Clubs

Taxing Weekend Ends Well

Last Call
Someone please ‘splain “tax-free weekend” to me. The list of what’s “eligible” for tax exemption and what isn’t seems so … random. Spendy Vans shoes are tax-free. The expensive at...


Taxing Weekend Ends Well

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Someone please ‘splain “tax-free weekend” to me. The list of what’s “eligible” for tax exemption and what isn’t seems so … random. Spendy Vans shoes are tax-free. The expensive at...



Free Beer! And Boxed Wine! And Assorted Cheese Cubes!

ANTHONY MARIANI
Hundreds if not thousands of people, hopping gaily or slipping and sliding tipsily from local gallery to gallery and local museum to museum, noshing on free finger-foods, sucking down free booze, and, y’know, maybe lookin...


Just Horsin’ Around

Last Call
I hadn’t been to the Horseman Club in years, but I remembered the spacious nightspot in Cityview Shopping Center as being close enough to the Air Force base formerly known as Carswell to attract an interesting mix of flyb...



Just Horsin’ Around

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
I hadn’t been to the Horseman Club in years, but I remembered the spacious nightspot in Cityview Shopping Center as being close enough to the Air Force base formerly known as Carswell to attract an interesting mix of flyb...


7th Haven Redux

Last Call
Recently got a sneak peek at the third incarnation of the self-proclaimed Cadillac of dive bars, the 7th Haven, and I have to say, “dive-y” is kind of a stretch. Though I wouldn’t recommend it, you could proba...



7th Haven Redux

ANTHONY MARIANI
Recently got a sneak peek at the third incarnation of the self-proclaimed Cadillac of dive bars, the 7th Haven, and I have to say, “dive-y” is kind of a stretch. Though I wouldn’t recommend it, you could proba...


Steve Stories: Vol. IX

Steve Steward
At a certain age, the prospect of going to a themed house party can elicit the same emotions as a trip to the dry cleaners. Sure, playing dress-up and getting hammered is fun when you’re in college, but when you’re ...



Correction

ANTHONY MARIANI
In last week’s column (“Ron Jeremy Schwinnngs Into Town,” Aug. 13, 2008), I incorrectly listed the admission price to an appearance by legendary pornstar Ron Jeremy, who will be at Aqua Lounge on Fri., Sept. 1...


Nostalgia Beers: Is Zima Next?

Last Call
Back in the late ’70s, before Schlitz stopped being brewed and over a decade before I started drinking professionally, I collected beer cans. My knowledge of beer was unprecedented for someone my age. (I also collected co...