Portland in the News: The Birth of the Blues Brothers, Calling the Cops on “Closing Time,” Cannabis Cash App & More!


You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here! An Oregon woman called the cops on a man who wouldn’t stop whistling “Closing Time” near her house.

An app recently launched that hopes to take the cash out of the cannabis industry. CanPay accepts payments that go directly into the bank accounts of the business.

Starbucks is OK for coffee but stick to your GPS for how to get around. The coffee giant somehow confused Multnomah Falls for Klamath Falls.

And the Blues Brothers were born in Eugene at the taping of Animal House.

Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:

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