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Wordstock writers in their own words.

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This Saturday and Sunday, the Oregon Convention Center will be overrun by some 150 novelists, journalists, poets and cartoonists for the 2011 Wordstock book fair. The big names on the marquee inclu   More
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Best of Portland 2011: Then & Now

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1985 - Best Pizza Thrower Dave Hite is something of a hero among working-class eaters. Before the bespectacled young man from Spokane, best known as the dapper saxophone player for the Fabulous K-T   More

Best of Portland 2011: Best Sights & Sounds

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Best Multicultural Sports League The former British Empire can be criticized for a lot of things—plunder, slaughter, incest—but at sporting fields around the greater Portland area, you can also    More
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Best of Portland 2011: Best Places

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Best Total Toolbox You hear it on the news, or you heard it from Michael Keaton in Gung Ho: America just doesn’t make things anymore. The cars and iPhones are all offshored or down-bordered, while   More
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Best of Portland 2011: Best Bites & Nights

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Best Cheap Date  After the second wettest spring on record, the sun is finally making brief public appearances in Portland. And so Portlanders are tentatively emerging from their holes, tattoos   More
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Best of Portland 2011: Best Reads

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Best Divine Dilettantes If you’re in the market for a religious experience, Amanda Westmont and Joel Gunz might be able to lend you some wisdom. The pair has been attending a different Portland ch   More
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Best of Portland 2011: Best People

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Best FanIt’s the summer of the Timbers, as Portland’s new Major League Soccer franchise has finally replaced Portlandia and the Stumptown sale (but not the weather—never the weather) as the de   More
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Summer Guide 2011: Go Play Outside

You have 32 days off before the end of September. Here’s how you’re going to spend them.

Summer Guide 2011: Go Stay Inside

When the mercury swoops up into the triple digits at the end of July, where do you go for a breath of cool air?

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SHOP AROUND A friend from Tucson used to spend hours wandering the aisles of grocery stores until it cooled down at night; this is also a good prescription for Portland’s dog days. I recommend the   More
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 MARIANNA HANE WILES

Summer Guide 2011: Hikes For Walkers

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So, you like walking. You like it enough that you sold your car and get around exclusively by foot. But now you are faced with a cruel irony: Much as you love walking, hiking is now off limits. How    More
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 WW Culture Staff
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