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Oregonians Now Must Wear Masks at Street Fairs and Outdoor Markets

Plus, Beech Street Parlor is on the market, and more news to start your day

Patrons at the Portland Farmers Market sport masks and practice social distancing as they shop at the Winters Farms stand on Saturday, April 4.
Shoppers wear masks at the Portland Farmers Market
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Oregon Revises Its Mask Requirements to Include Outdoor Markets

Now that the weather is getting colder and cases are going up nationwide, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has added new specifics to its mask requirements. Back in July, Brown announced that masks would be required outside when people can’t maintain six feet of distance. Now, state officials are being more specific: Oregonians must wear masks in places like outdoor markets and street fairs, as well as private and public universities. The new guidance also requires masks in all workplaces, even when people can socially distance. [O]

The Closed House-Turned-Bar Beech Street Parlor Is Now For Sale

The artist hangout Beech Street Parlor announced its permanent closure back in September, but now the bar — and the business — are on the market. The 2,328 square-foot home is listed at $600,000, but for an additional $65,000, some lucky Portlander can buy the business, as well. Sadaka Realty has already posted the listing for those interested. [PoMo]

In Other News...

In-N-Out was eyeing a spot on the Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway earlier this year. The buzzy brand told KGW earlier this year that it’s looking at opening a new location in the greater Portland area, but no concrete news yet on when or where that will be. [PBJ]
Son of Man is now canning its killer Basque-style ciders. [NSB]
That TikTok video of the guy drinking Ocean Spray on a longboard is giving local cranberry and raspberry growers hope for better fruit sales. [OPB]

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