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Apr 28, 2009
Cocktail Culture
There’s nothing a rank amateur mixologist such as myself enjoys more than getting schooled by a master. Seriously, it’s like finding out how the rabbit gets in the hat or how the quarter gets in...
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Apr 20, 2009
Drinking Locally
Bummer. I meant to go check out this bar in Old Town called Dirty over the weekend. It’s apparently got a trapeze! I was curious to see if the circus theme carried over to any other aspects of...
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Apr 13, 2009
Smoking Ban
Just a few items from a big rock weekend. In case you missed it, my band, Giant Bug Village, tore it up at the East End on Saturday night, along with Tigerbomb and Pure Country Gold. Three cool...
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Apr 7, 2009
Rock the Clubs
Damn, I knew this was coming up, but I completely spaced the fact that this show is one week from tonight! Seventy-three-year-old Sleepy LaBeef, the six-foot-seven country and rockabilly singer...
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Apr 3, 2009
Drink Locally
I really dig a bar with a concept; a place where you can see actual ideas at work. Sure, you could throw a blanket over an ironing board and call it a bar. You can even stand behind it and...
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Mar 31, 2009
Drink Locally
A friend of mine recently told me, “Hey John, when it comes to bars, you’re like the Pied Piper. Except you usually lead us into traffic.” Aw, that’s so sweet. It’s true, I know where to get a...
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Mar 26, 2009
It's a Gift
It’s always a wonderful day in the neighborhood when I get schwag in the mail from brewers or distillers hoping to curry favor with Portland Monthly. T-shirts, a plastic pineapple cocktail...
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Mar 24, 2009
Drink Locally
Attention bartenders and bar managers: on behalf of everyone in the known universe, I’d like to respectfully request that you turn your music down to a conversational level. Last night I was...
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Mar 20, 2009
Weekend Wandering
Normally, our weekend cultural roundup is the purview of man-about-town Bart Blasengame, but he’s currently “out on assignment” as we say in the journalism biz. We’re not exactly sure where he is...
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Mar 17, 2009
Drink Locally
Right off the bat, I gotta say the tawdry logo for this place had me thinking it was an escort service. An open, heavily lipsticked mouth forms the letter “C” which is followed by “andy” in a...
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