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Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past,

A 2017 Valentine’s/Oregon’s Birthday Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery

February 12 in Downtown Portland – In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that […]

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Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past,

Happy Birthday, Oregon! Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past | Hauntings, Debauchery & More!

February 14 @ Floyd’s Coffee – As a nexus for labor and shipping in the Pacific Northwest, Portland often had the repute of a rugged, rough and tumble town, more than willing to allow the miners, loggers, and fishermen an opportunity to part with their hard earned cash in whatever debaucherous manner they chose.

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Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past,

Happy Birthday, Oregon! Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past | 2016 Valentine’s Day Weekend,Hauntings, Debauchery & More!

February 14 @ Floyd’s Coffee – As a nexus for labor and shipping in the Pacific Northwest, Portland often had the repute of a rugged, rough and tumble town, more than willing to allow the miners, loggers, and fishermen an opportunity to part with their hard earned cash in whatever debaucherous manner they chose.

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MANY Portland Valentine’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): Dinners, Shows, Parties, Mardi Gras & More! | February 12-15, 2015

Valentine’s Day Weekend is here and we have tons of romantic events for you and your partner! Single and ready to mingle, check out Monster Truck Jam Speed Dating and Barrel Room’s Speed Dating or Tinder Meet-up! The Portland International Film Festival continues this weekend and now’s a good time to start toning your bikini […]

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Watch 2014 World Cup in Downtown Portland @ Thirsty Lion | Extended Hours, Seasonal Menu, 30+ Beers on Tap

The countdown to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil continues as Thirsty Lion prepares for a packed house of global soccer fans and one of the world’s greatest tournaments. The matches begin Thursday, June 12th and run through July 13th and both the downtown Portland and Washington Square locations will be opening up at 9am […]

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Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past,

Portland Valentine’s Day Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past | Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery

Join Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin as we visit locations of famous saloons, bars and bordellos, card rooms and gambling dens, some of which are still in operation today! The Valentine’s Day Weekend tour will meet at Thirsty Lion Pub. Feel free to stop by early for a pint and grub! The tour will “end” outside of […]

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Sept. 2013 Live Music @ Thirsty Lion

Live Music in Downtown Portland @ Thirsty Lion | Hair Metal, Sugarcookie, Eric John Kaiser Band, Sir Psycho Sexy & More!

Sugarcookie sets up shop at the corner of U2 Avenue and Tom Petty Blvd. Throw in Sublime, Beatles, Cheap Trick & Black Keys and their eclectic blend of classic, modern and original rock will have you off your chair and on the dance floor! This powerhouse 3-piece blends chunky guitar hooks and a booming bass […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($700+): North American Organic Beer Festival, Sake Fest PDX, Columbia Sternwheeler | June 27-30, 2013

The weekend is here and we can expect highs in the upper 80s this weekend. There’s plenty to do outside from the North American Organic Beer Festival to the Portland Historic Auto Races, as well as sampling some sake at Sake Fest PDX or cruising with the Columbia Sternwheeler. This weekend is also your last […]

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