Saying strip clubs encourage prostitution and are a neighborhood embarrassment, Community Board 2 has locked horns with the proprietors of King of Clubs, a “gentleman’s club” seeking to open on Oak Point Avenue. Last month, the board asked the State Liquor Authority to turn down a liquor license for King [...]
Crime / Jobs / News / Parks
Butterfly is an 18-year-old prostitute who works the block facing the Corpus Christi Monastery in Hunts Point. She has been walking the streets of Hunts Point since she was 14. Two years ago, she got out, staying with family in Westchester. But after a year-and-a-half in Pleasantville, in a setting [...]
Housing / News / Parks
A few years ago, when Tony James was homeless, he looked for help to the Living Room, a drop-in center then in the BankNote building on Lafayette Avenue. Today, James calls the Living Room a neighborhood nuisance.