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Chatterbox: Cops Shut Down Celebrity Charity Lemonade Stand

Nicole Barylski

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"Lemonade dreams crushed by local neighbor but not before raising lots of money for @loverecycled. Thanks to all of our customers and big tippers!," shared Jessica Seinfeld. (Photo: iconosquare.com)

What happens when you open a roadside lemonade stand in the Hamptons? If your customers park illegally, the neighbors call the cops, of course.

Jerry Seinfeld, his son Julian and two of Julian's friends attempted to raise money in support of Baby Buggy, a charity that Jessica Seinfeld founded, but the endeavor was halted after someone called the cops to report illegally parked cars, who had stopped to purchase a refreshing glass of lemonade.

When an officer responded to the call, they told Seinfeld and the kids that the family-run stand wasn't legal and needed to be shut down.

Although the pop-up East Hampton fundraiser is now over, Jessica thanked patrons on her Instagram page, posting a picture of the stand's volunteers getting "arrested" with the caption of, "Lemonade dreams crushed by local neighbor but not before raising lots of money for @loverecycled. Thanks to all of our customers and big tippers!"

For more information about Baby Buggy, visit www.babybuggy.org.


Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski




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Guest (Mel) from Keller, Tx says::
Shame on that neighbor!
Aug 29, 2015 12:54 pm

Guest (Rosemary K) from Hampton Bays, NY says::
I can't believe someone would object to a charity fund raiser like a lemonade stand.
Aug 28, 2015 3:33 pm

Guest (Leo) from Easthampton says::
Love jerry and great for the kids but you are not above the law
Aug 28, 2015 12:52 pm

 

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