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  • Krimson Nov 6, 2013

    >"And Harrison's Bar and Grill has excellent food!"

    >>"If you are referring to the place below , they have closed. New management and the food stinks.

    Dang! Its been a few years since I've been over there... I always liked that place...

  • LuvLivingInCary Nov 4, 2013

    place was packed with cars this weekend…lol...

  • kikinc Nov 1, 2013

    I don't know....college student and minimum wage job where you have to work 40 hours, or college student and job where you work 2 nights and make a couple grand? It's an easy choice for some people. I decided to bartend through college, but that's not for everyone. If those girls want to take their clothes off, go for it. There are a lot of lawyers and doctors who got to where they are by way of stripping.

  • European American Nov 1, 2013

    I made some very good positive comments.

    Yeah, while talking down to women. Thanks for being so positive.

  • dwntwnboy2 Nov 1, 2013

    "They are better off doing waiting on tables, taking a course to get a better job"- many girls do this because they ARE in college, getting a degree. They make GREAT money per the hours worked and can still go to classes during the day- there is no way they could afford to do that working a minimum wage job and Walmart or at the mall. Yeah, they may not put it on their resume when they apply for a job later, but that is their business, as long as it's legal, more power to women to make choices for themselves.

  • dwntwnboy2 Nov 1, 2013

    "There are better jobs than doing this"- true, but are they available? What do they pay? Many women get into this job for the simple fact they can control their hours, their time and money easier than say a job at McD's where they get minimum wage and maximum grief from the public.

  • Brian Jenkins Nov 1, 2013

    If all these ladies had respect for themselves, they would never stoop that low and find themselves naked in front of a bunch of old "silly men. They are better off doing waiting on tables, taking a course to get a better job. But a job is better than what she is exposing herself too.

    Yea wait tables for $2/hr and a few tips. Or dance for 8 hours and make $2000. That was before the club was full nude.

  • 678devilish Nov 1, 2013

    Same thing can be said about the people posting here.

    I made some very good positive comments. So what is your negative thoughts? I am standing my ground.

  • European American Nov 1, 2013

    don't matter, they should not be doing that PERIOD! They are disgracing themselves and have no respect.

    Same thing can be said about the people posting here.

  • 678devilish Nov 1, 2013

    HOW DO MOMMY AND DADDY FEEL ABOUT THEIR DAUGHTER/NEICES DOING THIS NUDING WHEN THEY GROW UP IN FRONT OF A BUNCH OF MEN THEY DON'T KNOW?

  • 678devilish Nov 1, 2013

    If all these ladies had respect for themselves, they would never stoop that low and find themselves naked in front of a bunch of old "silly men. They are better off doing waiting on tables, taking a course to get a better job. But a job is better than what she is exposing herself too.

  • DangYankee Nov 1, 2013

    @beaupeep: That was a good one!

    I've lived in Cary since 1993, love it. I've never been to PG (I'm a woman), did go once with a group of colleagues when I lived in MA, but as someone else pointed out, I've been to a Chippendale-type place, and thought, "Meh." As to causing the Apocalypse, it's in downtown Cary, not in the midst of subdivisions. For those Scripture-quoting folks, ever hear of free will (as opposed to "Free Willy", which I'm sure happens in the parking lot)? The women chose to do this - they have their reasons. More power to them.

  • 678devilish Nov 1, 2013

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    Not all of the dancers are completely nude.

    don't matter, they should not be doing that PERIOD! They are disgracing themselves and have no respect. If they have daughters they can grow up and follow mommy. Do she realize that and want that for her own daughter?

  • 678devilish Nov 1, 2013

    Ladies have respect for yourself and don't do this. A decent man will think less of you.

  • European American Nov 1, 2013

    Not all of the dancers are completely nude. Those with contracts before the change can choose to be topless as before, or go with the change. Cover charge is fifteen dollars. The free passes that have been and/or still are passed out are only good for four dollars off the cover charge. Bring your alcohol, upt to 15%. Dollar fifty charge for each bottle/can brought to you. Bring a cooler if you like.

  • southerntalent Nov 1, 2013

    No big deal,the Mustang Ranch in Selma has had nude dancers for a few years. Tampa has nude dancers that do full contact lap dances.Nashville has a few full nude clubs.

  • 678devilish Nov 1, 2013

    These "ladies" simply have no respect for themselves. Later on in their life, they will have many, many regrets. There are better jobs than doing this. Never allow lower yourself to show your naked body to the world. Just know you are better than that. Just wondering too, how these men feel if one day their daughter will do the same...........show their naked body and then how will daddy feel about that?

