Platinum Pleasures is the latest strip club to be shut down in Hunts Point.
Residents and politicians want Club 11′s license revoked After a string of violent incidents occurred outside Club Eleven, a strip club on Randall Avenue, many outraged members of the community are calling for the club’s liquor license to be revoked. Saying the club’s supervision of its operations are inadequate, the [...]
In a breakthrough for Hunts Point residents who have fought to see an end to the proliferation of strip clubs on the peninsula, the state’s Liquor Authority ruled not to grant an alcohol permit to a club owner who recently re-applied. The agency on April 24th voted down an application [...]
Representatives of Community Board 2 are furious that state authorities have agreed to grant a liquor license to the owner of Platinum Pleasures, a topless bar set to open soon on Lafayette Ave., despite fierce opposition from board members, community residents and businesses.
Community Board 2 is continuing its crusade against strip clubs that it says tarnish the neighborhood’s reputation, attract prostitution and violence and prey on women. At its Jan. 11 meeting, the board turned down a plea from the owner of the shuttered BadaBing topless club to support his effort to [...]