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May 5, 2009
Pop Culture
Wow. Just wow. This post is a little off my usual bar beat, but I just couldn’t sit on it any longer. Joel Hodgson and most of the cast of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (pictured) are coming to...
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May 4, 2009
Kudos, kudos
Can I pick ’em or what? Less than a week after my chat with Clyde Common bar manager Jeffrey Morgenthaler about the wonders of St Germain elderflower liqueur, the man himself is named one of the...
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Apr 30, 2009
R & R
I don’t know about you, but my nerves are shot, my back is killing me, and I need about 10 uninterrupted hours of sleep accompanied by my recurring dream in which I lead my old high school...
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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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