  • Kaitlyn Nov 1, 2013

    "So I know the difference in how one is viewed and treated by others in all of those jobs firsthand. k" - IWontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves

    Your words say more to me about how YOU view the dancers than how others do.

  • golorealist Nov 1, 2013

    "You are interpreting the statute erroneously. “same sex exposure”? If a girl is exposing her private parts to a member of the opposite sex in a strip club, how does that statutory language of “same sex exposure” make the conduct legal. " - faycop

    no, same sex exposure isn't referring to girl/girl boy/boy...it's referring to the same type of sex exposure as defined immediately prior to that in the statute.

    "If you can point to one binding appellate decision by the North Carolina Court of Appeals or the NC Supreme Court (please no Orange county district or superior court mess), the 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals, or the US Supreme Court, I will stand corrected." - faycop4ncstate

    you're asking me to prove a negative. instead, the ball is in your court...find any court precedent that is based on the court's interpretation of the existing nc law that says that full nudity is considered indecent exposure in a strip club.

  • GravyPig Nov 1, 2013

    ""I heard the preacher say, while he was communicating with a King Cobra, that the stripping sickness can be transmitted through the air."

    Oh lawd, I done come down with a case of the strippin'."

    LOL!!! I wish more comments sections were this fun!

  • jackaroe123 Nov 1, 2013

    "I'm always surprised by how squeamish people are about the body parts we all have - COMMENT

    Let the average person, overweight with blemishes, go nude in public and watch the fireworks to get those bodies covered up."

    That strikes me as more judgment, just of a different type. Neither is healthy. If the average person you speak of was walking around naked, people would more often apply the tactic of looking away, but there'd be no moral outrage. Moral outrage is reserved for the nudity of people society deems attractive, and the lack of outrage in the former case implies that it is rooted as much in insecurity as any actual morality.

    Still... our unhealthy national attitude about our bodies has as much to do w/ using "average" bodies as punchlines as it does jowl wagging over the immorality of it all.

  • faycop4ncstate Nov 1, 2013

    " except for those places designated for a public purpose where the same sex exposure is incidental to a permitted activity". this specifically excludes strip clubs from the indecent exposure law. –golorealist

    You are interpreting the statute erroneously. “same sex exposure”? If a girl is exposing her private parts to a member of the opposite sex in a strip club, how does that statutory language of “same sex exposure” make the conduct legal.

    “it does indeed provide an exception for strip clubs in its current form.” –golorealist
    furthermore, you're citing case law from a case written in 1971. -golorealist

    An exception for strip clubs does not exist in the statutory language. If you can point to one binding appellate decision by the North Carolina Court of Appeals or the NC Supreme Court (please no Orange county district or superior court mess), the 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals, or the US Supreme Court, I will stand corrected.

  • kikinc Nov 1, 2013

    "Not to mention when guys actually brag about getting it free its usually a semiannual thing to them."

    When anyone brags about it, it usually means they're NOT getting it.

  • GravyPig Nov 1, 2013

    "I'm sure a lot of the reason PG is pretty low key is because it's across the street from the police station...."

    Through the woods and on the other side of town hall, but yeah they're close.

  • Typical WRAL Commenter Nov 1, 2013

    "I heard the preacher say, while he was communicating with a King Cobra, that the stripping sickness can be transmitted through the air."

    Oh lawd, I done come down with a case of the strippin'.

  • GravyPig Nov 1, 2013

    "I've never gotten the point of strip clubs. Why pay to see something that you can usually get for free AND you get to touch? My husband turned down the strip club for his bachelor party b/c he finds them to be a waste of money. I can't say I blame him."

    I'm with ya. We ended up there for a friends bachelor party. He didn't want to go, I could care less (I was just along for the ride). It was expensive, and the liquor was watered down. Meh.

  • LastSon1981 Nov 1, 2013

    "Why pay to see something that you can usually get for free"

    Yeah, right. There is always a price to pay...lol
    Bill Brasky

    Not to mention when guys actually brag about getting it free its usually a semiannual thing to them.

  • GravyPig Nov 1, 2013

    "Because very often, though according to history, this seems not to be true in Pure Gold's place, what starts in places like this often ends up in our neighborhoods, especially those nearby neighborhoods."

    Really? Hasn't been a problem yet. There are also no nearby "by the hour" hotels to go to.

    "That's why we care about it!!!"

