Portland Future-Lounge Singer Mattress Pays Homage to Magic Garden In New Video

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Music
It's been three weeks since Portland said goodbye to Magic Garden, the beloved rock'n'roll strip club, and if you ask certain people, the city just doesn't feel the same. Luckily, someone managed to slip inside with a camera before the doors closed forever: Rex Marshall, who records lo-fi, electronic gospel lounge songs as Mattress. Directed by 31Knots' Jay Winebrenner, the video for "What Will ...   More
 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

The Devil’s Due

Two dancers sue strip club Casa Diablo for unpaid wages and harassment.


News Stories
Last July, Matilda Bickers decided she’d had enough of Casa Diablo. She had danced at the Northwest Portland strip club for more than 2½ years and was tired of grab-ass bouncers and uncheck   More
 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 ANNA WALTERS

Hot Takes: Top 5 Reader Comments, Nov. 26-Dec. 2

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Features
We herewith collate—with minimal commentary—the most cogent, interesting, thoughtful or witty comments to have washed up on our virtual shores this week. Congratulations, commenters: You have won nothing but our esteem. 5. We cobbled together a Thanksgiving meal from multiple fast-food restaurants. One reader has a simpler solution involving a time machine:Guest writes:This would ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The Naked Truth

A stripper assesses the accuracy of Showgirls.


Headout
If you expect real life to be like the movies, life is full of disappointments. Coed college dorms have fewer late-night sexy pillow fights and a lot more late-night geology homework by light of   More
 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 JAMES HELMSWORTH

Oregon Strippers Are Working with State Legislators To Write New Club Rules

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News
It's not every day legislators want to get together with strippers in public. But for the first time, exotic dancers are working with lawmakers to write state standards governing how they are treated by their employers and customers.The Daily Beast reports today that legislators have historically set regulations about the adult entertainment industry with little or no input from workers, or people ...   More
 
Monday, October 6, 2014 GABRIELLA DUNN

Strip Club Guide 2014: Our Favorite Clubs from A to Z


Strip Club Guide
Acropolis 8325 SE McLoughlin Blvd., 231-9611, acropolispdx.com. 7-2 am Monday-Saturday, 11-2 am Sunday. Acropolis is a Portland institution. This giant Sellwood club is famous for steaks from its    More
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 WW Staff

Strip Club Guide 2014

Don’t make it weird.


Strip Club Guide
Portland’s strip clubs are not like other strip clubs. It’s not that poles are more plentiful here than in other American cities—though they almost certainly are—they’re just, well, dif   More
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

A Requiem For Jiggles

The booze-free strip club that local teens turned into an icon.


Cover Story
In June, Portland will lose a legend. For three decades, the Jiggles sign at exit 289 on I-5 has stood as a tantalizing promise of adult privilege to adolescent males of all ages. It may be diff   More
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 JAY HORTON

Witch Way

How is the food at Black Cauldron, Portland’s second vegan strip club?


Food Reviews & Stories
Some things are too good to be true. Unfortunately, a seven-course vegan tasting menu at a strip club in far-flung East Portland is one of them. When Casa Diablo owner Johnny Zukle opened his    More
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Portland Strip Clubs Serve Terrible Coffee, Enterprising Reporters Report

Except Sassy's, apparently.

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Food & Drink
"We’re not a strip club," the owner at Hillsboro's Dream Cup Espresso bikini barista shop told our writer. "We’re a classy business that sells a good cup of bikini coffee." Now we know why he was so eager to make the distinction: In news surprising to probably no one, the coffee served at strip clubs is apparently awful. Looking to combine Portland's two great claims to fame—you ...   More
 
Thursday, December 12, 2013 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

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