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Christmas Tree collection begins Tuesday; Mulchfest is next weekend.

New Year’s Day is still two days off, but discarded Christmas trees are already making their appearance on Brooklyn Heights sidewalks. The Department of Sanitation is asking people to hold off until Tuesday, January 3rd, when curbside tree collection will begin, continuing through Saturday, January 14th. As an alternative you can lug your tree down […]

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“Mulchfest” Christmas Tree Disposal Saturday

If you haven’t already put your Christmas tree out on the sidewalk — or if you have and you’d like to move it to make room for all your uncollected recyclables — the Parks Department will hold its annual “Mulchfest” recycling drive tomorrow. Haul your tree down to Cobble Hill Park between 10 AM and […]

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Clinton Street Christmas Tree Sellers Get NPR Profile

WNYC’s Amy Eddings profiles Adam Parke and his son Gaylan who sell Christmas trees in Brooklyn, including the Heights:

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LA Times Covers Montague Street Christmas Tree Vendor in Brooklyn Heights

The LA Times profiles Patti Romp, who sells Christmas trees each year on Montague Street:

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A Christmas (Tree) Story or a Tale of Two Romps

The New York Times profiles Christmas tree merchants Billy and Patti Romp.  The Vermont couple began a Christmas tree business years ago on Jane Street in Manhattan which has now grown to 8 other stands across New York City.   Now separated, Billy holds the fort down on Jane while Patti sets up shop on […]

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