night·​spot | \ ˈnīt-ˌspät How to pronounce nightspot (audio) \

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

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Roman Kaplan opened Russian Samovar in 1986 on a site previously occupied by Jilly’s Canteen, a nightspot popular with Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack, according to the restaurant’s website. Becky Yerak, WSJ, "New York’s Russian Samovar Restaurant Files for Bankruptcy," 12 Dec. 2018 The journalist-agent’s covert assignment is to find and neutralize the (presumably German) terrorist who has begun exploding bombs in Parisian nightspots. Tom Nolan, WSJ, "Mysteries: Taking a Journey Into the Past," 13 Sep. 2018 Tseng, a fixture at downtown nightspots like Club 57, appears throughout the ecstatic diaries of Keith Haring, whose subway paintings Tseng captured. New York Times, "The Artists Who Brought Asian-Americans Into the Annals of Contemporary Art," 12 Apr. 2018 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

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1933, in the meaning defined above

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