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Green Giant

How much is sustainability worth? Try $65 million in public money.


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IMAGE: Courtesy of GBD Architects and SERA ArchitectsIn a state that grows sturgeon 10 feet long and Douglas firs taller than 300 feet, large, natural wonders are nothing new. But if a starry-eyed and ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

The Longest Odds

Hundreds of millions in casino dollars haven’t lifted Oregon’s Native Americans out of poverty.


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JACKPOT NATION: More than 1,900 slot machines await gamblers at Spirit Mountain Casino. IMAGE: Darryl JamesEarlier this month, two white guys from Lake Oswego asked Oregon voters to let them run a cas ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Acid Christ

An exclusive excerpt from the unauthorized biography of Ken Kesey.


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Photos by Clyde KellerKen Kesey could have been America’s greatest writer. He had the talent. Certainly he was the finest novelist Oregon ever produced. By age 26, he had penned two canonical no ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 AARON MESH

Mock Star

Carrie Brownstein is making fun of you.


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In her 10 years as a Portlander, Carrie Brownstein has been many things: a guitarist, an actress, a blogger, an advertising writer, a dog trainer and, most recently, the creator of a TV series...   More
 
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 AARON MESH

I Think I Was There

An oral history of Satyricon.


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In 1983, Portland’s Chinatown was, by all accounts, a real shithole. Peppered with empty lots, boarded-up storefronts and dealers pushing cocaine and heroin as casually as a grocery store clerk might ask “paper or plastic?”—it was a part of town best avoided altogether. It was in the heart of this dubious neighborhood that George Touhouliotis, a 36-year-old Greek immigrant and former cab driver with a fondness for poetry and rebellious youth culture, opened an equally dirty bar called Satyricon...   More
 
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 CASEY JARMAN, MICHAEL MANNHEIMER, JAY HORTON

Art Attack 2

Soiled panties, Chinese Shakespeare, bad moms and more cultural gems that are yours for the taking in Portland this fall.


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Vacation’s over, folks! Put the vampire novels away and get ready to start digesting Serious Works again—the fall art season is upon us, beginning with MusicfestNW and PICA’s Time-Ba ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 Brett Campbell, Kelly Clarke, Richard Speer, Ben Waterhouse, Heather Wisner

Best Of Portland 2010


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25 years ago, this newspaper tried on a whim to break up the summer doldrums with an issue devoted to the best people and places our city has to offer. That first Best of Portland package gushed over ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Get Out

Summer’s here. Go play outside.


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By Zach Dundas, Peter Frick-Wright, Caitlin Giddings and Ben Waterhouse Illustrations by Toby Thane Neighbors WalkHIKE: Angels RestWhy go: All the delights of the western gorge in one hike, includi ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Cheap Eats 2010

Hungry?


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Let us help you out with that. You are holding in your hands our biggest Cheap Eats ever. Since January, we’ve eaten our way across the city, from St. Johns to Powellhurst-Gilbert and as far afi ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 WW Staff

Text Appeal

On the eve of the city’s biggest literary blowout, we hounded Wordstock authors with the questions that really matter. And some that don’t.


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As if Portlanders weren’t book-obsessed enough, for the past five years the Wordstock Festival has brought authors from across the globe to town to talk, hobnob and geek out on all things wordy ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 WW Editorial Staff
 

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