Jan 27: B-Side 2 Year Anniversay

tanya boobiesJan 27, 2008 is the second anniversary of B-Side. Go down there and give your congrats to Joel and Tanya.

632 E Burnside St.
Portland, OR 97214

Article from PDXGUIDE.com:

The B-Side is Genius
The door you've been looking for
by Sam Soule for pdxguide.com
February 2005

Sometimes you've just got to say what you feel.

After scratching out a variety of exclamatory paragraphs regarding the latest bar to open on lower east Burnside (aka “LoBu” — yes, that hurts), my best summation rests in a single statement, both off-hand and direct, much like the bar itself.

That is to say, the B-Side is GENIUS.

I say GENIUS because the B-Side is an effortless and totally brilliant addition to one of the most over-rated entertainment districts in Portland. Not to mention the fact that the place is a damn fine, no-frills watering hole in its own right (note: beer and wine only). And it couldn't be more accessible; if Portland's a dart board, the B-Side is its bulls-eye. Which makes LoBu — FINALLY — a relevant destination. Imagine that.

Anticipation for the opening of this inauspicious bar has been great. It seems like I've been hearing about the B-Side for months…Continue Reading

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0 Responses to Jan 27: B-Side 2 Year Anniversay

  1. BrianEnigma January 27, 2008 at 11:25 am #

    That “beer and wine only” comment certainly dates the quoted article. For anyone that doesn’t already know, the B-Side does have a full liquor license.

  2. Julian Chadwick January 27, 2008 at 12:29 pm #


    I forgot to mention that (like all bars it seems), it has moved past the beer and wine only phase. Enigma, are you going to be there?

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