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Portland Timbers Bars

  • Bar 43
    4306 43rd St, Queens, NY 11104, USA
  • The 40/40 Club
    6 W 25th St, New York, NY 10010, United States
  • STOUT NYC - BRYANT PARK
    109 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018
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The Boot Room Logo
The Boot Room
17 John Street, New York
Blind Pig Logo
Blind Pig
233 E 14th Street, New York
Barleycorn Logo
Barleycorn
23 Park Pl, New York, NY 10007, United States
Meehan's Public House Logo
Meehan's Public House
232 19th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, United States
Fado Irish Pub (Midtown) Logo
Fado Irish Pub (Midtown)
933 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, United States
Elder Tree Public House Logo
Elder Tree Public House
469 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, United States
Brewhouse Cafe Logo
Brewhouse Cafe
401 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, United States
The Red Lion Logo
The Red Lion
151 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012, United States
Shillelagh Tavern Logo
Shillelagh Tavern
47-22 30th Ave., Queens, NY 11103, United States
The Monro Pub Logo
The Monro Pub
481 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215, United States
The Grafton Logo
The Grafton
126 1st Ave., New York, NY 10009, United States
Amity Hall Logo
Amity Hall
80 W 3rd St, New York, NY 10012, United States
O'Hanlon's Logo
O'Hanlon's
349 E 14th St, New York, NY 10003, United States
Marlow's Tavern - Midtown Logo
Marlow's Tavern - Midtown
950 W Peachtree St NW #215, Atlanta, GA 30309
Eleventh Street Pub Logo
Eleventh Street Pub
1041 West Peachtree Street NW Atlanta, GA 30309
Taco Mac - Metropolis Logo
Taco Mac - Metropolis
933 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Hudson Grille - Midtown Logo
Hudson Grille - Midtown
942 Peachtree Street Atlanta, GA 30309
Dugan's Restaurant & Bar Logo
Dugan's Restaurant & Bar
777 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
Hudson Grille - Tucker Logo
Hudson Grille - Tucker
2075 Northlake Parkway Tucker, GA 30084
Tribeca Social Logo
Tribeca Social
6 Murray Street, New York, NY 10007
Common Ground Logo
Common Ground
63 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014
Wogie's - Financial District Logo
Wogie's - Financial District
44 Trinity Place New York, NY 10006
Wogie's - West Village Logo
Wogie's - West Village
39 Greenwich Ave. New York, NY 10014
Shorty's - 23rd St. Logo
Shorty's - 23rd St.
219 E 23rd St, New York, NY 10010
Shorty's - Financial District Logo
Shorty's - Financial District
62 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10004
Merrion Square Pub Logo
Merrion Square Pub
1840 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10128
Varners Restaurant & Tavern Logo
Varners Restaurant & Tavern
725 Concord Rd. Smyrna, Ga
J.R. Crickets Halftime Logo
J.R. Crickets Halftime
2348 Cascade Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30311
Rocky Mountain Pizza Logo
Rocky Mountain Pizza
1005 Hemphill Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
The 40/40 Club Logo
The 40/40 Club
6 W 25th St, New York, NY 10010, United States
Crompton Ale House Logo
Crompton Ale House
159 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001, USA
American Whiskey - Midtown Logo
American Whiskey - Midtown
247 W 30th St, New York, NY 10001, USA
Bar 43 Logo
Bar 43
4306 43rd St, Queens, NY 11104, USA
Turnmill Bar Logo
Turnmill Bar
119 E 27th St, New York, NY 10016, USA
Dantanna's Logo
Dantanna's
3400 Around Lenox Dr. Atlanta, GA 30326
Roebling Sporting Club Logo
Roebling Sporting Club
25 N 8th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
Banter Bar Logo
Banter Bar
132 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
Highbury Pub Logo
Highbury Pub
1002 Cortelyou Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11218, USA
McHale's Pub Logo
McHale's Pub
251 W 51st St, New York, NY 10019, USA
Flannery's Bar Logo
Flannery's Bar
205 west 14th st off, 7th Ave, New York, NY 10011, USA
The Black Horse Pub Logo
