Looking back at Watts Club Mozambique

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Watts Club Mozambique, a longstanding west side male strip club, has burned beyond repair this morning, The Detroit News reports.

Crews arrived at 6 a.m. to battle the flames. At this time, it is unknown what caused the fire. There are no reported injuries.

According to the News, many nearby hydrants were out-of-service. Unfortunately, this is far from an isolated incident in Detroit. Recently, Motor City Muckraker has been documenting the city's out-of-service hydrants, releasing a list of 18 notable buildings in the city without properly working hydrants. 

Below, reminisce with the commercials for Watts that infamously aired during the The New Dance Show:


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Lee DeVito

Leyland "Lee" DeVito grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, where he read Metro Times religiously due to teenaged-induced boredom. He became a contributing writer for Metro Times in 2009, and Editor in Chief in 2016. In addition to writing, he also supplies occasional illustrations. His writing has been published...
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