The Knock Back: Knocking Around


Bar Reviews
There are two types of Alberta Street bars: sticky-floored dives and whatever’s around the corner from your house. For all its gentrified, au courant hipness, the area still lacks an anchoring   More
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Beer Guide 2013: Four Beer Crawls


Beer Guide
BY BIKE: NORTH PORTLAND Lucy Burningham is the co-author of Hop in the Saddle (hopinthesaddle.com), a guide to touring Portland’s craft-beer scene by bike.  If it’s a Friday night or week   More
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 WW Staff

Berbati's Live-Music Venue Ted's Closing at Year's End

This time it's serious.

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Music
For the second time in precisely two years, Berbati's venerable, once-essential live-music music venue—formerly Berbati's Pan, lately Ted's in honor of the late Ted Papaioannou—will be shutting down operations. After December 31, 2012, Ted's will be no more."There hasn't been much going on over there for a while," co-owner Nick Papaioannou told WW over a beer at Berbati's bar, which will remain ...   More
 
Friday, December 7, 2012 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

’Couve Crawl

A night out in Portland’s northern neighbor.


Featured Stories
Vancouver’s nightlife is not bountiful, but it is comprehensive. Along downtown’s Main Street corridor, you’ll find an Irish bar, a sports bar, a martini bar, a wine bar, a discoteca, a br   More
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 RUTH BROWN, MARTIN CIZMAR, REBECCA JACOBSON, MATTHEW SINGER

Future Drinking: Tiki Month Edition

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Food & Drink
According to a press release from the new Portland Trader Vic's, Mayor Sam Adams will declare August "Portland Tiki Month" at the bar's grand opening Aug. 1. So break out the leis, y'all.  It's retro-future drinking this week!The news from this week's OLCC applications:Fire on the Mountain Buffalo Wings has applied for a brewing license for its new location on Northeast Fremont Street. Harvester ...   More
 
Saturday, July 30, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Future Drinking: Aug. 21-25

This week's liquor license applications, glossed.

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Food & Drink
Lots of applications in this week's OLCC blast: First and most exciting, Prost! owner Dan Hart is teaming up with Tasty n Sons/Toro Bravo chef John Gorham and prolific restaurant investment firm Chefstable (whose portfolio includes Ping, St. Jack, Grüner and others) to open a new bar, Interurban, in the former Lovely Hula Hands building at 4047 N Mississippi Ave. The name likely draws on Portland's ...   More
 
Friday, August 26, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Future Drinking: Sept. 5-8

This week in OLCC applications.

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Food & Drink
A short list this week:Lyrik Cafe on Southeast 39th Avenue has new owners, who are seeking to turn the coffee shop into a bar.Lisa Lavochkin, according to her LinkedIn profile a former pastry cook at Manhattan's tony Core Club, has applied to open Barrel, a bottle shop, at 7401 N Burlington Ave. in downtown St. Johns.Mynt Gentleman's Club, the cause of much consternation to its Laurelhurst neighbors, ...   More
 
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Future Drinking: Sept. 26-Oct. 6

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Food & Drink
After two weeks of slim pickings, a torrent of new liquor license applications.Katie Potter and Christopher Loverro have applied to open a cafe, The Hazel Room, in the building at 3279 SE Hawthorne Blvd. that formerly housed the Dollar Scholar and currently houses the Mag Big crafts/art/fashion shop.A 7-Eleven will soon open in the former Blockbuster Video on Southeast Foster Road, to the delight of ...   More
 
Monday, October 10, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Future Drinking: Oct. 10-13

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Food & Drink
It looks like Mount Hood is about to get a second brewery, albeit not as high up the slope as the venerable Ice Ax Grill. Solera Brewery has applied for a brewpub license at 4945 Baseline Drive, some 16 miles south of Hood River.Speaking of hood river, someone has applied for a limited license for a business called Cascade Pet Camp, which appears to be a kennel. What's the beer for? I'd rather not ...   More
 
Friday, October 14, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Future Drinking: Oct. 17-20

Kells applies to open a brew pub

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Food & Drink
Here are the details on this week's new liquor license applications:Downtown Irish-themed bar chain Kells has applied to open Kells Brew Pub in the currently empty building at 210 NW 21st Ave.Also jumping into the brewing game is Old Town Pizza, with an application to turn its existing branch at Vanport Center into a brew pub.Chie Horibuchi, who somehow manages to have only nine hits on Google for ...   More
 
Friday, October 21, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

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