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THE NIGHT:Standard at Elixir

THE SCENE: Girls in tight jeans or miniskirts and low-cut tank tops grind on the laps of preppy, spiky-haired college guys in button-down dress shirts, who outnumber the girls (as usual).

THE VIBE:Old-school L.A. chic meets modern hipster as a fashionable blend of twentysomethings sips Long Island iced teas, bumpin' booties and bobbin' heads to a mix of Snoop Doggy Dogg, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, and the Beastie Boys. DJ Translator also throws modernity into the mix, scratching up Sublime and 311.

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Niki D'Andrea has covered subjects including drug culture, women's basketball, pirate radio stations, Scottsdale staycations, and fine wine. She has worked at both New Times and Phoenix Magazine, and is now a freelancer.
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