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Bar's behavior unprofessional and unnecessary

In Our Opinion


A new business has drawn the ire and eyes of many citizens in eastern Washington.

Daiquiri Factory, a bar and grill that operates in downtown Spokane, revealed their drink menu that features a drink titled “Date Grape Kool Aid,” prior to its Feb. 1 opening. This has caused uproar from the community as protesters, many of whom are rape survivors, have been picketing the business since it opened. They say that the name is offensive, inappropriate and a reference to date rape.

Jamie Pendleton, owner of the Daiquiri Factory, said the name was “not meant to offend” anyone and does not i...

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