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Is There Anything Zukin Won’t Eat?

NOT FULL YET: What did local restaurateur Nick Zukin do after eating 72 burgers in three months? Dessert, of course. The food blogger and Kenny & Zuke’s co-owner downed 10 deep-fried hand pies i ...   More
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Gossip A Bit Less Accurate Than Paul The Octopus.

GIRL FIGHT: A night of old-fashioned all-female arm-wrestling fun almost turned to disaster Sunday, July 11, when a contestant’s arm was fractured during the opening stages of B-Side’s fou ...   More
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 WW Culture Staff

Free Lindsay Lohan.

ONLINE CHIC: Behold, the “blogazine. ”That’s how former Oregonian scribe Karen Vitt is terming her new online project, The Neat Sheet (pdxneatsheet.com), a Portland-focused fashion s ...   More
Wednesday, July 7, 2010 WW Culture Staff

Unleash The Sex-Crazed Poodles.

BALLOON BRIGADE: A PDX-based designer and aeronautical artist is helping MIT’s Grassroots Mapping project photograph the BP oil spill. Grassroots uses digital cameras attached to balloons to cap ...   More
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 WW Culture Staff

Gossip Ranker Than 12,000 Naked Bike Riders.

TRASH, HUMPED: Cheerful cinematic hellion Harmony Korine made his first ever visit to Portland on Saturday, June 19, introducing two screenings of his Trash Humpers at the Hollywood Theatre. WW movie ...   More
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Mourning The Loss Of Jimmy Dean And His Sausages.

TRIPPED: Portland-based syndicated political cartoonist Matt Bors is about to leave on his first trip outside of the U.S. since he was a kid: a three-week tour of Afghanistan this August—in the ...   More
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Gossip Should Have No Friends

TABLE SCRAPS: According to the latest round of liquor license applications, shuttered Belmont bar Squeez will reopen as Roost; Sonic Drive-In continues to shun Portland proper, opening a new outpost a ...   More
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Don’t order the truffle french fries.

IT CAME FROM THE GORGE: Sunday was a banner day for Stephen Malkmus. The Pavement frontman and Portland resident celebrated his 44th birthday by opening his band’s highly anticipated set at the ...   More
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Spoiler Alert: We Sniffled At The End Of Lost.

NOTES AND BARS: Despite his incarceration, cellist and WW cover story subject (“A Stitch and Time,” WW, May 12, 2010) Harun Mustafa still managed to make music Saturday when the Portland C ...   More
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

You Gotta Fight, For Your Right, To Oregon Pigs.

The story below has been updated and expanded. Read the full chef vs food pig fight story, here. Read the pig fight police report, here. FOOD FIGHT! Sunday night’s Cochon 555 event devolved ...   More
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

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