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

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. 

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