As a longtime ‘Hamster, the arrival of a bona-fide Irish pub to the downtown scene was more than a personal dream come true. It was a coming of age story for the town itself. It is my humble opinion that no town is really worth living in if it does not have at least a pretend Irish pub. The fact that Uisce is a real Irish pub, with genuine trappings and an actual (gasp, cover your ears, Glenn Beck!) immigrant owner, brings Bellingham a certain legitimacy…an air of maturity and style that it once lacked.
Archives for September 2010
Thanks to some anonymous, but incredibly awesome, pranksters, Super Mario Kart-esque power-ups are now available on some of Portland’s bike lanes! These are great for extra energy on those cloudy Monday morning commutes, or invincibility when swerving home from the pub on Friday night. Just be careful to avoid those pesky turtle shells!