Thursday, January 1, 2009

The Nu Bamboo Lounge

Posted on Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Good luck finding this place ' it lies hidden within a Carefree Inn and Suites near the intersection of U.S. Highway 192 and Vineland Road. However, if you are familiar with its predecessor, the Big Bamboo Lounge, look across the street from the previous location and you'll find it. You'll also find it familiar. The Big Bamboo Lounge closed after damages from Hurricane Charley and subsequent decay forced Osceola County to condemn and demolish the property. The Nu Bamboo Lounge is the phoenix rising from those ashes, in a more modest location. The place is festooned with Disney memora-bilia, much of which was collected at the old venue. Don't expect to have much company past 10 p.m.


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