Acropolis is a Portland institution. This giant Sellwood club is famous for steaks from its own ranch, 65 tap beers, a big salad bar "Please use utensils," a handwritten sign requests, "not your hands" , and, of course, three stages of pole-chritudinous dancers who entertain crowds of first-timer college kids and couples with a combination of sophisticated pole work, sexy over-the-bar cat crawls and good-humored nipple play. Whatever they might see can't possibly compete with girls like Trouble, who, in her short plaid skirt and Catholic schoolgirl glasses, is so popular you'll struggle to find an empty seat at her stage. You know that little shack you pass on the way to Acropolis? The one next to the Shell station that's decked out in pink neon trim? You see it in the corner of your eye and say to yourself, "This is it. Tonight's the night I stop in and see how this place is still in business.
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Steve Harvey tricks NFL players with strip club question [Video]
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Current Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward and Hall of Famer Aeneas Williams both hesitated to hit their buzzers, and Harvey quickly let them know he was just joking with them. All the guys got a pretty good laugh from the question, and Harvey noticed that Williams, who is now a pastor, didn't fall for his strip club trick. I'm sorry," Harvey said while laughing, "but the pastor done had his hand right on the thing. He knew he couldn't answer that one.
For all the differences our 50 great states have -- some are red, some are blue, some are Florida -- there's one thing they all have in common: every state has strip clubs. Hooray America! But which states have the best strip clubs?