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Remedy Wine Bar: Doctor’s Orders

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A hundred years ago, the building at the corner of Northwest Everett Street and Park Avenue held a pharmacy, where druggists administered miracle-promising cure-alls, stomach-soothing licorice p   More
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Harlem: Central Renaissance

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Harlem (220 SW Ankeny St.) first opened as a hip-hop speakeasy that served deep-fried hot dogs out of its front window. The beats there shook the quieter acts next door at Valentine’s into fit   More
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Portland Meadows: Pony Express

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Apologies to Hunter S. Thompson, but there’s nothing decadent about horse racing in 2013. Now that the sport of kings has been lowered to plebeian level, though, a day at the races holds a cer   More
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Reverend Nat’s Cidery and Public Taproom: Natty and Nice

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It’s been a fruitful two years for Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider. Launched in the fall of 2011 in a Woodlawn basement and garage, the operation has just moved to much larger digs in the Eliot ne   More
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Lightbar: Light at the End of the Tunnel

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A few months ago, when clouds layered Portland, we could have used a Lightbar (1401 SE Morrison St., 971-279-2169, lightbarpdx.com). The first Portland bar to offer “therapeutic lighting with a    More
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 JOE DONOVAN

Asylum Lounge: Free Cookies

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Vancouver’s just-opened Asylum Lounge (606 Broadway St., Vancouver, 360-433-2205, theasylumlounge.com) wants to bring “chic” nightlife north of the border. In an effort to reupholster Vancou   More
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 JOE DONOVAN

Trio Club: Three the Wrong Way

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If you’re planning to hang out at Trio Club (909 E Burnside St., 234-5003), a word of advice: Sit by the windows. Far more entertaining than the gelled-up Beavertonian mangling “In the Air Ton   More
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Church: Come All Ye Faithful

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The sign in front of Church (2600 NE Sandy Blvd., 206-8962, churchbarpdx.com) says “Eat. Drink. Repent,” but they’ve got it all wrong. If you’re Catholic, at least—the borrowing place fo   More
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The Oregon Public House: Pour of Spirit

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The Oregon Public House (700 NE Dekum St., 828-0884, oregonpublichouse.com) certainly has a catchy slogan: “Have a pint, save the world.” The Woodlawn neighborhood watering hole, whose opening   More
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Lompoc Tavern: New New Lompoc

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Smoking is strongly discouraged in vicinity of the new Lompoc Tavern (1620 NW 23rd Ave., 894-9374, lompocbrewing.com). Management is so obsessive about it that one of my companions was actually as   More
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

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