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Inside Scoop on Hottest Clubs

Alicia Liotta | July 10, 2011 | 6:21 PM

Janine Jarman (L.A.), Nick Stenson (Chicago) and Brian Buenaventura (N.Y.) are guest stylists in the June 2008 issue of Modern. Here they provide us with a list of the hottest clubs in their respective metro area. Read the feature story here.


On Cahuenga Blvd in Hollywood, the street on which Hairroin, Jarman’s salon is located you can find a bar, lounge or club to suit any personality. Off the Blvd, Jarman recommends Vine Lounge, Hyde (if you want to see the Paparazzi) and The Huntley (for incredible roof top views of the Pacific Ocean). For alternative lifestyles, Jarman recommends The Abbey on Robertson any day or night, Ultra Suede on Friday or Saturday and Girl Bar at The Factory on Fridays.

Jarman’s top picks on the Blvd. are:

1. King King for House Music.

2. Tiny’s for Punk Rock

3. The Burgundy Room for Hipsters

4. Beauty Bar just good all around fun and you can even get a mani with your cocktail.

5. Citizen Smiths for the Business Crowd.

6. The Room for young Hollywood types.

7. Hotel Café for live music and secret musical appearances (Prince has been known to play here unannounced).



1. The Glasslands Gallery
A throwback to the vintage New York music and art scene where everynight is guaranteed incredible.

2. Mr. Black
The place to go on Saturday's for incredible music, people and dancing, goes on and on till break of dawn.

3. The Family @ 40 Avenue C (saturdays)
Saturdays where the energy is 'anything goes' no pretense no attitude, where debauchery is at it's best!

4.  Coo-coo Club @ HIRO (sundays at maritime hotel)
Sundays is where everyone goes who knows, a sure thing in NYC nightlife.

5. Cielo (wednesdays)
Wednesdays, Dancing Dancing Dancing, with incredible music system and no attitude.


1.) Enclave
220 W. Chicago Av.
Vast yet graceful River North nightclub pitches itself to a weekend crowd that is looking for a swank night of drinks and dancing.

2.) Buzz Club
308 W. Erie St.
You will find all the action on the center dance floor at this downtown nightclub.

3.) Roscoe's
3356 N. Halsted St.
This is a must stop for the alternative lifestyle. Everyone young and in the scene always makes Roscoe's apart of their evening stops. Whether you want to have a drink in the friendly front bar with friends or dance the night away at the back bar. This is your must stop for the evening.

4.) Sound Bar
226 W. Ontario St.
This mega nightclub offers two large levels of dancing. This is definitely where people go to be scene. Dress to impress!

5.) Excalibur
632 N. Dearborn St.
This Dramatic castle is a Chicago staple. Located in River North where high energy reigns on a retro disco/modern club. This club also has food and a billiard room.

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