Platinum Pleasures strip club reopens as juice bar

A strip club in the Bronx has recently reopened and reinvented itself. (5/2/14)

THE BRONX - A strip club in the Bronx has recently reopened and reinvented itself.

Platinum Pleasures, a strip club that was known for gun battles, stabbings and serving liquor without a license, has opened once again, this time as a topless juice bar.

The previous owner says the new owner bought out the remaining five-year lease along with its showers and stripper polls.

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A Hunts Point church was hoping to move in to the facility, but because of a lack of money, it never happened.

Community Board 2, which represents the area, says it hopes crime does not spike again with the club back open.

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