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Holes For Dips

Whatever your dysfunction, we have a swimmin’ hole for you.

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One would think finding a swimming hole in Portland should be as easy as stepping outside your front door and listening for running water. But picking the perfect spot among the hundreds available isn ...   More
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 Adrienne So

Put A Cork In It

All right, so liquor ain’t cheap, but don’t whine—make wine!

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If corked finances have you drinking more three-buck Chuck lately than is reasonably healthy, we have a solution: Making fruit and flower wines at home is easy, and can cost next to nothing. All you n ...   More
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 LIZ CRAIN

Baby Got Bach

The best of the Summer’s non-pop music festivals.

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June 22-July 26: Chamber Music NorthwestAs usual, some of the world’s finest classical musicians (Alan Vogel, David Shifrin, Daedalus Quartet, Fred Sherry, Colin Carr, André Watts, the re ...   More
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 BRETT CAMPBELL

Cinema Al Fresco

Get your movies out of the theater.

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This summer’s lineup of outdoor movie screenings isn’t all family-picnic fare. Sure, there are the requisite recent popular flicks (Madagascar 2, Monsters vs. Aliens) and older, popcorny o ...   More
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 Alex Peterson

Summer Soundtrack

Five albums to rock your world for the next three months.

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June 7: Inside Voices, The Fortunes (Lasercave)One of Portland’s most promising young bands, Inside Voices has a debut that captures the trio’s incredible live chemistry in deceptively sim ...   More
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 MICHAEL MANNHEIMER

Sundays In The Parkway With Everybody

The City’s Sunday Parkways program is back—three times over.

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While the staffs of Bicycling magazine and The New York Times continue to sacrifice their station wagons in praise of the bicycling haven that is our city, the Portland Bureau of Transportation is loo ...   More
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 Caitlin Mccarthy

I’d Like to Give the World a Frank

Hot dogs are the U.S.A.’s gift to the world. Don’t defile them with ketchup. Ever.

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Like American cheese or American cars, American food conjures images of bland mediocrity. But the most American food of all (fuck apple pie) evokes fireworks and steroids, baseball and drunken fistfig ...   More
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 Ethan Smith

Yes We Canoe

I paddled the Willamette, and so can you.

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Behold, the mighty Willamette! It flows mere minutes from our front yards, yet few of us pay it much notice when it’s not hosting dragon boat races or Christmas ship parades. Not me, though. I r ...   More
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 Adrienne So

Drink Top Fives

Our Drink Guide list of lists.

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Five bars with great free trivia nights:Sewickly’s Addition (4901 SE Hawthorne Blvd.): ShanRock reigns supreme as Portland’s trivia queen. She hosts at many venues, but the Tuesday-night q ...   More
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Farmers Markets

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SATURDAY PORTLAND FARMERS MARKET AT PSU, IMAGE: DARRYL JAMESBeaverton Farmers MarketSouthwest Hall Boulevard between 3rd and 5th streets.8 am-1:30 pm Saturdays, May 9-Oct. 31; 3-6 pm Wednesdays, June ...   More
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 Ben Waterhouse, Kelly Clarke
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