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Drink 2011: Local Lounge

Bar Guide
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 Jason Slotkin

Drink 2011: NePo 42

Bar Guide
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 Jason Slotkin

Ducks Aim to Have Smoke-free Campus by Fall 2012

If all goes according to plan, fall 2012 will bring the University of Oregon a smoke-free campus.

The university announced today that, with the aid of a $1 million donation from PacificSource Health Plans, it is kicking off a campaign to get its smo...   More
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 by Jason Slotkin

Weed: The Next Chapter

What’s next for medical-pot reform in Oregon?

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Oregon voters’ defeat this month of a measure that would have expanded the state’s medical marijuana system is forcing supporters of that proposal to figure out new strategies. Measure 74 ...   More
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 Jason Slotkin

Proposed OLCC Rule for Problem Liquor Sellers Raises Some Concerns

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission today began what's expected to be a five-month hearing process toward getting enforceable compliance plans in its rule books to deal better with liquor selling establishments that are creating p...   More
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 by Jason Slotkin

Condoleezza Rice Cancels Portland Visit, But Protesters Still Show

Portland's left-tilting activists don't take kindly to visits from former Bush officials, and they were ready to protest today when they heard Condolee...   More
Saturday, November 13, 2010 by Jason Slotkin

Empty Business Gets Dressed Up with Local Art

As you travel through downtown Portland, you may notice some vacant storefronts in this lousy economy.

Now there will be a few less economic eyesores over the holidays, thanks to a pilot program called Portland Storefronts.

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010 by Jason Slotkin

Bar Tool

How to discipline the tavern where everybody knows its name—in a bad way.

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The 720 Room and its rowdy patrons caught the attention of liquor regulators back in 2008. Fights, excessive noise and, at one point, reports of gunshots prompted the city to impose restrictions on th ...   More
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Jason Slotkin

Fall Back, Stumble Forward

When Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 am this Sunday, we get an extra hour of sleep—perhaps a good thing in Oregon since we're also getting an extra hour of bar service.

For those already mapping out their weekends, the Oregon L...   More
Thursday, November 4, 2010 by Jason Slotkin
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