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March 13, 2008

Bourbon Street Live to replace Hammerjacks?

Lorraine Mirabella had an article in today's paper about a new club called Bourbon Street Live potentially coming to the old Hammerjacks space on Guilford Avenue.

Bourbon Street Live would take up both floors and feature a New Orleans theme with live music.

Here's a link to the whole story. 

I call dibs on the Hammerjacks sign.

It would be a perfect fit in my Electric Room.

(Photo by Monica Lopossay/Sun Photographer) 

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 3:48 PM | | Comments (1)
Categories: Bars & Clubs, Local music


Sorry, Sam. No dibs for you. I was driving down Guilford last Friday morning and the sign was on the ground, being dismantled by a crew. I pulled over and asked its fate, and the guy said it was being trashed, and he asked if I wanted it. Not having an electric room of my own, or nearly the space, I just took the neon hammer.

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