As a result of this fire, one person, a year-old male, was transported to hospital with associated injuries and later succumbed to those injuries at the hospital. The cause of death and the source of the fire have not yet been determined and the investigation is continuing.
Sault Ste. Marie Mayor John Rowswell conceded today that he "unknowingly" attended a strip club more than two ste ago. His admission was made under oath this morning at a hearing of the Ontario Municipal Board into Martin Fiser's application to turn Gore Street shown into a joint adult entertainment parlour. Testifying under cross-examination by Fiser's lawyer, Frank Provenzano, Rowswell admitted going into an adult entertainment parlour in as part of a group celebrating the 40th birthday of John Iburg, a professional engineer once employed by the City, now marie STEM Engineering. Assistant City Solicitor Nuala Kenny objected sault Provenzano asked Rowswell whether he'd ever been to a strip bar, arguing that the question was irrelevant and hadn't been asked of any other witness so far in the hearing. Provenzano argued that the question was indeed relevant because Rowswell had given testimony about the "image" of adult entertainment establishments and potential negative effect on the neighbourhood.
They get all the good girlfriend stuff without all the whining and griping. And there was Rudy, a man in his 80s who liked to bring pizza for the dancers. She was big and brash, and she stamped her personality on the bar.
Rowswell admits going 'unknowingly' into strip club
She travels the country to work in clubs as far away as New Orleans. Contact him: jcarlisle freepress. It was just like a mothering thing.
Editor's note: Here at the Free Press, we occasionally get the urge to hunt around in our archives for distinctive stories we've written about Michigan and its people. It was the only one around for miles, and customers gladly made the long trip from Escanaba 28 miles to the south, and Marquette 42 miles to the north, even Houghton miles to the northwest.
He stood outside where about a dozen guys had gathered, taking a break from the entertainment.
You know, this is just a fun place. They sat in the love seats and hard chairs surrounding the small stage as one dancer after another worked the pole. Hunters' orange hats and jackets are piled high on store shelves. John Carlisle Detroit Free Press. So has Kory Luke, 26, a cement worker from Gwinn.
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And the dress code among the customer is often camouflage and flannel. She was a large personality.
At the only strip club in the entire U. And hunting season is huge for us. Then a bearded guy wearing camo.
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A few talked about a parking lot brawl last week. He still came to the bar. And she cracked down on the off-menu options that may or may not have been available to the customers before. And there's the widower. Facebook Twitter.
She added real VIP rooms instead of the single old closet that used to bear that name. She treated her dancers like her daughters. John Carlisle writes about people and places in Michigan.
To survive, she converted the old tavern into a strip club. No more extras with the lap dances. His stories can be found at freep.
She felt that men need it. The walls are fake wood paneling.
Right away she made the bar wilder by adding mud wrestling, then Jell-O wrestling — both of which were immensely popular. The stage is made of plywood. The VIP rooms each have a well-worn easy chair inside.
They may or may not have been drinking beverages they bought at the liquor store next door. There are a lot of men in the small towns of the U. Here they get female companionship in an environment where they know the girls will talk to them.
When Big Bonnie died at age 62 a few years ago, her funeral was packed with sad dancers. That was her thing, to always be here.
And so on through the night. As night buried the landscape in deep darkness on a recent evening, the hunters started pouring into the bar. They're visited by a lot of lonely regulars.
Bonnie Storti, a Yooper from nearby Gwinn, bought the bar inback when it was just a shack called the Rustic Tavern, the only bar for miles around. Most smoked cigarettes. First a guy with a long beard.
The tale of Big Bon's, an Up North strip club that does big business during Michigan's hunting season, was originally published on Nov. Big sacks of deer bait are stacked outside gas stations.