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In Quincy, burlesque is rebuffed

Dance studio hitting bumps as it grinds toward opening

Alex ''Scratch'' Newman of the Boston Babydolls burlesque troupe, in the Billings Road building where the group wants to open a Quincy dance studio. Alex ''Scratch'' Newman of the Boston Babydolls burlesque troupe, in the Billings Road building where the group wants to open a Quincy dance studio. (Tom Herde for The Boston Globe)
By Emily Sweeney
Globe Staff / April 9, 2009

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The Boston Babydolls thought they'd found their new home when they leased an empty dance studio in North Quincy last year. But members of the quirky burlesque dance troupe say they have received a chilly reception from Quincy city officials. (Full article: 1093 words)

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