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50 Ways To Please Your Lover

From porn and back rubs to folding laundry and unleashing flower bombs, Portlanders have a lotta ways to show they care.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2010 WW Staff

Pupusa Quest

For the best Salvadoran food around, you gotta get beyond Portland’s city limits.

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BEYOND BURRITOS: Cheese pupusas and a Salvadorian beer at La Guanaquita in Hillsboro. IMAGE: chrisryanphoto.com“It’s like Mexican food. This here, it’s like a quesadilla,” the ...   More
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 NICK ZUKIN

Blissed Out

New year, new focus. One woman’s not-so-successful quest to get Zen.

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Need to relax? Opportunities for meditation in anti-materialistic, largely anti-religious Portland are boundless. I learned this when I set out to find the perfect class in an effort to help mellow ou ...   More
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 Betsy Rothstein

Spring Awakening

The Fertile Ground festival is back with 10 days of home-grown theater and dance.

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Last January, the first ever Fertile Ground festival drew some 6,000 people to readings and performances of 36 world-premiere plays—all of them created right here in Portland by your neighbors a ...   More
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 Ben Waterhouse, Kelly Clarke

Advertisment: Give! And Let Give

You gave nearly $1 million and all you got was this kick-ass concert.

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When Portlanders give, they give big. Even with the bestial recession gnashing its putrid teeth on our bank accounts, WW readers mustered damn near $1 million to bolster the community, the e ...   More
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Even Though I was Happy, I Felt Anxious

The past, present and future according to writer Kevin Sampsell.

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“In August 2008, I had a panic attack that forced me out of my home naked. It was three thirty in the morning. I was startled awake with the feeling of something holding me down in bed. I was in ...   More
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 Luke Baumgarten

A Ducked-Up Day

I nearly killed a middle-aged woman in Pasadena, and 11 other things I’ll always remember about the 2010 Rose Bowl.

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PASADENA, Calif.— When I boarded my early-morning LAX-to-Portland flight with dozens of other subdued Ducks fans the day after Ohio State beat Oregon 26-17 in the Rose Bowl, I was disappointed b ...   More
Wednesday, January 6, 2010 HENRY STERN


The year we make New Year’s contact in Portland.

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Illustrations by Kim ScafuroWho would have guessed it? Turns out 2010 isn’t going to be a lot like Arthur C. Clarke predicted when he wrote 2010: Odyssey Two back in 1982. We don’t co-own ...   More
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 India Nicholas

12 Jesuses

Everywhere she turned, she found Jesus—a dozen Jesuses, in fact.

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Photos by Betsy RothsteinWhen I moved to Portland this summer, I began to see Jesus. I don’t mean in the spiritual sense, as in I found religion. I mean literally—I saw Jesus everywhere. I ...   More
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 Betsy Rothstein

War, Ink

Joe Sacco, the father of comics journalism, returns to Palestine.

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There’s a crowd of frenzied Palestinians running through a labyrinth of armed Israeli soldiers. The refugees’ arms are up in surrender; their faces are frozen in fear—some screaming ...   More
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 CASEY JARMAN
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