In the early-afternoon light, the Show Palace looks pretty innocuous. The Queens strip joint is at rest, hours away from powering up at night. Mike Diaz, the club's manager, meets me there in a slick gray suit and lifts up the metal gate. He's an old-school NYC character—constantly cursing, teasing, and jabbering away, the kind of guy who always seems a little bit angry but in a charming way. He's been running the day-to-day operations of the Show Palace since the summer of , when the club first opened its doors. Back then, it was on track to becoming a run-of-the-mill NYC titty bar.
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Since most strip clubs just exist to make less-than-sober men relinquish large sums of money so they can, if only for a fleeting moment, feel like they're not associate financial consultants at mid-sized regional banks, they can be rather depressing places of business. But surely there are some that are great, that don't make you feel like you're doing something kind of creepy, where you can leave with your head held high To help you find which ones fit that bill, our crack team of researchers made a big sacrifice and scoured the nation, from New York to LA, from Portland to Miami, to find the best places to watch women disrobe, and these are the top Either way, though, great club! In a spaceship.
Keep reading, dear reader. Besides beer, liberalism, and vegan food more on that later , Portland is most famous for its absurd amount of strip clubs. And for good reason: we have the most per capita of any city in the country. To get that statistic we can thank Priceonomics. This also leads to my next point