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Heather Mills Is Moving to the West Village

Paul McCartney's ex drops some of his dime on a New York pad, well-meaning yuppie scum set up shop in the East Village, Enrique Norten gets a second chance in downtown Brooklyn, and more, in this week's kickoff to our daily boroughs wrap-up!

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A Higher Level of Cleanliness in Washington Heights

Brooklyn Heights: An 1844 train tunnel, rediscovered in 1980, is now open to tours, via a manhole at Court Street and Atlantic Avenue. [NewYorkology] Chelsea: Health clinic's trash is a rat magnet. Yum! Medical waste! [Blog Chelsea] Clinton Hill: Pratt students, not the projects on DeKalb Avenue, are the source of filthy sidewalks on Kent Avenue. [Brownstoner] Kew Gardens: Queens beep Helen Marshall wants a grimy statue of a zaftig naked dude taken down because she thinks it's sexist. [NYS via Queens Crap] Little Neck/Douglaston: Tired of trust falls? Alley Pond Park has a huge ropes course. [Gothamist] Washington Heights: Sounds awesome, but exactly how much does the Grand Ba Ba, "ascended master of cleaning," cost? [Copyranter]

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It's Not Just a Bus Shelter, It's Street Furniture!

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Brooklyn: What was your worst meal in the borough this year? Complain away! [Brooklyn Record] • Chelsea: Trying to catch the east-bound crosstown bus at 23rd and Fifth? Well, you can't anymore. [Chelsea.ClickYourBlock via BlogChelsea] • Clinton Hill: How did that hideous building get on Lefferts Place? [Brownstoner] • Dumbo: Coming soon to Jay Street: a much-needed, independent pharmacy. [Dumbo NYC] • Gowanus: Looking for as few windows as possible and a dreary concrete façade? There's a new building on Bond Street just for you. [Gowanus Lounge] • Kew Gardens: The first new bus shelter (above) was unveiled yesterday, about six months after it was conceived. Bureaucracy rules! [NYC.gov via Curbed]

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