    Sounds more like you wish to impose your own views on the rest of us.

    "Plus I happen to think women are worth far more than money. I believe a good woman's worth is more than rubies or gold. So I believe selling oneself like this sells oneself short, far short of what their actual worth to society is."

    How about Emeralds or Diamonds?

    There is a demand, someone will fill that demand plain and simple.

    If I could strip and make that money I would. Although people don't want to see my beans and frank on stage.

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Nov 1, 2013

    "We left Cary when the population topped 50,000. It's population is now about 141,000 and there is a lot more to worry about than a legally run business."

    I left in the fall of 2008 and have never missed the place. People live on top of one another there now. If one person eats beans, their neighbor gets the indigestion and gas.

    They can have it!

    Give me the country life!!!

  • beaupeep Nov 1, 2013

    "A lawyer is no less a "thing" than a dancer."

    Hey now. Don't be downgrading the dancers to that level.

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Nov 1, 2013

    Bill Brasky - "There is always a price to pay...lol"

    For both parties pal. The man may get special benefits from their partner, but their partner is usually stuck with cooking and cleaning too, and if there are children involved, that's a whole other ball of wax.

    Have you tried to hire a cook and cleaning person lately? They don't come cheap!

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Nov 1, 2013

    Kaitlyn - "Well that's a crock. How is this is different from any other line of work? If you work then you are a commodity with a certain monetary value put on you. It doesn't matter if you are a lawyer, an actor, a server, a preacher or a dancer. A lawyer is no less a "thing" than a dancer."

    It's not a crock!!!

    The difference is, in most other jobs (except Walmart), you're viewed and treated as a human being; if you're lucky, you're treated as a very important part of the company - and that removes the objectivity from how perceived and often treated by others.

    I don't speak from idle thoughts. While I was never actually a stripper, I was a bar dancer that dressed in provocative clothes back in the day.

    Since then I've also worked in many of the other professions you listed, but in law I was a legal assistant rather than an attorney.

    And I've worked holidays at Walmart too.

    So I know the difference in how one is viewed and treated by others in all of those jobs firsthand. k

  • Brian Jenkins Nov 1, 2013

    ITANIMULLI.COM-I guess because I'm not a guy, I don't see the point. I'd rather watch a good football game than have some guy dance with his junk in my face. I guess that's the difference between some men and women.
    kikinc
    November 1, 2013 1:19 p.m.
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    I cannot stand a stripper in my face. I never get lap dances. I watch the guy next to me get one. Then I dont have to stare at some stripper with my hands behind my back.

  • Brian Jenkins Nov 1, 2013

    It's a bar no longer, and isn't there a cover charge at most strip clubs, so one can't simply be a Looky Lou for free there?
    IWontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves
    November 1, 2013 1:16 p.m.
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    Yea but Pure Gold gives out free admission passes. I have a ton of them. I wont pay to go in and I wont pay a stripper a dollar. I go to drink just like any other bar.

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Nov 1, 2013

    GP - "The only folks who think Cary has a staid image are the ones who don't live there. We know what our town is all about, and Pure Gold is right there in the open for all to see."

    I lived there for over a decade, and I agree with the poster. Cary is full of gossipers who pay more attention to what's going on in their neighbor's yard and home than they do about what's going on in their own, and what many don't know about their neighbor, they just make up and pass along anyway.

    Glad I don't live there anymore.

  • Road-wearier Nov 1, 2013

    When this club opened 20 years ago you'd have thought that the end of the world was nigh. Moral turpitude, dogs and cats living together, etc etc. Somehow Cary has survived and grown (much to the disgust of many here on GoLo but I digress). I doubt that this will end well for the club...what sort of cover charges will have to be in place to make up for the loss of alcohol revenue? Will the absence of a tiny bit of fabric be THAT much of a draw over the longer term? I rather doubt it. I just don't see the appeal of an all nude place where you have to bring your own alcohol...

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Nov 1, 2013

    kikinc - "I'd rather watch a good football game than have some guy dance with his junk in my face. I guess that's the difference between some men and women."

    As a woman too, I feel the same way. Men's bodies just generally aren't pretty, and if they are, they probably aren't my type anyway.

  • Bill Brasky Nov 1, 2013

    "Why pay to see something that you can usually get for free"

    Yeah, right. There is always a price to pay...lol

  • Bill Brasky Nov 1, 2013

    "People are worried things will spill over into the community. At times, those concerns are legitimate. Less often, those concerns should be taken into account whether a community chooses to allow something."

