With a homeless population that probably makes Mumbai seem hospitable, the last thing downtown St. Petersburg needed was a low-grade, white-trash bikini club opening across the street from Williams Park. But there is a certain irony in the fact that this club, with a stripper pole that’s not even attached to the ceiling and dancers that make the strippers in Pinellas Park look like Victoria’s Secret models, opened up next store to the Scientology Life Improvement Center.
Still, by several accounts, business at SINN has not been booming. One “gentleman” who attended the club’s “grand-opening” described the scene as a “sawdust joint” straight out of a Patrick Swayze movie.
An email I received from a girl-friend of mine described how she and her other girl-friends were not allowed into the club “without a male escort.”
Then I spotted this ad on Craig’s List: