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#1 2011-01-07 18:13:36

rlrl
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Question about Manhattan's Eighth Avenue "Minnesota Strip" prior

I have often read and heard that the area for prostitution and drug activity in the Times Square area ran from the Port Authority to about 50th street before the Times Square cleanup in the 90's. I remember the hotel that is now a Hilton Gardens Hotel, a Days Inn and prior a Ramada Inn (between 48th and 49th street) and often wondered, was prostitution and drugs a problem by this hotel as it was further down by the Port Authority and 42 street? Prior to the buiilding of Worldwide plaza in 1989, that site was an open block long parking lot . Was there prostitution in this section as well? Or was it tamer?

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#2 2011-01-08 21:09:35

Sal
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Re: Question about Manhattan's Eighth Avenue "Minnesota Strip" prior

rlrl-Aside from the West Side Hotels-the Streets from 39th Street were full of Prostitutes. Soliciting to NJ bound drivers and off duty bus drivers along 10th & 11th Avenue. Covenant House on W.41st added to the trash. Many bars along west 40th Street (8th-10th Ave.'s) Tenaments in the W. 300 block of 35th St. right near the Mid Town So. Pct..  These activities were reported into the late 1990's if not 2000. 40th Street (8th & 9th Avenue has a probation office which adds sleaz.

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#3 2011-01-09 16:14:45

rlrl
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Re: Question about Manhattan's Eighth Avenue "Minnesota Strip" prior

how about up by the old Blarney Stone (795 8th Ave at 48th), the firehouse(782 8th and 48th) Ramada Inn (790 8th Ave and 48th) and the old parking lot before Worldwide Plaza(825 8th and 49th) was built ?

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#4 2011-03-22 11:52:24

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Re: Question about Manhattan's Eighth Avenue "Minnesota Strip" prior

So thought I would ask to see if I am in the norm or not - How often do you have sex with your hubby?  I say we average 2 times a week.  What about you ladies?

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#5 2011-09-20 11:43:49

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Re: Question about Manhattan's Eighth Avenue "Minnesota Strip" prior

Is there a specific rule for this?  Ive never heard of something like that happening, nor have I ever seen anything in the rules about it.

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#6 2011-09-24 09:24:52

Sal
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Re: Question about Manhattan's Eighth Avenue "Minnesota Strip" prior

rlrl-In answere to your questions above-You'd have to know police officers assigned to MTS or MTN Pct's during that era. Or residents of Hell's Kitchen that watched the night life of the neighborhood.

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#7 2011-09-29 23:42:23

vekeurore
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Re: Question about Manhattan's Eighth Avenue "Minnesota Strip" prior

good to know. What about enchantments that say "do blah blah blah THIS TURN"? Do they get destroyed after the turn? Or can you keep using them every turn?

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#8 2011-10-08 15:46:09

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Re: Question about Manhattan's Eighth Avenue "Minnesota Strip" prior

I remember the hotel that is now a Hilton Gardens Hotel, a Days Inn and prior a Ramada Inn (between 48th and 49th street) and often wondered, was prostitution and drugs a problem by this hotel as it was further down by the Port Authority and 42 street



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