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February 28, 2011

I just read that they are closing the Gray’s Papaya on 8th Avenue and 37th Street. What the fuck?

That just pisses me off. Great place to stop on your way to or from the Garden, or to/from the Distinguished Wakamba Cocktail Lounge, whichever. (Holy crap, I just discovered that the Wakamba is on Facebook — that may be the first redeeming feature of Facebook I’ve yet to discover)

Recession Special is what, $2.25? Good snappy dogs, efficient service. What more do you need?

And yes, they are polite New Yorkers.

7 Comments leave one →
  1. February 28, 2011 11:24 pm

    I got bad news for you, everybody is on facebook. Also, the Gray’s people say they are going to reopen in the neighborhood.

  2. jco permalink
    March 1, 2011 10:05 am

    Gray’s should have gone into the brothel business, does wonders for the Wakamba.

  3. March 1, 2011 8:04 pm

    I just went there and saw the damage last night. What I hate is the Dunkin’ Donuts across the street and the 7-11 a half a block away. These are the only places that will be able to afford rent soon. Scary. And as far as the Wakamba goes, I’ve heard rumors if you tip the right amount, you can have a happy ending to your evening. Not that I would know, I just hear things.

    • jco permalink
      March 2, 2011 3:57 pm

      The Wakamba is totally a brothel, Marty, I’m with you on that. That 7-11 is where the relocated Arnold’s Hats was after the New York Times got the government to call its original location ‘blight”. It’s all so depressing.

      • March 2, 2011 4:30 pm

        A brothel is dedicated to prostitution, providing rooms and other sundry services. Perhaps a love connection can be negotiated at the Wakamba, but it is not a brothel.


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