P Palace Pileup

How Tres Shannon’s fun center got shook up, shut down and evicted.

News Stories
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   More
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 AARON MESH

Tres Shannon Pulls Plug on Portland P Palace


Food & Drink
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.  ...   More
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 by Aaron Mesh

Voodoo Child

Doughnut kingpin Tres Shannon wants to make the whole city his fun park.

Cover Story
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 Kar   More
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 AARON MESH

Voodoo Doughnut Co-Owner Opening Putt-Putt Golf Palace


Food & Drink
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 ...   More
Monday, August 22, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE


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