Thursday, October 4, 2007

Bagdad Handbill

We had lunch at McMenamins Bagdad Theater and Pub yesterday. Universal Pictures built the Bagdad in SE Portland in the late 1920s for $100,000. It is now saved from demolition by the McMenamins and converted in 1991 into a movie house serving pizza and beer. They've actually added tables in front of each row of theater seats so you can eat and watch the movies simultaneously!

More info here about the theater and the famous acts and movie premieres that have been held here:

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