Clean Streets...

This article in the Daily News covers the efforts of a new merchants association in the Westchester Square area to address quality of life conditions through the City's Clean Streets program, "a creation of the city Department of Small Business Services, aims to help revitalize areas by getting rid of the litter in underserved commercial corridors."

Also, this article in the Norwood News details issues facing street vendors in the Bronx (both licensed and unlicensed).

For a while now, Bronx Community Solutions has been deploying crews of community service participants on a weekly basis to address dumping, litter, and graffiti in and around the newly formed Southern Boulevard Business Improvement District.