The city says the place isn’t up to code. The building’s owner says fixing it up is a losing proposition. The shop owner says kids are the real losers.
It doesn’t look like much from the outside and the apartments above won’t be featured in Good Housekeeping anytime soon. Yet Hockey Bob’s in Endicott, New York provides a wholesome hangout for high school kids–at least according to the owner of the shop.
He rents the place from a local doctor who’s refusing to put any money into the place and now, News10 in Syracuse reports that the card shop is destined to become a parking lot.