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BrewCycle: Up Cycle

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Admit it, you’re curious: You’ve see drunk tourists in boat shoes rolling around on a weird contraption that looks like a playhouse welded to a bike rack, and you’ve wondered if it’s any f   More
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Rookery: Empty Nest

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The cavernous Rookery bar (1331 SW Broadway, 222-7673, ravenandrosepdx.com)—above Raven & Rose in the ancient Ladd Carriage House—looks like the thick-raftered parlor of a man whose things   More
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

White Owl Social Club: Hoo Goes There

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Are you fit for membership to the White Owl Social Club (1305 SE 8th Ave., 236-9672, facebook.com/WhiteOwlSocialClub)? According to Club propaganda, a $25 fee and pledging your soul to “Ye Olde    More
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Sauvage: Oenogeek Chic

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Although the bar is dubbed “savage” in French, nothing at Sauvage (537 SE Ash St., No. 102, 971-258-5829, sauvagepdx.com) falls below perfectly refined—except maybe the taxidermied goose imp   More
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 ENID SPITZ

The Leaky Roof: Flight to Dub

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The Leaky Roof (1538 SW Jefferson St., 222-3745, theleakyroof.com) may be across from Lincoln High School, but its patrons are distinctly longer of tooth and eyebrow. The bar serves its once-blue-   More
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Lighthouse Inn: Ahoy, Matey

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Add a few animatronic pirates, and Lighthouse Inn (10808 NW Saint Helens Road, 240-8827) could pass for a Universal Studios theme ride. Each door—even in the restrooms, cutely marked “Gulls”   More
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Gnarly Grey: Back To School

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Gnarly Grey (1235 SW Jefferson St., 971-271-7407, gnarlygrey.com) might make you feel like you’ve gone back to college. Located a couple of blocks from the Portland State University campus, the    More
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

PPAA: Internal Affairs Memo Reference Metro Police Club

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Following an anonymous tip about suspicious behavior of off-duty police officers, on Feb. 11 Sgt. Brian O’Naughtington enters the door beneath the glowing PPAA (Portland Police Athletic Associat   More
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 SGT. BRIAN O’NAUGHTINGTON.

Bushwacker Cider: In Ciders

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You have to respect the purity of purpose at Bushwacker Cider (1212 SE Powell Blvd., Suite D, 445-0577, bushwhackercider.com). It would be easy to broaden the comfortable, vaguely English pub’s    More
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Thorne Lounge: Not My Son

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In theory, Thorne Lounge (4260 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 234-2423, thornelounge.com) is a rock-’n’-roll bar. Right now, though, the vibe is more adult contemporary. It’s open-mic night, and at the   More
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER
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