Clubbing In Portland: Looking For The Nightlife

Winter,Spring,Summer & Fall: Portland’s nightlife scene has much to offer, it just depends on what you are looking for. If the Old Port area is not your scene and you are looking for place that all ages can co-mingle than CJ’s Place may be your spot. CJ’s has a relaxed, casual atmosphere with a real “local hangout” feel. The drinks are relatively cheap and the food is good. This is the place to head if hanging out with friends for a couple of drinks, listening to some music and dancing a little is on the agenda. If it’s happy hour after a long day in the office you’re in search of, than a new upscale place to check out is Empire. This posh new club is located in the Time and Temperature building in the heart of downtown. This is a great place to sit on the lounge chairs and sip martinis. The second floor of this trendy hangout is a full blown dance club with an amazing stage area and room to move. If you are in the mood to move to some of the best club music around than the Old Port Tavern or OPT as it is known, is the place to go. The crowd is young twenties, moving to the DJ’s rhythm jam that is being pumped on to the dance floor. It may not be New York but, the club scene in Portland is happening and there are plenty of places to choose from.