Relive The Roaring Twenties At Club Arcada, A Speakeasy In Illinois
The allure of the Roaring Twenties has lasted about a century. The 1920s was a decade of great prosperity, iconic fashion trends, mass consumerism, and Prohibition. Because of Prohibition, bars and saloons all across the country were shut down. People decided to figure out a way to evade law enforcement and opened up underground establishments that served alcohol. Disguised as other businesses, these secret bars became known as speakeasies. They had secret doors, and to be let in, a patron had to give a secret password, handshake, knock, or show a special card. You can relive the era with a visit to Club Arcada, a modern-day speakeasy in Saint Charles, Illinois.
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