Overturned Porta Potty on Bogart Street Causes Life-Stopping Stench

September 15, 2014 1 850 News
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It isn’t as though Bushwick smells all that divine to begin with, but add an overturned Porta Potty to the mix and you’ve got yourself an even less sweet scent. While the Fountainhead Brothers have been putting the finishing touches on Ol Kuntz Rest Home, the need for construction workers to relieve themselves has prompted the unfortunate necessity of a grotesque Porta Potty–which was toppled over last night at approximately 3:04 a.m. by some ribald bros returning home from Pine Box.

The culprit for that stench youve been smelling on the way to the train

The culprit for that stench youve been smelling on the way to the train

The Burning Bush spoke to a handful of Midtown commuters walking to the Morgan L to get their take on this unfortunate, nostril-recoiling situation. Tessa Ratrayce, a 27-year-old who wakes up at 10 a.m. every morning to make it to her editorial assistant job off the Bryant Park stop, used sign language to communicate with us so that she wouldn’t have to breathe in the stench. She signed, “I hate my life and I don’t understand why we have to suffer through this just so some old people can move in.” 

Ratrayce, among others in Bushwick, can't breathe thanks to the overturned Porta Potty on Bogart Street

Ratrayce, among others in Bushwick, can’t breathe thanks to the overturned Porta Potty on Bogart Street

The cess pool of excrement and urine has been gradually crawling closer to its Boar’s Head neighbor across the street. Here’s hoping for a prompt cleanup before their meat becomes even more tainted. 

Written by Genna Rivieccio

 

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