#27 – Portland Cocktail Bars

Nick Keane returns for this episode wherein we ruminate some of Portland’s “best” cocktail bars. #NSFW for some adult language and mature subject matter.

The Teardrop Lounge

And here’s the iTunes version for this episode!

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#26 – Portland Dive Bars

It’s all about Portland’s dive bars as ruminated with my drinking buddy and local Beverage Consultant & Bar Manager, Nick Keane. Plus, a recap of recent headlines by local comedian, Timothy Blackton. #NSFW

Yur's Bar & Grilled

Yur’s Bar & Grille, located on NW 16th between NW Irving and NW Johnson (site of many The PDX Beat episodes)

And here’s the iTunes version for this episode!

Also, here’s my full chat with Nick #NSFW

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#25 – Local Tech News

Inside-Startups.com’s Rich Brueckner talked tech with me, including his thoughts on Uber. Find him online: Website | Twitter

Plus, I highlight a song from Portland-based rock band, Gay Ghost. Find them online: SoundCloud | BandCamp | Facebook

Portland rock band, GAY GHOST

Here’s a direct link to this week’s featured tune, Ghost Ship:

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#24 – Welcome to 2015!

It’s the first episode for 2015!  Featuring a lively food and drink banter with my pals, Jennifer Heigl (of Daily Blender) and mixologist, Nick Keane.  Comedian, Timothy Blackton, also provides a recap of the recent events that made the news.

Theme Music: “Cataracts” by Sweet Nothing (artist retains original copyright)

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© 2015, JonSquared Media

Suggested Live Performances for this Weekend

Looking for live music to see this weekend? Friends of the show Bike Thief and IanJames both have upcoming live performances in town that you all should check out!

Catch BIKE THIEF at Bunk Bar (1028 SE Water Avenue) at 11:00 pm; THE TAMED WEST and San Francisco's EDWARDS CROSSINGS also perform

Catch BIKE THIEF at Bunk Bar (1028 SE Water Avenue) at 11:00 pm on Friday, 01/09/15! THE TAMED WEST and San Francisco’s EDWARDS CROSSINGS also perform (show starts at 9:00 pm)

The IanJames Band performs at Jimmy Mak's (221 NW 10th Avenue) on Saturday, 01/10/15, at 8:00 pm, with fellow Portland musician Naomi LaViolette

Check out IANJAMES at Jimmy Mak’s (221 NW 10th Avenue) on Saturday, 01/10/15, at 8:00 pm, with fellow Portland musician Naomi LaViolette

And if you happen to be out in Hood River this weekend, catch another friend of the show Will West & The Friendly Strangers at the Cebu Lounge (811 E. Marina Driver, Hood River). CLICK HERE for show info.