What a disaster! We went to the Super Bowl Boulevard event in Manhattan on Saturday, only to be stuck around 38th street in a crowd of at least 100 people trying to get through ["Boulevard of superlong lines of fans," Sports, Feb. 2].

People were yelling to let us get through, while the police wouldn't let anyone move. Then Mayor Bill de Blasio appeared, shaking the hands of the people in front.

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We were stuck like sardines for what seemed like forever. Then the people in the front started to walk back through the crowd, stating that there was now going to be a news conference and no one would be allowed through.

We got to the NFL Boulevard at 1 p.m. and were back home on Long Island by 3 p.m. What a disappointment.

Patti Graef, New Hyde Park