Klaws Come Out
THE BIKESHARE COMETH!
Sometimes you really need to examine the small print.
The owner of costume shop which specializes in latex outfits says her lease has been denied by Hasidic landlords due to the sexy nature of some of her clothes.
“The broker called me and said, ‘There seems to be a concern with one of the three owners that your store, and you, are too sexual for the space,’” Klawdya Rothschild, the owner of Klawtex, told DNAinfo.
When the blue Citibank Citi Bikes—thank you again impossibly selfless, unfailingly generous corporate overlords!—start rolling out of their stations, there is one neighborhood that will not be sharing.
South Williamsburg is noticeably lacking in any of the city’s new bike-share stations, The Wall Street Journal noticed. And this time the Hasidic community didn’t even have to battle against naked hipsters to get their way!
There were so many communities clamoring to host the cruisers, ugly Citibank logos be damned, that the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community simply stayed mum and let the sought-after stations go where they were wanted, the city transportation commissioner explains. And that wasn’t South Williamsburg.