    I heard the preacher say, while he was communicating with a King Cobra, that the stripping sickness can be transmitted through the air.

  • Kaitlyn Nov 1, 2013

    "Anyone doing this type of thing becomes an OBJECT and a COMMODITY which is then a thing, so it demotes the value of the being." - IWontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves

    Well that's a crock. How is this is different from any other line of work? If you work then you are a commodity with a certain monetary value put on you. It doesn't matter if you are a lawyer, an actor, a server, a preacher or a dancer. A lawyer is no less a "thing" than a dancer.

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Nov 1, 2013

    djofraleigh - "Let the average person, overweight with blemishes, go nude in public and watch the fireworks to get those bodies covered up."

    Exactly LOL LOL LOL!!!

    But then even perfect looking bodies and faces aren't all that - when all the makeup and gimmicks are removed.

  • GravyPig Nov 1, 2013

    ""Cary's staid image"......LOL.....Give me a break....Cary having a "staid image"???? Worried about it's "stellar reputation" LOL Seems quite a few pedophiles, window peepers and drug related arrests have plagued Cary over the past few months...get real....Cary is just another town hiding skeletons in it's vast closet of quakery...LOL..."

    The only folks who think Cary has a staid image are the ones who don't live there. We know what our town is all about, and Pure Gold is right there in the open for all to see.

    "We left Cary when the population topped 50,000. It's population is now about 141,000 and there is a lot more to worry about than a legally run business."

    I don't see anyone worried abiut this biz.

    "If ya don't like the club, then don't patronize it. Please stop the hypocrisy you Cary-ites!"

    "hipocrisy" I don't think that word means what you think it does. No hipocrisy here, we aren't the ones who think Cary is staid, that's just you outside aggitators.

  • Bill Brasky Nov 1, 2013

    "Too bad Cary you made a terrible wrong decision and allowed this evil in. Should most definitely lead to more prostitution and crime. You let evil in and evil takes over. Look at what's running America now. The Eternal Damnation of Hell will be your reward for everyone who supports this terrible decision. May GOD have mercy on your poor souls."

    Are you sure you aren't part of Pure Gold's advertising department? If you promise all the above...I'm in!

  • AliceBToklas Nov 1, 2013

    As always, any story about Cary brings the "Cary Bashers" to the surface. I am waiting for all of them to tell us where they live and what is so great about their town.
    --Union Cavalry

    While I do find this a bit funny given the conservative nature of Cary I cannot speak for any "Cary Bashers" as you put it. I actually know Cary residents who frequent the club and my be there more given this change. Then again, they are among the few liberals allowed to live there.

    For the record I am surrounded by Carrboro but not, technically, in it.

  • UpChuck Nov 1, 2013

    "Why pay to see something that you can usually get for free AND you get to touch?"

    Keep thinking that you haven't paid for it one way or another.

  • kikinc Nov 1, 2013

    IWontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves-I went to the male revue at PG once, and I had a similar experience! The women were crazy! I wasn't impressed. When it comes to men it's usually you've seen one, you've seen them. I definitely think women have more unique bodies.

    ITANIMULLI.COM-I guess because I'm not a guy, I don't see the point. I'd rather watch a good football game than have some guy dance with his junk in my face. I guess that's the difference between some men and women.

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Nov 1, 2013

    ITANIMULLI - "Its a bar with topless women walking around. I dont give those girls $1. The guy sitting next to me will get a dance and Ill watch his girl. I think its awkward getting a lap dance and not being aboe to touch. I much rather drink at a strip club than a sports bar."

    It's a bar no longer, and isn't there a cover charge at most strip clubs, so one can't simply be a Looky Lou for free there?

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Nov 1, 2013

    mack24 - "UH-OH! 2 killed at Fayetteville strip-joint. Watch out, Cary! You're next.....Doubt it."

    We never know where violence will strike next, and Cary is not immune to violence.

    Wasn't all that long ago a mother picking up her child from a daycare on Cary Parkway was gunned down in the parking lot there by her ex.

  • djofraleigh Nov 1, 2013

    I'm always surprised by how squeamish people are about the body parts we all have - COMMENT

    Let the average person, overweight with blemishes, go nude in public and watch the fireworks to get those bodies covered up.

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Nov 1, 2013

    Obamacare - "This is great PR for Pure Gold. They should give the WRAL news team a free night out at the club as a thank you."

    Yep!

    ROFLOL LOL LOL

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