Get Your Motor Running to Greeley Avenue Bar for NASCAR

The roar of an engine. The squeal of a tire. The thrill of high-octane competition. If these things get your heart pumping then you’ll want to come out to Greeley Avenue Bar and Grill for televised NASCAR racing throughout the month of July.

Race to the finish

We’ve got the best races playing and you can follow along with your favorite drivers as they take to the track and fight to become the frontrunner. Here are a few to watch in the 2018 racing season and NASCAR experts’ picks to go all the way.

 

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NASCAR’s Zack Albert is looking at Brad Keselowski at the Daytona 500.“With a strong restrictor-plate acumen, all the variables set to finally align for the No. 2 crew at the Great American Race.”

Albert’s boldest prediction is picking the five first-time winners. “Chase Elliott is expected to finally break through, but add Alex Bowman, William Byron, Erik Jones and Daniel Suarez to that list.” Albert believes Kyle Busch will go all the way, based on his racing accomplishments over the last year.

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Joey Logano is NASCAR’s Jessica Ruffin’s pick for the Daytona 500. “The Fords have proven to be the cars to beat in the long run at Daytona, and Team Penske’s Logano has the plate prowess to be patient when he needs to be (and aggressive when coming to the checkered).”

Ruffin’s long-stretch prediction is a surprise playoff qualifier. “William Byron’s rise through the ranks has been quick, but successful. He won multiple races in his Xfinity and Truck rookie seasons, so look for strong, consistent runs — if not a win — for the young driver this year.” Ruffin agrees with Zach Albert and pegs Kyle Busch to go all the way

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Throughout the summer, racing fans are filling the stadiums of the country’s best race tracks. When you make Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill your NASCAR “pit box” you’ll be sitting right at the finish line when the checkered flag is waved!

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Make Greeley Your Fourth of July Hot Spot

The summer’s biggest day is just around the corner and Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill is the perfect place for an all-day celebration on Independence Day!

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There’s no other city in America that appreciates the spirit of independence more than Portland Oregon. We love expressing our individuality in the things we make, the way we look, and the activities we enjoy. At Greeley Avenue Bar we show our independent spirit through craft beer, inventive culinary creations, and cheering on great sports action and this year we’re ready to host you on July 4th!

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All-American Sports

Come into Greeley on the Fourth to watch fifteen exciting Major League Baseball games! The Pacific Northwest fans’ favorite Seattle Mariners hosting the Los Angeles Angels at Safeco Field at 1pm.

The annual Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest, one of the wildest summer competitions, is back at Coney Island on the Fourth of July. Come in for breakfast and watch as competitors race to the finish chomping through one of America’s most iconic foods. The contest begins at 9am.

Wimbledon will be in full swing over the Fourth of July, and those competitors who are comfortable playing on grass have the advantage. Tennis stars Serena Williams and Roger Federer are favorites but don’t discount Andy Murray and Petra Kvitova.

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America’s Favorite Brews

Our taps runneth over on Fourth of July. Did you know that you can find out which beers are featured on our rotating taps even before leaving your house? Our online leaderboards automatically update with the latest brews that our bartenders have tapped into. Click on this link to see what we’re serving right now!

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Spend the Fourth of July celebrating with Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill! It’s your North Portland home for all your summer favorites—great burgers, ice cold beer, and your favorite televised sports action!

 

It’s Father’s Day at Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill

June 17this Father’s Day and we want to help you plan the perfect day for your dad; a day spent at Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill!  You’ll find a large selection of beers and top-shelf spirits on tap, delicious burgers on our menu, and a pool table waiting for a challenging game between you and your dad.

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Over the years your dad has been there through the good, the bad, and the ugly. Now it’s time to step up to the bar and buy him a thirst-quenching pint of his favorite beer. There’s no better place to do this than North Portland’s favorite sports bar. We’ve got the gifts your dad will love any day of the year!

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A Toast to the Man of the Hour

Raise a glass in honor of dear ol’ dad! We’ve got 16 brands of domestic and foreign, craft and microbrew beers on tap and even more in bottles and cans. Does he prefer a cocktail? No problem—we’ve got all the top shelf brands of spirits and our skilled mixologists will turn them into whatever drink he craves!

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The Beloved Burger

He’s been grilling for you all your life, now it’s time to pay him back with a juicy burger served hot from our grill! Chef Bode has come up with 10 delicious burger combinations, including the popular Whiskey BBQ Bacon Burger, making it the best, and hardest, decision your dad will have to make on his big day.

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Champion His Skill

Remember when your dad would let you beat him at a challenging game? Let him see what that confidence has taught you with a challenging game of pool. Greeley has a fully decked out pool table, as well as a table-top shuffleboard game, and pin ball games.

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Give dad what he wants most on Father’s Day; a burger, a beer, and a whole lot of fun at Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill!

Keep Up to Date on What’s Playing on Greeley’s Big Screen TV

Are you looking for the next big game to watch but you don’t know what’s playing on the sports channels? Are you about to head out to the door but you don’t know what you’ll find on TV when you find a seat at your favorite neighborhood sports bar? Well, wonder no more because you can check out what’s playing on Greeley Avenue Bar’s Big Screen TV when you follow our Greeley’s Facebook page.

