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Sunday, March 31, 2013

Happy Easter

Never let it be said that our landlord doesn't try his best to spruce up the place for the Easter and Passover holidays.

24 comments:

Anonymous said...

In the MetLife days, this was about the time of year that the perimeters of the property had rows of colorful tulips planted meticulously. 14th from B to 1st, 20th and 23rd from the river to 1st were lined with them.

HAL 9000 said...

No comment. :)

Anonymous said...

Pathetic--that's the only word for such an inadequate attempt. In PCV it's been mud season for months.

Anonymous said...

My Joey was so sad the ponies got cancelled.

Anonymous said...

Pathetic. I wish they'd bring back the groundskeepers MetLife used. This lot are totally useless.

Stuy Town Reporter said...

I swear I could have seen a row of planted pansies (isn't that what they are?) around the exit of the 20th Street Loop, but they were gone today!

Anonymous said...

It's not like they could say that they are using our rent dollars to repair the damage caused by Sandy. They are doing NOTHING! Of course, they will put in that stinking "greenmarket/doggie latrine) and the hideous noisefests in the summer, but the do fuck-all in the way of bringing the property up to par. What a bunch of pathetic losers.

Anonymous said...

@6:42PM Did you hire a kangaroo therapist?
STR, Those flowers are breathtaking! Spring has sprung in the swamp.

Anonymous said...

I disagree, without the flowers, as one can see, there is nothing for dogs to piss on...just a dirt field. This is obviously an amenity for all dog owners.

Anonymous said...

'Tis Spring.

The dogdoodies are blooming.

:)

Anonymous said...

"My Joey was so sad the ponies got cancelled."

Did you think of taking your Joey off the plantation? This is a housing development, not a recreation camp. Send Joey to camp and let him get off the nipple at last. How old is he now? 25?

Anonymous said...

I couldn't find a kangaroo therapist in the back of T&V. Can you recommend one? My Joey has been having a tough time lately as no one will lend us a bed, sheets, pillow or nightlight to use. He barely sleeps and his grades are slipping. The pony incident pushed him over the edge I'm afraid.

Anonymous said...

Most of you people who keep posting about your disdain for dogs need to calm down. Not cleaning up after a dog is not a problem exclusive to this apartment complex, this is a human being issue. It is not the dog to blame, rather it is the owner who is the culprit.

I am a dog owner and clean up after my dog every time. The only way to solve this problem is for other people to speak up. If you see somebody not clean up after their dog then SAY SOMETHING TO THEM- take their picture.

Also, management should enforce the signs warning of a fine. There are suppossed to be state of the art security and cameras all over this place so surely it would be easy to catch someone leaving their dog's waste on the ground.

You might dislike dogs but guess what, they are here to stay. Might as well get out from behind your computer screen and do something proactive. Call out the dog owners who are at fault becasue until dogs learn to clean up after themselves, it is the human being who is to blame.

Stuy Town Reporter said...

"My Joey was so sad the ponies got cancelled."

This >could> have been a sardonic comment.

Anonymous said...

"Most of you people who keep posting about your disdain for dogs need to calm down."

No, we don't. Raw sewage is raw sewage.

"Not cleaning up after a dog is not a problem exclusive to this apartment complex, this is a human being issue. It is not the dog to blame, rather it is the owner who is the culprit." No kidding.

"I am a dog owner and clean up after my dog every time."

Thank you for being considerate and obeying the law, not that such behavior should need thanks.

"The only way to solve this problem is for other people to speak up. If you see somebody not clean up after their dog then SAY SOMETHING TO THEM- take their picture."

Yup, I've done that. It's a great way to have abused heaped on you, no matter how you express yourself. Noncomplying dog owners are highly self-entitled and don't take kindly to being held to account.

"Also, management should enforce the signs warning of a fine. There are suppossed to be state of the art security and cameras all over this place so surely it would be easy to catch someone leaving their dog's waste on the ground."

Very true, but not likely to happen with this so-called management.

"You might dislike dogs but guess what, they are here to stay."

Not necessarily. Rules can be changed.

