5 Strange Laws That Are Actually On The Books In New York
Last week we told you about some wacky laws that are still on the books in Connecticut, so this week it's time to feature laws from New York that you just better follow.
Just remember, most of these haven't been enforced for years, and I can't imagine anyone ever getting in trouble for breaking one of these laws, but years ago, when they were first introduced, there must have been a reason.
So here are the New York laws, and remember you may actually be breaking the law if your caught doing any of these. Here are five of the craziest I could find:
This one should be based on what type of "flirt" we're dealing with. The lamer the line, the bigger the fine.
There had to be something real shady going on to put this law on the books. Here's what I found. According to craveonline.com, there were once blue laws against eating ice cream on Sundays. So theoretically, sweet-toothed outlaws would pocket their vanilla cones to hide them from passing policemen.
Now I could see not being allowed to wear your slippers after 10:00 AM for safety reasons, but after 10:00 PM? I guess nothing good comes out of having slippers on in the late night hours.
What once was looked upon as an eye-sore in a neighborhood, is now is looked upon as eco-friendly. Time to get this law off the books.
According to nypost.com, Section 10-114 of the city administrative code cracks down on those who use “any window or open space of any house for any performance of puppet or other figures.” The penalty for perpetrating puppetry is up to a $25 fine and 30 days in jail.