From the Queens Tribune:
The Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church in Whitestone has some pretty unorthodox neighbors.
Recent prostitution busts netted three ladies of the night working out of local rental houses, two women at 47-12 210th St. in Bayside, and one at 150-12 11th Ave., next door to the church, according to information from City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone). Police are investigating a third house in Auburndale.
Tenants of the Bayside house have since been evicted.
“It’s very unusual to find this going on in residential houses,” Halloran said. “This is kind of a different take on an old problem, I suppose you could say. We’ve, of course, seen this throughout the city in massage parlors.”
The church was unaware of the situation, according to a source who did not wish to be identified, but neighbors in Bayside noticed the unusual activity.
“The ‘customers’ come and go all day and night,” said Michael McCormack in an e-mail to the Queens Tribune, before the eviction. “These men are fairly easy to spot. They come alone, usually park around the corner on 47th Avenue and walk to the house holding a cell phone to their ear.”
“I, for one, will not tolerate a whore house on my block,” he added. “My family has lived on this block for 50 years. I grew up here and together with my wife intend to raise our son here.”
How interesting that the Trib is investigating complaints about prostitution! And Dan - this going on in residential houses is not "very unusual". Wake up, man.