Friday, April 5, 2013

The Worst Neighborhoods To Publicly Urinate

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Brooklyn Bridge waterfall
East New York
Officers from the 75th precinct issued 559 tickets for al fresco water passing in 2012, among the most in the borough. To hazard guesses as to why: a "broken windows" approach to crime? (In 2011, East New York led the city in murders and robberies.) Or a way for police to harass locals? ("Residents ranging in age from their 20s to their 70s said that they occasionally felt harassed by the police," the Times reported last year.) [photo]

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Henry Stewart is the Culture Editor at The L Magazine and Brooklyn Magazine. He has always lived in Brooklyn.

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