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Our Facebook sportscaster will keep you up to date on what you can to expect to see when you stop in for a drink and a game. Throughout the week, he posts updates on the games to come and reminds you where you’ll find the best sports fans in NoPo.

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Baseball, basketball, football, and soccer; every game you’re interested in can be found somewhere in our bar. We’ve got twelve televisions warmed up and ready to broadcast all the hottest games. (See a list of our subscribed cable sports packages below.)

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Our TVs are spread throughout the bar and outside on both our front and back porches so you will never have to miss a moment of exciting action. Rain or shine, you’ll be glad you chose to watch the game at our bar.

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So, “Like” our Facebook page, pick out a game, then head on down to Greeley Avenue Bar and Grill for a burger, a beer, and the most important televised sports action in the best sports bar you’ll find in North Portland!


Sports Packages Hosted by Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill

DirecTV

ESPN Collect Extra

ESPN

NHL Center Ice

Fox Sports Northwest

NFL Sunday Ticket

Fox Sports NW

Big Ten Sports

Fox Soccer Plus

SEC Network

Extra Innings

 

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Fox Sports Northwest

 

Greeley’s Spinach Bacon Salad; the Ironman of Salads

Are you swimsuit ready after months of downtime during the rainy season? Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill has your back with our protein-packed, nutrient filled Spinach Bacon Salad!

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You’ll look forward to eating your greens when you dig into this salad! Not only is it made from fresh vegetables, it’s got the smoky taste of crisp bacon, savory blue cheese, spicy onion, hard-boiled egg, your choice of grilled or crispy chicken breast, and a cup full of light raspberry vinaigrette. All designed to fill you up without you having to loosen your belt.

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The Greeley chefs have created a salad where each forkful is loaded with a well-balanced, great tasting mix of the best ingredients found in North Portland. Chef Bode is well versed in culinary creations(and, if you don’t believe me just check out the “Hall of Flame” page on our website!) and his goal is to always leave his customers wanting more. That’s exactly how I felt when I dug into this delicious salad.

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And quality doesn’t take away from quantity because the chefs will fill the plate to the max—but that’s ok because it’s salad and when you eat this you can almost feel the vitamins and minerals feeding your body. You’ll surely want to be a member of the clean plate club with this dish!

Next time you want to add a salad to your diet stop by Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill for the Spinach Bacon Salad. Your body will thank you!

Two Once a Year Sporting Events to Watch at Greeley Avenue Bar

Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill’s “Wall of TVs” will soon be showing two of the nation’s most anticipated televised sporting events; the Stanley Cup playoffs and the Kentucky Derby!

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The 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Series scheduled from April to June)

We’re deep in the 2018 National Hockey League playoffs and the action on the ice is fierce.

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The teams entered the rink on April 11thto compete for professional hockey’s highest honor, the Stanley Cup. The front-runners for this year’s championship title are the Pittsburgh Penguins but they face a tough contender in Tampa Bay’s team. They have a history of close calls in regard to tournament wins—last year they missed the playoffs by only one point—but experts are still sticking with the Penguins.

Come into Greeley early to watch the games and enjoy our NHL “McBreakfast Biscuit,”a buttermilk biscuit sandwich with one egg, American cheese, sausage, bacon or ham and a side of breakfast potatoes. Add an Irish Coffee to keep you warm as you watch the players on the ice.

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The Kentucky Derby (Saturday, May 5)

The trumpet rings out, the gates are thrown open—and down the track they go—dirt flying up from thundering hooves as they round the track towards the finish line during horse racing’s biggest event of the year; the Kentucky Derby.

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The Kentucky Derby is the first leg of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, followed by the Preakness Stakes on May 19thand the Belmont Stakes on June 9th. Over 150,000 fans will watch the races live at Churchill Downs, but you don’t have to fight those crowds! Come down to Greeley Avenue Bar for a front row seat at the most famous horse race in the world. Enjoy a Mint Julep, the official drink of the Derby, while you’re watching the races.

With two great sporting events to watch, you’ll want to enjoy it in the comfort of North Portland’s favorite neighborhood sports bar, Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill!

Baseball Season Is Here! (even if the weather keeps denying it’s Spring)

Even though half the nation can’t get out from under several inches of snow, the baseball diamonds are green and ready for exciting major league baseball. Come on down to Greeley Avenue Bar & Grillto forget the winter and revel in the game of summer!

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The 2017 season saw the Astros cruising to their first World Series win, with 101 victorious games racked up throughout the season, due to one of the best offenses ever seen in the MLB. But, can they hold their standing in the 2018 season? So far, yes. Their game has become a lot stronger this winter and there are many analysts who are surprised that a month before the camps opened in January they were easily in the number one spot in the 2018 projected standings.

So, here’s the prections for the top five teams of 2018::

  1. Astros, 98 wins
  2. Dodgers, 94 wins
  3. Indians, 93 wins
  4. Cubs, 92 wins
  5. (3-way tie) Yankees, Red Sox and Nationals, 91 wins

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Of course, these projections can be upended by unexpected injuries, trades, and breakout players that outperform their reputations leading up to the season, but right now the bets are on the Astros to come out on top of the  seven teams they predict will win 90 or more games throughout the season.

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For those of us who love the cracking sound of a bat and an icy cold beer, make your way to Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill to watch Major League Baseball with all your sports loving, North Portland neighborhood friends!

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