New Brunswick

Bathurst bar fined $2K for offering 'exotic entertainment'

A bar in Bathurst has been fined $2,000 for offering "exotic entertainment," the Department of Public Safety announced on Wednesday.

TNT Show Bar only permitted to employ musicians and singers

TNT Show Bar, formerly known as City Show Bar, in Bathurst offered 'exotic entertainment,' which isn't allowed under the conditions of its entertainment licence, the Department of Public Safety said. (Google Street View)

A bar in Bathurst has been fined $2,000 for offering "exotic entertainment," the Department of Public Safety announced Wednesday.

TNT Show Bar at 345 St. Patrick St. is only licensed to employ musicians and singers, according to a news release.

The bar was fined under the Liquor Control Act on Oct. 3 for violating the conditions of its entertainment licence.

It stems from an inspection by enforcement officers last Dec. 6, said department spokesperson Coreen Enos.

No details about the exotic entertainment have been released.

Penalties under the act can range from fines of between $100 and $25,000 to the suspension or revocation of a liquor licence.

Adjudicator Liza Robichaud also imposed a $1,000 fee on the the licensee, TNT Show Bar Inc., to cover the cost of the hearing.