‚”I could handle 250 of what were mostly my friends, but the crowd kept getting younger and rowdier,” O’Brien said. ‚”There were discussions of how to keep making money without letting in undesirable people.” According to him, however, ‚”a steady flow of mismanagement” ensured this never came to fruition. There were also issues of delegation. ‚”Nobody could ever agree who was really in charge,” explained O’Brien.
Jamie Peck chronicles The Shank’s rise and fall at the New York Press.