Meeting Set to Discuss Quality of Life Concerns on Rivington Street

Posted on: September 25th, 2012 at 6:18 am by
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Rivington is rising up! That proposed Latin bistro-lounge at 106 Rivington Street is the proverbial catalyst behind a community meeting scheduled for tomorrow night to discuss the over-saturation of nightlife in Hell Square. It’ll also be the coming out party for the new “LES Dwellers Association.”

These fed-up locals posted a plethora of flyers in the immediate vicinity, each expressing a message of disdain toward nightlife over-saturation and the constant crowding. Visuals and bold headline were employed – “These people do not live here, we do!” There’s also a website and Facebook page for the group, neither of which have launched as of this morning.

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Although, it is a tad ironic that the gathering will be held on enemy turf – The Hotel on Rivington.

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