photoThe Billy Scott Room at McMenamins Grand Lodge (Forest Grove, Ore.) has undergone a makeover! Named for a local poet who lived at the lodge in the 1940s, when it was a home for aging Masons, this elegant, private event space now has two comfortable seating areas – a cozy space with easy chairs near the fireplace, and a new larger area surrounded by windows with couches, love seats and (you guessed it) more easy chairs. And what could be behind the glass-paned door in the corner? Why, a bar, of course – complete with more books and a couple of rocking chairs

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