Much talk as of late has been about the curious and repulsive odor that wafts though Astoria, particulary pungent in the Ditmars area. We've been talking about it over on astorians, wondering, wondering WTF?!?!?
Finally, two astute members found out what's what with the smell; here is the news article about it that astorian Mark posted. My favorite line: "It smells like 20 dogs took a dump in my yard." Priceless. And not far from the truth!