Pole dancing

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Competitors To Vie For Annual US Pole Dancing Championship

Wendy Traskos, co-founder of the federation, told 1010 WINS her organization was the first in the country to take the “athletic art form” out of gentleman’s clubs and nightclubs and put it in a “theater venue.”

09/26/2012

A dancer performs at a strip club  (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

N.Y.’s Highest Court To Decide If Strip Club’s Lap Dances Should Be Tax Exempt

Is it high-brow art or a lewd side show? On Wednesday, the state’s highest court was taking on tax breaks … and lap dances. The question is: does exotic dancing qualify as a performing art?

09/05/2012

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Drop Dead Healthy: 5 Unconventional Workouts In NYC

A.J. Jacobs, the author of “Drop Dead Healthy,” shares some fun and unconventional types of exercise one can do in New York City.

07/05/2012

Jill-Anne the pole-dancing entrepreneur

Meet NYC’s Pole-Dancing Card Store Owner

She loves to design greeting cards and she loves to pole dance. One female entrepreneur in lower Manhattan is combining two passions to entice new customers.

12/08/2010