Openings and Closings

New York Strip in Pompano Closes, Ending a Short, Glitzy Run

New York Strip opened in Pompano on April 2 with as much fanfare as you could possibly muster for a steak house/strip club. The owners mailed outlandish media kits all around town that included membership cards supposedly valued at $10,000. They flew in strippers from around the country -- one of them said she was among 200 girls put up at the airport Hilton for weeks as the place hired its own staff.

But all that glitz couldn't save the place. It closed July 1.

You have to figure all that spending early on might have hurt. Or the location: an out-of-the-way industrial park west of I-95. Or the fact that they

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