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One week after shutting down one bikini bar, St. Pete Police raid Club Sinn? ***Updated***

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***Update 10:32 a.m.***William Proffitt, spokesman for the St. Petersburg Police, says that nothing similar to what occurred at the Bottom to the Top club took place at Club Sinn.  What happened was officers, including members of the street patrol, who were in the area for an incident at Bishop’s Tavern, performed a license check at Club Sinn at 9:07 p.m. — A source tells my friends at iLovetheBurg that police paid a visit to bikini bar Club Sinn last night in…

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In the wake of the police raid on the Bottoms to the Top club, one thing is clear: Bill Foster sure is a sanctimonious SOB

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What a sanctimonious son-of-a-bitch! Damn right I am talking about Bill Foster, who has so little to show for his five months on the job that he found it necessary to stand outside the Bottom to the Top club on Friday, as it was being raided by the police. With arms crossed in righteous indignation, Foster is reported to have said: “That is a nasty place inside. Nothing good happens inside those walls. Quite frankly, these places aren’t welcome in St.…

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Cafe Adagio, looking to become third bikini bar in downtown, now hiring

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A third bikini bar in downtown St. Petersburg? “And by June, the owner of Cafe Adagio at 1111 Central Ave. plans to open three stages — complete with requisite brass poles — so that, it too, can have barely dressed women dancing about.” And, just in case you don’t keep tabs on which clubs and restaurants are hiring, I noticed this ad on Craig’s List: Newly renovated club Adagio in the hart of St. Petersburg is looking for the experienced…

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City Councilman Jeff Danner wants to know the difference between an ‘adult use’ venue and a ‘bikini bar’

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It’s a question that has perplexed me for years: what is the difference between an “adult use” venue and a “bikini bar”? Try as I may to determine the difference — and I have invested considerable time and money into determining the difference between an “”adult use” venue and a “bikini bar” — I am hard pressed to explain the differences. Fortunately, St. Petersburg City Councilman Jeff Danner is determined to get to the bottom of this vexing issue.  Today,…

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City Councilman Jeff Danner wants to know the difference between an ‘adult use’ venue and a ‘bikini bar’

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

It’s a question that has perplexed me for years: what is the difference between an “adult use” venue and a “bikini bar”? Try as I may to determine the difference — and I have invested considerable time and money into determining the difference between an “”adult use” venue and a “bikini bar” — I am hard pressed to explain the differences. Fortunately, St. Petersburg City Councilman Jeff Danner is determined to get to the bottom of this vexing issue.  Today,…

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