Club Bar
Medicine Lake, MT
I hate this place, Only come her because Promoters invite me, I hate the layout of this place, theres no flow to it, all you can basically do is... (more)
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by Fanon P.
Incredibles Night Club
Odessa, TX
went here with my husband for their new year's prix fixe- so we didn't get to choose our meals from a menu but rather had a sampling of a couple... (more)
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by Melissa B.
Mckinley's Restaurant
Laurel, MD
I've driven by, walked by, bussed by this place at least a thousand times since I've lived here and never once went it.  Well folks I ventured in... (more)
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by Eldridge Salveson
J Bar T Inc
Great Falls, MT
I tried going here about three times. Hearthrob wasreally dead the times I went and I still had to pay a cover. Too many weird trying to hard... (more)
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by Annemarie Souphom
Bartley House
Kenosha, WI
Have only attended this place on Friday nights with the occasional Saturday night.  It is a younger crowd, yet the upstairs has nice VIP sections.... (more)
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by David W.
Club 13 Bar
Butte, MT
Came here on a Monday night to see Francois K DJ and it was a good turnout. I was wondering to myself, "Who goes clubbing on Monday night?"... (more)
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by Vanesa Burness
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