"Might as well get out from behind your computer screen and do something proactive. Call out the dog owners who are at fault becasue until dogs learn to clean up after themselves, it is the human being who is to blame."

See above. You know what? You should get out from behind your computer screen and organize the compliant and respectful dog owners. Have them patrol the property and call to account the people who live here--and the ones who don't--who let their animals make a mess.

Anonymous said...

"You might dislike dogs but guess what, they are here to stay. Might as well get out from behind your computer screen and do something proactive. Call out the dog owners who are at fault becasue until dogs learn to clean up after themselves, it is the human being who is to blame."

This wasn't an issue when dogs weren't allowed. I think that's what most people are lamenting. No one had to worry about whether or not dog owners were going to pick up. I agree with you that that ship has sailed and this what we are all left with. However, YOU are going to have to accept the fact that there will alwlays be residents here who prefer a Stuy Town minus the feces and urine (I understand that you are not one of those people).

Anonymous said...

To ANON @ 12:20pm
You are 100% right. Picking up after your dog is something you do to be a productive member of society. I have a dog, I clean up after him.
Unfortunately, you can't change people who choose to not do the right thing.
And this problem is far from a Stuy Town problem, its a society as a whole problem.

Anonymous said...

My apartment used to look out to beautiful green grass and lush, leafy trees. Now it overlooks a bare, litter-strewn dump with a few scrawny trees. So many perfectly good trees were brutally chopped down. Since the early days of the Rose Regime, through Tishman Speyer, Rose again and now this useless bunch of greenhorns, we have been raped and pillaged. Everything that was good about this place has been destroyed and replaced with shit.

Anonymous said...

Charles Bagli, NY Times Real Estate writer & author of "Other People's Money: Inside the Housing Crisis and the Demise of the Greatest Real Estate Deal Ever Made" (about Met Life's sale of STPCV), is on the Brian Lehrer show on NPR, tomorrow (Thursday, 4/04) morning.

The show runs from 10AM until 12 Noon on WNYC-FM: 93.9

*** It's call-in. ***

Anonymous said...

Rob Speyer and Jerry Speyer = dirty little men who think they can take it with them when they go. They are so wrong.

Anonymous said...

Reminder:  Book Party: "Other Peoples Money" An Expose on the Tishman Speyer Deal, Roberts, and Stuyvesant Town, by Charles Bagli, NY Times Reporter
 
 
Charles Bagli's new book, Other People's Money:  Inside the Housing Crisis and the Demise of the Greatest Real Estate Deal Ever Made," about the sale of Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village and its aftermath, reads like a thriller.
 
Because of the immediacy of this book for our community, Dutton Publishers has planned a discussion of the book with the author, as well as with the New York Times columnist Michael Powell, at the Stuyvesant Town Community Center (along the First Avenue Loop on the 16th Street side), April 4, at 7:00 PM.
 
As an added bonus, a brief preview of the long-anticipated Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village Oral History Documentary film, co-produced by tenants, Director, William Kelly and Preservationist, Marie Beirne, will be screened continuously during the book party.
 

Anonymous said...

I see they have cut down the tree that was in the triangular shaped piece of "garden" on the 14th Street Loop (left hand side going towards the Oval). Now it is just a barren dirt patch with a tree stump. What possible reason could they have for cutting down that tree? It seems like sheer, wanton vandalism to me. The so-called grounds people here are the worst of the worst.

Anonymous said...

When I was growing up here, there was no such thing as dirt. Every area that wasn't a sidewalk had grass and plantings, and they were there year after year. The trees and shrubs were taken care of. The crocuses and daffodils came up every spring. All that takes some effort, which the past few crews are incapable of doing. Time for a change.

Anonymous said...

"When I was growing up here, there was no such thing as dirt. Every area that wasn't a sidewalk had grass and plantings, and they were there year after year. The trees and shrubs were taken care of. The crocuses and daffodils came up every spring. All that takes some effort, which the past few crews are incapable of doing. Time for a change."

The grounds workers here now couldn't grow grass in a window box. They are USELESS! Cheap labor that is probably illegal. Whaddya expect?