Silver Slipper to end stripping after license suspension
TOWN OF BELOIT--The Silver Slipper Saloon & Gentlemen’s Club will have its alcohol license suspended for 50 days and reopen in May as a neighborhood bar with no nude dancing, according to a deal bar owners and the town reached this morning.
The town board had planned to hold a hearing today to consider suspending or revoking the license for the Silver Slipper, formerly the Bear Chest, after police say they have responded to a number of fights, including a shooting in the parking lot Jan. 20.
The board voted 3-1 to approve the deal, which states the bar will close from March 14 through May 4, then reopen as a traditional bar with no strip dancing.
The agreement means no strip club will ever operate in the town again because the strip club had been grandfathered in when a town ordinance banning stripping was enacted more than a decade ago, town administrator Brian Wilson said after the vote.
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