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Plans to turn Glasgow bar into nightclub with 4am license refused by council

Plans to open a new nightclub in Glasgow city center have been turned down by Glasgow City Council. A ‘change of use’ application was submitted to the council’s planning department in November last year to turn Cova Glasgow on West Regent Street into a nightclub. The proposed development included extending …

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Kent Council Committee Aims to Expand City’s Diversity Efforts | Latest updates

As Black History Month drew to a close, diversity efforts remained at the forefront of discussions at the March 2 Kent City Council committee meeting. Kent City Manager Dave Ruller spoke at the meeting about the NAACP’s new committee request to address race and diversity in Kent, as requested by …

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Additional plans for Nottingham’s hidden venue with rooftop nightclub and bar

Plans have been submitted for community spaces to be used more extensively at a hidden venue which is already used as a nightclub and has a rooftop bar in Nottingham city centre. Hidden Warehouse is a four-story venue at the back of Swann’s Yard, the driveway between Primark and The …

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Ocean City Bridge lights are blue and yellow for Ukraine | Local News

OCEAN CITY — Highway 52 pavement lights have been turned on in blue and yellow, the colors of Ukraine’s flag, in a show of solidarity in the face of a Russian invasion. Coincidentally, these are also the colors of the Ocean City municipal flag. According to Mayor Jay Gillian, the …

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Carlisle City Council reportedly opposes converting Turkish baths into a nightclub

The town leader said he would join the opposition group ‘on the barricades’ if Carlisle sees an offer to turn its historic Turkish baths into a nightclub. The Carlisle City Council Health and Wellbeing Review Committee met on Thursday to discuss the fate of the James Street Baths and the …

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Classrooms planned for downtown site of demolished nightclub

Temporary classrooms are set up on the site of a demolished downtown nightclub. The former Pozition venue on George Street last opened its doors to clubbers on New Year’s Eve in 2017 and was bulldozed almost two years ago. Since then, the cleared site has stood empty. For the latest …

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Fighting, gunfire and frequent police calls at Kick-Off’s Bar & Grill fuel Markham Mayor’s call for midnight closing time for all bars there

MARKHAM, Ill. (CBS) — A nightclub in the southern suburbs was the scene of gunfire and fights, and the subject of hundreds of emergency calls. Video outside the nightclub, Kick-Off’s Bar & Grill in Markham, showed chaos and a gunfight breaking out right in front of police. And as CBS …

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Prince Andrew’s canceled birthday tribute to UK City

Prince Andrew has been stripped of a birthday honor after a council voted to cancel a flag raising on his birthday. The Duke of York, who is due to turn 62 on February 19, is preparing to challenge the sexual abuse allegations in a New York court. Belfast City Council, …

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Shisha bar projects for one of Hull’s most distinctive buildings

One of Hull’s most distinctive buildings may soon reopen as a shisha bar. The former National Westminster Bank in Witham is next to North Bridge. Built in 1931 at the same time as the bridge and designed in a neo-classical style, it features a raised stone plinth on which the …

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Revolution cocktail bar is getting closer to replacing Las Iguanas Exeter

Detailed plans have been submitted to convert Exeter’s former Las Iguanas restaurant into a Revolution nightclub, bar and restaurant. The Grade II listed building on Queen Street has been empty for nearly two years. But a breath of fresh air is hoping to be brought back there by the chain …

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Greensboro City Council creates council to ‘advise’ places experiencing violence | News

“Acts of violence have repeatedly occurred in restaurants, bars, businesses and other places that serve alcoholic beverages…” So began a resolution introduced two hours and 49 minutes into the Dec. 21, 2021 meeting of the Greensboro City Council. An hour later, the council voted 8 to 1 to adopt the …

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Turkish restaurant and Cappadocia jazz bar to open next to Ashford International station

A new Turkish restaurant with a jazz bar and a kebab van is about to open next to Ashford International Station. Named Cappadocia after the region of Turkey famous for its scenic hot air balloon journeys, the Station Road site – more recently known as Otto Bar and Shisha Lounge …

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Eric Adams was sworn in as mayor of New York | New York

New York’s new mayor, Eric Adams, was sworn in shortly after midnight yesterday. It was a good time for a cop-turned-politician who indicated he plans to give some personal panache back to a metropolis stricken by a pandemic, political strife and an incumbent mayor whose polls rank below even Donald …

