Produce Row Bar Closing Tonight After 40 Years

Owner reportedly told staff on Labor Day their jobs would end the next day

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Arts & Books
Portland stalwart Produce Row will be shutting its doors tonight, September 2, after 40 years, they've announced on their Facebook page. First opened in 1974, the bar became a ramshackle hangout for multiple incarnations of Portland's music scene, from Pete Krebs and Hazel in the '90s to the turn-of-the-century electronic-music crowd hovering around B Complex in the days before it got a liquor ...   More
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Future Drinking: Vacant Lucier Space Resurrecting as Quartet

And other new places to eat and drink in Portland


Food & Drink
Some activity at the site of Portland's massive failed experiment in high-end fine-dining, Lucier, which until recently was so well preserved it looked like it had been cleared by neutron bomb. Three of Portland's most prominent African-American entrepreneurs—Frank Taylor of Portland Prime, Bernard Foster of The Skanner and parking don Roy Jay—are on the liquor license application for a proposed ...   More
Monday, November 19, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Restaurant Guide 2011: Top Takeout

Five places to get it to go.

Restaurant Guide
Cha’ba Thai  Lucky for us, finding decent Thai takeout in Portland is pretty easy. Finding it in a convenient location is trickier, so it’s a big help that Cha’ba Thai fields the same men   More
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 BRIAN PANGANIBAN

FOOD & DRINK: Hot Produce Row Patio-Porn; Beer and Reopening Update too.

Okay, maybe patio-porn isn't a real term (Dwell's sure to co-opt it soon). But the prospect of lazing around and drinking a cold pint on soon-to-be-reopened Produce Row's pretty, new quasi-covered patio—instead of its old, creaky, fern-adorned old patio—in the near future makes me very happy. I am a simple woman. Details about the 36-year old Eastside Industrial suds institution, ...   More
Friday, May 28, 2010 KELLY CLARKE


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