The Black Horse Pub
568 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA
Bounce Sporting Club Logo
Bounce Sporting Club
55 W 21st St, New York, NY 10010, United States
Due West Logo
Due West
189 W 10th St, New York, NY 10014, United States
Saluggis East Logo
Saluggis East
399 Grand St, New York, NY 10002, United States
Katie O'Byrnes Restaurant Logo
Katie O'Byrnes Restaurant
121 Wall Street State Street &, Erie Blvd, Schenectady, NY 12305, USA
Stout FiDi Logo
Stout FiDi
90 John St, New York, NY 10038, USA
The Hideaway Seaport Logo
The Hideaway Seaport
22 Peck Slip, New York, NY 10038, USA
Mason Jar NYC Logo
Mason Jar NYC
43 E 30th St, New York, NY 10016, USA
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Eastpoint
25 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009, USA
Printers Alley Logo
Printers Alley
215 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018, USA
Home Base Bistro Logo
Home Base Bistro
416 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA
Jack Demsey's Logo
Jack Demsey's
36 W 33rd St, New York, NY 10001, USA
The Tailor Public House Logo
The Tailor Public House
505 8th Ave, New York, NY 10018, USA
St. Pat's Bar & Grill NYC Logo
St. Pat's Bar & Grill NYC
22 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036, USA
Kent Ale House Logo
Kent Ale House
51 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249, United States
The Brewery Bar & Kitchen Logo
The Brewery Bar & Kitchen
49-18 30th Ave, Woodside, NY 11377, USA
Dorian's Red Hand Logo
Dorian's Red Hand
1616 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028, USA
Clinton Hall Logo
Clinton Hall
16 W 36th St., New York, NY 10018, USA
Bradley's Bar & Grill Logo
Bradley's Bar & Grill
4961 Lower Roswell Road Marietta, GA 30068
IV Purpose Logo
IV Purpose
1489 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11216
The Ainsworth - Rockville Centre NY Logo
The Ainsworth - Rockville Centre NY
210 Merrick Road Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Jack Doyle's Logo
Jack Doyle's
240 W 35th St, New York, NY 10001
Triona's Logo
Triona's
192 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10003
The Red Lion Logo
The Red Lion
151 Bleecker St New York, NY 10012
Slate NYC Logo
Slate NYC
54 West 21st Street NYC 10010
Sl√°inte Bar & Lounge Logo
Sl√°inte Bar & Lounge
304 Bowery New York, NY 10012
11th St. Bar Logo
11th St. Bar
510 East 11th Street New York, NY 10009
Pinks Cantina Logo
Pinks Cantina
242 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003
The Irish American Pub Logo
The Irish American Pub
17 John St, New York, NY 10038
Kelly's Logo
Kelly's
12 Avenue A, New York, NY 11221
Mudville 9 Logo
Mudville 9
126 Chambers Street New York, NY 10007
AOA Bar and Grill Logo
AOA Bar and Grill
35 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10013 2129251600
Shorty's - Hell's Kitchen Logo
Shorty's - Hell's Kitchen
576 9th Avenue, New York, NY 10036
Ryan Maguires Logo
Ryan Maguires
28 Cliff Street, New York, NY 10038
Dark Horse Logo
Dark Horse
17 Murray St, New York, NY 10007
Beckett's Bar and Grill Logo
Beckett's Bar and Grill
81 PEARL STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10004
The Ainsworth - Hoboken NJ Logo
The Ainsworth - Hoboken NJ
310 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken, NJ 07030
The Ainsworth - East Village NYC Logo
The Ainsworth - East Village NYC
64 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10003
The Ainsworth - Midtown NYC Logo
The Ainsworth - Midtown NYC
45 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016
Stout NYC - Bryant Park Logo
Stout NYC - Bryant Park
109 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018
Playwright Celtic Pub Logo
Playwright Celtic Pub
732 8th Ave, New York, NY 10036
Mustang Harry's Logo
Mustang Harry's
352 7th Ave, New York, NY 10001
AllStars Bar and Grill Logo
AllStars Bar and Grill
327 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019
Smithfield Hall Logo
Smithfield Hall
138 West 25th Street New York, NY 10001
Legends NYC Logo
Legends NYC
6 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001

