INDIANAPOLIS - Half-naked strippers may draw a crowd, but county regulators are not impressed and a west-side club seeking to renew its liquor license may end up losing it instead.
It is against the law to share a liquor permit. Indianapolis officials are cracking down on nightclub owners who rent out their liquor license to promoters seeking to host events or parties.
The Marion County Liquor Board has recommended that El Vulcan, located in the 2700 block of Washington Street, not be allowed to serve alcohol for misusing its liquor permit.
Owner Luis Perez was accused of allowing an event with strippers, even though his establishment is not zoned for adult entertainment.
Police also raised concerns about the number of problems they have responded to at these locations.
"The people there promoting these events are not qualified for the liquor license so it is holding the owners accountable," said Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Sgt. Bill Carter.
El Vulcan is appealing the non-renewal of its liquor license to the State.
In the past year, several city clubs have been shut down for either license misuse or failing to collect state taxes.
Family of 3 escapes fire in Hancock Co.
A mother and her two children were able to safely get out of their home during a fire Wednesday morning.
Adult summer camp in Indiana? Yes, it's a thing
When you think of summer camps, you might think of swimming and hiking with your friends when you were a kid, or a way to get the kids out of…
Ind. Democratic Party files complaint over ads
The Indiana Democratic Party has lodged a complaint with Federal Communications Commission over TV ads attacking Democratic gubernatorial…
READ: Tamika Catchings' tribute to Pat Summitt
After she heard the news of Pat Summitt's death, Tamika Catchings didn't go to the gym for practice.
Conner Prairie debuts new 4-story treehouse
It's every kids' dream: a giant treehouse in the woods.