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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

Gossip Should Have No Friends, Except Clowns.

CLOWNS ON FILM: Saturday Night Live mainstay Kristen Wiig has optioned Portlander Monica Drake’s girl-with-the-rubber-chicken book Clown Girl, with plans to adapt it into a movie script. When th ...   More
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Gossip More Crude Than A Gulf Coast Oil Spill.

NO AGE: In news that’s not all that surprising but still discouraging, yet another all-ages club in town is set to close. The Parlour (2628 SE Powell Blvd., 512-9789, parlourpdx.com)—Portl ...   More
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Gossip Slightly Less Popular Than Fried Pies.

CLASH OF THE FOOD CARTS: WW’s third annual Eat Mobile food cart festival finally arrived Saturday afternoon, and it was huge. How huge? We squeezed 30 carts under 2 1/2 blocks of the Morrison Br ...   More
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Gossip as hot as an Eyjafjallajökull ash plume.

UP IN THE AIR: Real-life Portland superhero Zetaman is catching international attention with his blue-and-black spandex and do-gooding ways. Since he was first profiled in WW (see “The Adventure ...   More
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Hey Oprah, We Totally Slept With John Tesh Too.

TREE SOUNDS: A new PDX supergroup? Ylang Ylang—named after a tree prized for its perfume—is the new project from former Panther frontman Charlie Salas-Humara, and he’s joined by drum ...   More
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

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