08 Aug '14, 8pm

Cars will once again be banned from 7 miles of New York City tomorrow - and it's gonna be a blast:

I can not believe that Summerstreets is going to happen again. This is one of the worse uses of overtime by the NYPD that I have seen. Every street corner has at least a couple police officers and on the major strret crossing you can see upward of 10 officers. A lot of the time you will see luetenants all standing around chatting or using thier smart phones. Volunteers are the people stopping traffic not the police. If you will remember Mayor Bloomberg cut back on street fairs because of overtime costs and than the same year he started Summerstreets. The other thing that is a joke about these 3 weekends of Summerstreets are said to be for all New Yorkers. How many people are really going tocome from Queens, Staten Island, The Bronx, and most of Brooklyn nust because Park Ave. is closed off to cars for a few hours. This is really something that benifits the people who live ...

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