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Homeless complain about sprinklers used at Strand Bookstore

Homeless complain about sprinklers used at Strand Bookstore

November 20, 2013


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Some homeless New Yorkers said the Strand Bookstore on Broadway is allegedly using the sprinkler system under its awning to prevent the city’s homeless from sleeping in front of the store. Jason Williams, a 35-year-old homeless man, said he was under the awning when the sprinklers turned on. ...