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Scoop: Portland Now Home to the West Coast's Largest Lite-Brite

Appetite-Era Gossips N’ Roses.

BRITER, LITER: Strap on your L.A. Gear Catapults—Portland has its first “all-retro ’80s and ’90s dance club and diner.” Jones opened in the former McFadden’s space in Old Town last weeke   More
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Pizza Schmizza Says it Doesn't Suck Anymore

Two slices of piping-hot gossip.

SUCK IT: Pizza Schmizza founder Andre Jehan has taken down a sign that said “Schmizza doesn’t suck anymore” after complaints from his building. Jehan resumed control of the pizza joint at th   More
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Virtual Bottle Shops and a Farewell to Ben

Gossip reconsidering plans for our IPO.

CZECH, PLEASE: When Enzo Lanzadoro, owner of Enzo’s Caffe Italiano on Northeast Alberta Street, heads back to Italy on vacation this weekend, his restaurant will go with him. For three weeks,    More
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Van Halen Ain’t Gluten-Free

Roth-Era gossip (without Wolfie).

WHY CAN’T THIS BE LOVE: Last week, someone dropped what we thought was a box of Voodoo Doughnuts at the WW office. Naturally, it sat for a few hours before anyone opened it. But in the box was s   More
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Small Town Brewery Makes Good

Mr. Obama, this gossip wants its gays married.

BOOGIE BURGER: Now that cars are for losers, are old auto shops Portland’s new hotspots? Voodoo Doughut Too is in a converted car lot, and Tres Shannon planned to put the sadly unopened Portla   More
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Crowdfunding Goes Nucular

Gossip awaiting Thomas Kinkade’s “River Styx.”

OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD: Portland weirdo-pop outfit Nucular Aminals has a recording date with famed producer Steve Albini in July, but the band hasn’t exactly figured out how to pay for it. Instea   More
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Portland Band Youth Breaks Up

Gossip never waffling in love for fried chicken.

WE EVEN LOST AT COFFEE: Portland’s competitive impulses are being beaten down. The Blazers sucked, the Timbers may suck...   More
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: In Memory of Gavin Soens

Gossip filed as head of your household.

R.I.P. THEORY: Portland MC and producer Gavin “Theory” Soens died of cancer April 10. The 27-year-old was in his home, surrounded by friends and family. Soens is best known for his band, Hives   More
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Fire Twirlers Under Fire from Fire Bureau

Gossip that may have a sunburn.

EXTINGUISHED, ANGUISHED: Fire dancing has been more or less banned in Portland. The art of spinning burning things in the dark...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: The Shins and M. Ward Snub Portland

Gossip dropped in the ocean at the end.

CARRIE ON: The sun came up, so it was another big week for Carrie Brownstein. Undeterred by her Mayoral Madness loss to Victoria Taft...   More
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 WW Culture Staff

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