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Paula Street Nightclubs Disturb our Neighboorhoods

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November 21, 2017

ABC11 runs story about Nightclubs near Forest Acres

Click Link Below if video does play: http://abc11.com/entertainment/neighbors-worry-about-opening-of-new-raleigh-nightclub/1710866/   On Thursday January 19th, Ed Crump and the ABC11 News Team interviewed Forest Acres residents about the Dubai Live nightclub that is opening in the Luc Lounge location at 2414 Paula Street. Luc Lounge ran live shows as an after hours club from 2am-6am. Dubai will


They’re Back!! 2414 Paula Street requests a new AEP

The club formally opened as Luc Lounge at 2414 Paula Street is attempting to reopen under another name. In August of 2016 the club faced nearly $10,000 in fines for noise violations (nearly 30 citations) and a $500 a day fine from the city for not meeting parking requirements for their business. This was finally enough

911 Calls related to the Hawg Pen

911 Calls – Hawg Pen Residents in Forest Acres have often called 911 to report many things, loud club music, Operating without a permit, Food Truck issues, and Loud Motorcycles. A request for 911 calls from the city produced several calls but many no longer retained by the city. Here are a few: 4-17 A

Fed up with Noise- Residents are moving out!

Residents of Forest Acres are selling homes affected by the noise violations from Paula Street During the month of July Forest Acres has seen at least four homes within a small strip of Bellaire Avenue put on the real estate market. These homes are the closest and hardest hit by the ongoing noise violations of

Luc Lounge Loses Arbitration Hearing

Luc Lounge continues to fight the city of Raleigh over noise violations at arbitration hearing frustrating neighbors and city officials. On April 15th, 2016 the City of Raleigh held an arbitration hearing pursuant to Raleigh City Code 12-5011(2) as an enforcement action against Luc Hospitality LLC and Marino Diaz regarding (10) Noise Violation civil citations

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City Council

Become Part of the Solution

How can you help? Residents are asking for your help. Please find the list of city officials below along with suggested topics on how they can take action against the nightclubs on Paula Street who continue to violate the Raleigh City Noise Ordinance.  City Attorney’s Office – Dottie Leapley Email: Dottie.leapley@raleighnc.gov  Office: 919-996-6568 Please call or email

City Council Petitioned to End Noise Violation

Residents of Forest Acres have petitioned City Council to help end the Noise Violations from the Paula Street nightclubs for years. Here is a brief history. MAY 7TH, 2013 – Raleigh City Council Meeting Minutes PAULA STREET – NOISE PROBLEMS – REFERRED TO THE CITY ATTORNEY XXXX XXXX, XXXX Belaire Avenue, stated he represents a neighborhood

Noise Needles Neighbors – N&O Story

In May 2013 a resident of Forest Acres addressed City Council. The News and Observer writer Colin Campbell interviewed him and wrote the following story. Print Run Date:  5/15/2013 Digital Run Date:    Corrections:  RALEIGH Residents of the Forest Acres neighborhood off Wake Forest Road haven’t been able to sleep much lately. The neighborhood sits

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City Leaders

Help Needed! Send an Objection letter

There is a new CLUB at 2414 Paula Street who has applied for an ABC Permit. I am asking residents to send an objection letter to the Special Operations Division of the Raleigh Police Department. Attached is a sample letter you can use/modify. All letters must be received by Tuesday, January 17th at 5pm  Please


Letters to Mayor and Council Members go unanswered

Residents continue to email Mayor and City Council about noise issues in Forest Acres Several emails sent to Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane, City Council member Mary-Ann Baldwin, and City Council member Bonner Gaylord continue to be ignored. All three have heard from multiple residents numerous times via emails, calls, and petitions in front of City Council. Previous

Court Dates

Hearing Date Set for Luc Lounge

On April 15th 2016 at 8:30 the Raleigh Police Department will be conducting an Arbitration Hearing for 10 noise citations issued to Luc Lounge. The specific dates that will be reviewed are: December 12, 2015         3:09am December 19, 2015         3:17am January 16, 2016               3:30am January 17, 2016               4:33am January 30, 2016               3:34am January 31, 2016               4:07am February


Updated Listing of Citations

Below are the current listing of citations issued for noise related issues to clubs on Paula/Hodges Street. The data is from Jan 1 2015 to March 18 2016 Luc Lounge Luc – 01012015 to 03182016 Date/Time Call Type Address Report # Disp LRP Type 5/15/15 12:51 AM PMUSIC(Loud Music) 2414 Paula St P15025941 RC LRP150515169451

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