East Village partiers boo cops trying to break up sidewalk drinking amid coronavirus
They’ve gone from booze to boos in the East Village.
Brazen outdoor drinking continued for a second night in the hotspot neighborhood Saturday, with boozers booing police who asked nicely that the mostly unmasked and non-socially distanced crowds go on home.
The drinking violated open container laws in the neighborhood for the second straight night.
“Is this f–king Mardi Gras? It looks like Ohio State decided to have Spring Break tonight,” one angry East Villager told The Post.
Marked NYPD vehicles circled streets in the neighborhood Saturday night, with sirens on while playing a pre-recorded message advising drinkers to keep at a safe distance.
Police ramped up their presence, with an albeit light touch, after Friday night revelers drew scorn from Gov. Andrew Cuomo and locals alike.
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