Friday, November 16th, 2007
Two dollars per dance add up over the course of a night, especially when the DJ blends several songs together in a matter of minutes. However, as long as customers have the cash on hand to pay, a house of 20 to 30 women — nearly all South American and Caribbean — awaits them at The Flamingo Club in Jackson Heights.
Monday, November 12th, 2007
When a bike polo league started two years ago in the Lower East Side’s Sara D. Roosevelt Park, the polo players often sparred with local kids over who got to use a flat space of blacktop called “the pit.”
Friday, November 9th, 2007
Joseph Wroblowski was thrilled when T-Mobile offered to pay him more than $1,000 a month in exchange for putting a 27-foot cell phone antenna – disguised as a flagpole – on the roof of his Maspeth home.
After being criticized by his neighbors and learning more details about the project, Wroblowski decided the star-spangled headache is not worth the money. However, T-Mobile is not going to let him off the hook.
For a map of cell phone towers in New York City, click here.
Friday, November 30th, 2007
When a W. 14th St. bar was faced with relocation, its owner had to appeal anew to neighbors that had not looked kindly on him in the past.
McKenna’s Pub was displaced from 245 W. 14th St. — which is slated for demolition — but its owner, Brian McKenna, didn’t have to look far for a new location. The bar is set to occupy a new space in 250 W. 14th St. across the street. And his neighbors, who in the past have complained about the bar’s noise and disorder, can’t be pleased.