John Daniels, he introduced a new era into the social and cultural life of Los Angeles. When John Daniels opened Maverick's Flat in January 1966, it was the hottest club in Los Angeles and though it was in the heart of the Black community on Crenshaw Boulevard it attracted people from all over, "The Flats" was a new kind of club that thoroughly absorbed the psychedelic and Playboy Club themes that were prevalent on the Sunset Strip. The Maverick's Flat debut and popularity coincided with the sunset era of the Central Avenue Jazz scene.

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Comment by Ivory Shehee on December 31, 2010 at 10:30am
Thanks, it will be nice to have some good entertainment back in the neighborhood.
Comment by Keith Dillard on December 31, 2010 at 10:10am
It's open now for dinner and drinks. I believe the live entertainment will being in February.
Comment by Ivory Shehee on December 30, 2010 at 8:49pm
Cool, now I know what to try on the menu, when will they be officially open for business
Comment by Keith Dillard on December 30, 2010 at 12:17pm

Ivory, dinner was great last night at "The Flats". My wife and I will definitely be going back soon. PS...the catfish was off-the-hook!

 

Comment by Keith Dillard on December 28, 2010 at 4:45pm
Will do...
Comment by Ivory Shehee on December 28, 2010 at 4:39pm
Keith, let me know how dinnner was.
Comment by enhager on December 28, 2010 at 2:24pm
Comment by Keith Dillard on December 28, 2010 at 1:48pm
Just made reservations for dinner tomorrow night at "The Flats"! Can't wait to check it out!

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