Tonic Lounge3100 NE Sandy Blvd., 238-0543. 5 pm-2:30 am Monday-Saturday, 5 pm-12:30 am Sunday.Some places the circus comes to, some places it never leaves. Painted red and black like an old Stendhal r
[SOUL PUNK] Magic Mouth frontman Stephfon Bartee blasts off this four-song EP with a shout of, “Ain’t you got no shame?!” and the answer to that is embedded in the quaking, rockabilly-ish rave-u
A Texas-born comedian becomes Portland’s funniest person.
Comedy and Variety
Nearly seven years ago, comedian Shane
Torres thought the best joke in his arsenal was the first one he’d ever
written. Apparently the open-mic patrons at the Hungry Tiger Too didn’t
Joke in a Box
A man walks into a bar...
“...and says to the bartender, ‘I’m looking for a priest, a
rabbi and a nun. Have you seen any of them?’ The bartender shrugs. He’s
heard it all before. He doe
Food Reviews & Stories
The Tonic Lounge offers one of the least-used patios in town. Best known as a big-ass springboard venue for up-and-coming bands, Tonic features a sea of picnic tables overlooking scenic Sandy Boulevard in all its scuzzy glory. The service is hip and friendly (an increasingly rare combination), the f