PDX Art Bar Mixes Cocktails & Creativity

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What do you get when two artists walk into a bar?


The floor-to-ceiling curtains conceal one of the city’s most outlandish business establishments by day. But by night, they part to reveal a set of stadium bleachers facing the street and a bar that is as much an art project as a business endeavor, complete with the nation’s first Bartender in Residency program.

But how did owners Nancy Prior and Adam Moser go about converting a dive bar into a one-of-a-kind Portland hangout?

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