How Tres Shannon’s fun center got shook up, shut down and evicted.
Tres Shannon had big dreams for the Portland P Palace.
Back in December, the Voodoo Doughnut co-founder gave WW a tour of the bar and fun center he was putting together in an old car dealership at 2
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The Portland P Palace will not open.Voodoo Doughnut owner Tres Shannon for months now has been talking up his brainstorm for a nightlife project, a putt-putt golf and pool room called the Portland P Palace. The bar was supposed to open earlier this year in a former Timberline Tire Factory and Auto Service Center at Northeast Sandy Boulevard and 24th Avenue. But the project has been mired in city permits. ...
Doughnut kingpin Tres Shannon wants to make the whole city his fun park.
At 2:42 am, Tres Shannon decides we need to see if Occupy Portland has shut down the Port of Portland.
It’s a Tuesday
morning, 30 minutes after Shannon’s weekly set at Dante’s with his
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Tres Shannon, co-owner of Voodoo Doughnut, and Polly Bangs, the founder of the at-risk youth job skills training program Urban Opportunities, will soon open Portand P Palace in a former car dealership at Northeast 24th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard. What's a P Palace? According to Bangs, it's "Portland's Premier Putt-Putt Course serving Potables and Provisions...and a lot of other things that begin with ...
For several weeks now, Storm Large has been appearing on stage in L.A. at the Mark Taper forum, in a revue called "Harps and Angels" of songs by Randy Newman, the pop singer/composer/pianist. Large performs along with Michael McKean and Katey Sagal (best known as the mom on Married . . . with Children). The reviews? The Los Angeles Times did a strange thing and reviewed the show by asking Newman ...
[Ed note: We ran a shorter version of this story in the Scoop column of yesterday's print newspaper, but we didn't include a photo of the ad in question. So, here it is, in all its hairy glory.] Voodoo Doughnut owner Tres Shannon doesn't understand why Bitch magazine declined from running his store's new clothing ad in their publication. According to him, the only thing that might be controversial ...