Category Archives: Beer

Two Portland breweries ban dogs in tasting rooms

As of May 1, beer lovers looking to wet their whistles at two of Portland’s hottest breweries have to leave Fido at home. Bissell Brothers and Rising Tide Brewing Company recently announced their tasting rooms are no longer dog friendly. Citing “scary dog interactions” and “months of incidents and observations” owners took to Facebook to […]

What happened to Dispatch Magazine?

Vanished from the newsstands over the winter, the entertainment magazine that covered the youthful side of Portland quietly went into hibernation. Today Dispatch’s publisher Bob Fernald, also CEO of Down East Magazine, released a statement: “Dispatch is no more. From its beginning, Dispatch’s mission was to serve the young, progressive and diverse audience largely forgotten by […]