Just out. (Portland, OR) 1983-2013, August 15, 2003, Page 16, Image 16

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ly, the Eagle recently was awarded the “Busi­
ey, it’s official! Portland has a
ness of the Year” title from Blackout Leather
new gay-owned gay bar. Well,
Productions.
OK, the bar isn’t exactly new, hut
the owners definitely are. Final
cross town, partners Lara Miller and Kristy
<JL.approval from the Oregon Liquor
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Rastle also made the decision to live and
Control Commission came through Aug. 13,
work together as small-business owners. In
allowing partners Bruce Rice and John Hous­
March they took over at Blend, a cozy and
ton to finalize the
comfy coffee spot on inner East Burnside Street.
purchase o f C .C .
Best known as the former Burnside Bean, the
Slaughters.
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cafe is showing the polish and shine of now
Partners for six
being an owner-operated business.
years and Portland
Miller had lost her job as corporate sales
residents for longer,
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manager
with the W N BA when her employer,
Rice
and
Houston
Marty Davis
the Portland Fire, ceased to exist. Rastle, well
bring
combined
skills and experience in the mental health and
known as a popular DJ at the Egyptian Club, was
mortgage fields to their new careers. Houston employed hut bothered by injuries. Out of
will he keeping his day job, hut you can expect adversity came the decision to strike out on
to see a whole lot of Rice as he savors
his new experiences managing his
restaurant and nightspot.
C .C . Slaughters has been a desti­
nation bar for gay guys for more than
20 years, first on Stark Street and for
the past several years in Old Town.
Established, comfortable and accept­
ed, the new owners plan no drastic
changes in the lcx>k, feel and style of
the bar.
“Everything stays basically the
same,” Rice says. “As we improve and
build, it will he on the existing
platform.”
Slaughters is best known for its
variety of nightly themes and its
efforts to appeal to all and make
everyone feel at home. Theme nights
will still include Latino Night, Boot- From left, Jen Wilson, John Houston and Bruce Rice
Scootin’ with Crystal and Saturday promise no drastic changes in the look, feel and style of
night crowd favorite High Energy C .C . Slaughters
with DJ Harmonix.
Jen W ilson will he staying on as general
their own. And so far it’s working out very well,
manager and reigning goddess of Slaughters,
Many improvements in food and beverage
but she’s not the only familiar face you can quality as well as quicker and more efficient ser-
count on still seeing. She says, “T h e entire
vice are evident to Blend customers. A popular
staff at Slaughters supports the new ownership
enhancement has been the addition of wireless
100 percent.”
Internet. Customers can savor their favorite
Aug. 16 will he a great time for you to meet
beverage or treat while browsing the Internet—
and congratulate the new owners. Stop by the and there’s no charge for this service. If you’re
club and celebrate at the second annual Block not into carrying your computer around, Blend
Party.
offers just about every free paper available so you
The ownership change at Slaughters does can catch up on your reading while enjoying a
not affect the Eagle PDX, which remains under vegan pastry. (You don’t have to like vegan food,
the management of John Adams Jr. Incidental- though; the cafe sells “real” goodies, too.)
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