"Sex on Tap: How Brothel Survives" - Mirage - Chicago Sun-Times

An Inside Look at a Wells St. Brothel—Suzette's Client List Tops 900

Byline: Pamela Zekman, Zay N. Smith; 1978-01-29; Chicago Sun Times; pages pp. 1, 4-5

Report: "The Mirage" - Pamela Zekman, Zay N. Smith - Chicago Sun Times

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Precede: "To learn about Suzette's, a whorehouse at 701 N. Wells, the Mirage decided to hire one of its prostitutes, supposedly to entertain one of hte tavern's secret backers. Barbara was hired for $200 for three hours by Sun-Times reporters Zay N. Smith (left) and William Recktenwald, chief investigator for the Better Government Assn. 'I was into swinging for a while,' she told them, 'and I met some people, and well, here I am. Kinda crazy, isn't it?'

Description:As part XIX of the Mirage Tavern sting, Sun-Times reporters go undercover at a nearby brothel.

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Chicago Sun-Times article titled, "Sex on Tap: How Brothel Survives." Written by Pamela Zekman and Zay N. Smith as part of the Mirage Tavern sting series.