600 Years

Resurrection of the Southern

After the “crash of the Southern Theater” in 2011 Damon Runnals inherited a theater on the verge of bankruptcy. Almost as if the last administrative directors had turned off the lights and left the key under the front door matt, he was left as the...

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From Ethiopia to the West Bank: Dilla’s Ethiopian Restaurant

  Ask Wagari Hiripa Hunde what his biggest challenge managing his mother’s Dilla's Ethiopian Restaurant has been, “The winter; this is the most difficult climate for me,” he’ll tell you with a big laugh. Coming to the West Bank in the last six months, he’ll also tell you,...

Town Hall

A West Bank Classic: The Town Hall Brewery

This week on the West Bank, I decided to check out the Town Hall Brewery. With waitresses dancing to the music, TVs playing the latest games, and the cozy wooden ambiance, the restaurant had such a unique feel to it that was easy to fall...

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Town Hall Gives Back – to KFAI!

Who said making the world a better place wasn’t all fun and games? Town Hall is giving back with new program benefitting West Bank nonprofits, pint by lovely pint. Every month they are donating proceeds from each West Bank Ale sold to a local West Bank nonprofit....

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Here Comes A Regular: Meet the awesome Angie Courchaine!

Here comes a regular --- Call out your name ---- Those who spend most of their time on the West Bank know it's the people that really make this neighborhood so incredible. The staff, the residents and of course, the regulars! We wanted to use this blog to...

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West Bank Killer Crew: Michael Lord!

The WBBA is excited to announce Michael Lord as the first recipient of our monthly “Killer Crew” award! Michael works at the Cedar Cultural Center as their Assistant Director of Events. Nominated by colleague Sage Dahlen: “I'm writing to support the nomination of Michael Lord for...

West Bank Highlights: Afro Deli & Coffee

This week on the West Bank, I tried out Afro Deli & Coffee for the first time. I had heard how good the restaurant was so many times from so many people, so it was about time I ventured over to check it out! Located...

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Drink for the greater good!

Who said making the world a better place wasn’t all fun and games? This fall, join Town Hall Brewing as they give back to the community, pint by lovely pint. Every month they will donate proceeds from each West Bank Ale sold to a local...