Brooklyn returns to normal after MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center

The MTV Video Music Awards rocked the Barclays Center Sunday night, but it took some time for the show to completely die down. It took

It took several hours for workers to pack everything up and reopen neighborhood streets.

It took several hours for workers to pack everything up and reopen neighborhood streets. (8/26/13)

BROOKLYN - The MTV Video Music Awards rocked the Barclays Center Sunday night, but it took some time for the show to completely die down.

It took workers several hours after the last award was handed out to pack everything up and return the neighborhood to normal.

Several roads remained closed off through the next morning, including Dean Street and 6th Avenue, while crews scrambled to tear down the massive production, including the outdoor stage and red carpet area.

Many residents complained that the event was an inconvenience, but others say it was exciting to have the big show right in their backyard.

To hear local reactioin to the VMAs, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 
 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A nor'easter is making its way to the 1 Forecasters: 1 to 3 inches of rain possible on Monday
A press conference was held in Downtown Brooklyn 2 VIDEO: El Chapo extradited and arraigned in Brooklyn
3 Neighborhood Brief for Jan. 22
Police have made an arrest in connection with 4 Police arrest man accused of hiding body parts at Hunts Point waste station
Police arrested a man Sunday after a violent 5 Man arrested after Bay Ridge home invasion, assault

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: (L-R) Chris 'N SYNC reunites for VMAs in Brooklyn

History was made at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the 30th annual MTV Video

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE