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Fear, not facts, keeps strip club out of Downtown

Published Oct. 1, 2015

Over the last several months Dave Begel has seen a steady parade of fear mongers show up and convince a Common Council committee to turn down applications for a strip club in Downtown Milwaukee.

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City could have potential costs of $4 million in denying license for strip club

Published Sept. 21, 2015

Silk Exotic has been denied once again in its efforts to open a strip club in downtown Milwaukee. During the hearing Alerman Mark Borkowski brought up the costs to the city as a result of lawsuits and judgements against the city in cases brought by Silk. Attorneys for Silk estimate the potential liability for the city at about $4 million.