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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | July 1, 2010
A 24-year-old woman who had been stripping at Norma Jean's Gentleman's Club in Baltimore was found guilty Tuesday of stabbing another stripper to death in November 2008. Shontay Lane, 24, of the 3100 block of Westmont Court was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and carrying a deadly weapon with the intent to cause serious injury in the stabbing death Takira Leray Johnson-Bey, 27, outside The Block strip club. The incident began inside Norma Jean's on Custom House Avenue, spilling out between the club and the neighboring Glass Slipper, according to city state's attorney's office.
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | November 8, 2013
A federal judge ruled Thursday that an exotic dancer at a nightclub on The Block, Baltimore's strip-club district, worked as an employee, not an independent contractor, and should be paid back wages. Unique S. Butler of Owings Mills, who worked for tips at Norma Jean's from 2007 until August 2012 when she said she was fired, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in February against the club and its owner, PP&G Inc., accusing the club of refusing to pay wages. Butler, who used the stage name Dior, said she worked seven-hour shifts up to seven nights a week and had to pay a $45 fee to the club each day out of tips and an additional $20 if she was late, the complaint said.
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By Laura Vozzella | April 21, 2010
Sorry to break it to you, Baltimore. But you may have seen the last of Larry Flynt 's stripper-mobile. The converted U-Haul truck advertising Flynt's Hustler Club is outfitted with a Plexiglas box, sort of like the Popemobile. But this vehicle is outfitted with a stripper's pole and a bunch of itsy-bitsy-bikini-clad dancers doing – what else? – pole dancing. It was last seen rolling around Camden Yards as a game was letting out, treating fans to more action than the Orioles seem capable of providing.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | May 25, 2013
A federal judge doled out lengthy prison sentences this week to members of a violent drug-dealing crew that operated on the downtown strip of bars and clubs known as The Block and killed a dancer who worked for them when they thought she was a threat to their business. Donte Baker, Tyrone Johniken and Gary Cromartie, who dealt heroin and crack cocaine together in the 400 block of E. Baltimore St., were convicted last year in the murder of Cherrie Gammon, a 25-year-old stripper and mother of two who worked at Club Pussycat.
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By SUSAN DIETZ | June 20, 1993
Q: I have twin sons; one was to marry and the other to be his best man. As best man, he asked his father to send invitations to the guys invited to the bachelor party. The men were asked over to the best man's apartment, where beer, pizza and snacks were available. He hired a van to drive them to strip joints, where the prospective groom was to be teased by the girls. Everyone had a fun time. No hanky-panky to worry about.No one got rowdy, and everyone got home safely. The groom was happy, the bride was happy, and it was the best man's gift to his brother, the groom.
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By Laura Vozzella and Laura Vozzella,laura.vozzella@baltsun.com | May 15, 2009
Well, at least part of that Baltimore stripper's story holds water. The Scores dancer who claims to have been chummy with Michael Phelps told the British tabloid News of the World that they last got together May 5. Theresa White said Phelps summoned her via a text message, but not to his $1.7 million Fells Point townhouse. "We'd been texting each other sporadically," she told the newspaper. "And Michael said he was alone at a hotel while his house was getting fixed." I made two trips to Scores this week in search of White, to see if she could produce text messages to back up her story.
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By John Wolfson and John Wolfson,Orlando Sentinel | July 15, 2003
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Janet Clover says she's a nobody, just a 38-year-old stripper with no clout and not much money. But that doesn't give a bunch of rich New Yorkers the right to rip off her life story, she says, to turn it into smutty, animated entertainment. So Clover, known as JC, filed a lawsuit this week against one of the country's most powerful media companies. She doesn't want money, she insists. She just wants Viacom and its cable-television subsidiary The New TNN to cancel the adult cartoon Stripperella.
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF | August 15, 1996
A stripper on Baltimore's Block and two of her friends were charged yesterday in the fatal beating of a cook who was killed soon after he left work at the Brass Elephant restaurant on North Charles Street.The arrests capped a two-week investigation and might end a mystery for the victim's friends and family, who had wondered how the 26-year-old went out to buy beer and ended up beaten in Armistead Gardens in Northeast Baltimore.Police said that the victim, Michael Wayne Cole, who lived in the 900 block of N. Calvert St., walked to the Flamingo Bar on Custom House Avenue Aug. 1 and befriended a 24-year-old stripper who dances under the name of "Tammy."
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By J. Wynn Rousuck and J. Wynn Rousuck,SUN THEATER CRITIC | August 3, 1998
An article in yesterday's Today section misstated the name of the actress portraying the trumpet-playing stripper in the production of "Gypsy" at Theatre on the Hill. The actress is Dine Mongold.The Sun regrets the error.Although the musical "Gypsy" is named for stripper Gypsy Rose Lee, the main character is actually Gypsy's mother. A production doesn't stand a chance without a strong Mama Rose (the archetypal stage mother), and at Theatre on the Hill, brassy Valerie J. di-Lorenzo is definitely a strong presence.
