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UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 11:01 a.m.

Former Daiquiri Factory owner sues city of Spokane from his jail cell

Following a trail of legal losses dating to 2014 when he became notorious for naming a drink Date Grape Koolaid, the former owner of the Daiquiri Factory in downtown Spokane …


Daiquiri Factory owner loses appeal of eviction

The owner of a controversial bar that closed last month after it was evicted lost an appeal on Thursday to reopen the downtown business. Spokane Superior Court Judge Linda Tompkins …


Shawn Vestal: Spokane Daiquiri Factory owner consistently did the wrong thing

It would not have happened to a nicer guy. When the deputies came to put a stake in the heart of the Spokane Daiquiri Factory, it had long since ceased …


Atlanta bar sues Daiquiri Factory for trademark infringement

The legal woes continue for a downtown Spokane bar that incited a national firestorm for naming a drink “Date Grape Koolaid” earlier this year. Kechia Matadin, owner of an Atlanta …


Gonzaga sues Daiquiri Factory over drink name, logos

Gonzaga University has filed a federal lawsuit to stop a controversial downtown bar from using its logo and mascot in advertising. Pendleton Enterprises and Jamie Pendleton, owner of the Daiquiri …


In brief: Date Grape Koolaid daiquiri renamed by Spokane bar

The controversial name of a drink at a downtown Spokane hip-hop bar has been changed after weeks of protests and a boycott of the business. The Date Grape Koolaid daiquiri …


Doug Clark: Free speech shields bar; customers may not

When I heard that a Spokane bar was serving “Date Grape Koolaid,” I knew the morons running this joint would eventually need my help. And sure enough, the Daiquiri Factory, …


Kraft ‘appalled’ by Spokane bar’s drink name

Kraft Foods wants a Spokane bar to quit using its iconic Kool-Aid brand for a controversial drink name that protesters say trivializes rape. The newly opened Daiquiri Factory at 121 …


Downtown bar draws protest with ‘Date Grape Koolaid’

Nearly a hundred people turned out Saturday evening to protest at the grand opening of the Daiquiri Factory in downtown Spokane, loudly chanting objections to a drink named “Date Grape …


‘Date Grape Koolaid’ at new Spokane bar sparks controversy

A new daiquiri-and-deejay nightclub in downtown Spokane sparked heated online discussion Friday surrounding the name of one of its cocktails. The $6 “Date Grape Koolaid” is one of the alcoholic …