The location of the club is 730 N. Old World Third Street, between Wisconsin Avenue and Wells Street, where Rusty's Old 50 tavern used to sit. It's a half block away from the Shops of Grand Avenue.Per Silk Exotics' Facebook page, doors will open for their Thursday debut at 7 p.m. and the party will go well into the next morning.
There was plenty of controversy surrounding the common council's approval at the time of the decision, which ended in favor of Silk Exotic 10-5 after a heated debate.
Business owners, workers and residents were all concerned about a gentleman's club moving into the neighborhood.
At a committee meeting last April, representatives from the Shops of Grand Avenue said it would hurt their ability to lease commercial space.