For these damn people listening to damn r&b or what have you so loud at 1am! They have the volume and bass up and I'm about to flip out!
-Put on your man pants.
-Calmly make your way over to the source of the loud music.
-Knock on the door of the house/ glass of the car door.
-Politely ask The occupant to turn down the music a little.
-Whatever the reply, calmly return to your residence.
-If the music is turned down, Win. Take off your man pants and go to sleep.
-If the disruption persists, Call the local police non-emergency number and ask for assistance.
No need to bash windows. No need to be a dick. No need to get worked up.
Everyone IS out to get you, if you just believe in yourself and try hard enough!
And Mike, just roll up there and ask em to keep it down, if they tell you to **** off and don't listen, just talk to the landlord/cops.
There's the key word. The types of people that disrespect a neighborhood are the type that don't own anything beyond their ghetto hooptie sitting in the driveway. It is good procedure to know the landlords in the area and report any problems directly to them unless a problem that arises that necessitates the police. Or the po-leese depending on your neighborhood. I agree that keeping an open dialog with your neighbors is the best medicine for the ailment. Starting when they move in is what I do. Ask them if they need anything then ask them to keep it down. Renters come and go but people don't usually sell rental properties as readily.