Upper West Side Parking Dispute Breaks Out Between Muslim Cab Drivers, Residents
Drivers: We Need To Park To Go Pray; NYPD Under Pressure To Enforce Laws
A neighborhood feud has developed between cab drivers and residents on the Upper West Side. Cabbies say they are being targeted for their religion — and they're fighting back.
Hundreds of worshipers come for the mid-day services once a week to an Islamic center on West 72nd Street. Many of them are cab drivers and their cars line the streets.
"We need a place so we can park and pray," one driver said.
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