N.Y. Bar Flies Don't Seem To Mind Dirty Laundry

Manhattan's new Cooper Square Hotel has a garden patio, inventive cocktails and a spectacular view of underwear. Residents weren't happy when the hotel built its bar within inches of their windows. Local news reports say to get back, the residents dangled dirty laundry on a clothes line over the heads of people sipping wine. Bar-goers seem to like the photo op.

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DAVID GREENE, host:

Good morning. I'm David Greene.

Want to drink in Manhattan? Well, the new Cooper Square Hotel has a garden patio, inventive cocktails and a spectacular view of underwear. Residents weren't happy when the hotel built its bar within inches of their windows and so they dangled dirty laundry over the heads of people sipping wine.

Of course bar-goers have marveled and taken photos, probably not long before this funky clothesline ends up on some walking tour of Manhattan - maybe not what the neighbors intended.

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