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Heights History (A Slight Return): Brooklyn Heights Dog Poop War of 1972

On May 26, 1972 the New York Times wrote about a clash between residents of Brooklyn Heights that “threatend” the “serentiy and harmony” of the neighborhood. The bone of contention – the use of “pooper scoopers” by dog owners. The newspaper reported that about 80 “vociferously pro-dog” residents gathered at the War Memorial in Cadman […]

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