Brothel Goes 'Green' With Bike Discount

Public transit passengers get a price break, too
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 16, 2009 12:01 PM CDT
Escort girls await customers at a high-end Berlin brothel in this file photo.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – A Berlin brothel that offers a discount to patrons who arrive by bicycle or public transportation is touting itself as the first “green” sex stop. Clients simply present their helmet, bike lock, or bus ticket at the Maison d’Envie, which just happens to be in a district where the Green party won 46% of the vote in the last election, the Independent reports. The manager says business is nearly back to prerecession levels thanks to the deal.

"The environment is on everyone's lips around here and it's pretty hard to find a parking space, so we came up with the idea of an eco-discount," she explains.