From now on, the only bottles flying at W.i.P. nightclub will be of the non-alcoholic sort … because officials in NYC have officially suspended the club”s liquor license.
The New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) ordered the booze ban last night, citing “ten separate assault and altercations beginning on March 11 2012, and leading up to a large brawl at the club on June 14, 2012” — the night of the Drake vs. Chris Brown fight.
The SLA says it has hit the club with 17 Alcoholic Beverage Control Law violations … including drug activity (twice) … lack of supervision … using the name “W.I.P.” without SLA authorization … and “becoming a drain on police resources.”
According to the SLA, the ban is “effective immediately … no alcohol can be served or consumed on the premises.”
Following the brawl, the club was shut down by the NYPD … now it seems highly unlikely the place will ever open its doors again.