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  1. 'Bar Rescue' transforms Mandala Lounge to 38th Floor Bar on SpikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 |

    On tonight's season finale Spike episode of " Bar Rescue ," Jon Taffer and his crew came to San Mateo , California to Mandala Lounge . In April 2007, Greg Hawkins, who owned nightclubs for years, opened this custom cocktail lounge.


  2. 'Bar Rescue' recalls 'Back to the Bar: Hot-Headed Owners on SpikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 |

    On tonight's Spike episode of "Bar Rescue," Jon Taffer and his crew have rescued over a hundred bars across the nation. Tonight's is episode called "Back to the Bar: Hot-Headed Owners."


  3. Downtown LA Bar Hits Chopping Block Two Weeks After Bar Rescue EpisodeRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Eater

    Despite appearing on the popular Spike rehab show Bar Rescue only two weeks ago, it seems that downtown's Los Angeles Brewing Company will be pouring its last pint of beer soon, after first coming to life in 2011 . LA Weekly brings news of the failing downtown enterprise , which a well-paid neck in a sports coat named Jon Taffer absolutely lambasted in an episode that aired on March 22. Finding dirty tap lines, undercooked food, and incompetent restaurant management by an owner who also runs a commercial glazing company, Taffer got all veiny and went really wild.


  4. Bar Rescue pirate bar Piratz Tavern closing; blames "staged" showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Reality Blurred

    The famous Bar Rescue pirate bar Piratz Tavern is closing Saturday, one day before it will again be featured on Bar Rescue , the show it blames for its demise. On Sunday, Spike's Bar Rescue will air a special "Back to the Bar: Hot-Headed Owners," which re-vists bars featured in the past, including Piratz Tavern.


  5. Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer endorses the benefits of Self-Serve Beer on Spike TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | PRWeb

    Bar Rescue is in it's fourth season and is showing no signs of slowing down. For those who aren't familiar with the show's premise, think Extreme Makeover meets struggling bar owner.


  6. LA Brew Co Is For Sale After Most Expensive Failed Bar Rescue In HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | LA Weekly

    If you watched last week's episode of Bar Rescue you may have been led to believe that downtown's three-year-old Los Angeles Brewing Company had become not only an actual brewery, but a destination bar and restaurant that serves house beer from table-top taps and Southern-fried chicken wings designed by Kevin Bludso. But just four months after the SpikeTV show's host, Jon Taffer, cleaned its 100 dirty tap lines, purchased an idiot-proof brewing system and changed the name to "LA Brew Co" in what a network spokesperson confirmed was the most expensive rescue ever, the place has not maintained many of Bar Rescue 's changes, according to multiple witness accounts.


  7. Use different sales approach for millennials, speaker advisesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | RGT Online

    ... halls opened Tuesday with a keynote speech by trade-show founder Jon Taffer, who also hosts Spike TV's "Bar Rescue." Speaking to several hundred convention participants, Tapper said the industry's target of 23- to 30-year-olds place greater ...


  8. Chuck MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Albany Times Union

    ... new name, after going through a thorough renovation and upgrade. The upgrade was prepared by the Spike TV series Bar Rescue , in which host Jon Taffer and his team visit failing bars and taverns nationwide and, in the process of filing new episodes, ...


  9. Spike TV's Bar Rescue Hits Heat Restaurant & Lounge In HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Broward-Palm Beach

    Downtown Hollywood was hit with some of California's Hollywood this last week as the Spike TV hit show Bar Rescue, where consultant Jon Taffer rips each establishment a new one and rebuilds to success, descended on Hollywood Boulevard.


  10. NIGHTCLUB & BAR: Nelly, Tiesto, Avicii, Jell-ORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... more than 80 sessions and workshops, including one by pro skateboarder Tony Hawk on leadership and perseverance. "Bar Rescue" reality-TV star Jon Taffer kicked it off with his party Sunday night, and the fun continues tonight with rapper Nelly, plus ...


  11. Rising to new heights: San Mateo bar owner Greg Hawkins featured on TV show - Bar Rescue'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... So I was getting ready for sale, just fire sale it, pay off the debt and move on with my life. At that point, 'Bar Rescue' was canvassing the Bay Area and left us a message," Hawkins said. With the power of Spike TV behind him, Hawkins said he's ...


  12. 'Bar Rescue' transforms The Holding Company to Patriot House on SpikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 |

    On tonight's Spike episode of "Bar Rescue," Jon Taffer and his crew came to San Francisco , California to The Holding Company, an American Saloon & Restaurant. In April 2014, the four Browne sisters from Dublin, Ireland pooled their savings and bought the forty-year-old failing bar on this episode titled, "Loose Lips Loose Tips."


  13. I Interrupted Anime Twitter Cybersex Roleplay as Bar Rescue's Jon TafferRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Gawker

    Some people role play to escape the dreariness of their day-to-day lives. Some people role play to bring back childhood memories.


  14. Missteps, unwanted attention scuttle Silver Springa s Piratz TavernRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 |

    Piratz Tavern owner Tracy Rebelo, right, talks on February 16, 2012 with staff member Poppet Lynn during a break from shooting for the bar's first appearance on “Bar Rescue.” Piratz Tavern in Silver Spring will shut down April 4 - three years after a contentious reality-show appearance that has plagued the business ever since. Tavern owner Tracy Rebelo said Thursday that she has timed the closing to be the day before her establishment shows up in a second episode of “Bar Rescue” on the cable channel Spike TV.


  15. Pirate-themed Piratz Tavern will hoist its last tankard on April 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Washington Post

    Back in 2012, Juciano Rebelo re-hung the Jolly Roger at Piratz Tavern following a "Corporate" makeover from Spike TV's "Bar Rescue" team. The co-owner of Piratz Tavern, Silver Spring's grog-gy bar and grill dedicated to the urban pirate life, announced on Facebook this morning that she would not renew the pub's lease.


  16. A year after one of Bar Rescue's most dramatic episodes, checking in on Zanzibar BilliardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Denver Westword

    In March 2013, Spike Network featured Zanzibar Billiards on Larimer Street on its popular reality series Bar Rescue . During the episode, owner Ami Benari and the show's host, Jon Taffer, nearly got into a full-on brawl.


  17. 'Bar Rescue' transforms Friar Tuck's to Stein Haus on SpikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 |

    On tonight's Spike episode of "Bar Rescue," Jon Taffer and his crew came to Pomona, California to Friar Tuck's Sports Bar. This place shaped like a castle from the outside would be more suited if there was a boxing ring inside.


  18. a Bar Rescuea storms the Friar Tucka s castle on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    Stein Haus, the former Friar Tuck's, is about to achieve national TV notoriety. “Bar Rescue,” a reality show on SpikeTV in which failing watering holes are brutally critiqued and dramatically overhauled, is set to air its episode on the Pomona bar on Sunday.


  19. Vegas nightclub Omnia promises VIP feel without VIP priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 |

    ... City's renown for clubbing when it opened in 2004. Jon Taffer, Nightclub & Bar president and host of Spike TV's "Bar Rescue," said Hakkasan's philosophy for Omnia was spot on. "They don't need us for the music. They don't need us for the drinks," he ...


  20. 'Bar Rescue' transforms Sandbar Sports Grill to The Hot Rock on SpikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 |

    On tonight's Spike episode of "Bar Rescue," Jon Taffer and his crew came to the Coconut Grove area of Miami, Florida , in this episode titled "Bromancing the Stone." The Sandbar Sports Grill owned by Albert Borrero, who had no bar experience, but just wanted a place where his job was talking about sports.