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Scoop: Ladd’s Inn Out and Best New Band Balloting

Betting one shiny shilling on an Irish pope.

SAD ABOUT LADD: Ladd’s Inn, the beloved 50-year-old dive on the northwest corner of the Addition from which it gets its name, will close Saturday, March 16. A bartender told Scoop the owners admit   More
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Cinema 21 Looks to Expand

This gossip uses Sriracha just like ketchup.

TRUNKS 1, DRUNKS 0: The Oregon Zoo’s annual beer festival, Zoo Brew, has been trampled by elephants. Scoop has learned the zoo will discontinue the annual beer fest because the space where it wa   More
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Dewayne Recovering and Funhouse Sans Wii

Gossip saying nothing about Quvenzhané Wallis.

LOCAL BOUNTY: Last week, Gov. John Kitzhaber broke news of a TNT pilot starring Geena Davis to be shot in Oregon. Now, more details about the show, in which Davis plays a bounty hunter: The pilo   More
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Para-Nominated and Captured by Porches Suspended in Portland

This gossip needs no license to serve.

CAPTURED BY BUREAUCRATS: Earlier this month, Captured by Porches Brewing Co. suspended operations at all of its Portland locations because of licensing issues with the City of Portland regarding   More
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Benefits for Krebs and Full Sail Bails on Pale

Hot gossip from the Papal Conclave.

CURTAIN CALL MAY NOT COME: Last week, Portland’s theater community reeled from news that Southeast Belmont Street’s venerable Theater! Theatre! would be shutting its doors this summer. But now t   More
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Portland Baristas Best Seattle’s (Again)

Gossip that misses Kelly and Michelle.

PIZZA SQUABBLE SETTLED: Two local pizzerias have settled a beef over pizzaiolos. Stephen Ferruzza, owner of Al Forno Ferruzza on Northeast Alberta Street, was upset when some of his employees were   More
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Reva DeVito L.A. Bound

Gossip planning to sucker-punch Chris Brown.

BIBI BOWL: Portland guitarist Bibi McGill will play for an audience of more than 100 million Sunday, Feb. 3, when she takes the stage with Beyoncé during the halftime show for Super Bowl XLVII in   More
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: My Two McAfees

Neanderthal baby names (and other gossip).

MCMOVIES: Dueling biopics are in the works for Portland newcomer John McAfee. Canadian production company Impact Future Media, which owns the rights to the life story of the software millionaire w   More
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Robots and Books Out, Secret Concerts In

Gossip is too drunk to watch that movie.

STOP THE ROBOTS: Steven Spielberg, once slated to direct an adaptation of Portland author Daniel H. Wilson’s Robopocalypse, has indefinitely postponed plans for the film. The 2011 sci-fi novel by Wi   More
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Backspace Space Safe

Gossip with the guts to go pro.

SAVING SPACE: Our great local nightmare is over, and it didn’t even take a dramatic last-minute twist. Last month, Backspace—Portland’s only all-ages music venue—appeared to be on the ve   More
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 WW Culture Staff

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