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Location DB > United States > Rhode Island > Providence > Bootleggers (aka Shooter's)
 Name
Bootleggers (aka Shooter's)
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 Database Info
created by Brooks on 10/1/2005 9:47 PM
last modified by southshore on 1/5/2012 11:26 PM
 Viewability
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
Completely destroyed nightclub in India Point Park right on Narragansett Bay.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy, its rubble
Recommendation: forget it, its gone
 Physical Information
Address
India Point Park
Providence, Rhode Island
United States
Owner: Department of Environmental Management
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  •  Hazards
  • unsafe flooring
  •  Interesting Features
    There's nothing interesting about this place at all. It's completely trashed. I guess it has a nice view of Narragansett Bay, but you can get that a lot of places.
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • Providence Police
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1990
    Closed: 2001
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
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     History
    Shooter’s (later Bootleggers), opened by Joseph Cerilli in June 1990, was a major addition to the nightlife scene on the city’s Old Harbor, which at the time was centered, as it is today, on the Hot Club, Fish Co. and the Corliss Landing development near the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier.

    Shooter’s, part of a national chain of casual waterfront dining and dancing venues, was in a three-story building that could accommodate nearly 1,600 patrons. The 25,000-square-foot complex featured dockside dining, a waterfront pool, bars inside and outside, a top-floor restaurant and a 90-slip marina. It cost $6 million to build.

    But problems plagued the nightspot almost from the start.

    The business changed hands after the first season of operation. There were licensing problems with the city and area bars and residents complained of the massive crowds that the club drew. Violence, including a 1993 killing in the club’s parking lot, was commonplace

     Media Coverage
    http://www.pbn.com...on-to-begin-Friday,61726

    Shooter's gets the last laugh...
    http://www.boston....i_demolition_site/
     Future Plans
    its gone

    http://students.br...11/10/shooters.jpg
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     Photo Galleries
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    leggindaboots
    Mon, Sep 1st, 2008
    posted by Jvelmar
    8 pictures
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    Trashed
    Sat, Feb 26th, 2011
    posted by southshore
    10 pictures
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    Demo
    Thu, Jan 5th, 2012
    posted by Anonymous
    1 pictures
     


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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 1/9/2012 11:41 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jan 9 12 at 23:41, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jan 5 12 at 23:27, southshore updated gallery Demo
  • on Jan 5 12 at 23:26, southshore changed the following: Display Name, Owner, Media Coverage
  • on Jan 5 12 at 23:24, southshore added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Jan 5 12 at 23:23, southshore updated gallery Demo
  • on Jan 5 12 at 23:23, southshore created a new gallery
  • on Jan 5 12 at 23:23, southshore changed the following: History, Year Built, Status, Accessibility, Recommendation, Future Plans
  • on Jan 5 12 at 22:29, southshore changed the following: Year Closed, Media Coverage, Future Plans
  • on Jan 5 12 at 22:25, southshore changed the following: Status, Accessibility, Recommended Equipment
  • on Mar 26 11 at 21:33, Opheliaism validated this location
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    You must log in for this feature to work.place was kinda gross, but good to kill timegimpcat04943/13/2012 7:22 PM by gimpcat
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