While I remember the 1999 neo-Nazi bombing of the Admiral Duncan in London like it was yesterday, I had no idea that Uncle Charlie's -- the popular gay video bar on Greenwich Avenue that I used to frequent in the early and mid- '90s when visiting from D.C. -- was once the scene of a bombing as well. And what was the motivation? The bombers -- one of whom later infamously sketched pictures of Princess Diana(!) while on trial (and convicted) for his role in the 1993 World Trade Center attack -- were Muslims who "objected to homosexuality on religious grounds." (Sigh.) Read HERE.
"Can I get your number?"
Read about the bar's demise -- all its customers started to party in Chelsea! -- HERE.
The son of bomber El Sayyid Nosair later wrote a memoir about what his father's decision to choose terrorism over him did to his life. Read about it HERE.