Billboard for adult store causing controversy in North Tonawanda

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A billboard on the side of the road in North Tonawanda might make it tough for some people to keep their eyes on the road.

Now, some local lawmakers want the billboard stripped from the side of the road.

The sign advertises an adult store on Transit Rd. and features a woman in lingerie.

They say they offer items for women of almost all sizes and have upscale and unisex clothing.

A city alderman and a county legislator say the sign does not leave enough to the imagination.

They say there is a family-friendly atmosphere in North Tonawanda, and are asking the store owners to pay more attention to the location of the billboard.

So far, the store owners of the billboard have stated no plans to either take down or move the sign. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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