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Tara Nieuwesteeg

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    May 19, 2010

    Broward-Palm Beach Nightlife Columnist Visits, Likes the Bubble

    Image courtesy of Jason CrosbyThis Elvis Costello got us pumped up until we found out it was $2,500​Based upon how much Crossfade covers the Bubble and Surfer Blood and, uh, Nonpoint, readers might assume that we're a bunch of skinny-jeaned, asymmetrically coiffed brats over here, and they'd proba ... More >>

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    January 25, 2010

    Night Watch: JByrd's Muddy Waters Restaurant and Raw Bar in Deerfield

    ​Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. JByrd's Muddy Waters Restaurant and Raw Bar (2237 W Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach Call 954-428-6577, or visit muddywaters.biz)Out front, the patio area is replete with glider booths, palm trees, and p ... More >>

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    January 19, 2010

    Pompano's French Quarter Bar & Grill Offers a Taste of New Orleans

    ​Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. Here in sunny South Florida, we have the privilege of visiting the beach, with its white sands, surrounding palm trees, turquoise waters, and scantily-clad sunbathers every day of the year. But sometime ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009

    Takin' It to the Track: the Sports Bar at Isle Casino in Pompano

    ​Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. The Isle Casino & Racing in Pompano proved a good place to erase a bad day. After sampling $1 happy hour specials at the bar inside the casino, my friend Beard and I made our way to the Sports Bar: ... More >>

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    December 30, 2009

    Farradday's Steakhouse: Outclassed at the Casino

    ​Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. The Isle Casino & Racing in Pompano has its own universe of bars and restaurants to explore -- and if you're dressed well enough, you can hit all of them.  When my friend Beard and I were there ... More >>

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    December 29, 2009

    Casino Bars Rule: Fling, at Isle Casino & Racing

    ​Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. The Isle Casino & Racing in Pompano is seriously like Disney World for degenerate adults. Seriously, you lose entertainment-and-booze filled hours in a casino and walk out to find it's already dark ... More >>

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    December 25, 2009

    A Christmas Drink Recipe, Courtesy of Tryst in Delray

    ​Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. Tryst4 E. Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach 561-921-0201 The halls of Tryst had been more than significantly decked. The tree in the back patio dining area was full of lights; inside, poles had been wound wit ... More >>

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    December 24, 2009

    Cider Flows Freely at the Bull Bar in Delray

    ​Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. The Bull Bar 2 E. Atlantic Ave.Delray Beach 561-274-8001, thebullbar.comAcross from the Bull Bar was a park with an "ice skating rink" and a giant Christmas tree all decked out in blue, purple, red, an ... More >>

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    December 22, 2009

    A Quest for Christmassy Drinks Leads to Dada

    ​Night Watch is a regular column about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. Downtown Delray was awash with Christmas lights. They were crawling up tree trunks and stretching across storefront windows; they dangled from awnings and snaked around wreaths at every art gallery, pet ... More >>

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    December 20, 2009

    3-for-1 Cocktails at Porterhouse, Fort Lauderdale

    ​Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. Porterhouse Bar & Grill201 SW 2nd Street, Fort Lauderdale 954-522-1253 There are very few locations on Himmarshee Street acceptable to bring a date that you still have to impress (i.e., haven't ye ... More >>

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    December 18, 2009

    Trina: Fancy Drinks for Fancy People

    ​Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg.Trina Restaurant and Lounge 601 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale 954-567-8070; trinarestaurantandlounge.comTrina, the Atlantic Hotel's classy oceanfront bar, is decorated with abstract art, ... More >>

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    December 16, 2009

    The Mai-Kai: Where the Drinks are Strong and the Ambiance is Stronger

    ​Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg.Mai-Kai 3599 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale 954-563-3272; maikai.com If love makes the world go 'round, alcohol makes love a little easier to find. That's why, this week, I've selected a few great places ... More >>

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    December 1, 2009

    Whiskey Tango: For the "Good" White Trash

    ​ Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. We walked in to Whiskey Tango All American Bar and Grill (1903 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood; 954-925-2555; whiskeytangofl.com) to the sounds of an atrocious cover band playing "Summer of '69" and grabbed ... More >>

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    November 27, 2009

    PRL Cafe: For Sexy Communists and Beer Aficionados

    ​Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. On a bar-hopping tour of Hollywood, I popped into PRL Euro Cafe (1904 A Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood; 954-980-8945; prlcafe.com), a narrow venue with a few chairs at the front and a long bar extending alon ... More >>

