Sarie Keller’s home is adjacent to the Bluelight, at 3251 N. Western Ave. She said, over the last several years, problems have escalated. The city has deemed the bar problematic, and has entered into a plan of operation with the bar, but Keller said the bar hasn’t complied with any of the city’s demands.
The restaurant and pub, known for its tartan miniskirt-clad waitstaff, is one of three liquor license applicants up for approval at and Aurora City Council Tuesday night.
Though aldermen acknowledged they expect the city will be sued for it, the City Council on Wednesday approved a measure to circumvent part of the state’s concealed carry law, and effectively ban guns at any business that serves liquor.
Aldermen voted Friday to circumvent a major provision of the state’s concealed carry law, by voting to require all city businesses that serve liquor to ban guns on their premises.
Walmart is suing the city of Chicago over the denial of a liquor license for it’s Express store on Chicago Avenue in the River North neighborhood.
Amtrak trains briefly went dry in Illinois on Wednesday.
In Evanston, the mayor is expected to make a ruling Tuesday on whether to revoke the liquor license from a popular nightclub which has become well-known among teenagers.