WARREN, Mich. – A former strip club that has been an eyesore for Warren residents since 2010 will soon be a Dairy Queen.
Jon Jon’s Go-Go used to occupy the site on Mound Road near 12 Mile Road. The owners built a cinder block building with the intention of making a giant strip club, but the city fought it, so the building has been empty for years.
“I drive by this monstrosity every day and I just want it torn down,” Rick Bach said.
Bach used to go to Jon Jon’s.
"Sometimes people park and pee, so it's pretty bad,” Shawn Loiko said. From his home, he sees the building every day.
There are rats at the abandoned building, and some people break into it and live inside.
Loiko said that if the large strip club would have went into the building, he would have moved.
A post from Warren Mayor Jim Fouts’ Facebook page said the plans for the strip club have been replaced with a more family-friendly option -- a Dairy Queen.