Question for people living in Omaha in the late 1970's.

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  1. Itsme

    Itsme Wasting time is my business and business is good!

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    I've been trying to remember what the name of the disco (yes, disco) was that used to be at 72nd & Pacific in the late 1970's. Please help jog the memory of one whose age is apparently affecting memory.
     
  2. 2ox

    2ox it makes good good sense

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    Was it called The Horny Bull (72nd and Pacific) I thought the "disco" was at 72nd and Dodge, The Baccus Club. Where Fudruckers is now.



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  3. Itsme

    Itsme Wasting time is my business and business is good!

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    No, the disco was at 72nd and Pacific. (I remember because I went there. Yeah, I'm admitting it.) Bacchus is what the club changed it's name to in the 1980's after disco died. I seem to recall it had a Grecian look on the outside after the name change, but am not positive about that because I stopped going there by then. I know it was named something else though during the disco days.
     
  4. 2ox

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    The Bacchus at 72nd & Dodge was disco in 1977. I can swear to it. I hated disco and the only reason I would go there was to obtain party favors.

    The Horny Bull at 72nd and Pacific may have been called somthing proir to Horny. I don't remember. I do remember the outside of the building was round , they had a sunken dance floor and a mechanical bull.

    Do you remember Fat Jacks in CB?
     
  5. Itsme

    Itsme Wasting time is my business and business is good!

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    If Fat Jacks was the bar just across the bridge on Broadway, wasn't it called the Joker then? (That's always the CB bar I went to most of the time.)
     
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    yep it was The Joker before Fat Jacks... Wasted a lot of time there. :woot:
     
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    Oh where have all the good clubs gone :(

    Too bad I was just too young to hit all the good places.

    or for this case not even born yet.
     
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    The Safari Bar wasn't on 72nd was it? That used to be where the Olive Garden is now, right?
     
  10. Itsme

    Itsme Wasting time is my business and business is good!

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    I'm not sure about the Safari Bar.

    But..now my memory has been jogged a bit and for some reason, I seem to think that the disco was called Pogo's. Does that sound right? It would have been in late 1978 to 1980 or thereabout and it definitely was at 72nd and Pacific. I may have been wrong about it being Bacchus after disco died - it is very possible that it was named that before disco. I am sure though that it wasn't named Bacchus when I was going there during disco.
     
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    I believe you are right.....it was Pogo's before it was the Horny Bull.

    The Safari was more of an 80's thing. They tore down the buildings where the Olive Garden stands now.
     
  12. Sharon

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    it was called pogos bar
     
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  13. Deborah

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    Was Pogo's torn down? Only lived in Omaha a short time, but I loved Pogo's!
     
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