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"Dry Bath" private club.
"Lee Struwe says he and his partner, Hosea Cobb, opened Basic Plumbing in 1993. They chose the spot because it was “basically a gay area,” he said. “Location is very important.”
Cited for zoning violations in 1995, Struwe and Cobb have been embroiled in a heated battle the past year.
Neighbors blamed Basic Plumbing patrons for cruising problems that turned their streets and yards into a late-night arena of drug use and public sex. They staged a well-organized campaign against the club’s application for a variance and won."
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