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A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

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Re: A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

by Jeremy J » Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:25 pm

(Since Bain’s day — he died in 1928 — the Pendennis has admitted women and, in 1999, according to The Courier-Journal of Louisville, at least one black member.)


Wow. Really stepping it up. :?

To my knowledge there are still entire floors women are not allowed on. Gross. PD Club is freaking gross.
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Re: A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

by Deb Hall » Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:26 am

Nice article about the history of Henry Bain sauce, but a black-eye for Louisville nationally. :(

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Re: A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

by Jeff Cavanaugh » Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:53 am

Jeremy J wrote:
(Since Bain’s day — he died in 1928 — the Pendennis has admitted women and, in 1999, according to The Courier-Journal of Louisville, at least one black member.)


Wow. Really stepping it up. :?

To my knowledge there are still entire floors women are not allowed on. Gross. PD Club is freaking gross.


Some hot journalism there, relying on nothing but a 14-year-old source. I just recently got a tour of the club from a member and I'm pretty sure I saw women everywhere except the men's locker room.
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Re: A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

by Jeremy J » Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:33 am

Actually, I'm relying on the account of an acquaintance who works there currently.
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Re: A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

by Andrew Mellman » Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:23 pm

Jeff Cavanaugh wrote:
Jeremy J wrote:
(Since Bain’s day — he died in 1928 — the Pendennis has admitted women and, in 1999, according to The Courier-Journal of Louisville, at least one black member.)


Wow. Really stepping it up. :?

To my knowledge there are still entire floors women are not allowed on. Gross. PD Club is freaking gross.


Some hot journalism there, relying on nothing but a 14-year-old source. I just recently got a tour of the club from a member and I'm pretty sure I saw women everywhere except the men's locker room.


Still is at least one dining room to which women are not admitted.
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Re: A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

by Deb Hall » Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:35 pm

And the justificaction/ reasoning for this is????
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Re: A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

by David R. Pierce » Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:42 pm

Deb Hall wrote:And the justificaction/ reasoning for this is????

Cooties?
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Re: A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

by Deb Hall » Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:48 pm

David R. Pierce wrote:
Deb Hall wrote:And the justificaction/ reasoning for this is????

Cooties?
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LMAO :lol: , David. I literally wrote that and erased it- Thought it sounded juvenile....
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Re: A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

by David R. Pierce » Tue Jan 22, 2013 3:17 pm

Deb Hall wrote:
David R. Pierce wrote:
Deb Hall wrote:And the justificaction/ reasoning for this is????

Cooties?
8)

LMAO :lol: , David. I literally wrote that and erased it- Thought it sounded juvenile....
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Re: A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

by Alan H » Tue Jan 22, 2013 3:37 pm

Jeremy J wrote:Actually, I'm relying on the account of an acquaintance who works there currently.


I have two customers that say the same :shock:
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Re: A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

by GaryF » Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:48 pm

Actually when I wrote mainstay I meant the Henry Bain Sauce, but I'm happy to see the larger discussion. Quite honestly, I didn't realize the Pendennis Club still existed.
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Re: A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

by Robin Garr » Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:10 pm

GaryF wrote:Quite honestly, I didn't realize the Pendennis Club still existed.

I knew it existed, but I think the larger point here is that the Pendennis Club is no longer relevant. It might have been the center for power brokers and the place where Louisville's decisions were made back in another era. I won't deny my grandfather was a member (but not a racist. :oops: ) But I can't even imagine who'd pay dues for it now, other than maybe a few old retired rich guys, clipping their coupons and watching the sun set on their memories.
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Re: A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

by Suzi Bernert » Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:18 pm

When I was working downtown, the rumor mill had it that membership was so down that if they did not have rental income from wedding receptions and such, they would have to close. I have never been there as a patron and feel no need to go.
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Re: A Louiville mainstay inNYT Magazine

by Dan Thomas » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:34 am

I don't know why everyone is shocked about this. Rooms that are restricted to women at private clubs is a pretty common practice everywhere. Most "Grill Rooms" are restricted to women for at least part of the day. I don't really understand why women would want to seek entrance to a dark room where a bunch of drunk, grumpy old curmudgeons are cussing about politics, local sports while playing cards. :roll:
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