Econo Lodge Laurel Racetrack
9700 Washington Blvd.
Laurel, MD 20723
Phone: (301) 776-8008
Fax: (301) 776-0112
Located on the DC side of the Maryland-District line, Takoma Station has long been hosting some of the finest local jazz acts in the area. This street-level establishment glows with blond wood and soft lighting. The large crowds that gather here can be seen from the street through a large plate-glass window. Although jazz is usually the featured entertainment, R&B and reggae acts also appear regularly. Sneakers and athletic wear are strictly prohibited. A full menu is available and includes burgers, sandwiches and the like.
Although Solar Eclipse offers club membership, you can drop in to enjoy your evening of socializing and dancing, albeit at a small fee. Dance classes are also held here. The club also has dance programs where enthusiasts can learn African form of hand dancing. Not just a place to learn a new dance form, the club makes a good venue for parties and events as well. Call for a complete schedule of events and parties held on a regular basis.
Paradox is one of Baltimore's hottest late night dance spots. Come here to unwind and enjoy some house or hip-hop music from great DJs. Unlike other nightclubs, Paradox does not sell alcohol, but the great beats will get you moving anyway. If all that dancing has made you work up an appetite, food is also served late into the night, so you can cure those munchies and keep on dancing!
Adorned with a rich decor, the 24 Nightclub is a trendy club that is visited by the creme de la creme of the city. The club entices patrons with its stylish interiors, enchanting lighting system and phenomenal acoustics, which makes it an ideal location to spend quality time amidst good music. The club also arranges DJ nights for the dance enthusiasts who come to the club. The 24 Nightclub hosts private parties upon patrons' request as well. Check website to know more.
Formerly known as the Tunnel, Club Envy in Washington is one place you will not regret visiting. With some of the best bartenders mixing up great drinks and top DJ's like Nurse Allison, Jen Lasher and Misguided spinning their records to the latest beats, the place is never short of quality music. Also, performers like Steve Archer of the band 'Ego' have appeared here. Party animals and music lovers are bound to have a good time at this venue. Club Envy also has events like the Go-Go and Dance Hall Reggae shows along with the weekly Goth Night, and on some nights music concerts are also held.
In south Baltimore, The 8X10 is a total entertainment complex filled with action and music every single day. You'll always see the events calender full of performances scheduled well beforehand. Before the music begins, there are beers and cocktails that you can sip on. Throwing parties at this hip venue will definitely be a memorable and fun-filled experience. On Monday nights they have an Open MIC night for the budding talents in music as well as the technical part of the performances. Sometimes such performances are recorded and the CDs are given away free to the first 50 people attending the next performance.
Pickles Pub is a favorite with all sports fans in Baltimore. Located about a couple of blocks away from the Camden Yards Stadium, it gets exceptionally packed every time there's a match on. A great place to meet up with old pals, provided you don't mind the smoke-filled air and the continuous hustle-bustle. It offers typical pub-grub, comprising of burgers and such other light fare. But it's the drinks and the general atmosphere that's bursting with energy right until the wee hours, which has the crowd streaming in day after day!
McDoogals is one of the most popular adult entertainment venues in the whole of Baltimore. Offering services like lap-dancing, strip teases, nude dancers, massages, free parking et al, the club is a big hit with tourists as well. You do, however, need to be over 18 to enter the club, and over 21 if you want to drink. Gender holds no problem here, as women are allowed too. For those with a fetish for sports, a pool table is at your disposal!
No pub going music lover worth his salt, could have missed the famous Hard Rock Cafes around the world. Situated in a historical building of Baltimore, this cafe embodies the vibrant mix of the old and the contemporary. Get into the retro mood with the checkered table cloths and the 1960s Cadillac gleaming proudly over the bar. Feel happy and high, as light streams in through the music inspired stained glass window and rock blares through the speakers. Catch the live music performances and shake a leg! Try the Original Hard Rock Onion Rings with their famous Pulled Pork sandwich. Dig into burgers or popular Maryland seafood. Choose from a huge list of beverages and party the night away. You can also pick up cool tees and memorabilia from the gift shop.
Anyone above 21 years is welcome to Club Chez Joey. This place not only serves drinks but also couples them up with seductive dances performed by showgirls. Essentially a strip club which is open throughout the week, it pulls crowds from everywhere. They serve snacks and the drinks, the likes of Daiquiris, Pina Coladas and beer, are aplenty. The atmosphere is lively and energetic. Join in the cheering as the girls get on stage and strut their stuff! A perfect place for a boys' night out or a bachelor party - no time to get bored!
When you walk in James Joyce Irish Pub & Restaurant, you will find yourself transported back to Ireland. Right from the ceiling to the floor, everything at James Joyce Irish Pub & Restaurant reminds you of the Emerald Isle. They have enchanting outdoor seating but if you aren't the outdoor types, dine by the fire or in one of the alcoves in the wall. Celtic and Irish melodies are played and if you are not in the mood for grub, you can also come by to have a drink or two and watch some televised sports as you cheer. Bon appetit!
After a tiring day of sightseeing, a visit to the Power Plant is exactly what you need. The multiplex offers an array of dining and entertainment options. For dinner, choose from steak, Italian, Cuban and more. Several bars line the venue, tempting you to hop in and out. Some clubs hold stand up comedy shows too. Parties and concerts featuring popular bands are held on sunny summer evenings. Most of them have free entry! Come and experience the energy at this entertainment powerhouse.