Coffee Lady, Dahna Maskell

By Myrna Yoder | April 9, 2010 |

DahnaThis company has been built on the special talents of many.

Sadly, we have lost some of these bright lights over the years.

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Spring is Edgefield time!

By Myrna Yoder | April 5, 2010 |

Rm 201It seems like over the past few years, when spring rolls in, I find myself back out atEdgefield. It is a good time of year to work on odds and ends of art projects to help get the property spruced up for the summer, the busiest time of year.

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The Hammerhead Logo

By Lyle Hehn | April 5, 2010 |

HH SketchAfter the usual false starts and frustrated erasures, the local radio station began to play some rousing music, and it all fell together.

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Congratulations, Kennedy School!

By McMenamins Sales Team | March 31, 2010 |

Our very own Kennedy School got a cool shout-out today, on We were named the #1 Quirkiest Hotel in the U.S.!

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Ever Been To A Tequila Tasting?

By McMenamin's Distillers | March 30, 2010 |

Sure, you may have done impromptu tequila tastings at a bar – salt, slam it back, lemon, you’re pretty, what was your name again? – but at our spirits tastings, it’s actually not about, well, getting tipsy. We want you to know the tequila, understand the tequila, love it for what it is! Because tequila really gets a bad rap. It ain’t just for Spring Break, friends. (But chances are you will leave a bit tipsy…)

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“’Tis the Seasonal”: Workingman’s Red

By McMenamin's Brewers | March 29, 2010 |

“‘Tis the Seasonal”: Workingman’s Red
Pouring now through May 31

We like to switch it up every couple months with a seasonal beer, one that comes ’round the same time every year and is only available for a limited time. Gives everyone something to look forward to, you know?

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Happy 24th Birthday, Ruby!

By McMenamins Sales Team | March 19, 2010 |

Happy 24th Birthday, Ruby!

Sunday, March 21 · McMenamins Hotels, Pubs & Breweries

You may recall the Hammerhead Birthday specials we did last month – well now Ruby gets her day in the sun…

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Gary Ewing Panel (UPDATE)

By Jenny Joyce | March 18, 2010 |

Blog update, March 15, 2010
It’s the Ides of March, time for an update. I have finished the panel I was working on, the 4’x6′ panel which is essentially a homage to Gary Ewing…

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Raise Your Glass Today, Friends!

By Julie Your "Cruise Director" | March 17, 2010 |

Here are a few Irish toasts to get you started this afternoon (or maybe you’re well on your way… or perhaps you’ve been properly jarred since Saturday…). Anyway, regardless your state of mind and body, read on:

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Maxine Brooks Telephone Interview

By Tim Hills | March 4, 2010 |

Maxine Brooks Telephone Interview

February 24 and March 8, 1999

Maxine Brooks was born around 1912. In 1923, when she was about 11, Maxine started taking ballet lessons at the Hotel Elberton [now McMenamins Hotel Oregon] in McMinnville…

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