PROSPECT HEIGHTS — The cheesesteak shop that claims to serve the city's only authentic version of the Philly favorite is opening its first Brooklyn location.Broker Adam Malitz offered an interesting quote: "[Shorty's NYC] sought an area that reflected its dedication to authenticity, and the landlord [Pintchik Associates] is committed to cultivating an eclectic tenant mix in this rapidly rising neighborhood."
Shorty's NYC will move into 229 Flatbush Ave. between Bergen and Dean streets in 2016, real estate brokers Lee & Associates NYC LLC announced Tuesday.
Shorty's NYC says its cheesesteaks taste like the real thing because they're made with bread shipped directly from Philadelphia, according to the mini chain's website.
While that's part of the lawsuit, more prominent are claims of racial discrimination and retaliation, with black employees claiming repeated abuse by white supervisors, preferential treatment toward Hispanic colleagues, and retaliation in response to complaints.
Two individual supervisors, for example, are charged with referring to black employees as “black motherfucker,” “dumb black bitch,” “black monkey,” “piece of shit” and “nigger.”
Two have referred to an employee blind in one eye as “cyclops,” and “the one-eyed guy,” and an employee with a nose disorder as “the nose guy.”
There's been no official response yet though arena spokesman Barry Baum told the Daily News they, but take “allegations of this kind very seriously” and have "a zero tolerance policy for…