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 [...]
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.
By Shanae Simmons and Joe Hirsch Chanting “Turn off the heat,” some 50 protesters rallied in front of the Hunts Point strip bar Club Heat on March 2nd, to pressure the club to leave the neighborhood. Community Board 2 members organized the rally, angry that the club and other nudie [...]
In the wake of a series of violent incidents, a judge ordered a controversial strip club in Hunts Point closed. But the club is slated to reopen after its owner agreed to pay a $5,000 fine, setting the stage for a protest residents have called against for in front of the club at 405 Hunts Point Ave. on Friday, March 2nd at 3 p.m.
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 [...]
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 [...]