Kickstand Comedy at Velo Cult Shut Down By City, Says Owner

Owner Sky Boyer cites zoning issues.


Arts & Books
Kickstand, the basement comedy space at Velo Cult bike shop and bar, was shut down by the city over the weekend, says owner Sky Boyer. Boyer says he expects the closure to be temporary, and that the issue arose after a visit by the Fire Marshal. (Portland Fire and Rescue has not yet been able to offer confirmation.)Events at the venue are already moving, following an announcement Sunday, March ...   More
Monday, March 23, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE and ENID SPITZ

New Comedy Venue Opening in Basement of Bike Shop

Kickstand Comedy Space will run out of Velo Cult's basement on weekday evenings.


Arts & Books
A new comedy venue is about to open in the basement of a bike shop.With a soft opening slated for Dec. 8 and a full launch in January, Kickstand Comedy Space will be the downstairs neighbor to Velo Cult, the Hollywood neighborhood bike shop/bar. The four founders—Dylan Reiff, Garrett Palm, Dan Weber and Nick Beaird—envision Kickstand as a comedy gym and a hub for both standups and improvisers to ...   More
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Bar Guide 2014: Velo Cult

Bar Guide
Velo Cult1969 NE 42nd Ave., 922-2012, 10 am-10 pm daily.Unless you’re looking for the merchandise perched back in the dim showroom, you could very easily walk into Velo Cult on a Frida   More
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Velo Cult: Biker Bar

Bar Reviews
I dunno, man, it’s hard to explain. If you ride, you get it. But if you’ve never shown up to work late and dripping, your teeth tingly from some potholed street, you won’t understand. For    More
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR


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