You’ve heard of noisy neighbors, but residents in lower Manhattan say recent overnight street work has taken it too far.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s point man on the bridge said pile driving will resume but only after the contractor figures out a way to do it more quietly.
Helicopters flying over the Hudson River have become a noisy nuisance – especially in parts of New Jersey, where neighbors said their quality of life is being drowned out.
Town code specifically prohibits operation commercial equipment between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. But residents whose bedrooms back up to the bakery kitchen claim three years of complaints to the town have fallen on deaf ears.
In some ways, Hoboken is a victim of its own success. A thriving nightlife means healthy businesses and a robust tax base but there’s a price to be paid and it’s meausre in decibels.
A crackdown in Central Park is aimed at silencing musicians in prime locations, but those artists were fighting back on Sunday, defying the rules in the new quiet zones.