School In Philly Accused Of Doubling As Night Club

(AllHipHop News) City officials in Philadelphia are outraged at a Philadelphia charter school that is being accused of doubling as a nightclub. Club Damani has an arrangement with the Harambee Institute of Science and Technology Charter School which allowed it to operate as a club that served liquor during off hours. The agreement came to light after WPVI-TV Channel 6 aired a segment on the school, showing liquor bottles strewn around the school, which serves 450 students. The arrangement is under fire, because the charter school received over $3.5 million dollars in public funds. Additionally, the liquor license the building operated in has been expired since 2008. City Controller Alan Butkovitz told the Philadelphia Daily News that neighbors were outraged at the arrangement because of the noise from the club, which is located on N. 66th Street. The club has until April 10 to obtain three needed business permits, or the city will shut the club down.