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The final chapter has closed on the saga of J.P.’s Night Club, the embattled Glover Park strip club that burst into flames last year. According to DCMud, shit’s gettin’ razed:
The District’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs has consented to a raze order filed in October by the owners of Glover Park’s gentlemen’s dance venue, J.P.’s Night Club.In their 20 plus years in business, the long-running, family-owned business had continually faced critiques from neighbors in the upscale community over matters of crime, alcohol licensing and, well, that other thing.
Local adversaries finally got their wish in January 2008, when a conflagration led to a dramatic fire-and-rescue operation, when eager firemen rescued a (fully clad) employee from the roof as J.P.’s went up in flames.The building was soon boarded up (not hard, it had no windows) and has remained so ever since, even as new businesses have moved into adjoining storefronts.
According to an anonymous commenter, though, Glover Park’s strip club Good Guys, site of the fall 2007 arson that critically injured a bouncer and left many unclothed employees out in the cold.” writes, “A little birdie told me that a shiny new club will open on the JP’s site in a new building in the not so distant future.” Those Glover Park residents who like their strip clubs plagued by fire can still head to