Where are your Sex Shops? Sorta like the outlet malls on the edge or over the edge of town , it seems like sex shops get grouped together in certain distinct locations. In Sacramento, there are two districts which have emerged as the sexiest parts of town. The first is Del Paso Heights, an under-redeveloped stretch on the north end outskirts of midtown. The second clump of sex shops is centered an industrial warehouse district at Sunrise and Folsom Boulevard.
This group of shops have a, uh, stage show focus with a sexy retail shops attached. Are your town's sex shops and strip clubs clumped together on the fringes like this? San Francisco There are about 7 or 8 sex shops and a couple of strip bars. The streets are packed on the weekends with regular tourists though. It is extremely non-threatening. California Saturday 07th of March Sydney, Australia I can"t say that my suburb is the most conservative suburb, but it"s not the least.
There"s at least one that I know of. And, well, there are more sex shops in the CBD than anywhere else I"ve noticed. You definitely don"t need to go far before you hit one. Alabama Saturday 07th of March 1: Bellingham, WA We have a sex shop in the middle of our downtown, surrounded by shops and restaurants, just hanging out.
There are also two "lovers" stores on the north end of town. We don"t have strip clubs though. Washington Saturday 07th of March 2: Also, there is a strip club on Riverside Street in Portland, and a new topless donut shop up in Northern Maine.
I"ve never been to any of them. Maine Saturday 07th of March 3: Columbus As far as I know, there are no strip clubs or sex shops here. Indiana Saturday 07th of March 4: Arlington There is a condom sense store in a newer shopping center. Its in between a salon and a Chinese buffet.
Tennessee Saturday 07th of March 5: Charlottesville Ours is actually right in the middle of everything, but it manages to escape notice. Then again, in a town 30 miles away, the porn shop was shut down after an obscenity trial. They were selling the same kind of porn as everyone else, but they still got fingered. Virginia Saturday 07th of March 6: Florence Sex shops tend to accumulate around the two lanes-per-side blacktop highway, also home to many defunct fast food restaurants, go-go bars, liquor stores and abandoned strip malls or shopping centers, most with off-brand storefront baptist churches.
New Jersey Saturday 07th of March 6: Tuscaloosa Fantasyland seems to do pretty brisk business, but then again, it is the only game in town.
They"re open Monday through Saturday, but they close at 5 on Sundays. I assume so they can make to church in the evening. It is in the Bible Belt. Alabama Saturday 07th of March 7: Sioux Falls There are a couple of new-fangled shops on the various outskirts of town, for for the more South Dakota Saturday 07th of March 7: Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee"s sex shops are all strung out south of town along I They start right north of the Illinois border.
Wisconsin Saturday 07th of March 7: Stuart We have a sex shop [lost] in the middle of nowhere in the mess that is the industrial district and there"s a strip club that recently got renamed in a strip mall to the north.
Once was with a friend dropping off a neighbor girl to interview at the sex shop She returned saying another old acquaintance works there. Florida Saturday 07th of March 8: Calgary, Alberta There are three sex shops on my way back from work.
One is in an area of the city that could be classified as "Uptown", another is tucked into a fairly discrete place under an overpass, but next to a shortcut. The last one is interesting: It sits in the property of a failed pawn shop, next to an awesome vietnamese food place, and Washington Saturday 07th of March 8: Dallas, TX "Sexually oriented businesses" used to be clumped together like that here, but the city passed an ordinance prohibiting them from being within a mile of each other, so now they"re pretty spread out.
However, they"re also prohibited from being within a mile of a school, which means they tend to be found hidden in industrial districts and office parks. Texas Saturday 07th of March 8: Greeneville Tennessee Saturday 07th of March 8: Merrillville there are 2 Lover"s Lane stores on rt 30 Merrillville and Schererville They"re all in high-traffic, highly visible areas.
Indiana Saturday 07th of March 8: In the Illinois Quad Cities there are two bookstores and a strip club; one bookstore is definitely in the seedy area, the other is in a popular nightclub area called "The District".. On the Iowa side, there are several strip clubs, distributed all over.
One, for example, is across the street from NorthPark Mall, a major shopping center. Quad Cities Nobody around here gets all bent out of shape over the strip clubs, etc. Those places work hard to keep themselves out of the news. Illinois Saturday 07th of March 9: Burbank There"s a porn shop in North Hollywood just a little bit west of us.
There"s also a pirate store over there. I think there are some sexy dancing places in NoHo but Odyssey Video is the only one I see on my way home from pilates.
California Saturday 07th of March 9: There is a clump of strip joints a few blocks from the airport, and a large video store along I near the Hghway 60 exit. Phoenix, AZ Pretty classy Saturday 07th of March Sacramento How could you forget L"Amour Shoppe!!?!? Dayton 5th street is downtown, its the Oregon District, aka bars, restauraunts, cobblestone streets, the works. But there are still fun little sex shops and pretty much anything you could want.
The Dixie Strip is north of Dayton, right before Vandalia. There are literally in a row. Oh, and a sex shop too. Ohio Saturday 07th of March Fort Wayne They add happy fun sexy time for the Midwestern holy rollers.
Indiana Saturday 07th of March 1: Outside of Benbrook, TX About 7 miles southwest of Benbrook is a little village of Wheatland, which is made up entirely of Tattoo parlors, sex shops, gas stations, and junk stores. There"s even a shooting range. All the sex shops have blacked out windows and yellow lights, the tell-tale sign of high quality service. One even has a giant armor knight standing guard out front. Texas Saturday 07th of March 1: Fitchburg We have one strip club the other side and one "novelty shop" conquest video They are both located on opposite sides of downtown fitchburg.
Massachusetts Saturday 07th of March 1: Kansas City Erotic City provides the best in service by not being located in any actual police jurisdiction. Missouri Saturday 07th of March 1: Danbury This is where you can buy all your tawdry lingerie and naughty toy needs. They actually have some lovely tasteful stuff too.
There"s also the "back room" but my friends and I have never been in THERE where supposedly a swing is set up for "display purposes.
We"ve seen a few guys run back there and in about 10 mins. Portland We have the most strip clubs per capita of any city in the U. Or so I"ve been told. Not sure about sex shops but Spartacus on Burnside is my favorite. It"s My Pleasure is great too.