'The West Village Has Become Lawless': Locals Sue To Keep Open Restaurants From Becoming Permanent
The 108-page document filed in Manhattan Supreme Court notes that some residents have been forced to turn up their TVs or air-conditioners in order to drown out the noise of outdoor dining.
Oct 20, 2021 1:54 PM
Popular NYC Quarantine Activity: Complaining About Noisy Neighbors
Residential noise complaints have gone up by 22 percent compared to the same period last year—from 28,599 calls in 2019 to 35,972 in 2020.
Apr 28, 2020 1:10 PM
The NYPD Is Busy Confiscating Some Banging Car Sound Systems In Queens
'Turns out, not only was the owner of this car inconsiderate to his Queens neighbors, he was also operating it while intoxicated.'
Updated: Jun 3, 2019 6:15 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Greenwich Village's Quad Cinema Fights Eviction Over Noise Complaints
The dispute stems from an upstairs neighbor who has complained about hearing noise from the cinema.
Updated: Nov 21, 2018 3:02 PM
These NYC Neighborhoods Have The Most Maddening Ice Cream Truck Noise
'YOUR A***** DRIVER IS STILL PARKED ON VAN CORTLANDT PARK SOUTH AND BLASTING NOISE. YOU, MISTER SOFTEE, HAVE BEEN THERE FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR. DO NOT COME TO MY NEIGHBORHOOD.'
Updated: Sep 6, 2018 1:01 PM
The Steel Drum Grinch Of Crown Heights Is Back On The Scene
Kathleen Reilly was arrested last year after repeatedly calling the cops on rehearsing steepan bands. She was at it again last night.
Updated: Aug 24, 2018 12:04 PM
These Are NYC's Noisiest Bars (Or The Bars With The Whiniest Neighbors?)
A new list of the bars and clubs with the longest runs of 311 noise complaints is out.
Updated: Jul 26, 2018 4:53 PM
DA Declines To Prosecute Crown Heights Woman Who Police Say Made Bogus Pre-Carnival Complaints
Initial charges against her included obstructing governmental administration, two counts of false reporting an incident, disorderly conduct, and harassment, according to the NYPD.
Updated: Sep 1, 2017 12:30 PM
Crown Heights Woman Arrested While Waging Noise Complaint War On Pre-Carnival Festivities
"It looks like she did place some kind of recording device, possibly an iPad, to victims' faces after being told numerous times to stop doing so," an NYPD spokeswoman said.
Updated: Sep 1, 2017 12:23 PM
Read This Inwood Man's Blistering Response To Neighbor's 'Mind Your Manners' Note
"I think it's worth reminding you that you currently reside in Northern Manhattan, an enclave of ethnic and racial diversity that existed in community well before your gentrifying arrival."
Updated: Oct 7, 2016 2:32 PM
New Interactive Map Shows The Noisiest (Or Whiniest?) Parts Of NYC
Gowanus residents are not happy about their ice cream trucks.
Updated: Jan 26, 2016 9:51 AM
NYers Have Lodged 7,000+ Ice Cream Truck Noise Complaints In Last 4 Years
Over 7,000 complaints about the jingle that just won't go away.
Updated: Jul 6, 2014 5:34 PM
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