About a third of Amsterdam’s red light district brothels will soon close as part of a $35 million real estate deal, so if you’re planning on visiting the city, you’ll have 51 fewer windows to tempt/amuse you. [Reuters]

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  1. blue_duck says:

    Um… Sad?

  2. Applekid ┬──┬ ノ( ゜-゜ノ) says:

    $35 million real estate deal…
    Woo! $35 million whorehouse! High fives all around!

  3. Hey Reuters/Consumerist, how about a date? When is “soon?”

  4. @austinhavican: Can’t find a projected date anywhere. Here’s an AP article — [tinyurl.com] — and a Bloomberg article — [tinyurl.com] — but they don’t give date info.

  5. Trai_Dep says:

    Yeah, but we’ll still be able to score da kind hashish, right? Right?!!

  6. pestie says:

    Dammit!! I don’t smoke weed, so whores are the only reason for me to even go to Amsterdam!