Westbury Mayor Says Nightclub Is Actually Swingers Club

Village Board Meets Tonight

WESTBURY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – There’s controversy and debate over the future of a nightclub on Long Island.

Peter Cavallaro, mayor of the village of Westbury, has accused the owner of the Avanti cabaret of operating a swingers club inside, something the owner denies.

The mayor wants to permanently shut down that part of the nightclub, saying it’s not consistent with the village’s revitalization.

Westbury Mayor Says Nightclub Is Actually Swingers Club

But Deanna, a local homeowner, is on the club’s side.

“We have to have more business… I’m happy for anyone who can make a living in this day and age. It’s very hard,” she told WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs.

She believes some people are being overly sensitive.

“If they’re making a living and they’re paying their taxes, I’m happy with that,” she said.

The village board will argue the club’s future at a meeting Thursday night.

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