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Bale bars and multi-million pound investments – How Newcastle city center changed in 2021

It has been a year of change in Newcastle city center. Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, it has been heartening to see new stores, restaurants and businesses investing in the city we love. Newcastle’s nightlife was boosted significantly when the North East’s leisure operator, the Apartment Group, invested …

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Residents get ‘unbearable’ outdoor drinking ban at York Bar after going to court

Howling Bar on Castlegate, York. Photography: YorkMixResidents have won a battle to restrict outdoor alcohol consumption at a York bar after taking their case to court. Castlegate has been transformed since Covid, street bars have been licensed as pavement coffee. But it’s also a residential street – and when a …

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Palmerston North bar The Office has lost its application to renew its liquor license

David Unwin / Tips Palmerston North Office Bar faces opposition to renewing its liquor license. Popular Palmerston North Bar The office may be forced to close. The district licensing committee refused to renew the Main St bar’s liquor license and also refused to renew Director Martin Wang’s certificate. The ruling …

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Last building in the city center authorized to be transformed into apartments

A building in downtown Newport is expected to be converted into apartments after approval from Newport City Council. Planners have given the green light to turn 131-132 Lower Dock Street into seven apartments this week. The building is currently the base of Shepherds Christian Bookshop on the ground floor and …

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“Forgotten” murals set to be unveiled as part of a major downtown development project

New images have revealed what two murals, not seen in public for more than 30 years, could look like as part of the Albion Square development project in the city center. The City Council’s flagship regeneration program aims to conserve the mural of the three Grade II listed ships overlooking …

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Nightclub future on the line at Norfolk City Council meeting

NORFOLK, Virginia – The future of a nightclub is in the hands of Norfolk City Council on Tuesday. On the agenda for the 6 p.m. council meeting, a hearing to revoke the conditional use permit for Culture. Some neighboring businesses and residents say Culture, located on Granby Street in the …

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Warehouse District bar closing times and school bus shutdown camera program to be reviewed by Peoria City Council

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) – Peoria City Council will meet for one of the last times this year on Tuesday evening The agenda includes an ordinance that could change the closing times for future bars in the Warehouse District and a potential crackdown on violators at school bus stops. Under current …

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Is your smart city smart?

Culver City, California has an excellent restaurant and nightclub scene, as well as a city steeped in the film industry. From my point of view, I would say it’s an excellent case study on new mobility. This is based on recent City activity – both an example of poor transportation …

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Norfolk’s Culture nightclub fires back as town weighs closure

NORFOLK, Virginia – A nightclub in downtown Norfolk is fighting back as the town mulls the decision to shut it down following complaints of violence surrounding the facility. Culture Lounge on Granby Street said it was being unfairly targeted and blamed. Kevin Martingayle, the nightclub’s lawyer, said he plans to …

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Norfolk City Council votes to close nightclub near Military Circle, delay vote on town center

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – A nightclub near Military Circle will have to keep its doors locked after Norfolk City Council voted on Tuesday night to revoke the company’s conditional use license. In a 6-1 vote, council members closed Origami Asian Bistro after several years of complaints from neighbors and hundreds …

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Oakland City Council Votes To Increase Police Size | Oakland News – Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – Oakland City Council votes to increase police numbers – video made by YouTube channel with the logo in the top left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. Oakland will have two more police academies over …

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Lancaster City Council district boundary changes ‘will push the young back and favor the old’

Oliver Robinson, president of the Lancaster University Students’ Union and also a city councilor. The role of the president is independent of party politics. November 2021. Photo: Oliver Robinson. A ward boundary review is underway across the City Council District, including Lancaster, Morecambe and rural communities. City council was notified …

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Harveys Bar and Kitchen to renovate Weymouth Esplanade building

APPROVAL has been given for a restaurant in Weymouth – formerly a seaside nightclub – to have its dance floor removed to create additional dining space, which will create 20 jobs. The building, formerly the Boombox which closed in 2018, is now marketed as Harvey’s Bar and Kitchen – a …

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Shawnee grants live music license to bar where former owner faced noise complaints

As part of its new live entertainment license, Shawnee’s Social Bar and Grill plans to offer “easy going” music like guitar and acoustic bands. The owners say they will also work on efforts to mitigate any potential noise that might disturb homeowners who live up north. The Social is in …

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Buckhead City move resolved as Dickens named Atlanta mayor

