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We’ve a lot invested in the idea of Prohibition as an era of wild drunkenness, all-night parties and lawlessness. And such language! Back in the day – in t


Read about the Speakeasy special event we put together for a client. Guests were greeted to a true Roaring Twenties atmosphere complete with white pearls and black feather boas.


"'I found out what your 'drug-stores' were.' He turned to us and spoke rapidly. 'He and this Wolfsheim bought up a log of side-street drug stores here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol over the counter. That's one of his little stunts. I picked him for a bootlegger the first time I saw him, and I wasn't far wrong'" (133).

from Sparkler Parties

1920s Speakeasy Party Fashion

Speakeasy style fashion for men. Men’s speakeasy fashion runs from simple and elegant to over the top gangster style. Dark suits, classic shirts with cufflinks, wide ties or bow ties, wool vests, pinstripes, fedoras and wingtips complete the look. Find more inspiration for a Speakeasy party theme at

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The Absolute Best Speakeasies in New York City, and How to Get Into Them

These 13 NYC speakeasies are less-than-easy to locate, but well worth the effort it takes to track them down.