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Aug 13, 2010
Happy Hour
A patio is just a patio: a cement parcel out back where nic fiends can get their smoke on and sun birds can lounge and lollygag. A patio is nothing to get excited about—unless there’s more than...
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Aug 6, 2010
Happy Hour
Accanto is the little-sister cafe adjacent to decadent Italian eatery Genoa on SE Belmont. It’s in my neighborhood, and I walk by its large, scenic windows all the time, staring in at the tall,...
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Jul 29, 2010
Happy Hour
A recent broiler of an afternoon found yours truly and his special lady friend parked and panting in the patio at Lucky Strike on SE Hawthorne. It shares the old Masonic Temple that also houses...
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Jul 16, 2010
Happy Hour
Remember in those old Warner Brothers cartoons when Wile E. Coyote would almost catch up to the Road Runner—right before the latter took off in a blinding burst of speed that left the road...
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Jul 9, 2010
Happy Hour
This must be the place. Image: John Chandler My band had a show last night at a North Portland venue that I was unfamiliar with called Ducketts Public House. Believe it or not,...
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Jul 6, 2010
Happy Hour
This week’s Happy Hour excursion was a bit of a fiasco. I selected Ash Street Saloon based on memories of cheap beer, rib-sticking bar food, a raging punk rock playlist, and a sunny, inviting...
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Jun 25, 2010
Happy Hour
The need for exploration drives us to relentlessly seek out new places; our desire for adventure causes the heart to beat stronger, faster, and sometimes, at the moment of discovery, to stop....
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Jun 18, 2010
Happy Hour
Gambling is a fool’s errand. Intellectually, I know this to be true but sometimes the idea that I can beat the odds seizes me uncontrollably—usually with disastrous results. I was looking over...
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Jun 15, 2010
Odd & Ends
Just a few bits and pieces of pending bar news. Sagittarius, which boasts one of the better Happy Hour menus (rosemary mac & cheese, sliders, fire fries, etc) in North Portland, will be...
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Jun 3, 2010
Happy Hour
The dusky atmosphere at Victory Bar suits me. Under the room’s sepia-toned low light, everything takes on a more mysterious caste. The music is in the background where it belongs and the...
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