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SOHO—In case you were curious as to what Justin Bieber looks like when he dreams, the singer is currently stripped down to his skivvies and resting peacefully (note the hand placement) in the Calvin Klein ad to overtake its four-story billboard along East Houston Street, Bowery Boogie noted. His fans seems pretty excited about it:
this is me, when I see Justin Bieber Calvin Klein billboard pic.twitter.com/Gp3FylIiTG— Madam Bieber (@hiMadamBieber) May 3, 2016
And from the right angle, it's not as risqué!
NOHO—The owners of Other Music announced today that they will close their doors for good on June 25th due to rising rents and the music industry's changing landscape, Gothamist is reporting. There aren't plans to move the business to a smaller venue or keep up the online store, but the owners will continue with their music label. Expect special events closer to the closing date.
NEW YORK CITY—Now that Governor Cuomo has cracked down on the nail salon industry, could dry cleaning be next? One would hope so. Crain's New York is reporting that most workers in the city make less than minimum wage and are often fired if they demand more money, and that's in addition to the prolonged exposure to hazardous chemicals used in the cleaning process.
COLLEGE POINT—Spa Castle is open again after a child's near-drowning incident resulted in a two-month shut down. "Since the Health Department closed the pools at Spa Castle in February, the establishment has undergone a rigorous process to correct violations and has met our requirement to implement a new safety plan," a Health Department spokesperson told Gothamist.
WILLIAMSBURG—Lots of tickets are still available for Mayor de Blasio's 55th birthday party at Brooklyn Bowl, according to the New York Post. Neither comedian Louis C.K. nor a starting ticket price of $100 are enough of a draw for his dwindling number of supporters to come through.