9/11 Memorial Museum planners

take notice: people get pissed when there is a barrier to peeing. 31-year-old Brooklyn barber Nicholas Curtis learned this lesson after a group of disgruntled, cross-legged revelers from the West Indian Day Parade descended upon his shop. After allowing folks to pee freely all day, they began instituting a $1 fee to use the bathroom after the toilet became clogged, as a "nuisance tax." But it became more of a nuisance for Curtis and friends when a group of women who refused the tax came back with some male muscle. "We're tussling with them. I was just hitting," Curtis tells the Times. But he was actually hitting a woman with a wig: "My hand tangled in her hair and it fell off."

After the group left, they came back again, and the police got involved. "To go and come back? They got to be tough," Curtis says, and when the cops showed up he believed it was to protect him and the shop. Instead he was led off in handcuffs with his friend. "There were like, 17 people in the precinct. Fourteen of them caught with guns." Presumably Curtis was affixed with the Hannibal Lector mask for his heinous, bladder-bruising actions.