According to The Brooklyn Paper, an expired street-cleaning contract has left Seventh Avenue in a state of filth. Filthier, perhaps, than you or I might ever conceive:
“I literally have to hold my nose when I walk down the street,” said Pamela Johnson, who lives on Garfield Place. “It looks like the worst part of the South Bronx in the 1970s.”
Gosh, Pamela, it does sound bad.