KINGSTON — The owner of the embattled Cabaret strip club has decided to close in the face of the district attorney’s efforts to shut it down.
Jules Greenberg reached an agreement with prosecutors to shutter the club for six months and then transfer ownership to his son, who will not be allowed to reopen the facility as a strip club.
The agreement was announced Wednesday prior to a scheduled hearing in front of Judge Thomas F. Burke Jr.
Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis last month filed paperwork seeking a court order to shut the club for a year, calling it a nuisance that encourages crime.
The club will close on June 19, the day it already was slated to begin a 30-day shutdown due to liquor license violations, according to the agreement.
During the six months it is closed, the only activity that could go on there is construction, the agreement says.
The club may only reopen as a sports bar, not a strip club or a night club, the sides agreed.
Greenberg can not have ownership in…
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