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New Safety Management and Response Team Unit making a presence in downtown Augusta

...environment downtown."I think it's good," said Co co Rubio, who owns two downtown music venues, Sky City and The Soul Bar. "It's something we needed down here and should have had down here."In the unit's first month, it issued 44...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-12/new-safety-management-
Ramblin' Rhodes: Beatles tribute band to bring show to Waynesboro

...ATHENS PERFORMER: Matt Hudgins, who describes himself as a "country folk singer and songwriter, will perform at the Soul Bar on Tuesday night, Feb. 4. You can learn more about this Athens, Ga., resident at hudginscountry.com. He fronted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-01-22/ramblin-rhodes-beatle
Nightlife

...226-0097, thesoireeaiken.comSomewhere In Augusta: 2820 Washington Road; (706) 739-0002, somewhereinaugusta.comThe Soul Bar: 984 Broad St.; (706) 724-8880; soulbar.comSoultry Sounds Cafe: 1035 Ellis St.; (706) 303-2400Still Water...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-10-08/nightlife
Ramblin' Rhodes: Film crews capture local performers

...Museum of History and the North Augusta Arts & Heritage Center where displays have honored her.Other locations were the Soul Bar on Broad Street, at her area home, at one of her favorite fishing spots and at North Augusta Baptist Church on Jackson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-10-01/ramblin-rhodes-film-c
No to 'Son of CADI'

...to 312 other incidents ? including three homicides ? at 26 clubs in south Augusta."Only one downtown club, the Soul Bar, with 23 criminal reports over five years, was even in the top 10.In a more recent analysis, The Chronicle learned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-08-06/no-son-cadi
Downtown Augusta area ranks third-highest in violent crime reports

...the crimes actually aren't scaring away visitors, who continue to increase in number, said Coco Rubio, who owns The Soul Bar and Sky City, two Broad Street music venues."To me, it's like, what did people expect when you have a lot of people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-08-03/downtown-augusta-area-
Dissatisfaction growing over Clean Augusta Downtown Initiative among business owners

...offers nothing to customers."All my tenants worry about is their tattoos," Bolgla said.CoCo Rubio, the owner of The Soul Bar who helped pioneer a revival of downtown nightlife, said he supported the district the first time around but no longer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2012-07-28/dissatisfac
Augusta is a city of inconsistency

...Garden City but has a lot of funky smells. It has a Kroc Center close to a crack center. It has Arts in the Heart and the Soul Bar. It's a city on the move until the trains roll into town.Almost everybody gets a government check. Some get two or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-03-23/augusta-city-in
Some Downtown Augusta bars opt for nonsmoking policy

...prohibit smoking should be left to the establishment, not the government.Rubio has no plans to limit smoking inside Soul Bar, a nightclub he owns on Broad Street. Potential customers at Sky City, however, said they stayed away from the music...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-22/some-downtown-augusta-bars-op
Downtown Augusta incidents put spotlight on safety

...downtown. Where else can you window shop the latest fashions and shape up at the same time, get soul just by walking by the Soul Bar, feel good looking at the James Brown statue and see the folks lined up for the Thanksgiving turkey and Christmas toy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-05-11/downtown-august