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Mayhem at McCarren

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Continuing with the shitshow that has become McCarren Pool, the long lines of people waiting to get in are apparently vandalizing nearby buildings, littering in the park, and relieving themselves in public. Inside, security has been beefed up with plainclothes officers to try to prevent anymore fights, but many residents are still concerned that the pool will fall victim to the same racially-charged tensions as it did before it closed in the 1980s. [NYT]