The Blazers broke our hearts. Are we ready to get back with the NBA’s hottest team?
Maybe it was when Kobe’s alley-oop to
Shaq sealed Game 7 of the 2000 Western Conference Finals. Maybe it was
when Greg Oden’s knee exploded for the third time or when Brandon Roy
How the nuclear plant no one knows about is wasting your money.
At lunch, you can often find Robert McCullough in the
Heathman Hotel dining room. From the moment he sits down, waiters know
to ferry him one latte after another as McCullough, one of the nation��
Portland runs on a steady drip of high-grade coffee.
We write to you bleary-eyed and shaky.
In recent weeks, we
imbibed countless cups of caffeinated brew—at cafes early in the
morning, at the office all day, and in espresso martinis late at nig
Two Oregonians found the perfect crime: falsely promising vulnerable immigrants documents. Why are they not in prison?
Ignacio Estevez was 16 when he came to the United States
from Guatemala in 1987 to pluck pistachios in California for 20 cents a
barrel. He’s since sweated his way into a construction job with b
Meet Portland’s best standup comics, as chosen by their peers.
Portland comedy shows often feel like
house parties. Half the people know each other, and everyone else is
bonding over $2 tall boys while griping about OkCupid skeezeballs and
roommates who flo
The ugly truth about graduation rates at Portland’s high schools.
On a balmy, nearly full-moon August evening, only a few people showed up at a Portland Public Schools board meeting.
That was fortunate
for board members and Superintendent Carole Smith, because d
…And boom? Inside Portland startup Carbon Audio’s roller-coaster year. Can it finally put the world on blast?
The wine cost $12,000 a bottle.
It was a ’71 Chateau
Petrus, maybe a ’73—Jason Martin can’t remember. But he does know it was
Las Vegas in January 2012 at the Consumer Electronics Show,
Portland activists may have outed the wrong guy as an FBI snitch—here’s why they still should be paranoid.
It was a perfect day for a protest.
July 27 broke
beautifully—not too hot, a light breeze, Mount Hood gleaming in the
distance. At least 1,000 people, from old hippies to young anarchists,
10 years after his death, Elliott Smith is still estranged from Portland.
Elliott Smith sang it himself: Pictures of him are always wrong.
So the photo of him
at Disneyland, taken in 1996, must be Photoshopped, right? The saddest
songwriter in the world—a man who co