Hooters has arrived where Peep World once was.
In 2012, good old Peep World shuttered right across from Penn Station. We soon learned it would be replaced by a Hooters.
Now the big neon signs are up on 7th Avenue and 33rd, the green-shingled Peep World facade (formerly a Burger King, and before that an Automat) has been replaced with glass, and the Help Wanted signs are in the window, announcing "Everyone Looks Good in Orange."
There is a large Hootie the Owl inside, its wide eyes a pair of not-so subliminal boobs gawking out at the street.
And the place is enormous. It didn't just take up the entire 33rd Street Peep World space, it looks like it runs straight through the neighboring building, across a whole floor, with windows on the avenue. It is making its presence known.
In 2012, I wrote about the shift from Peep World to Hooters.
Peep World Closing
Peep World to Hooters
Peep World Remnants