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Chardonnay in the shoe department: Retailers are increasingly serving alcohol to woo shoppers

Across the country, shopping centers, malls and such major chains as Nordstrom, Crate & Barrel, Whole Foods and Giant are increasingly allowing – even encouraging – customers to imbibe while …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020

Fight that left man with fatal head wounds followed night of bar-hopping in Spokane Valley

Daniel Jarman and Joseph Riley had been friendly with each other while hanging out with several women on the night of Dec. 28. Then the two men started arguing, and …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020

Man dies after Spokane Valley bar fight; detectives looking for witnesses

A 40-year-old man died Friday evening after five days in the hospital with severe head injuries. The fight occurred in the early hours of Dec. 29 in the parking lot …

UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019

Speakeasy-style bar coming to downtown Spokane

Bryan Harkey plans to open the bar Scofflaw’s Books in downtown Spokane’s American Legion Building in August.

‘You can always find a friend here’: The Baby Bar embraces its hole-in-the-wall vibe

Baby Bar, known for its gem of a jukebox, all-around scrappiness and hand-written rules, is comforting in its no-nonsense but friendly approach to service. During the past dozen years, this …

Drag show thrives in Washington’s timber country, but it’s not all sequins and rainbows

Despite some opposition, drag shows have helped draw support for the region’s LGBTQIA community.

Fire guts New York bar favored by author Jack Kerouac

NORTHPORT, N.Y. – A famous New York bar once frequented by Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac has been gutted by a fire. Officials in the village of Northport on Long …

Huckleberries: She has a connection to a Wallace bordello – and she’s talking

Molly Tsalaky, of Mica Bay on Lake Coeur d’Alene, was laughing when she contacted Huckleberries. My Wednesday column about the infamous Wallace brothels brought back memories. Molly and her late …

UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017

Gonzaga fans take in boisterous national championship at Jack and Dan’s

They came by the dozens early in the day to pack the institution of Gonzaga basketball, the old dive once owned by Jack Stockton. They left proud of their team, …

Idaho Falls bar patrons attack man pointing rifle at crowd

A group of patrons were able to disarm a man who entered an Idaho Falls bar and pointed a rifle at the crowd.

Businessman assaulted outside downtown bar

Two men were beaten after leaving a bar off Division Street early Thursday, Spokane police said. Investigators are looking for anyone with information about the alleged assailants.

Historic watering hole lost to overnight fire in Mullan

More than a dozen bars used to wet the whistles of Mullan steelworkers in the heyday of mining – now there is one. A fire burned the rickety Silver Dollar …

Area around WSU-owned property has violent history

Bodies on a packed dance floor start to bounce as techno music pulsates from stacked speakers; bikini-clad women spin down poles and a DJ exhorts the crowd, “If you’re not …

Hard to imagine any better way to observe last call

The Mayans couldn’t have imagined the end of the world would be such a rockin’ affair. Y2K ain’t got nothin’ on the hype behind the planet’s latest predicted deadline.