Monthly Archives: May 2013

Marie serves spirits and sweets

It was a quiet Saturday night at McMenamins Pub and Brewery. Customers sat quietly and enjoyed their food and drinks as a dark-haired bartender, who stood barely above 5 foot, shuffled around the lobby. She stops at a small two-person

Marie serves spirits and sweets

It was a quiet Saturday night at McMenamins Pub and Brewery. Customers sat quietly and enjoyed their food and drinks as a dark-haired bartender, who stood barely above 5 foot, shuffled around the lobby. She stops at a small two-person

Fight fans come together at Tailgaiter

For the first time in several months I went out to a local bar to watch a UFC pay per view. I decided to head over to the Tailgater, located at 1221 N. Howard St., to watch Cain Velasquez defend

Fight fans come together at Tailgaiter

For the first time in several months I went out to a local bar to watch a UFC pay per view. I decided to head over to the Tailgater, located at 1221 N. Howard St., to watch Cain Velasquez defend

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Youtube Comedy Week presents: Beer of Thrones

As a part of Youtube’s comedy week, Comediva presents “Beer of Thrones,” which is based on the television show “Game of Thrones.” The video starts out with someone arriving at a party and bringing a six-pack of beer labeld “Beer

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Youtube Comedy Week presents: Beer of Thrones

As a part of Youtube’s comedy week, Comediva presents “Beer of Thrones,” which is based on the television show “Game of Thrones.” The video starts out with someone arriving at a party and bringing a six-pack of beer labeld “Beer

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Brief Beer Report: Ben’s Brown and Terminator stout

My celebration of American Craft Beer week continues as I spent part of the weekend enjoying a couple of craft beers native to Washington state. Friday afternoon I was walking around downtown Spokane when I stopped by the Post Street

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Brief Beer Report: Ben’s Brown and Terminator stout

My celebration of American Craft Beer week continues as I spent part of the weekend enjoying a couple of craft beers native to Washington state. Friday afternoon I was walking around downtown Spokane when I stopped by the Post Street

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Brief Beer report: No-Li’s Silent Treatment and Crystal Bitter

In honor of celebrating American Craft Beer Week, I’m going to take a brief look at a couple of my favorite beers made by No-Li Brewery. The first is the Silent Treatment, which is a pale ale crafted in the

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Brief Beer report: No-Li’s Silent Treatment and Crystal Bitter

In honor of celebrating American Craft Beer Week, I’m going to take a brief look at a couple of my favorite beers made by No-Li Brewery. The first is the Silent Treatment, which is a pale ale crafted in the

Making a blast at the bar for someone’s birthday

      For the most part, going out to the bar for a birthday is a worldwide celebrated event that can end in a number of ways. One interesting ending came as recently as last Saturday. I went with

Making a blast at the bar for someone’s birthday

      For the most part, going out to the bar for a birthday is a worldwide celebrated event that can end in a number of ways. One interesting ending came as recently as last Saturday. I went with

Tips on mechanical bull riding

At Big Al’s Country Club in Post Falls, Idaho, one of the feature attractions is the mechanical bull that is nested in the bar’s center. Aspiring riders, decked out in their denim jeans, plaid shirt and Stetson hat, will approach the pit

Tips on mechanical bull riding

At Big Al’s Country Club in Post Falls, Idaho, one of the feature attractions is the mechanical bull that is nested in the bar’s center. Aspiring riders, decked out in their denim jeans, plaid shirt and Stetson hat, will approach the pit