Seinfeld Lemonade Stand Shut Down By Cops

Hamptons neighbor miffed by juice sales
By Brownie Marie,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 27, 2015 12:38 PM CDT
Seinfeld Lemonade Stand Shut Down By Cops
Jerry Seinfeld pauses as he is interviewed on the red carpet at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Washington.   (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

Whether it's Newman or a grumpy person in the Hamptons, Jerry Seinfeld seems to have bad luck with neighbors. The comedian and his family were selling lemonade for charity in East Hampton last week, but were shut down after someone called the police. The Seinfelds were raising money for Baby Buggy—an organization founded by Jerry's wife, Jessica, that provides baby clothes and childcare items to needy families, according to Page Six. Out hawking lemonade were the couple, their son Julian, and his two friends. The problem? Peddling is illegal on East Hampton Village property.

Police were called to the scene because of illegally parked vehicles, and told the Seinfelds to move it along, the East Hampton Village Police Chief tells the East Hampton Press. Jessica captured a photo of Jerry and the boys with their hands behind their heads, as if they were being arrested. An East Hampton Village police car and officer are in frame. "Lemonade dreams crushed by local neighbor but not before raising lots of money for @loverecycled," Jessica captioned the Instagram post. "Thanks to all of our customers and big tippers!" (Read more Jerry Seinfeld stories.)

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