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How to be a good neighbor: tips from Clean Up Crown Heights

Have you ever wanted to do something to improve your neighborhood, but didn’t quite know where to begin? Are you looking for ways to meet your neighbors and make new friends? These are things that Alex Bodnar, 31, thought about when he moved from Hell’s Kitchen in Manhattan to Crown Heights, Brooklyn. He found answers via Clean Up Crown Heights, a community-based, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to keeping Crown Heights beautiful. Epicenter-NYC reporter Andrea Pineda-Salgado spoke with Bodnar about the group and how other New Yorkers can follow suit in their own neighborhoods.