- Speakeasies, which were the bane of law enforcement officials around the United States, are one of the most interesting items that existed during Prohibition. The speakeasy was the liquor shop of the Prohibition era and provided alcohol to the masses for somewhat low prices. — “speakeasies - onamissionrevived”,
- Algonquin Round Table web site describes speakeasies during the 1920s. Jazz, Flappers, and Speakeasies Define the 20's. Companion web site to the show "Riverwalk, Live From the Landing" features this segment on "Speakeasies, Flappers & Red Hot Jazz: Music of the Prohibition. — “Speakeasies:”,
- Magnetic teaching models for classrooms, intermediate grades through high school, to facilitate lecture and review on science-related topics. Speakeasies colorful visual aids show common biological systems, good for English language learners. — “Speak Easies: Magnetic Teaching Aids for the Classroom”, speakeasies.biz
- A speakeasy, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, is an establishment that illegally sells alcoholic beverages. The term "speakeasy" might have originated in Pennsylvania in 1888, when the Brooks High-License Act raised the state's fee for a saloon license. — “Speakeasy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
- Speakeasies, which were the bane of law enforcement officials around the United States, are one of the most interesting items that existed during Prohibition. The speakeasy was the liquor shop of the Prohibition era and provided alcohol to the masses for somewhat low prices. — “Speakeasies”,
- As law enforcement officials shut down saloons across the country, speakeasies — illegal bars — sprouted up quickly. The growth of speakeasies had tremendous ramifications for the development of jazz. — “PBS - JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns: Jazz Exchange - Speakeasies”,
- As the speakeasy era of the 1920s careened into the hardscrabble days of the 1930s, people flocked to Pittsburgh nightclubs such as the Savoy Ballroom, the Harlem Casino, the Collins Inn, the New Granada and Bill Green's Casino and Terraced Gardens. — “1920 to 1939: From Speakeasies to Harlem Nights”,
- Speakeasies, Flappers & Red Hot Jazz: Music of the Prohibition In speakeasies, they drank bootleg liquor out of tea cups--just in case there was a police raid. — “: JazzNotes : Speakeasies, Flappers & Red Hot Jazz: Music of”,
- Prohibition, Speakeasies, jazz and flappers of the 1920's. — “Speakeasies of the Prohibition Era”,
- Speakeasies were formed in the 1920's as a means to get around the everyday hassle of law enforcement By the middle of the decade there were thought to be 100,000 speakeasies in New York City alone. — “Speakeasies”, alliance.ed.uiuc.edu
- Recent news and coverage of speakeasies. Filed Under: ***tails, lower east side tenement museum, museum of the city of new york, nightlife, pop-ups, speakeasies, the great outdoors. — “Speakeasies: News & Coverage on New York Magazine”,
- Speakeasies music profile on Yahoo! Music. Find lyrics, free streaming MP3s, music videos and photos of Speakeasies on Yahoo! Music. — “Speakeasies on Yahoo! Music”,
- Speakeasies definition, a saloon or nightclub selling alcoholic beverages illegally, esp. during Prohibition. See more. — “Speakeasies | Define Speakeasies at ”,
- speakeasy n. , pl. , -ies . A place for the illegal sale and consumption of alcoholic drinks, as during Prohibition in the United. — “speakeasy: Definition from ”,
- One statistic that shows the overwhelming growth of speakeasies is for the city of Detroit. A Historical Display of Speakeasies, including the "rules. — “The Rise of Speakeasies”, albany.edu
- Speakeasies hid in plain sight among other types of businesses. There were speakeasies in almost every community, serving up all the illegal alcohol their customers wanted. — “Speakeasies: Getting Alcohol in the Roaring Twenties”, suite101.com
- After the 18th Amendment was passed in 1920 the people still wanted to drink. Thus was born the underground institution of drinking in gin joints called the speakeasy. — “Secret gin joints of the 1920's”,
- speakeasies. Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Jump to: navigation, search /wiki/speakeasies" Categories: English plurals | English plurals ending in ". — “speakeasies - Wiktionary”,
- Myspace profile for The Speakeasies - in production - 7" vinyl 2 . Find friends, share photos, keep in touch with classmates, and meet new people on Myspace. — “The Speakeasies - in production - 7" vinyl 2 on Myspace Music”,
- o Prohibition(banned the sale of liquor) was the main reason for speakeasies being formed o By the middle of the 20's there were 100,000 speakeasies in New York itself. — “Speakeasies - Great Gatsby”,
- Chicago bar reviews, ideas for bachelor & bachelorette parties, a comprehensive listing of Chicago beer gardens, daily food & drink specials - all of which are presented by local drinkers with a writing problem. — “Former Speakeasies: Chicago Bar Project”,
- The Museum of the City of New York recently opened a speakeasy serving Prohibition-era drinks. While fancy speakeasies with high-end liquor, a big band, dancing girls, and gambling existed, they're more gangster-mythology than fact. — “Drinks By Decade: The 1920s - ”,
- Those who frequented speakeasies usually brought their own liquor with them, transporting it in their coat pockets, purses, or, as this woman demonstrates, in their stockings! Police raid a speakeasy. Law enforcement agents confiscate and destroy alcohol. Men drink in a speakeasy. — “Speakeasies and Prohibition”,
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“In the mid-1920s, some sources estimate that in New York City alone there were tens of thousands of speakeasies. a curiosity from history books for the rest, but speakeasies are back and spreading quickly in New York City”
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