Archive for September 2017

Knights of the Fireside

“Waes-hael! for Lord and Dame! O! merry be their Dole; Drink-hael! in Jesu’s name, And fill the tawny bowl.” ―King Arthur, legendary British leader of late 5th and early 6th century **** Welcome to the Fireside Bar at the Old St. Francis School! OK, while it wasn’t King Arthur and his knights who gathered ‘round…

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Kennedy’s Yin & Yang

The Kennedy School’s Honors and Detention Bars are two of the most beloved small bars in the company – guests are tickled by the notion of tiny pubs for the good “kids” and the not-so-good in a former elementary school. These spaces were originally used for storage or custodial equipment, and are now imbued with…

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Edgefield Way Back When

Here in our office, deep in the basement of the Mission Theater, it’s a veritable treasure trove of old photos, articles, artifacts and anecdotes. Like the stuff that was unearthed off a shelf today! – come along, take a quick walk down Memory Lane. Be careful to mind the nails on the floor and the…

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Multnomah Falls Lodge

With multiple fires burning across the Pacific Northwest, we focus today on Edgefield’s historic neighbor to the east that is under extreme threat. As of this writing, the iconic Multnomah Falls Lodge has not sustained any fire damage, according to Portland’s KGW: “Firefighters protected the lodge overnight, while building managers cleared out old paintings and…

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