NYPD shutters Queens strip bar Show Palace Gentleman’s Joint

The show will not be going on at the Show Palace Gentlemen’s Club now that the Queens wiggle corner has been shuttered amid allegations of prostitution.

Armed with a justice order, members of the NYPD clamp patrol privileged out and sealed the Long Island City strip bar on 21st St. nearby 43rd Ave. about midnight Friday.

They pasted a splendid orange notice on the confidence shutters, observant that the nightspot had been close down for compelling prostitution.

Club owners will have to go to justice if they wish to reopen, cops said.

During a raid Dec. 1, cops arrested 5 women inside the strip bar on harlotry charges. The women were between the ages of 20 and 35, authorities said.

A lady who left the bar takes a photo of the shutdown order.

A lady who left the bar takes a photo of the shutdown order.

(Vic Nicastro for New York Daily News)

Police and internal inaugurated officials went to a Queens judge after the arrests, demanding that the bar be sealed under the city’s bother decrease law.

“Five girls arrested in one night? That’s not a strip club. It’s a brothel with music,” a police source pronounced at the time of the arrests.

The state had regularly denied the Show Palace’s attempts to get a wine permit after receiving mixed reports of assault and wine law violations.

Three of the 4 shootings that took place in Long Island City in 2016 were tied to the club, former 108th Precinct Capt. John Travaglia told the State Liquor Authority last year.

Members of the NYPD Vice Squad privileged out and sealed the Long Island City strip bar around midnight Saturday.

Members of the NYPD Vice Squad privileged out and sealed the Long Island City strip bar around midnight Saturday.

(Vic Nicastro for New York Daily News)

The Show Palace — which bills itself as “New York’s #1 All Nude Gentlemen’s Club” — was shuttered with little fanfare. The place was scarcely dull as cops told workers to lift in the velvet ropes outward and bring down the confidence shutters.

The Show Palace is owned by the same organisation that owns the scandalous Sin City wiggle corner in the Bronx.

That bar lost its wine permit in May, following a Daily News exposé that minute violence, drug sales and allegations of prostitution. In Jul 2016, 9 people were arrested in a Sin City drug traffic case.

The courts formerly sealed the Show Palace in Dec 2015 after narcotics detectives schooled that servers were selling pot and heroin along with nonalcoholic drinks and path dances, officials said.

Calls to the Show Palace were not returned Saturday.

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