New Orleans Tourism Goals Threaten Entertainers
Other studies have debunked the property values theory as well as theories about high criminality around clubs. The change gave University of Wisconsin economics professor Taggert Brooks an opportunity to study the potential effects of strip clubs on home worth. Now, many New Orleans strippers say they are out of work during Mardi Gras, one of the city’s biggest and most lucrative times of the year. The closures and protests came after a year-long investigation by the Times-Picayune on NOLA.com that was published in October, following more than a dozen visits to 10 strip clubs where lewd acts similar to ATC reports published in 2015. “We are protesting because they are trying to shut down most of the clubs on Bourbon Street to make it some kind of Disneyland-cruise-ship port,” exotic dancer Emily Hernandez told Agence France-Presse. ATC agents said in each of the clubs, dancers tried to persuade them to go to a private room for promised sex at a cost of $300 to $400.
[They] don’t need to be saved.” Some women who wanted to be professional dancers own the stage and feel empowered when stripping. Some choose the profession because it’s an exciting, non-traditional job to pay the bills. And, some women who end up in the stripping industry felt entranced by the glamorous life of partying it offered and just decided to stay. Just like any occupation, some people love it, and some people don’t.
You are asked to pick more then one picture, just in case one of the dancers cannot make it, we have alternate back ups. Check out our sister site, BACHELOR PARTY NEW ORLEANS, to book a party bus package or on-site strippers for your bachelor party entertainment. Strip club workers and allies say the raids were a thinly veiled attempt to kick clubs out of the French Quarter. But a closed group of city officials, law enforcement agencies, and faith-based nonprofits, however, claims that public safety and the protection of women are paramount to the city and motivate the closures.
Multiple stages, beautiful entertainers, and accommodating bartenders are ready to complete your New Orleans bachelor party experience. At the Penthouse Club New Orleans, you’ll discover why the “Best Gentlemen’s Club” in the city is in a category all its own. The difference is apparent from the moment you step inside and see the luxury interior. Located a short walk from the strip clubs of Bourbon Street, Penthouse caters to a class of professional clientele with superb standards. OK, so this club will take you out to the suburbs, and local bylaws mandate that the dancers wear pasties.
Strippers and allies packed the room, clapping and whooping joyfully for their speakers, even as the moderator told them to quiet down. The paper interviewed trafficking victims and dancers, trafficking experts, law enforcement and club officials and reviewed hundreds of records. They reported that Bourbon Street and its notorious party atmosphere feeds an ecosystem of pimps funneling prostitutes to nearby hotels, using strip clubs as recruiting grounds for women and hubs for johns on the lookout for sex. Throughout history, stripping has been a highly stigmatized profession; therefore, women who are strippers are often not seen as respected professionals.
If you are looking for sex then hire an escort.; However, most escort agencies won’t send their ladies to dance at parties. While our dancers will present an exotic show which is usually much more extreme than that available at a strip club, please treat them with respect. “When strip clubs close people need to find other places to work,” Archer said. Undercover ATC agents made only 10 visits in French Quarter strip clubs in the last 22 months to check for prostitution and sex trafficking, the records showed.
If you’re looking for typical New Orleans strip clubs, there are plenty to choose from. But why subject yourself to anything less than the absolute finest? The Penthouse Club in the heart of the French Quarter provides an upscale night of entertainment like none other in the Big Easy. Along with the dancers, Showcase Gentlemen’s Club has really good drinks that will keep you coming back for more. The club can also host bachelor parties of between 12 to 15 people, so plan out your next visit with your friends. In eight clubs during one week in late January, ATC agents along with officers from the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) entered the premises during business hours, corralling and questioning dancers.