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Metropolis, Strip Membership Attain Settlement Permitting Grownup Leisure To Resume In Baltimore With COVID-19 Protocols, Regulation Agency Says – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Days after the owner of a Baltimore strip club sued the city over COVID-19 regulations, said the club and city reached an agreement that will allow it to reopen, a law firm representing the club said Wednesday night .

Earlier this week, Andrew Alley of the Penthouse Club said he is suing the mayor and city council over regulations that forced adult entertainment venues to close due to the pandemic. Other indoor entertainment options such as bowling alleys and ice rinks have reopened, which Alley and attorney Andrew Saller said violated the club’s First Amendment rights.

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On Wednesday evening, Saller’s law firm announced that both sides had reached an agreement that could reopen it for the club “in the near future while maintaining customer safety”. Specific details of the agreement were not immediately available.

In a press release, the club said it is “excited to resume live entertainment and excited that its employees can get back to work.

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