Dave Stone moved to L.A. and lived in a van to make his comedy career happen.
Editor’s note: WW contributor
Pete Cottell lives in a van. For two years, Dave Stone, an L.A.-based
comedian performing at this weekend’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival, also
lived in a van. We
A restrictive new state law that led to the temporary closure of medical marijuana dispensaries taught us a lesson we should have already known.
Editor’s note: Columnist Wm. Willard
Greene is on a spirit quest in the Rockies. In his place, we’ve asked
another writer to chime in about recent changes to Oregon dispensary
Fit men’s and women’s shoes
At first look, something seems off. On second look, it
becomes clear that Wilsonville-based Skora’s newest line of running
Some of you may have forgotten. Some of you never knew. But Katherine Dunn wrote for Willamette Week for nearly a decade starting in 1981. “All during the time I was working on the Geek,” Dunn tel
Some day in the near future, your neighborhood is likely
to be rocked by an explosion. The force will probably to be minor:
enough to blow out a few windows and maybe some drywall.
Cutting-edge local tools to make your spring ruts bear fruit.
In a city of backyard plots and community gardens, it
shouldn’t surprise you that there’s also a bumper crop of local
companies making tools for our own particular gardening needs—whether
1. Pure Sweet Almond massage oil
Escential Lotions & Oils, escentialonline.com. 16 ounces, $13.50.
The moisturizer is pressed from California almonds and
produced at Southeast Hawthorne
Antennas are back, baby. Here’s what you need to see the Super Bowl in HDTV for free.
This Sunday, the Denver Broncos and
Seattle Seahawks will play in Super Bowl XLVIII. We’ve got an old-school
master of pocket passing, Peyton Manning, facing the league’s best
defense and th
A local gear guide for Portland’s urban lumberjacks.
1. Bluer Denim
Classic taper in raw selvage
These rugged, all-American jeans are designed in Portland,
made from cotton grown in Georgia, woven on shuttle looms in North
The public appeal of Hempstalk’s rejection was a thrilling—if mostly unnecessary—spectacle.
Last September, Portland’s ninth annual
Hempstalk Festival took place at Kelley Point Park, drawing
approximately 80,000 to the secluded and heavily forested park at the
very northern tip of P