Park Plaza Hotel
The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that prosecutors can use a man's statement to a police officer that a key found in his pocket would open a Park Plaza Hotel room where he'd allegedly stashed a prostitute he was offering in an ad on a Web site for men seeking sex for a fee. Read more.
The New York Post reports David Barton Gym's corporate overlords shut their Park Plaza outlet along with gyms in New York, because the finances just weren't working out.
Adam Pieniazek convinces the bartender at Bonfire at the Park Plaza to whip him up an A-Roid, even though it's not supposed to go on sale until the start of baseball season. He gives it an 11 out of 10:
... The smoky tomatoes and supplemental spicy ingredients complement the tequila perfectly. You can drink this cocktail anyway you wish, but I chose a traditional process, putting a pinch of salt on my tongue, shooting the tequila, sucking the lime, followed by injecting the delicious tomato juice into my mouth (careful not to get it in your eyes, it is hot and will burn). Normally, I'm not a huge fan of tequila, but the tomato juice so cleanly chased the tequila that I became a quick convert. ...
I'm guessing the Yankees don't stay there when they're playing at Fenway. The hotel bar has just released a "Red Sox menu" of items that'll be available when the Sox are on the bar TV this upcoming season, including the $11 A-Roid Cocktail, which consists of a shot of El Mejor Tequila and a syringe full of tomato juice (get it? juice?). Alas, state law prohibits the establishment from supplying patrons with a needle to go with the syringe.