night·spot | \ˈnīt-ˌspät \

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one of the city's few nightspots featuring a dance floor and a live band

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Go to bars and nightspots that attract older people. Steve & Mia,, "Steve & Mia: How to broach an unusual sex request," 12 July 2018 The Drunken Film Festival, a festival held in bars and nightspots that began in the United Kingdom, expands to the United States, premiering in Oakland, Oct. 7-12. Pam Grady,, "Bay Area filmmaker’s short at SF Jewish fest inspired by Jerusalem graffiti," 12 July 2018 The owners of some of Houston's hottest nightspots are joining forces for a massive new bar set to open in Midtown at 2211 Travis in winter 2018. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Giant bar/restaurant being planned for Midtown," 8 May 2018 The project will be located near two other popular nightspots, Cle and Rose Gold. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Giant bar/restaurant being planned for Midtown," 8 May 2018 In the 1990s, the street was home to many of the city's most popular nightspots. Rene Rodriguez, miamiherald, "Think South Beach is crazy now? Here's what the club scene was like in 1994 | Miami Herald," 5 May 2018 The designer was the center of attention at a surprise party hosted by Defrancesco at haute city nightspot Submercer, which was transformed into the iconic underground Mudd Club for the evening. Vogue, "Marc Jacobs’ Surprise Birthday Party Was Just As Chic As You’d Imagine," 9 Apr. 2018 The Call is the newest and largest LGBTQ neighborhood nightspot in the fast-growing Andersonville neighborhood. Audrey Gorden, RedEye Chicago, "Chicago Pride specials: Rainbow treats, rainbow cocktails and free BBQ," 15 June 2017 Over the past several years the Funk Zone has transformed Santa Barbara from an upscale coastal retreat into a hip young nightspot with first-class restaurants, wineries, art galleries and boutiques. Ariston Anderson, The Hollywood Reporter, "John Mayer Performs Secret Set at Santa Barbara’s Hotel Californian Opening Bash," 27 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of nightspot

1933, in the meaning defined above

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