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Poll: Does this lingerie espresso advertisement go too far?

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At least one man says 2nd Base Espresso's ad on Market is crossing a line At least one man says 2nd Base Espresso's ad on Market is crossing a line
SPOKANE, Wash. -

A sign advertising a lingerie espresso stand in the Hillyard neighborhood has at least one person asking members of city council to step in. 

A message posted on our Facebook page shows the ad for 2nd Base Lingerie Espresso. The woman in the ad is wearing a G-string bikini bottom with nothing on top except angel wings. 

"This is completely inappropriate advertising on a children's bus route in the Hillyard Neighborhood one block from Market Street. It's an embarrassment for all of Spokane and depicts women in a negative way," the post said. "This sets a low standard for young girls and depicts women in a negative way to boys."

KHQ's Caitlin Rearden is working on the story today, speaking with City Council members and the espresso stand and will have more tonight on KHQ Local News. She is also attempting to get in contact with the person who originally got in touch with us. 

In the meantime, we want to know: Do you think the ad crosses a line? View the unblurred photo in the slideshow above (MOBILE USERS CLICK HERE TO SEE THE PHOTOS) and vote in our poll. Then, tell us what you think on our Facebook page. 



 

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