: the once bustling city is now on the verge of looking like a demilitarized zone. Between the pandemic and the riots in the city, iconic 5th Avenue now looks more like a dystopian nightmare in a recently shot video posted to Twitter.
The video follows a car driving down a deserted 5th Avenue, with almost all of the area's high end stores boarded up and shut down. There are few people seen on what is usually a busy street.
the video's narrator, who is obviously fed up with how the city looks, says.
He continues: "This is all Manhattan, boarded up. Have you ever seen Manhattan look like this? The media will not report this."
. Saks 5th Avenue - boarded up from end to end. They put up barbed wire. he says.
The video runs over 2 minutes and shows dozens of boarded up businesses. You can watch it here: https://twitter.com/i/status/1291717913980747776
The video was originally posted as a response to another Tweet that seems to tell the developing tale about DeBlasio's New York: