Posts Tagged ‘Stadium Club’

Migos and Chief Keef’s Crew Brawl at Stadium Club, Chain Stolen

Handsome and wealthy...and robbed

Stripper Hits Stadium Club With Another Unpaid-Wages Suit

Other lawsuits from strippers against the club have been dropped, however.

District Line Daily: School’s Out

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The deputy mayor for education released the new school boundaries Thursday, ending a nearly yearlong process of city [...]

Is Stadium Club Strip Club a “Sexually Oriented Business Establishment?”

High-end strip club Stadium Club could lose its ability to operate under the zoning rules for its location, after the D.C. Court of Appeals vacated the club's status as a non-"Sexually Oriented Business Establishment" and sent it back to the Board of Zoning Adjustment to reevaluate.
A sexually oriented business wouldn't be permitted in the commercial [...]

One D.C. Strip Club Closes, and Another With Small Plates Opens

For D.C.'s stripclub-goers still mourning the loss of JP's Lounge in Glover Park last month, fear not: New poles are once again being erected in D.C.
A new strip club, MPire Club, is debuting on the 1800 block of M Street NW with a soft opening later this week, Urbandaddy first reported. The new establishment is on the same [...]

Jury: Nonprofit Director Used D.C. Money Improperly

A D.C. Superior Court jury on Monday found that the nonprofit group Miracle Hands, Inc., and its executive director, Cornell Jones, improperly diverted grant funds intended for the District's HIV/AIDS program. The city has alleged the money went to pay for renovations at a former warehouse at 2127 Queens Chapel Road NE, the home of the [...]

Another Stripper Sues Stadium Club for Failure to Pay Wages

Another day, another set of troubles for D.C.'s high end combination steakhouse/strip club, Stadium Club.
Somalia Odellas, an exotic dancer at the establishment, filed suit today against the club and its owners, James "Tru" Redding and Keith Forney, over unpaid wages.
The suit, which was filed in District court, says Odellas worked at the club from November 2011 to [...]

District Line Daily: Minimum Wage Showdown

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Mayor Vince Gray proposed increasing the city's minimum wage to $10 an hour. A council committee will [...]

The Needle: Black and White and Deadlined Over

Name Drop: The deadline to vote for the baby panda's name is tonight at midnight. Vote here. +2
Any Takers? This D.C.-area woman is giving away on Craigslist a giant jar of used pickles she bought a few months ago at Costco. Her husband didn't like them. They expire next month. -2

Stadium Club Settles Tax Debt, D.C. Government Loses Strip Club

Stadium Club is free to reopen, just a day after the D.C. government seized the Queens Chapel Road NE strip club over the more than $100,000 in unpaid taxes owed by its co-owner James "Tru" Redding's restaurant TruOrleans. The D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue announced today that the tax debt has been settled and the club [...]

Stadium Closes, Twitter Grieves

Judging by the tweets, the District's seizure of James "Tru" Redding's Stadium strip club is the biggest government shutdown since, well, the government shutdown, I guess.
When news broke yesterday that D.C. had taken over the club to collect on $100,000 in unpaid taxes from Redding's shuttered TruOrleans restaurant, reactions on the social media service fell [...]

Ward 5 “Dumping Ground” Argument Goes Down in Court

Nightclubs, bus depots, trash dumps—Ward 5 seems to have more than its fair share of seedy businesses, an issue that has long had residents lamenting their ward's status as a "dumping ground." Whether that perception is true or not, the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled today that the "dumping ground" argument  won't stand up in [...]

Stadium Club: No Sextortion Here!

Trendy Washington strip club Stadium Club has made its name by attracting women customers, but a March lawsuit from a former dancer at the club alleges that the club's female employees aren't treated as well.
Talayna Clements, who previously sued the club over alleged violations of fair wage law, is back in court with a new [...]

Strip Club Queens Shakes It Up

It's been a while since we've heard from Strip Club Queens, the reality show that promised to take us inside Washington's Stadium Club. Now series mastermind Delmond Newton has resurfaced, and he's making it rain new cast members.
After spending time in Atlanta for the filming of Strip Club Queens Atlanta, Newton came away impressed with [...]

Stripper: Club Manager Demanded Sexual Favors

For a place where topless women gyrate on poles, D.C.'s Stadium Club has a pretty classy reputation. The Washington Post even declared it "a chic hot spot for young African American women". But according to a new lawsuit, there may be a sleazier side to one of the District's hottest strip clubs.
Dancer Talayna Clements stripped [...]