A Beer Story: Liquidator

By McMenamin's Brewers | July 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

MnBTonight at the Hillsdale Brewery & Public House is the official kick-off of Oregon Craft Beer Month and a celebration of 25 Years of craft-brewing culture. This brewing culture is a vibrant and ever-evolving phenomenon, one which McMenamins is both proud and honored to be a part of. No matter which brewery you call home – to everyone who has been a part, we raise a glass.

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Guatemala Palo Alto Azul

By Martyn Leaper | June 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Green BeansMy old friend Palo Alto is back in our coffee roaster. I first cupped this coffee when I was an apprentice and fell in love with its robust flavor, bright acidity and incredible balance.

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The Conjurers

By Lyle Hehn | June 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

The ConjurersThis painting is intended for the Zeus Cafe, which will be on the ground floor of the building made triangular by the intersections of Stark and Burnside Streets and Twelfth Avenue in Portland, Oregon.

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The New Headquarters Sign

By Lyle Hehn | June 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

new signIn 2006 McMenamins moved their corporate headquarters to a former wedding chapel and mortuary in North Portland. Finally, in May of 2010, a new “McMenamins” sign has replaced the words “THE LITTLE CHAPEL OF THE CHIMES” above the door to the offices.

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Borders and Room 19

By Jenny Joyce | May 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

JJ BorderLast week, I worked with two other artists in Room 219 at Edgefield. I painted a border in the bathroom of that room, because it had been painted over due to water damage.

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Get Down, Bollywood-Style

By Julie Your "Cruise Director" | May 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

Jai Ho!Ever watch one of those beautiful elaborate Bollywood dance movies, replete with decadent hip sways and groovy gyrations, and wish you could move like that? Well, check out the Jai Ho! parties thrown by DJ Prashant at Lola’s Room every month, and you’ll soon find yourself channeling the feel of old Bombay.

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Sallie Ford = Best New Band!

By Mike Walker | May 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

Sallie FordYay! Big ups to one of the stars of our Great Northwest Music Tour : Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside just won Best New Band in Willamette Week’s 2010 Insiders Music Poll.

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Mother’s Day Plant Sale!

By Kimberley Kincaid | May 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Join the Edgefield Gardeners this, Sunday, May 9, for our annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale.

GardensThroughout the year, the gardeners prepare for our plant sales — collecting seeds, dividing perennials, rescuing tree and shrub seedlings from being discarded to the compost pile.

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Earth Day 2010

By Erich Petschke | April 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

CactiI’ll begin the blogs I post about McMenamins’ gardens by chatting about the most recent larger garden addition to the Kennedy School. It is also my personal favorite.

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A Weekend of Wine in the Willamette Valley

By McMenamin's Distillers | April 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Over the weekend of April 24 and 25, check out this fun wine-related event…

Spring on 47 – A Weekend of Wine Tasting

On April 24 and 25, sip your way through an array of wineries and even a saké brewery along Highway 47 in the Northern Willamette Valley before making your way to the Grand Lodge for rest and relaxation.

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