World Cup 2014: Balls & Brews For Breakfast

Call in sick, quit your job—here’s how to party at 7am as the World Cup takes over Portland.

Cover Story
The average American switches jobs every four years or so. We find it a startling coincidence that the World Cup also comes once every four years. So this is your time to quit that job, “work fr   More
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 WW Staff

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 (, 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.


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

Future Drinking: Tiki Month Edition


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.


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.


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


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


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


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