NEWS
August 4, 1998
An article in yesterday's Today section misstated the name of the actress portraying the trumpet-playing stripper in the production of "Gypsy" at Theatre on the Hill. The actress is Dine Mongold.The Sun regrets the error.Pub Date: 8/04/98
SPORTS
By Matt Vensel | November 8, 2011
After writing about Alfredo Simon being cleared of potential charges in the Dominican Republic, how the Penn State scandal could have happened in College Park , and Dan Duquette's reluctance to sign a big-money free agent such as Prince Fielder or C.J. Wilson, I can finally get to the most important news of the day. The Ravens and Redskins used to fight over strippers. Asked about the Jets-Giants rivalry by ESPN New York, former Ravens linebacker Bart Scott dished the dirt.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Jordan Bartel, b | July 20, 2011
1. Dew Tour 2011 I will never be cool enough to be a skateboarder. Or a BMXer. Generally, extreme sports ... out. But that doesn't mean I can't watch pros such as Bucky Lasek, Shaun White and Ryan Nyquist do their action-sports thing for the tour's first stop in Ocean City Thursday-Sunday. Bonus: Kid Cudi plays a free show Saturday. Ocean City Pier, 4001 Coastal Highway. $24-$29 (includes festival village access). dewtouroc.com 2. 'Captain America: The First Avenger' A beyond-buff Chris Evans stars as dude-turned-superhero who loves him some red, white and blue shield and hates him some Nazis.
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By Cara Demski | July 20, 2011
Canton resident Cara Demski, 26, is kind-of obsessed with zombies. This Friday, she'll be exhibiting her love of flesh-eating monsters at the Zombies, Strippers and Beer Part Two rock show at 7 p.m. at Bourbon Street. b asked Demski for some insights into Zombieland.  Z ombies! Strippers! Beer!  Okay, well at first glance that got my attention, (and no this has nothing to do with the Jenna Jameson film, “Zombie Strippers”).  A Zombie Apocalypse is coming to Baltimore and the invitation requires that local Baltimoreans dress up in stripper heels and zombie makeup, listen to local Baltimore bands and drink beer.  “What amazing hell did I die and descend into?
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By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | December 6, 2010
The call echoed across Blue Mirrors just after 3:30 in the afternoon: "Smoke!" Within seconds, dark clouds choked the bar on The Block, the city's storied red-light district in the heart of downtown. Young women clad in slivers of lingerie grabbed coats and dashed outside, as the first firefighters streamed water onto the blaze that would grow to engulf four buildings on East Baltimore Street. "We were trying to get the girls out as soon as possible without getting any indecent exposure charges," said Jeff Jones, the owner of Blue Mirrors.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | July 2, 2010
A 24-year-old woman was found guilty Tuesday of stabbing to death a stripper outside Norma Jean's Gentleman's Club in Baltimore in November 2008. Shontay Lane, 24, of the 3100 block of Westmont Court was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and carrying a deadly weapon with the intent to cause serious injury in the stabbing death Takira Leray Johnson-Bey, 27, outside The Block strip club. The incident began inside Norma Jean's on Custom House Avenue, spilling out between the club and the neighboring Glass Slipper, according to city state's attorney's office.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | July 1, 2010
A 24-year-old woman who had been stripping at Norma Jean's Gentleman's Club in Baltimore was found guilty Tuesday of stabbing another stripper to death in November 2008. Shontay Lane, 24, of the 3100 block of Westmont Court was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and carrying a deadly weapon with the intent to cause serious injury in the stabbing death Takira Leray Johnson-Bey, 27, outside The Block strip club. The incident began inside Norma Jean's on Custom House Avenue, spilling out between the club and the neighboring Glass Slipper, according to city state's attorney's office.
NEWS
January 29, 2007
LIZ RENAY, 80 Actress, artist, stripper Liz Renay, a stripper and cult movie actress whose real life included roles as a gangster's moll, prison inmate, author and artist, died Jan. 22 in Las Vegas from cardiopulmonary arrest and gastric bleeding. She first gained attention as a fashion model and Marilyn Monroe look-alike in the 1950s. She developed a cult following for her role as Muffy St. Jacques in director John Waters' 1977 movie Desperate Living. She appeared in at least two dozen other movies ranging from Date With Death in 1959 and The Thrill Killers in 1964, to adult films like Interlude of Lust in 1981.
FEATURES
By Stephen Hunter | May 24, 1996
It's easy to see why women flipped over Dirk Shafer when they saw his charms strategically deployed in Playgirl in 1992: soaring cheekbones above lean cheeks, a rib cage like a tectonic plate, buff beyond buff, blond hair and piercing blue eyes.One problem: Dirk was happily, totally gay. And when he was elected Playgirl's Man of the Year and was sent on a round of TV appearances discussing "What Women Really Want," he got with the impersonation.Built around videotapes of his talk show appearances and restaged "cinema verite" footage, "Man of the Year" is Shafer's amiable re-creation of that somewhat zany experience.
NEWS
By Laura Vozzella | April 21, 2010
Sorry to break it to you, Baltimore. But you may have seen the last of Larry Flynt 's stripper-mobile. The converted U-Haul truck advertising Flynt's Hustler Club is outfitted with a Plexiglas box, sort of like the Popemobile. But this vehicle is outfitted with a stripper's pole and a bunch of itsy-bitsy-bikini-clad dancers doing – what else? – pole dancing. It was last seen rolling around Camden Yards as a game was letting out, treating fans to more action than the Orioles seem capable of providing.
NEWS
By Nick Madigan | nick.madigan@baltsun.com | January 15, 2010
A man accused of abducting, assaulting and raping a woman in a Gwynn Oak park a decade ago was found guilty by a jury Friday of seven charges, including first-degree rape, robbery with a dangerous weapon and kidnapping. Rhasaan Harcum, 31, is to be sentenced on March 15 by Baltimore County Circuit Judge Ruth A. Jakubowski, who presided over the four-day trial. Seven years after the Sept. 28, 2000, attack, DNA evidence led a police detective to Charnard Demon Jones, 31, and ultimately to Harcum, and both men were charged with multiple counts.
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