Spanish coffee does not seem like a
particularly cool cocktail, especially in a town like Portland where
career bartenders are continually concocting new variations of the tasty
and bizarre. But
WW has already reported on a slew of fundraisers for Walt Curtis, the local poet and painter whose home was destroyed when the church that housed both his basement apartment as well as the Great Northwest Bookstore, burned in a big fire last May. Now comes word of a fundraiser for Phil Wikelund, owner of the Great Northwest Bookstore itself, dubbed "Phil's Fire Fund Benefit." Local musicians, artists ...