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Portland Transplants vs Portland Natives


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TRANSPLANTS Damian Lillard Trail Blazers point guard Tom McCall Governor who said to visit Oregon but not stay. From Massachusetts Chuck Palahniuk Author of Fight Club Sleater-Kinney wit   More
 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Reheated Meat

Slices from Amy Miller’s Fresh Meat column on wweek.com.


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Johanna Ware Chef and owner of Smallwares, originally from Chicago, on Portland’s friendly but slow service industry… “Anybody who moves to Portland who moved from a big city is going to com   More
 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 AMY MILLER

Big Sack of Spirit

Holiday event picks in Portland.


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BRIGHT LIGHTS Peacock Lane Many houses. Many lights. Many pedestrians. Southeast Peacock Lane between Stark and Belmont streets, peacocklane.net. 6-11 pm Dec. 15-30, 6 pm-midnight Dec. 24 and 31   More
 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 WW Culture Staff

The Waits Are Too Damned Long.


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I’ve been covering this beat for a year now, and it’s astonishing how far Portland’s dispensaries have come in just that time. Like a blooming jug of kombucha, the city’s medical marijua   More
 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 WM. WILLARD GREENE

Suicide is Pantyless

An oral history of Suicide Girls in Portland.


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Suicide Girls seems quaint these days, when naked, tattooed women on the Internet are about as ubiquitous as naked women on the Internet.  But in 2001, when founders Selena Mooney (“Mi   More
 
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Strain Review: Chemdawg


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If you’re a fan of heady strains, chances are Chemdawg is a vital part of your medicine cabinet. It’s a supercharged, sativa-dominant hybrid of unknown origins—an online legend traces the    More
 
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 Mary Romano

Hotseat: Kerry Eggers

The author of a new book about the Ducks-Beavers football rivalry talks platypus and pep talks.


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College football is dominated by bitter rivalries and weird trophies. A lot of it’s pretty silly—golden eggs, bejeweled shillelaghs, golden wagon wheels, a little brown jug, and Oregon’s   More
 
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 JOHN LOCANTHI

Strain Review: Green Crack


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The two most common words describing the psychoactive effects of cannabis are “high” and “stoned”—but have you ever considered the difference between the two? They’re often used in   More
 
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 WM. WILLARD GREENE

Straight Blazin’


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From Bill Walton jamming with Jerry Garcia on a porch off Northwest 23rd Avenue through a list of Jail Blazers alumni we’ll leave out for word-count purposes, the Trail Blazers and grass go to   More
 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 WM. WILLARD GREENE

To-Doobie List


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Marijuana is legal in Oregon. Read that out loud. The goodness of that reality is so hard to accept—particularly when high—that it’s just now starting to feel real. It also seems like the    More
 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 WM. WILLARD GREENE
 

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