No in Chicago but the Palladium in NYC was one of the best clubs I've ever been too. It's where they filmed Club Mtv for those of you who may remember that. It was a mega club that I can imagine even existing anywhere in the U.S. at this point.
Sep 29, 2014 · Not much is known about one of Chicago’s oldest bars. What we do know is that it dates back to 1897 and is said to have operated as a speakeasy during Prohibition.
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In 1962, the Peppermint Lounge in New York City became popular and is the place where go-go dancing originated. Sybil Burton opened the "Arthur" discothèque in 1965 on East 54th Street in Manhattan on the site of the old El Morocco nightclub and it became the first, foremost, and hottest disco in New York City through 1969.
The five oldest existing American clubs are the South River Club in South River, Maryland (c.1690/1700), the Schuylkill Fishing Company in Andalusia, Pennsylvania (1732), the Old Colony Club in Plymouth, Massachusetts (1769), The Philadelphia Club in Philadelphia (1834), and the Union Club of the City of New York in New York City (1836).
Mar 20, 2019 · Chicago nightlife history is full of fun and fascinating stories. From speakeasies in the ’20s to rooftop bars today, Chicago’s seen a lot of wild nights. So we’re diving into that jet-setting, Mad Men time when Michigan Avenue became the “Mag Mile.”
- Green Mill Cocktail Lounge, 4802 N. Broadway. The storied jazz bar opened in 1910 as part of a larger entertainment complex called the Green Mill Gardens.
- Southport Lanes and Billiards, 3325 N. Southport Ave. The building was one of several Schlitz tied-houses around town dating to the early 1900s, and the bar, serving only Schlitz beer, was called The Nook.
- Stanley's Tavern, 4258 S. Ashland Ave. Union Stockyards workers needed a place to wind down and fill up with a warm meal and whiskey-spiked coffee or "near-beer."
- Zebra Lounge, 1220 N. State St. Inspired by a bar of the same name in New York City, the Zebra Lounge opened as a speakeasy in 1929 on the ground floor of what used to be a hotel; it's now the Canterbury Court Apartments.
Sep 08, 2014 · The lore surrounding some erstwhile Chicago bars and clubs is more compelling than the place itself ever was. There may be a little of that going on with these now-closed spots, but for the most ...
The Limelight was a chain of nightclubs owned and operated by Peter Gatien. The Limelight had locations in New York City, Chicago, Atlanta, London and Hallandale.
Main Letter M Index information page on Old Vintage Historic Nightclub, Ballroom, Juke-Joint, Dance Hall, Pavillion, Shanty, Jukes, Bar, Nite Club etc. Such as Macomba, Mocombo Madame Zucca's, Myrons Ballroom, Madison Square Garden, Majestic, Maine Maisonette, Mxim's, Minsky's, Mickey Gilley, Minton's etc.
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