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The streets of downtown Montreal have been peppered with strip clubs for decades, but only one of those was geared primarily toward women. Now, after 40 years, patrons of Club will have to find somewhere else to spend their nights. Women of all ages would gather inside and watch men dance in various states of undress, whether it be for a bachelorette party or a night out.
Having just turned 50 and having run the club for years, she felt she needed a break and a new start.
She had hopes of going out with a large celebration, in honour of the club's 40th anniversary — something to give clients and staff a chance to say goodbye. We were supposed to close tonight, not March 15," Delisle said in an interview Saturday.
Delisle is holding an online auction next week to clear the bar stools and tables of merchandise from the building. But she isn't letting everything go just yet.
She hopes that, even if no one buys her club, someone will eventually start something similar in Montreal. Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted. By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open.
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After 4 decades serving Montreal women, strip club shuts down