ATLANTA, GA – Atlanta mayor-elect Andre Dickens wrapped up his mayoral race victory on Tuesday night but woke up with a bitter pill. A scathing congratulatory letter from Buckhead Town Committee chief Bill White came out at 1 a.m. Wednesday morning, shortly after the Mayor’s call for the run, to …

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A quarter of a million euros for Eyre Square from the city budget – Connacht Tribune – Galway City Tribune:

Galway Bay FM Newsroom – A sum of € 250,000 has been set aside by Galway City Council for a series of works in Eyre Square over the coming year. There was a general welcome for the funding at this week’s budget meeting and hopes were expressed that Eyre Square …

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City Hall publishes details of casino proposals

City Hall on Friday lifted the veil on five competing proposals for the downtown casino that have eluded Chicago mayors for generations and set a rigid timetable to secure the planned $ 200 million in annual revenue. Outlines of proposed casino construction at McCormick Place Lakeside Center, adjacent truck yards …

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City plan rejects Upper Whalley nightclub proposal

A proposed BYOB nightclub on Upper Whalley encountered another administrative roadblock on Wednesday, as city planning commissioners unanimously recommended denying the venue’s request to share the parking lot with its shopping neighbors. This vote took place at the last regular monthly meeting of the City Planning Commission, which was held …

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UK city to test test kits for fortified drinks in bars and clubs – Bristol City | United Kingdom | News

Bristol City Council received £ 282,000 to bring testing kits to 60 sites across the city on the Home Office’s £ 5million jar to help improve women’s safety, The Times revealed. The news comes after Home Secretary Priti Patel, 49, ordered an investigation to be launched to determine how common …

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Stonecrest City Council discusses proposed conduct and decorum guidelines following Mayor’s remarks

Stonecrest City Council discusses driving guidelines The potential stakes are high for offenders who violate guidelines. The discussion comes after the mayor of Stonecrest was censored for a comment he made during a meeting. STONECREST, Georgia. – FOX 5 News learns more about the town of Stonecrest plan for better …

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Students speak out about sexual harassment after drinking spikes in Pryzm

As Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa spark a new wave of anger over women’s safety, how safe is a night out in Bristol? Content Warning: Sexual Harassment Drawing: Sophie filomena Amid the current national debate on sexual harassment and violence against women, the situation of students at UK universities is …

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Are you going to the LA County bar? Take your ID and COVID-19 vaccine card – Daily News

Anyone working or frequenting an indoor bar, cellar, brewery, nightclub or lounge in Los Angeles County will be required to show proof of at least partial vaccination against COVID-19 from late tonight. The new rule – which according to the county health ordinance takes effect at 11:59 p.m. tonight – …

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31 fortified drinks, 30 rapes in the last five years

Following a high-profile allegation (and later retraction) of a fortified drink at the Abbey, the LA County Sheriff’s Department provided City Council with a comprehensive list of reported experiences from 2016 to 2021 in which a victim believed their drink was fortified. The report lists 31 incidents in total. Surprisingly, …

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Lenexa Updates Alcohol Guidelines Near Public Market

LENEXA, Kan. – Lenexa city council on Tuesday approved an ordinance updating guidelines on when and where residents can consume alcohol at community events. In 2017, the city approved an ordinance establishing the Lenexa Public Market Common Consumption Area (Public Market CCA) at 8750 Penrose Lane. Establishing a CCA allows …

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Norwich clubs see spike in dope drinks

Published: 06:00 2 September 2021 Update: 11:08 a.m. September 2, 2021 Clubbing is back in full force in Norwich – but so is the dastardly act of doping drinks. A 23-year-old University of East Anglia student who was doped on a Friday night a fortnight ago has said four of …

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Chicago’s Best Cocktail Bars and Secret Bars for a Drink Right Now

Although the term “speakeasy” has arguably been so overused that it has turned into little more than a marketing ploy, the feeling of being in a well-watered secret remains undeniably compelling. And in a city like Chicago, with our rich history of illicit hookah, the opportunities to pair your booze …

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Nightclub owners ignored vaccine passport guidelines despite Freedom Day proclamation

A Newcastle nightclub owner has said he is still unsure whether patrons will need a vaccination passport when it reopens next week. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday announced that Stage 4 of England’s lockdown roadmap would go ahead as planned on July 19, with the final easing of restrictions …

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