Home Must Reads Eugene gets three vintage arcade locations

Eugene gets three vintage arcade locations

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, May 14, 2012

Eugene will soon have three locations to enjoy food, drinks and vintage arcade games.

Paul Kermizian, who specializes in this entertainment niche, said Eugene seems to be “a boom town” for combination bar/arcades. He is owner of Barcade, which opened in Brooklyn in 2004. Barcade was not the first bar to offer classic arcade games, but it may have been the first to offer more than 30 of them, and, back in 2007, it trademarked the name “Barcade,” Kermizian said.

“We’ve seen a lot of places open in the last few years, mostly urban and some college towns — pretty much every city you could think of,” he said. “It’s been pretty crazy: Denver, Portland, Texas. It’s cool. It shows that there’s an interest in these classic arcade games.”

Read more at The Register-Guard.

{biztweet}eugene arcade{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Interview: Dr. Mark Goulston

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, July 10, 2014
JustListenBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

Tom Cox interviews Dr. Mark Goulston, author of Just Listen, Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone.


Read more...

Portland rises

News
Monday, August 18, 2014

IMG 2551Portland is in the middle of another construction boom, with residential and office projects springing up downtown, in the Pearl and Old Town. OB Web Editor Jessica Ridgway documents the new wave.


Read more...

College Hacker

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY KLINT FINLEY

Treehouse CEO Ryan Carson builds a 21st-century trade school.


Read more...

Back to School

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY LEE VAN DER VOO

By now we’ve all read the headlines: Starbucks is giving away free degrees. Except it isn’t.


Read more...

Podcast: Interview with Pete Friedes

Contributed Blogs
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

082714-thumb friedesbookTom Cox interviews Pete Friedes, author of "The 2R Manager," about becoming a Best Boss.


Read more...

Tight and Loose

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY JENNIFER MARGULIS

As schools implement more rigorous academic standards, holistic and flexible approaches to K-12 education flourish.


Read more...

The Alchemist

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

David Howitt explains why Portland consumer brands like Stumptown and Voodoo Doughnuts are taking the world by storm.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS