Activists, Aldermen Seek To Kill Effort To Allow Alcohol Sales At Strip ClubsCommunity groups and some aldermen have spearheaded opposition to a plan to allow liquor sales at clubs that allow topless dancing or possibly even full nudity.
Alderman Drops Strip Club Measure, Claims Surprise At Inclusion Of Full NudityThe sponsor of an ordinance that would have allowed clubs in Chicago to blend topless dancing and alcohol sales has backed away from the measure, because somehow full-frontal nudity ended up in the mix.
Emanuel Ducks Questions On Allowing Alcohol Sales At Topless ClubsMayor Rahm Emanuel is trying to sidestep questions about a plan by some aldermen to allow Chicago strip clubs to serve alcohol and offer semi-nude dancing.
Prostitution Concerns Halt Effort To Allow Booze In Chicago Strip ClubsAn ordinance sponsored by Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd) would have outlawed unauthorized strip clubs in residential neighborhoods, but allowed some nudity in clubs that serve booze.
Indiana City Hopes New Restrictions Will Keep Strip Clubs AwayThe former owner of the Factory Gentlemen's Club on Chicago's far South side wants to put a strip club outside Michigan City and Mayor Ron Meer says they're trying to make it so restrictive that he'll go away.
Lawmaker Calls For $5 Tax On All Strip Club AdmissionsA south suburban lawmaker is pushing for a new $5 per customer tax for strip clubs in Illinois.
Strip Clubs Making It Rain On Politicians“All of the liquor, none of the clothes!” the billboards promise. Take a drive across the south suburbs and you know: Strip clubs are big business.