Last year, the Golden Peacock — also on Peralta, but north of Fremont Boulevard – closed shop and moved to Hayward. Someone there told me that they are getting business from people left in a lurch by the Diamond Palace’s closing.
The Niles Banquet Hall isn’t allowed do big events with booze anymore since two wedding got violent in 2008.
The owner of the Center Theater wanted a permit to hold banquet events, but the City Council rejected it last month.
A proposed banquet hall at The Globe — much like The Globe itself — never materialized.
There’s still the Century House in beautiful Centerville, the Elks Lodge, and several churches, but not much else for indoor events.