Morning Mug: Muscle Car


Ah, the ol’ NYPD threewheeler in front of Bally’s — which clearly should have been ticketed for parking so far away from the curb. Am I wrong?

Photo by Boris Shekhman

  • NeckRoadWarrior

    I always wanted a Cushman Truckster when I was a kid. I thought they were cool, and even today it seems a useful vehicle for carrying groceries. Of course, having three wheels classifies this as a type of motorcycle, and that means it should be parked perpendicularly to the curb.

    Not that anyone would ticket an NYPD-branded one, of course.

  • Marine Park Mommy

    And that side is designated as “no standing”, “no parking”!

  • bklyn

    agree…  some common sense please

  • Boris Shekman

    He does have a ticket. The reason I photographed this NYPD trike is because there is a parking ticket under the wiper. That’s something you don’t see often – a cop car with a parking ticket.

    • NeckRoadWarrior

      Well, it’s hard to see an orange ticket when the photographer shoots in B&W. I thought it was a Chinese menu. ;-)

  • BrooklynBus

    The police purposely leave the scooter there to discourage locker break-ins which are a daily occurrence at Bally’s. I heard one day there were 20 break-ins. The cops can’t seem to do anything about it and Bally’s couldn’t give a damn. Once I heard they stole someone’s clothes. Don’t know how he got home.

    • Chknmstr264

      Late at night uonder the cover of dark wrapped in the ny times of  course !!!!!

    • bagels

      That’s interesting about the scooter. There was one parked in front of the synagogue in Marine Park which I though was kind of strange since it was there for a few days. It’s a good idea but are thieves and other criminals really duped into believing there is a cop in the area?

      • NeckRoadWarrior

        If they weren’t around, and this is a regular tactic, someone would have stolen one by now. It’s easy to fit one of these in a box truck and sell as scrap. There’s gotta be a cop nearby or inside the building it’s parked in front of.