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woody creek tavern

from hunter s. thompson posted in literature by tree

Our friend was a bartender and served HST here.

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formerly, the elks club

from hunter s. thompson posted in literature by tree

Now a Prada store, this was the Elks club where HST and his clan called last-minute freak voters and watched the election results when he ran for sheriff of Aspen.

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the plaza hotel (formerly the mint)

from hunter s. thompson, fear and loathing in las vegas posted in literature by tree

I believe this was the mint hotel.

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the flamingo

from hunter s. thompson, fear and loathing in las vegas posted in literature by tree

The second place they stayed. Evidently, it was also the first resort on what's now the strip. And it's radically different now.

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paramount twin cinema

from the trouble with harry posted in movies by tree

This is allegedly where The Trouble With Harry premiered. We (we think, logically) went into a nearby bookstore (the theater wasn't open) to see if they had any books or whatever that would contain something about that... they did not. We asked an employee who looked like he'd know about something like that.... he did not. Oh well. We'll say it's true anyway.

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