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Jiggles to be closed by city

Posted by Kate Bergman on March 12th, 2011

The controversial Jiggles Gentlemen’s Club (5220 Roosevelt Way) that opened the end of last year will be closed down by the city. According to a release sent out by the Seattle City Attorney’s Office, “Superior Court Judge Suzanne Barnett awarded the injunctive relief sought by Assistant City Attorneys Bob Tobin and Carlton Seu at the end of an hour of oral arguments.”

Barnett rejected the First Amendment argument that was central to the defense by Jiggles’ owner Bob Davis, doing business as ASF, Inc., a Washington corporation. As long as its zoning rules are reasonable, Barnett said, the City has a right to disperse adult cabarets throughout the City. The City claimed the location of Jiggles violated a zoning buffer requirement because it is located within 800 feet of a school, child care center, community center and public park.

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7 reader comments so far ↓

  • 1 UD // Mar 12, 2011 at 3:23 pm


  • 2 Bobo // Mar 12, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    A buffer zone for free expression? (dance)

  • 3 kim // Mar 12, 2011 at 7:16 pm

    why did were they even permitted to open in the first place? ah, those loopholes…..

  • 4 David // Mar 14, 2011 at 9:54 am

    Gee, I think I want to be offended by those other comments. Lets gag them, fine them out of existance, and not let them talk within 800 feet of any trees.

  • 5 Rob_Makenna // Mar 14, 2011 at 10:58 am

    This is stupid, it’s not like the parents were taking their children from the school over to Jiggles… or were they?

  • 6 Mina // Mar 16, 2011 at 1:50 pm

    The dummy opened the place knowing full well that he would be closed by the city. He hoped to successfully sue. This time, he failed. Good riddance.

  • 7 U-Roos-Ravenna // Mar 17, 2011 at 12:47 am

    He knew exactly what he was doing, good point Mina. He has a track record all over town. I think we now why he spent zero dollars in changing the look/feel/name of the place…