News via this week's OLCC liquor license applications...
It looks like Portland dim sum institution Fong Chong is either closing or moving. Michael Sun and Gary Yang—both of whom are stakeholders in Candy LLC and Vegastars LLC, which own Old Town clubs Dirty and Splash Bar— have applied for a liquor license to open a strip club called Chrome in the location. Accordi...
If the first round of Alberta Street gentrification
brought families with biodynamic veggie patches and a penchant for naked
fire-twirling, the second will bring whoever is intended to live inside
Portland may be the least religious city in the country,
but something tells me the Reverend Nat will find his flock here. He may
not save us from our fornicating or slothful or ass-coveting ways,
Mess with Spotify, Rumblefish, Twilio and MapQuest
Portland Digital eXperience, the new tech arm of WW's MusicfestNW, has announced an event that brings both the digital and musical realms together—and it's going to be free and open to the public.
PDX's Music Hack Day will open up APIs from More
Our weekly-ish look into the future of Portland's food and beverage scene via OLCC liquor license applications:
As previously reported elsewhere, the the crew behind Bunk Sandwiches are opening a Tex-Mex joint underneath the Wonder Ballroom called TriggerMore
Leaky Con, the annual U.S. convention for fans of all things Harry Potter, is coming to Portland in 2013.Laugh if you will, but this is no small thing: the 2012 Leaky Con, held in Chicago earlier this month, reportedly brought in over 3,800 attendees. That'...
Food Reviews & Stories
Portland’s food blogosphere is mercifully small. In bigger
cities, thousands of self-proclaimed “foodies” wield an unhealthy
amount of power over the culinary economy, tending to cutely titl