A new breed of visitor is frequenting the High Line park.
Last year an exterminator at the popular park found an unfamiliar critter in a trap and sent it off to an insect lab. Researchers from Rutgers and the University of Florida have determined that the roach was an Asian species of cockroach - Periplaneta japonica – never before Read More
People move to New York to get away from the annoyances of the suburbs—the small-mindedness, the boredom, the raccoons who overturn their garbage cans.
The city’s curative properties when it comes to small-mindedness and boredom are debatable, but one thing is for certain—the outer-boroughs offer no escape when it comes to raccoons. Brooklyn, in particular, is overrun with the nocturnal beasts these days, causing confusion for newly-arrived and long-time residents alike.