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Old 05-23-2009, 08:56 PM
 
Location: Huntsville, AL
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My daughter is home from college and turning 21 next weekend. Where do people her age go--she want's to go out with her boyfriend and sister and have her first legal drink.
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Old 05-23-2009, 09:04 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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I've only lived in Huntsville for about eight months. Still, I've explored, researched, read, and really attended to the Huntsville City Data forum. I sort of have a feel for some of Huntsville. (It is pretty small, so it isn't that hard.) With that, out of all the things a person could ask, I don't even have the foggiest idea where single people in their 20s hang out around this town. No feel whatsoever.

I don't drink and I have four small kids so bars and clubs aren't things I get radar tracks on.

I've heard of the Nook and a couple bars downtown. I've heard of many restaurants with bars.

I'm curious myself.
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Old 05-24-2009, 02:11 AM
 
Location: Huntsville native
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The Nook is the best beer bar in town if she might like a good beer. No Bud, Miller, or Coors to be had though. Only the fancy pants stuff and NON-SMOKING!
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Old 05-24-2009, 08:36 AM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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The Nook is the best beer bar in town if she might like a good beer. No Bud, Miller, or Coors to be had though. Only the fancy pants stuff and NON-SMOKING!
What would you say the average age is at the Nook at 9PM on a Saturday night?
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Old 05-24-2009, 08:42 AM
 
Location: Alabama!
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Bridge Street restaurants. Downtown restaurants Movie theatres. Gatherings at apartments and homes.
As far as I know.
I'm a grandmother, but my kids are in their 20s...I know very little (but according to the kids, I'm learning more every day.)
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Old 05-24-2009, 10:49 AM
 
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Well it's more of a stretch these days to count myself amongst the "young people", especially "21" young LOL...

but as for some places where the young professional age crowd goes- There's Humphreys, Mason's, and the Coffee Klatch downtown.
My impression is that the younger crowd goes to places at Bridge Street, like Dolce and Monacco but don't ask me where I get that from.
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Old 05-24-2009, 10:59 AM
 
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Monaco, and the other restaurants in BridgeStreet. Bars, Mason's and Humphreys. Clubs Sammy's T's the horse and they are opening a new one downtown where Jazz factory used to be. Crossroads downtown also has live bands and you can get drinks there too.
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Old 05-24-2009, 05:35 PM
 
Location: Huntsville, AL
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Thanks everyone. This at least gives her a start. Her dad and I are so not cool. I'd love to hear from some college students too though.
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Old 05-24-2009, 06:51 PM
 
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Smile UAH student

There isn't much out there for us. But of what there is depends on the music-depends what she likes.

Clubs

Hip-hop/Rap/ current music
Sammy T's- fridays
Horse- Saturdays
Focus- Fridays (I've heard about focus but haven't been there yet)
CrossRoads- Wednesdays
Oasis- (Regee) mostly African and African Americans) Saturday 2am-5am

Country/Folk/Oldies/Rock
Cross Roads - THurs/fri/Sat
Humphrys /Theres live entertainment downtown outside

Pool Hall/Bars
Bumpers on university
Shooters
Olivias (Karaoke sun-thurs)
KoffeeKlutch
Bridge Street is picking up
Turtle
Buffalo Wild Wings (restaurant/bar)

Check the paper... the local event one.. I cant remember the name but its the one that does the best restaurants in Huntsville. It has a listing of what clubs have what going on for everyday of the month. grr. sorry cant remember the name. Good luck hope she has fun.
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Old 05-26-2009, 12:08 PM
 
Location: ATL
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She should go to Bham, Atlanta, or Nashville. I went to Bham when I turned 21 eight years ago. She would probably like to go clubbing versus going to a bar in a restaurant for some REAL drinks. If she's in college, she's more than likely had a taste of beer already.

Get that girl some shots of patron!
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