Friedlander Memorial Set for Sept. 7

August 31st, 2007

Friday, Aug 31, 2007
By Joanne Cachapero

SYLMAR, Calif. — Memorial services for industry veteran and founder of distribution company New Beginnings Lenny Friedlander have been scheduled for Sept. 7 at an undisclosed location.
The former Free Speech Coalition president passed away at the beginning of August at his home in Louisiana. Read the rest of this entry »

Love Shack makes trip to court

August 29th, 2007

Wednesday Aug 29, 2007
By Caron Cooper
APPEN Newspapers

The Love Shack and the city of Johns Creek just don’t see eye to eye – this time it is over violations of the sign ordinance. The Love Shack will be in Johns Creek municipal court this week for an arraignment for its multitude of sign violation citations. Read the rest of this entry »

Ga. Strip Club Petitions Supreme Court Another Legal Battle for Love Shack Owner Cornetta

August 14th, 2007

Tuesday Aug 14, 2007
By Eddie Adams

MACON, Ga. – A local strip club which was forced to shutter its doors by the county has filed a petition to argue its case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

The large adult store — the county’s sole exclusive retailer of adult products — promises to be open 24 hours a day. Read the rest of this entry »

Love Shack Owner Raises Funds for Johns Creek Fire Victims

July 15th, 2007

Sunday, July 15, 2007

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Love Shack owner John Cornetta is in the news again, raising funds to aid victims of a recent fire in the community that has spent $150,000 to shut his business down.

Cornetta plans to donate 1% of June sales income from his five stores and 2% of June sales from his controversial Johns Creek store to assist in the development of a fire department in Johns Creek. Read the rest of this entry »

Johns Creek asks court to get tough on adult shop

June 23rd, 2007

Saturday, June 23, 2007

The city of Johns Creek filed a petition Friday in Fulton County Superior Court to force the owner of the Love Shack to close or comply with city laws.

The court pleading alleges that the Love Shack is in violation of several city ordinances, such as operating without a business license or a sexually oriented business license and being too close to residential areas and businesses selling alcohol. Read the rest of this entry »


September 26th, 2006

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

The Love Shack is continuing with its fight to open its new 10,000 square foot store in Johns Creek. A federal judge recently denied our request for a TRO and Mandamus. This however has not deterred us and was somewhat expected. In an effort to ensure our success we have done and are doing several things. Some we can not discuss due to legalities or for strategic reasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Charges against adult novelty store dismissed

September 27th, 2002

Friday, September 27, 2002
Online Athens

  The owner of three adult video and novelty stores has avoided trial. The action comes after a Gwinnett County official dropped charges against the owner and the owner’s employees.

A charge of distributing an obscene video was dismissed Wednesday against John Cornetta, who owns The Love Shack video store. Cornetta was expected to stand trial next week. Read the rest of this entry »

The King of Porn

June 16th, 2002

Sunday, June 16, 2002
Atlanta Journal Constitution

John Cornetta, his gold and silver chains gleaming, leaned back against his shiny white Mercedes, plucked a cigar from his mouth and stated flatly: “I can overturn any adult entertainment ordinance in the country.”

“They don’t belong,” he said. “This is America. People should have the right to choose what they want to watch or see without government interference.” Read the rest of this entry »

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