What started out as casual fodder in the editorial room eventually took shape as this blog. During innocent holiday-related conversation, we somehow got on the topic whether or not strip clubs were open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Eventually, curiosity got the best of me.
A few phone calls and Facebook messages later, I am able to answer the question. Some strip clubs are open, but not all, and those that are open have limited hours.
Granted, most may not equate Christmas with strippers, but then again, some might. Who am I to judge? In fact, "College" Dave Mikolajek, an OnMilwaukee.com contributor, spent some time at a strip club on Christmas and shares a memory.
"Her name was Vicky. It was a long time ago. She danced to 'Santa baby, hurry down the chimney tonight' and after the set she walked around the crowd for tips while singing 'ho, ho, ho' and handing out candy canes," says Mikolajek.
In case you wanted to stuff some sass into your Christmas, or if you're just curious about strip club holiday hours like I was, here are my findings.
5881 S. Howell Ave., (414) 747-1142
Christmas Eve: closed
Christmas Day: TBD (Please call ahead)
Art's Performing Center
144 E. Juneau Ave., (414) 271-8288
Christmas Eve: closed
Christmas Day: closed
101 S. Dana Ct., (414) 257-0234
Christmas Eve: open until 7 p.m.
Christmas Day: TBD (Call ahead.)
On the Border
10741 S. 27th St., (414) 761-6440
Christmas Eve: open from 6 p.m. to close
Christmas Day: open, most likely, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Please call ahead)
Silk Exotic Gentleman's Club
11400 W. Silver Spring Rd., (414) 462-7455
Christmas Eve: 11 a.m. to close
Christmas day: 7 p.m. to close
813 S. 1st St., (414) 647-0130
Christmas Eve: open from 7 p.m. to close
Christmas Day: open from 7 p.m. to close
(I was particularly fond of the phone conversation I had with the man who answered the phone at Solid Gold. After he gave me the holiday hours, I asked if there was anything "special" going on for Christmas Eve. "Just strippers!" he replied.)
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