Showing posts from February, 2019

One Year of the Glass (part 1 of 4)

On Feb. 7, 2018, guided by an obscure book written by a former alcoholic and newspaper man more than a decade earlier, two co-workers and drinking buddies walked through the door of  Bill's Steak House & Lounge  on a sleepy Wednesday night, officially launching a quixotic journey into the heart of Portland's classic bar culture. From the onset, it was a scattershot plan made up almost entirely on the fly with no clear idea of what "success" looked like. It took nearly two months before the recap of the first night was posted and for most of the early trips out, it was simply an easy excuse to get together and knock back a few cold ones in new (to us) surroundings. One year later, not all that much has changed. Believe it or not, the same is sometimes said of this very project!  However, inspired by the continued bemusement (or at least, non hatred) of our friends and family, we've slowly expanded our outreach, refining the blog (somewhat), get