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2011-05-17 13:41:13

New study suggests fragrances may enhance nightclub goers' experience Since the smoking ban in restaurants, bars and nightclubs, customers are more aware of unpleasant smells, such as body odors and the smell of old beer, that used to be masked by cigarette smoke. Now science is looking at how the introduction of pleasant ambient scents that hide unwanted odors might enhance the nightlife experience. According to Dr. Hendrik Schifferstein from Delft University of Technology in the...

2011-03-07 00:00:27

Local favorite DJ Remeddy brings his signature style to Slide, one of San Francisco's most exclusive clubs, on March 25th. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 05, 2011 Slide, the notorious San Francisco nightclub located near Union Square, will host local sensation DJ Remeddy the evening of March 25th for Socialista Friday. The native San Franciscan has created original remixes, mash-ups, and party breaks that have become major hits in the club scene worldwide. Remeddy creates a...

2009-11-02 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Nightlife and entertainment leader PURE Management Group (PMG) today announced that multi-platinum rap artist 50 Cent will ring in 2010 at PURE Nightclub with a very special New Year's Eve performance. World-renowned DJ Marshall Barnes will also spin throughout the evening. "We are thrilled to welcome 50 Cent to PURE Nightclub to be a part of one of the most exciting nights of the year in Las Vegas," said Michael Gilmartin, director of public relations for...

2009-11-02 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Nightlife and entertainment leader PURE Management Group (PMG) today announced that hip-hop artist Shwayze will celebrate New Year's Eve with a very special performance for clubgoers at Christian Audigier The Nightclub. "We are thrilled to welcome Shwayze to Christian Audigier The Nightclub for this very special occasion," said Michael Gilmartin, director of public relations for PURE Management Group. "Shwayze's fun and eclectic music pairs perfectly...

2009-09-19 13:21:28

Las Vegas police are cracking down on mega-nightclubs at casino-hotels that allegedly allow prostitution, lewd behavior and drug use, observers say. The Labor Day weekend brought eight arrests at the Hard Rock Hotel's pool club, called Rehab, on suspicion of prostitution and drug crimes, while in July the Rio closed a topless pool managed by a local strip club after 10 were arrested there, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday. That same month, gaming regulators slapped the Planet Hollywood...

2009-02-16 13:11:27

A memorial has been held in West Warwick, R.I., to honor the 100 people killed in The Station nightclub blaze six years ago. The Providence (R.I.) Journal said about 200 people turned out to hear the names of the victims read aloud during a ceremony Sunday in the lot where the club once stood and which is now covered with makeshift crosses dedicated to the dead. Claire Hoogasian, who attended the memorial, told the newspaper she is still trying to make sense of the tragedy that claimed the...

2008-12-07 21:59:31

Elmer Valentine, a former Chicago police officer who helped start the go-go dancing craze as owner of Whisky a Go Go in Los Angeles, has died at 85. Valentine died at his home in Los Angeles Wednesday, producer Lou Adler -- Valentine's business partner and friend -- said. Adler told the Los Angeles Times Valentine had been in poor health for four years. In a 2000 interview with Vanity Fair, Valentine said the first go-go dancer was an accident, when he decided to use a female DJ at the club....

2008-10-15 18:00:16

This ghoulish season, legendary nightclub Studio 54 inside of MGM Grand presents its 11th annual Halloween celebration: Nightmare on 54th Street. Tuesday, October 28 through Saturday, November 1, Studio 54 will host the spookiest Halloween soirees on The Strip as the illustrious nightclub transforms into a frightful playground complete with seductive torture maidens, strikingly hot death warriors and wickedly beautiful nurses to haunt the Las Vegas hot spot for the frightening celebrations....

2008-09-03 09:00:21

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Members of the 1980s rock band whose pyrotechnics sparked a nightclub fire that killed 100 people have agreed to pay $1 million to survivors and victims' relatives, according to court papers filed Tuesday. The settlement offer from Great White is the latest stemming from the February 2003 fire at The Station nightclub in West Warwick. Roughly $175 million has now been offered by dozens of defendants to settle lawsuits over the blaze, which also injured more than 200...

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2008-09-03 07:30:00

By Randy McMullen Members of the 1980s rock band whose pyrotechnics sparked a nightclub fire that killed 100 people have agreed to pay $1 million to survivors and victims' relatives, according to court papers filed Tuesday. The settlement offer from Great White is the latest stemming from the February 2003 fire at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I. Roughly $175 million has now been offered by dozens of defendants to settle lawsuits over the blaze, which also injured more than 200...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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