It's Grass, Not Garbage, That Attracts Rats in Chelsea

Brooklyn Heights: If only the kids around here could reference MC Hammer correctly. [Brooklyn Heights Blog]
Bushwick: Gentrification is forcing frustrated superintendents to gussy up their own threatening signs. [Newyorkshitty]
Chelsea: Blame the rat infestation in the park on Ninth Avenue on the plant liriope. It provides excellent cover for burrows. [Blog Chelsea]
Cobble Hill: The home of the Independence Community Foundation is gone; look for six-story apartment building at 182 Atlantic, instead. [McBrooklyn]
Coney Island: Want to work at a karaoke bar? One here is hiring. [Kinetic Carnival]
Dumbo: Folks are moving into the J Condo and paying $300 to $350 a month for parking spaces. [DumboNYC]
Park Slope: The Fifth Avenue dog run has too many overexcited dogs. [Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn]
Prospect Heights: The Buildings Department blamed water damage and Forest City Ratner for the Ward Baking Co. collapse. [NYDN]
West Bronx: Neighbors proved a point to gangs and drug dealers at last night's "National Night Out." [West Bronx News]