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,
The booze-free strip club that local teens turned into an icon.
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
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.
Casa Diablo owner Johnny Zukle opened his
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 ...
One man’s quest for the best exotic meat in Portland.
Food Reviews & Stories
It all started on a Friday night at Mall 205. I found
myself at Falco’s Pub, a tiny bar with a giant vinyl sign advertising
$1.50 PBR and a $5 steak special. Steak? At a dive across from a mall?
Does Portland really have the highest number of strip clubs per capita?
I always hear that Portland has the most strip clubs of
any city in the U.S.—or at least the most per capita. Are either of
these claims even slightly true?
A Portland strip club hands out red-stained $2 bills, despite warnings from the feds to stop.
The manager at the McDonald’s on Northwest Yeon Avenue
glanced at the money in the customer’s hand, a $2 bill that looked as if
its edges had been dipped in blood. He grew tense, shook his hea
Hidden away in a red shanty in the wasteland of far North Portland, Rooster’s Pub (605 N Columbia Blvd., 289-1351)
feels like a place that doesn’t want to be found. The two staircases
The Pitiful Princess Gentlemen’s Club (12646 SE Division St., 954-1019)
draws rancor, mostly because of its name. Some find it offensive
because little girls are obsessed with pink and princesse
“Expect hairy, untamed, hippie radical bush,” my boyfriend joked when I told him I was covering the grand opening of the world’s first self-proclaimed vegan strip club in Portland. W ...