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Behind the P Palace Decline; Burgerville Kids' Meals

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NORTHEAST—WWeek gets the backstory behind why Voodoo Doughnut owner Tres Shannon ultimately scrapped plans for his adult playhouse, the Portland P Palace: According to the article, city building codes denied the spot its operating permit, and Shannon and business partner John Hunt are now mired in a lawsuit filed by the property owners — to the tune of $20,475 in back rent. [WW]

EVERYWHERE—Today in "this thing is Way Too Much Portland," local fast-food chain Burgerville announced the return of its partnership with urban farm center Zenger Farm, to offer seed packets in Bugerville kids' meals. The "Springtime Seeds Program" aims to educate young eaters about food sources and sustainability. The extra kids' meal bonus is available now through May, while supplies last. [EaterWire]