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Concert in Brooklyn - Safe?

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Concert in Brooklyn - Safe?

Would it be safe for two white guys around 30 to attend a hiphop concert (GZA of Wu-Tang) in the music hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn? He's having one on the 14th of june around 8.30pm.

I`ve really no idea what kind of crowd a concert like that attracts, or if there are any particular safety precautions we should take as white tourists.

If all is well, what is the best way of getting there from midttown east?

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1. Re: Concert in Brooklyn - Safe?

Yes, you'll be safe. He usually attracts a mixed crowd.

http://www.mta.info/nyct/service/lline.htm

www.musichallofwilliamsburg.com/directions/

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2. Re: Concert in Brooklyn - Safe?

No. It would not be safe. White folks should absolutely stay out of Brooklyn.

There will indeed by African Americans in the WBurg crowd. Ooooooh scary. Uh, this is a hip hop show right?

Seriously, there will be no problem with safety. Of course, common sense would always prevail in situation involving crowds. Have a great time at the show and stow your fears back in the hotel room safe.

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3. Re: Concert in Brooklyn - Safe?

Thank you both :)

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4. Re: Concert in Brooklyn - Safe?

Brooklyn is red hot right now. The price trajectory for housing in Williamsburg is increasing faster than in Manhattan.

That is pretty much where everybody wants to live now. It is very safe.

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5. Re: Concert in Brooklyn - Safe?

So I`ve bought two tickets now with the "Will Call" delivery option. My reservation says "pick up tickets at door times". Does that mean the box office opening hours, or the time when the concert doors opens (11pm)?

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6. Re: Concert in Brooklyn - Safe?

I don't think it is safe at all--- there probably will be lots of European tourists and they are the worst of the lot--- To answer your question about tickets usually with will call you can pick up tickets anytime the box office is open regardless of when the concert is.

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7. Re: Concert in Brooklyn - Safe?

Thanks again, and I`m sure we`ll behave decently :)

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8. Re: Concert in Brooklyn - Safe?

This type of question just frosts my cookies!

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9. Re: Concert in Brooklyn - Safe?

I started laughing when I read Williamsburg.....

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10. Re: Concert in Brooklyn - Safe?

Hope you're talking about chocolate frosting, Poppa..:)