The thrill was lost.
That number is far from the shocking 432 tickets that police wrote for a sneaky crime in 2007, when they caught 115 people canoeing outdoors even seven years later. Statistics show.
By 2018, the number of people cited for connecting to the park — summoned You will be fined $ 150 Issued only if a police officer witnesses the act — fell to 8. Nothing was published in 2019. NYPD has not yet released a 2021 or this year’s number.
Experts said there were several reasons for the sharp drop. Those who did dirty things in public told the post that it was better to avoid the park and use it in nightclubs, bathrooms and even cultural institutions instead.
“My boyfriend and I had sex at a museum exhibition because I thought it was really dark, quiet and interesting,” said Victoria Sloan, 30, from Brooklyn.
“Sex wasn’t good because I was in a hurry. Somehow we didn’t get caught. But I’m glad I did it!”
Others have said they will definitely take another puncture wound.
“I connected [with] A spontaneous random person … it was fascinating because I didn’t have to run away later to pay for a karaoke room or meet him again, “said Manhattan, who lives in the publishing industry. -Old encounters were anonymous.
“The numbers were not exchanged and there was no chance of encountering them again. Not the same person, do it again.”
And like everything else in Big Apple-it’s all about places, places, places.
“There is a beautiful single room bathroom and I went there to pee and realized it was a good place to do it. Also, since we were both girls, we were at the same time. Going in and out was probably not suspicious, “said a 30-year-old Reddit user, a resident of the Upper West Side who had a chance at the Natural History Museum shortly before. The 2019 pandemic.
Michael Alcazar, an associate professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a former NYPD detective and deputy police officer, is at risk of encountering police or unpleasant characters on the streets, with two outdoor enthusiasts. He said it was the reason he was thinking about it.
“Given the increasing trend of street crime in New York City, there is a legitimate fear of being in a compromised position. There is a dangerous climate across all five provinces, even the most sexually daring!”
Meanwhile, according to a 2021 Rutgers University study, millennials and Gen Z have on average less casual sex than their predecessors, and instead choose to play video games and scroll over the phone.
The study also found that they drink less alcohol.
Additional report by Dean Barçamini