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The Knock Back: Knocking Around


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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

Multnomah Whiskey Library: Booked


Bar Reviews
Climb past the long line on the stairs leading to Multnomah Whiskey Library (1124 SW Alder St., 764-9374, mwlpdx.com) and you’ll find a little secretary’s desk. At the desk sits a young woma   More
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Double Dragon: Double Vision


Bar Reviews
In its first incarnation as a bougie banh mi shop, Double Dragon (1235 SE Division St., 230-8340, doubledragonpdx.com) had its fans. I was not one of them. The $7.50 price for a sandwich that ty   More
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

The Nest: New Nest


Bar Reviews
Alberta Street party dive The Nest, which was destroyed in a fire last year (the sole evacuee was a cat, which firefighters treated with oxygen), inspired virulent loyalty among its regulars—e   More
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Red Star Tavern: Star-Crossed Writers


Bar Reviews
Back in April, WW’s Bar Guide passingly mentioned Red Star Tavern (503 SW Alder St., 222-0005, redstartavern.com) as a “Red Robin with much nicer things.” The bar and grill for the Kimpton c   More
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Imperial Bottle Shop & Taproom: Dauphin of Division


Bar Reviews
A grocery store-style Wine Well bottle chiller seems like a no-brainer for a beer bottle shop. Why refrigerate everything at the same temperature when you can cool down anything on the shelf in fi   More
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Fifth Avenue Night Lounge: Viva Las Old Town


Bar Reviews
The recently opened Fifth Avenue Night Lounge (125 NW 5th Ave., 477-8626, fifthavenuelounge.com) wants to bring a little of the Vegas Strip to Old Town. The self-proclaimed “best nightclub in Po   More
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 HALEY MARTIN

The Lost & Found: Blue Skies and Cheese


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Around the corner from the Hop & Vine and the Naked Sheep, at the crossing of Killingsworth and Gay, you may find yourself at The Lost & Found (5426 N Gay Ave., 477-7313, lostandfoundpdx.c   More
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

4th Dimension Sober Club: Parallel Dimension


Bar Reviews
“A sober club? Is that when they cut you off at two drinks?” It’s a question that was repeated in various forms by several bystanders outside 4th Dimension Sober Club (2410 N Mississippi Ave   More
 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 JOE DONOVAN

Expatriate: Well Traveled


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No sign marks the entrance to Expatriate (5424 NE 30th Ave., 867-5309, expatriatepdx.com), but you won’t need Lonely Planet to find it. There’s the odd assortment of national flags in the wind   More
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON
 

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