Portland's status as an adult playground translates to barbershops, gyms, dog hotels and record stores coming pint-equipped. The following places have bars that come as an intoxicating accompaniment.
If you responsibly--but still regrettably--use all your quarters on laundry, wait until the second Thursday of each month when a five dollar cover allows free play of all (ALL!) the games. Mash those buttons to your inner-child's heart's content.
This easy-to-miss deli, located inside 42nd Station, is part classic deli, part quaint sports bar. Whether you choose one of the sandwich combinations or make your own, start with the french loaf for the most bang for your buck.
Laurelhurst remains a Portland institution for its marriage of cult movie classics and craft beer. Sip pints of Burnside Oatmeal Pale while watching Kevin Bacon run from tremors on the big screen. Make sure to arrive earlier than you would at other theaters: the concessions/bar line can get quite long.
If you'd like some class with that foreign or indie flick visit Living Room Theaters. If you'd like to leave with a happy wallet, order off the Lunch Special menu and catch a matinee.
The Record Room is quickly becoming North Portland's premier event space with concerts, rock doc showings, and best of all, you can trade your records for beer.
Modern Man remains a misnomer when considering this barber shop's flair for tradition. Sit in one of the four old school shop chairs while skilled hands perform a hot towel straight razor shave. And yes, it comes with a glass of Scotch.
Remember those overly dramatic sports-obsessed t-shifts from the '90s? "Basketball is life. The rest is just details"? Velo Cult Bicycle Shop is one of those t-shirts. Here, cycling is life with not only repair and parts, but also workshops, live bands, online museum, cafe and a BAR.