Cops: Hookah Bar Welcomed Underage Drinkers

Teens boys encouragd to take drunk dates to private room

Operators of a hookah joint on the Lower East Side served alcohol to minors and even provided them an upstairs loft for sexual encounters, police said in a story in Monday's New York Post.

Hade Bade, at First Avenue and Second Street, was busted last week after a police raid found 20 underage drinkers boozing openly, according to the report.

"They were just plain gutsy," a police source told the Post. "These kids were walking around like it was nothing."

One menu item called "The First Date" read more like the five-point plan offered up by Mike Damone in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High." For $65, a teen boy could get four drinks for himself and his date, as well as hummus, pita and the hookah.

"Get her drunk and pay extra to go upstairs" to a private VIP area, the menu read, according to the Post.

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