The nuns, several local residents and the village of Melrose Park filed suit Friday seeking to shut Club Allure, which is on the Stone Park-Melrose Park border.
Their lawyer, Tom Brejcha of the Thomas More Society, said state law is clear that adult clubs cannot operate within 1,000 feet of a school or house of worship. The nuns have both, and the club is just over their back fence.
Nuns who earlier protested the opening of a strip club adjacent to their convent in Stone Park have slapped the village and the club with a suit that seeks to yank the curtain down on the adult entertainment.
It took at least two hours to contain the flames. No one was injured – small consolation to the family that ran the grocery store.
The Get It club was supposed to open in April, but road construction along Lake Street has slowed those plans dramatically. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
It is unclear whether a strip club will open as scheduled next door to a Roman Catholic convent in west suburban Stone Park.
Premier Bank has become the third Illinois bank to fail this year, and the second this month. State regulators worked with the bank for months in an attempt to save it.
Some 200 protestors carrying candles and signs showed up Thursday evening to vent their concerns about the club’s effect on the neighborhood, as well as a Catholic convent nearby, CBS2’s Mike Parker reports.
Some Roman Catholic nuns are trying to stop a planned strip club in west suburban Stone Park, but the owner of the establishment says they shouldn’t judge him.
Some nuns in western suburban Stone Park are working to keep a strip club from opening next to their convent.
A car damaged during a terrible storm is now at the center of multiple state and local criminal investigations. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini exposed the car repair nightmare, and part of an alleged ring of unlicensed auto repair shops in the Chicago area.