In Which a Hell Square Egg Toss Turns Violent

Posted on: August 26th, 2016 at 5:17 am by
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There is a sense among some that Hell Square is regressing to its former violent self after a brief period of baby-step progress. No more, claim neighbors in the DMZ.

Case in point was a rowdy incident this past Monday night (late) involving a crew of revelers outside the Hotel Indigo. A tipster tells us that the group of people was excessively loud, leading embattled tenants of 172 Ludlow to toss eggs at their collective nemeses. That prompted immediate response from the bar-goers, purportedly charging the entrance and trying to bang down the door. Window panes shattered, and the cops were called.

Apparently, one person was arrested, but we have no confirmation from the 7th Precinct as of publication.

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This was further corroborated by a comment from reader Tom Cole shortly after it happened:

Just last night we had a group of partiers trying to knock down the door at 172 Ludlow — the cops were called but did not pursue the video footage and the assailants denied any wrongdoing. One of them was arrested. They repeatedly, loudly, and violently charged the door for fifteen minutes shattering the glass — trying to force entry to break into the building.

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