Want to be cool? Hang out in Orlando bar

Once bars sculpted from room-sized solid blocks of ice became a novelty in Europe, it was only a matter of time before someone put one on Orlando's International Drive tourist strip. That time would be Oct. 3, when an Orlando couple opens the Icebar inside a 52-ton block of ice. Kept in a deep freeze at the back of a new Nordic-theme night club called Chill Lounge, the seats, bar, tables, decor — just about everything but the floor, lights and plasma TVs — will be sculpted from ice. Guests who shell out $35 for a 45-minute visit will don heavy capes and gloves. That's because the temperature will be kept at 27 degrees. That's too cold for beer or wine. But the admission includes a vodka cocktail served in a solid-ice high-ball glass.

Want to be cool? Hang out in Orlando bar 07/24/08 [Last modified: Friday, July 25, 2008 2:17pm]

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