Bill McCormick, soon-to-be owner of the Pine Tavern, stands next to a recently renovated area of the Bend restaurant's dining room. Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin
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A sale of the Pine Tavern restaurant in Bend is pending.
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The Pine Tavern was founded in 1936 by Maren Gribskov. Bill McCormick, an accomplished restaurateur and the soon-to-be owner, plans to keep the restaurants tradition while expanding the menu to attract a new, younger demographic.
The Pine Tavern, Bend's oldest operating restaurant, was sold in 2014. Dean Guernsey / The Bulletin file photo
The happy hour menu in the bar at the Pine Tavern in downtown Bend offers sixteen different items for $4.95 or less. The Bulletin file photo
The Pine Tavern in downtown Bend. The Bulletin file photo
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