In case you missed this story last week. From the Queens Ledger.
“All I’ve seen is a disruption of our lives,” DePaolo said. “If you’re going to use the park for promotion, to bring in people who are going to live in those luxury high-rises, the community has to be considered.” […]
DePaolo, however, reiterated his point that the community has not benefited at all from the concerts. “Rolling Stone has McCarren Pool ranked the number one concert venue in the country,” he said. “The best P.R. film couldn’t do this. This is gold to [Live Nation], and we should be reaping the benefits.” […]
The triumvirate of Estrada and neighbors Stephen Szczepanek and Harrison Williams, who were also on-hand, repeatedly stated that a total moratorium was the only solution. “These concerts have ruined our quality of life,” Szczepanek said. “We have to close our windows, and [even then], the glass shakes. We want all the noise to stop.”
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