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NYC Hot Dog Cart Monthly Rent: Guess How Much

Street meat is a staple on New York City streets, and like any other business, some vendors pay pricey rent for primo locations. The steps leading up to the Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the most lucrative spots for a vendor because it's a tourist hot spot without many other places to eat.

The Parks Department auctioned the right to sell hot dogs from the steps last year, and the highest bidder was evicted from the space Friday because of failure to pay rent. Can you guess how much the vendor agreed to pay the Parks Department every month?

NYC Hot Dog Cart Monthly Rent: Guess How Much

How much did the evicted NYC hot dog vendor have to pay in monthly rent for his space on the Met steps?

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Chica8a Chica8a 8 years
Craziness!!!
care0531 care0531 8 years
That is insane!
Zivanod Zivanod 8 years
That is ridiculously high! Are there really that many people out there willing to pay to eat dirty water dogs?
lickety-split lickety-split 8 years
:jawdrop: how much do they clear!?
mek123 mek123 8 years
I was just at the Met last month and didn't see enough $3 hot dog activity to justify that kind of rent.
Lyngay Lyngay 8 years
Ho-ly mo-ly...
DivaDivine DivaDivine 8 years
You're joking, right?!
J-Rabbit J-Rabbit 8 years
Sounds about right. Vendors in front of the Met probably make a killing.
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