Frankfurt's Opera square: celebrate between the street cleaners

For the first joint appearance Friday at midnight, you have agreed to be aware of: the employees of the street cleaning, a dozen city police officers and a grou

Frankfurt's Opera square: celebrate between the street cleaners

For the first joint appearance Friday at midnight, you have agreed to be aware of: the employees of the street cleaning, a dozen city police officers and a group of volunteers, including many local residents, the the third weekend in a row, on the Opera place on the road, waste, self-collect, but above all the party guests raise you with garbage bags in Hand and animate, your legacy is clear. As of Friday, the orange night of ancestors-clad street-cleaners with their three flatbed trucks, accompanied by the city police, it cools and the festive mood around the Work quickly. Many party-goers can still teach, while others praise that garbage and empty bottles to be swept in front of their eyes. "This is awesome, that someone clears away."

Mechthild Harting

editor in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

F. A. Z.

this Friday to police officers, according to city compared to the week hardly something happening ends before, on the Opera square. You will appreciate that have gathered around 700 to 800 Revelers at midnight, a week before it was around 3000. The changeable weather and, possibly, the Hessian holidays, the beginning of the show effect. And the crowd is younger than usual on this course. It is the age group that visits in the Not-Corona-times, perhaps, Clubs and discos. In the weeks prior to that, observers say, had it been more people went to also, otherwise Local on the refreshment stall or at the Opera square, and close together, stand in the open air the distance between concepts would prefer indoors.

fines for garbage sinner

The kick-off, in the middle of the night and not first thing in the Morning with the cleaning staff anzurücken, has been head of the environment Department Rosemarie Holy given. The Green party politician did not bear it in his own words, that is the most beautiful place of the city is sinking a week in waste, wild, blunt, defecate in the neo-Renaissance facade of the Old Opera. "This is an incredible mess," she said recently.

Without city police did not want Holy to be responsible for the nightly use of the cleaners. The city police are for protection, but also impose fines, "after all, only talking will not help". Of procedure head of Department, Markus Frank (CDU) supported the action, has helped the Interaction of the cleaning staff, communication joyful residents, and city police but on the Friedberger Platz, the long-time Party Hotspot in the city, in such a way that the Party is now in the evening to an end. This effect has not set in on the Opera square. "Can't", say the councillors, the takes. And so announces Sacred: "we'll do it again, every Friday and Saturday at the Opera square."

Updated Date: 12 July 2020, 05:20

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