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Mr. Lucky's - Closed

3660 Grand Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85034 | Central Phoenix | 602-246-0687

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Although honky-tonk Mr. Lucky's closed in 2004, somehow its gloriously tacky sign has managed to avoid the wrath of developers around town. Both the 50-foot-tall neon joker that leers at passing traffic and the club it advertised date back to 1966, when LBJ was president, cigarettes were cool, and a guy named Waylon Jennings used to play at this country joint on the dusty western edge of town. This sad old sign is one of the few relics remaining from the days when Phoenix was still rough, rowdy and Western.

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  • Best of Phoenix:
    As with so many old-time local hotspots, the sign remains though the business is kaput. But the Mr. Lucky's sign is more than just a gaudy gravestone for a once-flourishing nightclub; it's...

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