

Anonymous said...

This place is nastier and dirtier than the projects. The projects get better while this dump gets worse.

Anonymous said...

Yowza, the photos are worse by the day. Post on yelp ladies and gents.

Anonymous said...

Keep up the good job Rick!

Anonymous said...

What a fucking shit hole. Rick couldn't run a bodega.

Anonymous said...

The hostile, violent guy upstairs moved out over the week-end. after years!!Although you never know who you're getting, I have put up with him dropping weights on my head, loud boots at 1-3 Am in the bedroom, hissy fits every time he heard a noise etc. etc. I feel like I can breathe again with this self important entitled pr--k gone. The train always comes into the statin eventually but I've recently started checking out long-distance movers myself.

Anonymous said...

@3:47 PM, sounds like you had a real peachy upstairs neighbor! Just the kind that Blackstone likes and seeks out because such "people" drive out the long-term tenants by their violent and menacing behavior and they make sure that the apartments that are market rate keep on churning. Blackstone and the Gambino family have a lot in common. A lot more than you would care to know.

Anonymous said...

Blackstone rents to anybody as long as they are paying the market rent, and this usually results in crammed multi tenant dumps. Their goal is to churn, churn, churn.