Sun 2:30pm-4am, Mon-Thu 12pm-6am, Fri-Sat 12pm-4am
Even from a mile out, you can spot the lights beaming off the Hollywood strip club in Washington Park. Inside, with alternative radio rock blaring, there's plenty to catch your eye: loud carpet, laser lights, black lights and disco balls; half a dozen flat-screen TVs playing hardcore porn; and of course, four stages on which ladies dance in various levels of undress. If you'd prefer to be an audience of one, the girls will perform privately by the hour or even by the song. Booze isn't cheap here: A bottle of Budweiser will put you back $7, a mixed drink, $8. Blue-collar guys and businessmen alike come here every night it's open; Fridays and Saturdays can get busy.
You're in town for the Midwest Regional of the NCAA Tournament. The basketball has ended for the night, and you're still looking for some "live" entertainment to keep the party going? Well, does River... More »
What makes a strip club great? High ceilings that carry away billows of cigarette smoke. Big bathroom stalls. Black-light carpet, for a naughty-roller-rink vibe. Attractive bartenders who distract you from the price of the drinks. Tables set away from the dance stages. Check, check, check, check and check. Hollywood Showclub also offers real music (Black Sabbath, yes! Mariah Carey remix, no!), shows hardcore porn on multiple screens perched around the club and doesn't give off that icky... More »