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The hard part is not obtaining a membership, which can be purchased for $20 at the speakeasy-style peephole at the door.
Before being hired by the city, Greco Ryan worked as projects director for V Group Concepts, which operates hospitality and entertainment venues downtown, including the speakeasy Hanson’s Shoe Repair, Gitto’s Pizza and SideBar Orlando.
And the Courier-Journal has not been able to reach the speakeasy's owners, James Stirling Welch and Maud Cabot Welch.
The underground bar is named for Charles Kenneth Ruiz, the late grandfather of speakeasy proprietor Rob Ruiz.
The former speakeasy played a distinct role in Kansas City history, thriving as far back as 1888.
There is, for example, a scene set in a speakeasy that allowed Doss to come up with music reflecting the city’s jazz scene.
Footage of illegal drinking in speakeasies during the 1920s and rare home movies of Franklin Roosevelt during the Great Depression are among the scenes America in Color has refreshed using cutting-edge digital technology.
The celebration brought thousands of visitors, and the evening speakeasies had dozens of people dressed in 1920’s attire.
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Definition of speakeasy for English Language Learners
: a place where alcoholic drinks were sold illegally in the U.S. during the 1920s
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