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Some updates to night life; added pizza, holler at the Timbers

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@@ -42,6 +42,8 @@ Paul's short list of things you should do
* If we have a clear day, get up to [Washington Park // The Japanese Gardens](http://washingtonparkpdx.org/)
* you'll be able to see Mt. Hood and St. Helens.
* Check out [Powell's Books](http://www.powells.com/locations/powells-city-of-books/). The Technical Book store even includes schematics for Tesla coils.
+ * If you like Soccer or are a general sports fan, check out [Jeld-Wen Stadium](http://jeld-wenfield.com/) - home of the Portland Timbers
+ * If you're in the market for unique, classic jewelry, take a walk over to [Gilt](http://www.giltjewelry.com/)
* If you need to get to a mall (or the Apple store for example), there's a mall in downtown at Pioneer Square called, [Pioneer Place](http://www.pioneerplace.com/)
@@ -70,6 +72,7 @@ There are more brewpubs than you can shake a fist at
* [Clyde Common](http://www.clydecommon.com/)
* [Deschutes](http://www.deschutesbrewery.com/locations/portland) - *right* next to the venue
* [Kask](http://grunerpdx.com/kask/)
+ * [The Driftwood Room](http://www.hoteldeluxeportland.com/hotel-deluxe-restaurant-bar/) - this is the hotel bar at The DeLuxe. GREAT happy hour.
* [Rogue](http://rogue.com/locations/locations.php)
* [Bailey's Taproom](http://www.baileystaproom.com/) - 20 taps, international, constantly rotating
* Ringlers or The Annex - both are [McMenamins](http://www.mcmenamins.com/Pubs), an area empire of breweries, brewpubs, restaurants, and more
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### Nightlife
* [Backspace](http://www.backspace.bz/)
- * [The Doug Fir](http://www.dougfirlounge.com/) `**`
- * [Holocene](http://www.holocene.org/) `**`
+ * [The Doug Fir](http://www.dougfirlounge.com/) `**` - on the east side
+ * [Holocene](http://www.holocene.org/) `**` - on the east side
* [Ground Kontrol](http://groundkontrol.com/)
* [Pope House Bourbon Lounge](http://popehouselounge.com/) - one of the coolest, chill, bars/lounges. `**`
- * [Wurst Bar](http://thewurstpdx.com/) `**`
+ * [Wurst Bar](http://thewurstpdx.com/) `**` - on the east side
+ * [Living Room Theater](http://pdx.livingroomtheaters.com/) - See a movie, while eating a solid dinner and drinking adult beverages.
+ * They also occasionally have solid Jazz bands play in the lounge.
* [Crystal Ballroom](http://www.mcmenamins.com/crystalballroom)
* Really any bar you see in downtown. The closer you go to chinatown (towards the river), you'll find more night clubs and bro-bars.
* your best bet is to stay downtown, the pearl, Knob Hill/Alphabet district.
@@ -123,6 +128,17 @@ Forget whatever you heard, Voodoo doughnuts aren't that good. They're mostly a
* [Prasad](http://prasadcuisine.squarespace.com/)
* [Freshii](http://www.yelp.com/biz/freshii-portland-2)
+### Pizza
+
+For whatever reason, the entire west coast has no idea how to make east coast style food.
+Pizza on the east coast is like burritos on the west coast.
+
+Nonetheless, here are some pizza places:
+
+ * [Sizzle pie](http://www.sizzlepie.com/) - $3 for cheese, right near Powell's
+ * [Hot Lips](http://hotlipspizza.com/) `**`
+ * [Schmizza](http://schmizza.com/menu) - a chain that's here in the area. Pizza, apps, beer.
+
### Fancy Dinner
* Higgins
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