Turns out, Hipster Cop is an aging hipster. Who would’ve thought? Now, I’m not sure he’s cranky because he didn’t get tickets to see Kraftwerk or because he didn’t get tickets to see Sigur Ros. You decide.
Shortly before 7 p.m. yesterday, technicians were doing a soundcheck at an outdoor stage at Broadway and Stone street downtown, in preparation for a permitted performance by self-described “protest band” JD Samson & MEN. But it wasn’t long before an irate Detective Lee rolled up to harsh the vibes, ordering the sound guys to turn the volume to half its level, and yelling at another Occupy Wall Street rep to “shut up!”