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Aimsir Distilling is Raising Money for Bradley Angle House

Plus, the Nasbisco strike, which originated in Portland, continues nationwide

A vivid red cocktail in a coupe set against a black backdrop
The “Toxic” mocktail at Aimsir Distilling
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Aimsir Distilling Raises Money for Domestic Violence Services

New kid on the block Aimsir Distilling, a distillery and bar with a full menu and cocktails, is raising money for Bradley Angle House through September. Diners can find a rotating #FreeBritney cocktail and mocktail on the menu, as well as an heirloom tomato salad and steak bites. The distillery is donating $1 to the domestic violence resource center for each item sold.

Nabisco May Be Hiring Scabs to Replace Striking Workers

The Nabisco strike, which started in Portland, has spread nationwide as workers protest a proposal that would eliminate overtime pay for weekend workers. The walkout began on August 10, and continues at the Portland facility that produces numerous products including Oreos cookies and Ritz crackers. However, the workers’ union vice president Mike Burlingham told the Willamette Week that a large bus with tinted windows comes into the facility each day and leaves again at 6 p.m. The union suspects that the busses are carrying strike-breaking workers. [Willamette Week]

Hawthorne Is Losing a Beloved Juice Bar

Fans of Rose and Lincoln, a popular juice bar on SE Hawthorne Boulevard, have only a few more days to enjoy the fresh-pressed juices and smoothies. Owner Kimiko Matsudo announced on Monday, August 22 via Instagram that Saturday, August 28 would be its last day of service. She did not include a reason why she was closing, and has not been reached for comment. Rose and Lincoln operated for two years, in which it attracted many customers, including Oregon senator Ron Wyden.

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