Red Light District Lingerie

Don Rush

Mayor Jim Ireton says he expects the issue a sign for a lingerie store will be decided in court.

The conflict began when the store applied to put up a sign reading “Red Light District”.

It was not granted and eventually the store put up a sign anyway including the phrase “Romantic Superstore” without notifying the city.

The Mayor is asking for projected sales, accounting information and a detailed inventory of the store’s merchandise.

He wants to ensure that it is not an adult retail store.

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Mayor Jim Ireton says Salisbury City officials will not allow a new sign that went up at a store front that read, ”Red Light District Lingerie”.

Ireton said that the sign is not considered a banner and therefore needs city approval.

A banner can stay up 14 days.

Also mannequins wearing lingerie now appear in the window.

Previous requests for approval of two other wordings, ”Red Light District” and “Red Light Lingerie” have been turned down.

Salisbury also wants to make sure that it is not an adult retail store.