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August 7, 2008

Dubai ruminations

dubaiDubai, the sister club to Palma, opened this past Saturday (Aug. 2). Sorry -- I forgot to blog about the opening.

But as of yet, it doesn't look like you're missing much.

As you can see from this Metromix photo, the new owners haven't changed much -- at least on the outside.

The Xs are still there from when it was Club X Ultra Lounge and Xanadu. They did change the digital sign to read Dubai.

There are a couple display cases but no posters inside. They're just blank. 

And ya gotta love the white party tent set up in front of the door. Looks like it belongs in your backyard on the 4th of July. Come get some hamburgers, kids!

(Thanks for the photo, Metromix) 

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 11:55 AM | | Comments (1)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


Dubai...with a name like that I'm expecting $30 cocktails, to wash down $75 burgers, all served on man-made islands in a pool of crude oil.
I heard Jenna B. is a silent partner... ;)

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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