Tag Archives: beer

Shift Drinks: Hugh Fiore of Eastern Standard [Boston]

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Hugh Fiore is a bartender at Eastern Standard in Boston, Massachusetts. He is pictured with a glass of Buffalo Trace bourbon neat and a Narragansett. Shift Drinks is a photo series produced by Knack Factory that features some of our favorite folks in food and hospitality telling us stories about their preferred cocktails and how they […]

Talking with Josh Christie about Repeal Day and Maine in the dark era of hyper-prohibition

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Happy Repeal Day! Did you know that while the country suffered a measly decade or so under prohibition, Maine suffered 70 years? I did not.  Today, December 5th, is the 79th anniversary of when America pulled its head out of its ass regarding the prohibition of alcohol and I had the great pleasure of talking […]

Portland Digital Inventory: “What is the story with your second nose” Edition

Top 7 lines from Greater Portland Missed Connections: Get back to me. Also any guys with big asses. LINK I know I’m with your sister, but please know how much I care for you. LINK life is like a box off chocolates LINK Now that we’re broken up, I can finally ask; what is the […]

20 Portland Things For Which I am Thankful

Here are 20 Portland-y things I am thankful for. The Portland Public Library, YES Books, Longfellow Books, The Green Hand, Strange Maine, Casablanca Comics, and Coast City Comics for keeping us literate David Meiklejohn, Barry Dodd, Videoport (obviously) and the DIY film and video scene The wonderful, friendly, and beautiful staff folks at Local 188, […]

Snow Day, Post-Election Portland Digital Inventory: November 8th, 2012

An inventory of quasi-noteworthy Portland-focused Internet mentions from the past handful of days. Top 7 lines from Greater Portland Missed Connections: I was wearing a black and green polo bought a 4 inch memory foam topper that you had me lift out of the cart for you to scan. LINK You turned into :( LINK It’s […]

Let’s make Portland [Nerd] famous.

Long story short: Let’s get Marc Maron’s and the Nerdist’s live shows to come to Portland. A couple weeks ago I posted an excerpt from Nerdist’s interview with Anna Kendrick where Kendrick discussed her upbringing in Portland and some folks were upset with what was perceived as a lack of enthusiasm for our town. While […]