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    November 26, 2009

    Night Watch Visits Coyotes Bar in Hollywood

    Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. ​ It was in the low 70s--breezy, but pleasant--as my wingman and I walked up starry Hollywood Boulevard. The air was crisp, and the street was alive with the clicking of high heels, the kind of loud tal ... More >>

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    November 23, 2009

    Night Watch Visits the Whiskey Tango All-American Bar and Grill

    ​Night Watch is a regularly-occurring feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg.When we walked in to the Whiskey Tango All American Bar and Grill (1903 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood Call 954-925-2555 or visit whiskeytangofl.com), we were assaulted by the sounds of an atroc ... More >>

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    November 21, 2009

    PRL Euro Cafe in Hollywood: Curious Beers and Curious-er Patrons

    ​Night Watch is a regularly-occurring feature about bars and clubs, written by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg.This week, I bar-hopped in Hollywood and stumbled into the PRL Euro Café (1904 A Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood. Call 954-980-8945 or visit prlcafe.com).  PRL is a narrow venue w ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009

    Taste-Testing Brews at Ye Olde Falcon Pub

    Night Watch is a regularly-occurring bar review with nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg.​Liquor is a cruel, messy mistress, and she doesn't love me. The last time I saw her, she left me with a hangover that lasted for three days. So, as I do every time she leaves me aching, I swore her off. It w ... More >>

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    November 10, 2009

    Find Liquid Inspiration at The Lion & Eagle Pub in Boca

    ​Night Watch is a regularly-occurring feature by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg.The Lion & Eagle English Pub (2401 N Federal Hwy, Boca Raton; 561-447-7707) was a dignified, stately establishment replete with a rich wooden bar, regally upholstered booths, paintings (of soaring eagles, m ... More >>

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    November 8, 2009

    Bar Hopping in Boca: The Warehouse Pub

    ​Night Watch is a regularly-occurring feature by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg.Last weekend, it took a minute for me to muster up the courage to enter The Warehouse Pub (1599 NW 1st Court, Boca Raton; 561-392-3798). Sure, this was Boca, but still -- the pub was located in a dark part of tow ... More >>

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    November 6, 2009

    Boca's Not Just for Fogies: Flanigan's Seafood Bar & Grill in Boca Raton

    ​Night Watch is a regularly-occurring nightlife column by Tara Nieuwesteeg.Boca is not renowned for much except its manicured shopping plazas, delicious lunch spots, and its armies of early-bird-special-seeking Q-tips who make the roads a little less safe and the frozen yogurt shops a little more ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    The Village Well in Fort Lauderdale: Home of the Eight-Hour Happy Hour

    ​Night Watch is a regularly-occurring feature by Broward/Palm Beach nightlife columnist Tara NieuwesteegThe sign for the Village Well glowed through the darkened shopping plaza like a beckoning blue promise of beer and all that is good and pure in the world. The smoky, rectangular room was homey b ... More >>

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    October 31, 2009

    Fort Lauderdale Bar Tour: Southport Raw Bar

    ​Note: Night Watch is a regularly-occuring feature by Broward/Palm Beach nightlife columnist Tara NieuwesteegOn a recent evening in advance of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, I decided to check out bars near the 17th Street Causeway, and ended up at the yachtie mecca, Southport Raw Ba ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009

    The E-Spot: a Chill Fort Lauderdale Hotel Bar

    ​You've got to love Fort Lauderdale: where stilletoed women drink directly from the beer tap, where "happy hours" last eight-hours, and where the geriatrics can put 'em away with the best of them. During a single outing, I can rest my happy bar-hopping self at a classy hotel bar, then walk across ... More >>

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    October 13, 2008
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    August 25, 2008

    Last Night: At Odds With God, the Absence, Upheaval and Synapticide at the Culture Room

    At Odds With God The Absence, Upheaval, Kalakai, At Odds with God, Synapticide Saturday, August 23, 2008 Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale Better Than: Pushing down the biggest, baddest motherfucker in the mosh pit and stealing his beer. Death metal is kind of like an orgiastic heathen ritual with m ... More >>

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    November 15, 2007

    Last Night: Nightwish at the Culture Room

    Nightwish November 14, 2007 Culture Room Better Than: Staring at the cleavage of a hot European rocker chick stuffed into a tight, leather corset. Okay, so maybe that's not so bad. When the lights went down and the guitars came up in the Culture Room last night, Nightwish, the melodic metal ju ... More >>

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