published on
2 March, 2017

Anchorage strip club may be done, for good
Article written by SCN. Additional content from ktuu.com.

Anchorage assembly member Dick Traini says he will move to postpone, indefinitely, the public hearing that would impact the liquor license of Fantasies on 5th.

Traini says the move comes after advice from the Department of Law. He says it will essentially mean the end of the business, which has a large for sale sign, in front of the building.

In July of 2016, the Alaska State Alcoholic Beverage Control Board voted unanimously to not renew the strip club's liquor license, after objections by the state Department of Labor.

The state had been investigating claims that the club was not paying its dancers - a group of 30 or more individuals - minimum wage and overtime, as required by law.

Traini says the strip club was also charging the women to play music, during their dances.

"At one time, they were actually charging the ladies 20 percent to play the music," Traini said. "How do you charge for music you don't own?"

Traini says the Department of Law review recommended that because there is no longer a license to hold a protest hearing about, that the Assembly should not move forward with a protest hearing or a consideration of the protest.

Calls and Facebook messages to the owners of Fantasies were not returned. Maintenance workers at Fantasies said they didn't know anything about the situation.

"The thing is, right now, they have no license to operate," Traini said. "So that place should be shut down like a drum."

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