yes, scorereader , there were mostly those xxx rated shops.
But I remember a little "hot dog" storefront place right there in the middle of it all,
plus good ol’ Nedicks was on the corner of 42nd and 7th ave.
and the fried chicken place (corner of 42nd and 8th)
plus a few pizza places with that NYC vibe; die hard "slice" places, ("next please"), and they mostly just served plain cheese pizza, and it was fresh , too.