Former Tenant Dishes More on Happy Ending’s Alleged Apartment Kitchen at 302 Broome Street
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The B in 2B is revealed.
Last week, we exclusively uncovered the “off-site” kitchen Happy Ending allegedly employs for food preparation in its controversial club. Specifically, to shuttle dishes back and forth from the main room to an apartment on the second floor via elevator.
One former neighbor, who previously lived across the hall from this purported kitchen, further disclosed the shenanigans in an email to us. Number 2B at 302 Broome Street was busy…
I lived on the second floor of that apartment for several years. When Happy Endings reopened, they did in fact take over the apartment across the hall from me and turned it into a prep kitchen. Kitchen workers used the elevator that goes directly to the basement to bring food and dirty dishes back and forth. They also constantly jacked the front door of the building opened, so anyone could just come walking into the building.
I eventually moved out of the apartment because the insanely loud crowds of people outside the bar 5 nights a week made it impossible to sleep. My bedroom window was directly above the entrance. That place is a disgusting plague. The owner used to pay us off all the time with free bottles of booze because we complained. Actually, I forgot about this until just now, but once my roommates and I were in our living room drinking and one of the kitchen guys bumped into someone coming into the apartment in the hallway and saw we were drinking and the friend jokingly invited him in for a drink. Everyone then went downstairs to the bar and forgot to lock the door. The kitchen guy came back and went into our apartment while no one was there and started opening bedroom doors, one of which was a roommate who was laying in bed at the time and was horrified that a random guy came walking into his bedroom. He flipped out and screamed at the guy and he scurried off. I believe they fired him for that and gave us another free bottle of booze…
Anyway, yeah, all the allegations are true in regard to the apartment 2B being used as a prep kitchen and dish washing station.