New Yorkers put up with a lot of nonsense — but that doesn’t mean you should get into it.
In this episode of The Post’s survival guide to NYC, discover the do’s and don’ts of dealing with doo-doo in the city. From pet owners who don’t rein in their dogs to pigeons targeting pedestrians, nowhere is safe.
Helpful hacks include walking with your head at a 45-degree angle so you can see the stack before stepping in. It also prevents you from fall into an uncovered manhole only to be partially eaten by rats weeks later. nightmares.
Which municipality has the biggest poop problem? The Bronx is the worst violator for uncollected dog damage, based on “dog violation” data made public by the city. Meanwhile, the sleepy neighborhood of Middle Village in Queens had the biggest spike in poop-related complaints reported to 311 in 2019.
New Yorkers love it resounding about their rudest encounters.
As for bird droppings, which could land on your clothes at any unsuspecting moment, avoid wearing the color red. It is the favorite color of both rodeos and pigeons. It’s also best to skip this park in Queens altogether, called Pigeon’s Paradise, located at 69th Street and Broadway in Woodside. It is bird turd heaven.
This guide will also teach you the best way to remove stains if you find yourself on the receiving end of a smelly situation. Hopefully it won’t leave you down like TV presenter Maria Menuoudos, who has a hilarious photo of her German Shepherd resting on her lawn.
And be thankful you don’t answer after this 12 year old Great Dane who eats cornflakes for breakfast.