Street Performers Upset Over New Central Park 'Quiet Zones'
Date: Thursday, June 02, 2011 @ 21:12:13 UTC

Street performer John Boyd has been coming to the Bethesda Fountain and to Strawberry Fields in Central Park every weekend for the last four years to sing opera and jazz classics. But if park officials have their way, Boyd and others will no longer be performing there. Last week, the Central Parks Conservancy, which is the official manager of Central Park, posted new "Quiet Zone" signs at the Bethesda Fountain and in Strawberry Fields that explicitly forbid the use of musical instruments and amplification there. Complete Article

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