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The V.I.P. Experience ~ Bentley’s: Ashley, Pa.

Bentley’s in Ashley was like no other club in northeast Pa.. It boasted a palatial like setting with intricate work of hardwood, stone, and marble, presented with true splendid grandeur, all the while offering a scenic view of the Wyoming Valley. Bentley’s was versatile in accommodating intimate dinner parties, communions, bar/bat mitzvahs, graduations, corporate dinners, […]

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Time Capsule: Bahama Joe’s Was A Busy Little Bar Off The Beaten Path Of Richmond, Virginia

On a very typical everyday weeknight in Richmond, Va. I came across this interesting bar on Staples Mill Road. Now, if you’re not familiar with the Richmond city landscape you should know that the area I’m talking about is a far cry (and a pretty far distance) from the legendary party district Shockhoe Bottoms. But […]

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The V.I.P. Experience ~ LUNA: Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

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Time Capsule: Broadway Street In Nashville 2004

Long before “The Nashville Network” or the TV series’ of 2007 and 2012 became household names, the “Music City” had been a staple in nightlife and quality entertainment. The Grand Ole Opry and the 1975 feature film notwithstanding here, Nashville is a bee hive of fun and activity day and night. As a tourist attraction […]

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Time Capsule: BAR Nashville

BAR Nightclub in Nashville with its two levels, bartop dancers and the best Top 40, Pop, R&B and Hip Hop beats pounding through the brickwork was one of the most popular spots in Nashville. It kicked ass for 7 straight years until 2007 when closed it for good. The BAR Nightclubs operated by the BAR […]

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[Gallery] Banana Joe’s: Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (Gallery #1)

Capitalizing on the Caribbean style club themes so popular today. Banana Joe’s was. Not ever arguably, but just plain was the most colorful nightclub in northeast Pa.. Re-incarnated from the old Market Street Square Station Complex, Banana Joe’s opened it’s doors in 2001 and quickly became the “Coyote Ugly” of the northeast Pa. bar scene. […]

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[Gallery] Shakerz & The Island Club: Mayfield & Dickson City, Pa.

If you were active in the northeast Pa. party scene in 2004 you would’ve witnessed nightclubs folding up like houses of cards. With all the club closings taking place a new night time establishment would’ve seemed the furthest thing from anyone’s mind. Well, a new club did emerge and what began as a tremor in […]

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[Gallery] Club Amnesia: Kingston, Pennsylvania

At its height, Club Amnesia of Kingston was the most innovative club in northeastern Pa.. It took chances no other area club dared to take. It broke area attendance records. It re-invented itself over and over again. And it played host to names like Prince, DJ Kid Capri, Funkmaster Flex, DJ Skribble et. al.. In […]

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