The Matador, 1999: Pet Night!
“I had Pet Night, where everybody could bring their pet.
Naturally there were dogs, cats, birds. People brought fish. [One
customer] brought a horse. I said, ‘If
Matador1967 W Burnside St., 222-5822, thematadorbar.com. Noon-2:30 am daily.The Matador is one of those bars that said “Fuck it” at some point in its 43 years of serving Portlanders. And I mean th
Since it opened in December, The Conquistador (2045 SE Belmont St.)
has been one of the most popular neighborhood spots in Southeast
Portland. It’s a creation of Casey Maxwell, owner of the Mata
Who doesn't love dive bars? Nobody, that's who—although few love a good dive as much as And And And's Bim Ditson. That's why he put together the Underbelly Bender, a six-week crosstown concert series dedicated to celebrating Portland bands and the bars that nurture them. In conjunction, each week here at wweek.com we will be profiling the hosting bar and its local music history. (Note: Due to the ...