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About

The Portland Timbers are an American professional soccer club based in Portland, Oregon, that competes in Major League Soccer. The Timbers are the 18th club of Major League Soccer, and replace the USL First Division's team of the same name, while retaining the same ownership. The MLS club is the fourth Portland team to share the legacy of the Timbers name, which originated in the old North American Soccer League in 1975.

The announcement of the Timbers' entry into MLS was the culmination of a nearly two-year-long process for Merritt Paulson, dating back at least to May 2007, when Paulson led a group that bought the Portland Beavers and the USL Timbers. The group included former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson (Meritt Paulson's father) who holds a 20% stake. The biggest issue for the city of Portland was that due to league concerns about seating configuration, field surface, and scheduling, obtaining an MLS club would require a new stadium.

In October 2007, Paulson was told PGE Park could be upgraded for about $20 million, and a new baseball stadium (with 8,000 to 9,000 seats) would cost about $30 million. By November 2008, Paulson told The New York Times he expected Portland taxpayers would spend $85 million to "build a new baseball stadium for his Beavers and renovate PGE Park‚ÄĒjust remodeled in 2001 at a cost to taxpayers of $38.5 million‚ÄĒfor soccer", and that in exchange, he would spend $40 million for the franchise fee to bring a new Major League Soccer team to Portland. MLS was in support of the proposal, wanting to continue to expand the number of owners in the league (for a while, all of its teams were owned by three men: Phil Anschutz, Lamar Hunt, and Robert Kraft).

Timbers thank their fans after a home victory

Though supporting the acquisition of an MLS franchise raised numerous issues for Mayor Sam Adams and the Portland City Council, the Timbers were announced as Major League Soccer's eighteenth team on March 20, 2009 by Commissioner Don Garber. The announcement occurred during the first and second round games of the 2009 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament being held in Portland the same week. The announcement noted that the team would retain the Portland Timbers name.

The team owner is Peregrine Sports, LLC, a group led by Merritt Paulson. Paulson was also the head of Shortstop, LLC which owned the USL-1 Timbers as well as the Pacific Coast League's Portland Beavers.

Former MLS forward and assistant coach John Spencer was named the first head coach of the MLS-era Timbers on August 10, 2010. It was also announced that Gavin Wilkinson, head coach of the USL-1/USSF D-2 Timbers, would stay on as the general manager/technical director of the MLS side.

The Timbers signed five players before the MLS Expansion Draft on November 24, 2010. Three were part of the Timbers D-2 Pro League squad in 2010 (Steve Cronin, Bright Dike, and Ryan Pore), one was signed from D-2 Pro League team Austin Aztex (forward Eddie Johnson) and one was acquired via trade with New York Red Bulls (midfielder Jeremy Hall). On November 24, 2010, the Timbers, along with the other 2011 expansion team, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, participated in an MLS Expansion Draft, each selecting 10 players from existing teams. Immediately after the Expansion Draft, the Timbers announced the trade of their first pick (midfielder Dax McCarty), from FC Dallas to DC United for defender Rodney Wallace. The Timbers and Whitecaps also participated in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft on January 13, 2011 with the Whitecaps having the first pick, and the Timbers having the second pick. Vancouver surprised some by selecting youngster Omar Salgado and Portland swiftly selected Akron midfielder/forward Darlington Nagbe.

Stadium

  • Name:

    Providence Park
  • City:

    Portland, OR
  • Stadium Capacity:

    22000
  • Stadium Description:

    Providence Park is an outdoor stadium which houses the MLS Portland Timbers, NWSL Portland Thorns, and Portland State University Vikings football. The stadium underwent a $31 million renovation in late 2010 and early 2011. The stadium is owned by the City of Portland, and is managed by Peregrine Sports, LLC, the entity that owns the Timbers and Thorns.

    Prior to the 2011 MLS season, the stadium was renamed Jeld-Wen Field from PGE Park, in a partnership with Klamath Falls, Oregon based company Jeld-Wen. Jeld-Wen is a manufacturer of windows and doors, leading to the stadium's nickname, "The House of Pane." In 2014, the stadium was renamed Providence Park after a partnership with Providence Health & Services was announced.

    The Multnomah Athletic Club, an athletic club in downtown Portland, stands next door; the windows of the north side of the club's building overlook the field.

    The Interstate 405 freeway in Portland is also known locally as the Stadium Freeway and travels near the stadium. In addition, the Providence Park MAX Light Rail station is across the street. The property slopes significantly downhill from the south end to the north end, with the result that the playing surface sits well below street level.