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foamy
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Joined: Jun 15, 2004
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From: The Land of Pleasant Living
Posted: 2004-07-28 12:40 pm   Permalink

When I was a kid my dad used to take me to bars with him on occaision. Two that I remember fondly were:
Ducky's - named after the owner (Ducky Detweiller) who was also the town's mailman, he'd bring me baseballs and stuff that he found on his rounds.

And, Stitcheberry's, again, named after the owner.
Both were long, dark, narrow bars with Bromoseltzer on tap. What ever happened to that stuff?


 
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johntiki
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Joined: Mar 31, 2002
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From: MD
Posted: 2004-07-28 5:36 pm   Permalink

My favorite classic bar is the Tube Bar in Jersey City! The owner, who friends and customers knew simply as 'Red', was probably one of the most pleasant, soft spoken guys you'd ever want to meet.


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tikibars
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Joined: Apr 11, 2002
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From: Aku Hall, Chicago
Posted: 2004-07-28 5:44 pm   Permalink

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On 2004-07-28 17:36, johntiki wrote:
The owner, who friends and customers knew simply as 'Red', was probably one of the most pleasant, soft spoken guys you'd ever want to meet.



...unless you called him on the phone and fucked with him!


 
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johntiki
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From: MD
Posted: 2004-07-28 9:57 pm   Permalink

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On 2004-07-28 17:44, tikibars wrote:
Quote:

On 2004-07-28 17:36, johntiki wrote:
The owner, who friends and customers knew simply as 'Red', was probably one of the most pleasant, soft spoken guys you'd ever want to meet.



...unless you called him on the phone and fucked with him!



You didn't really even have to fuck with him - just ask to speak to one of his customers!
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Futura Girl
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Joined: Oct 01, 2002
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Posted: 2004-08-03 9:19 pm   Permalink

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On 2004-07-26 14:07, freddiefreelance wrote:Another great name for a Hollywood "Bikini Bar" is Jumbo's Clown Room.



uh... they wear quite a bit less than bikinis there...


 
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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
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From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2013-02-19 2:22 pm   Permalink

I just purchased a batch of swizzle sticks and 3 of them are from the Kum Kum Room. I haven't found any reference to it here or on critiki.




Some other great bar names are the Mineshaft (Long Beach) and Oilcan Harry's (Austin), both gay bars.
Lee Harvey's (Dallas), Happy Endings (Hollywood), Double Wide (Dallas), Cock & Bull (Dallas), Muddy Waters (Dallas), Under the Volcano (Houston), The Poop Deck (Ft Worth), Mother's (San Pedro), Cock o' the Walk Bar (Oklahoma City) and many, many more...







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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1074
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-02-19 10:27 pm   Permalink

I have actually been in all of these-most are defunct now:
Willys Ready Room Pico Rivera/Whittier
Rumpus room
Why Knot, Boyle Heights, L A
Hula hut, E L A
Don's Monterey Room, Monterey Park
Motel, Knotty Pines Alhambra
Chinese restaurant, Man fuk Low, central city, L A (pronounced man fook low)
Luv dis thread
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tikiskip
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Joined: Nov 26, 2005
Posts: 2829
Posted: 2013-02-20 2:35 pm   Permalink

Crazy Mamas punk rock bar.
Great bar.
Did lights for Mitch Rider there.



 
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Zinctiki
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Joined: Aug 11, 2010
Posts: 104
From: Walnut, CA
Posted: 2013-12-01 12:54 pm   Permalink

Always liked "Hog's Breath Inn" though it's not exclusively a bar.
A long gone HB beer bar hangout:
"The Getty" later renamed "Friar Tuck's"
was a real dive on Beach Blvd just before PCH.
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