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Def Jam concert jams traffic lane, bicycle lane and blocks sidewalk

Dean Street between Flatbush and 6th Avenues
October 16, 2014 - 11:50pm

The narrowed traffic lane and the bicycle lane on Dean Street near the arena and B2 construction was blocked to facilitate VIP cars at the end of the Def Jam concert. It was an organized effort. A woman with a clipboard was stopping the cars in the traffic and and helping the VIPS load. She told me the cars were for the artists. Near the end of the video that follows you can also see people with promotional signs standing across the street from the arena. They told me they worked for Def Jam. They were right next to a house. Video showing blocked traffic, woman with clipboard (in background speaking to car). Def Jam employees across the street at the end: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unOJhcHDA8c&list=UU80z_6IGgNNMwtGZRmf02lQ The sidewalk was also totally closed, apparently to keep the public from the artists. Photo is attached.

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