Portland cyclists are not content to
limit their demonstrations of affection to soggy winter commuting,
bombing downhill from the zoo and quaffing too much beer at Apex.
Portlanders who worship
Some surprising bike-theft facts from cops and bike shops.
Brian Leber watched an imposing figure roll into Bike
Gallery with a road bike that had been sprayed black with truck
“I knew right away it was our bike,” he says.
Which Portland bike delivery services are worth the price?
Setting aside the obvious ecological benefits of bicycles
over idling cars, bike couriers have always been an efficient choice in
dense city environments because they don’t have to worry about s
A noncyclist gives up his car to live one week by bike.
In the four years I’ve lived in Portland, I have ridden a
Razor scooter more often than I’ve ridden a bike. That is to say, I have
never ridden a bike in Portland. Like a good, native Southern
Within easy reach of desert, river, waterfall, lake,
mountain or ocean, Portland has always bred and attracted an army of
lifestyle heroes—dabblers in the unspeakably arcane arts of being
The Body of an AmericanThe title of Dan O’Brien’s play references a photograph of
a dead American soldier being dragged through the streets of Mogadishu.
War journalist Paul Watson wo
A bespectacled man stands in the back corner of the dimly
lit stage, about five feet from the stripper pole. Nervously tapping the
microphone against the white cast holding his right arm in place,
It’s the last show at Darcelle XV Showplace on a muggy
Friday night. The audience is a mixed bag: a birthday party in the
center, friends of a drag queen near the wall, a posse of bros in the
Oswego Lake’s big secret: It’s public and you can paddle it. In fact, I did.
Carrying a big green kayak down the sidewalk in Lake Oswego gets attention.
“You know you can’t just go in there?”
“They’ll ding ya if they catch ya in there!”
To hear it described
Coping with Oregon sunshine through trial and error.
It’s possible to cycle across town on the coldest, wettest day Portland has to offer without even the slightest chill.
I suspect it is,
anyway. Call me naive, but with an unlimited budget