Saturday, November 24, 2012

Next meeting of Atlantic Yards Quality of Life Committee Dec. 6; report of loud, drunken crowds on Fifth Avenue after event

From Atlantic Yards Watch, the next meeting of the Atlantic Yards Quality of Life Committee, Thursday, Dec. 6, 6:30-8 pm:
2). ATLANTIC YARDS QUALITY OF LIFE COMMITTEE
This meeting is a forum for representatives from the community and civic groups to engage elected officials, Empire State Development, FCRC and arena operators regarding issues affecting the quality of life for residents and businesses in close proximity to Barclays Center.
Each civic group can designate only 1 representative to directly participate. That civic group should RSVP that individual’s name and contact information to Derek Lynch at Dlynch@esd.ny.gov. Email suggestions for the agenda by Friday, November 30th.

WHERE: 78th Precinct, 65 Sixth Avenue between Dean & Bergen Streets
WHEN: Thursday, December 6, 2012
Here's coverage of the first meeting.

Loud, drunken crowd this week

One issue, as raised in an 11/20/12 complaint (after a college hoops tourney) to Atlantic Yards Watch:
Approximately 30 minutes of nonstop top-of-lungs yelling & screaming from constant stream of people leaving event. Crowds spilling over into 5th Avenue causing noise from honking cars. Some additional noise is to be expected from the arena crowds, but this is ridiculous.

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