Zuccotti Park Nearly Empty Today

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – The once heavily occupied Zuccotti Park sits mostly empty now, a stark contrast to the Occupy Wall Street movement’s encampment that took up residence there only a few weeks ago.

WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb On The Story

Metal police barricades now surround Zuccotti Park.

Inside, WCBS 880 reporter Rich Lamb counted nine protestors, one pacing back and forth with a sign hanging from his neck that said “I televise live stream this revolution.”

Another forlorn protester sat cross-legged on a stone bench.

There are no drums. There are no speeches. There are no tents. There are no tarps.

There are ten private security people wearing dayglo-green vests and two police officers standing outside at the ready.

Where the mums used to be, they’ve planted some purple, green and white decorative cabbage.

Zuccotti Park - New York, NY - Dec 9, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Zuccotti Park - New York, NY - Dec 9, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

The place is virtually unoccupied.

Overnight, OWS protesters shut down filming of a “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” episode that was Occupy-themed.

What do you have to say about Occupy Wall Street? Sound off in the comments section below!

  • Raymond Primrose

    Hey New York’s harsh winter snow is just around the corner coming soon. All you had to do is wait . Let them try camping and sleeping in that weather of a mess.

  • Bill Buxton

    From Nuuzit – Occupy San Francisco Camp at the Fed – http://www.nuuzit.com/newsitem/LNTq2BlocdQ

  • Rich

    Mainstream corporate media propaganda!

  • liz

    Thank God they’re GONE! Nothing but Time Wasters and frankly a Complete Waste of Time! What a Waste of energy! Pretty pathetic when you think about the money the city spent on trying to control those Losers. So much was LOST/NOBODY WINS – a sorry mess!

  • Huh

    I think I see Susan Sarandon still there…I think…

  • GG

    They found jobs finally and stopped whining.

  • OWS was a sham

    LOSERS! …and one has to wonder what happened to all the $$ they received in donations.

  • wounded_defecators (project)

    Liberal, Neo-conservative useful idiots and critics of Assembly, and frankly haters of truth and freedom, exist by feeding on the entrepreneurial, middle class.
    Which explains why the nation’s respect and admiration are with Occupy and with the Anonymous, Wikileaks and Ruckus brigades. Thank you heroes for all of your service.
    For they know, proletariat’s bad children and parasites, sic Zionist apparachiks of the Fed, IMF and World Bank, will never admonish the Crony Capitalism feeding their addictions and narcissism. A special interest needful and earnest of all the hearty, steamy excrement patriots can provide. Sh!t and p!ss on, noble flea-baggers, lest the streets flow with blood.

    • LiberalsRDopes


  • Ted Ball

    fair weather protesters, they had their fun but now that it’s getting a little uncomfortable out thay all disappear. OWS was and is a waste of time and expenitures. good riddance.

  • Rick

    I suggest sending in the mounted police to try and control the crowd.

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