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Scoop: You Cannot Make Friends With The Rock Stars.

MOTOR AWAY: When the beer-drinkingest band in indie rock can’t stay together long enough to play a beer-sponsored music festival, you know it had to be a less-than-amicable split. Guided by Vo   More
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: We’re Building Condos of the Mind.

LAUDING LE GUIN: Local literary luminary Ursula K. Le Guin has another award to add to her trophy case: The National Book Foundation—the group that gives out National Book Awards—is giving the   More
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Disband the Baltimore Ravens.

WASTE/NOT: On Sept. 6, a bunch of brewers—including Cascade’s Art Larrance—got together in Hillsboro to drink beer made from treated sewer water. Sort of. Wastewater treatment agency Cle   More
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Summer is Over: Pros and Cons.

Con: It is now too cold to swim at the Dock. We hope the dragon boaters are happy to have it to themselves again.Pro: Hey, y’all hear about that really cool apple orchard where all the kids are ha   More
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: No Krisis Of Identity: He’s Always Chilly Tee

SIMPSONS IN SPRINGFIELD: On Aug. 25, residents of Springfield, Ore., took a break from FXX’s ongoing Simpsons marathon—which continues through Labor Day—to celebrate the completion of a mu   More
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: On An All-Booze Super Squishy Bender.

PLEASE BE SEATED: Fresh from an expansion that added two new screens, Cinema 21 has begun raising funds to install new seats in its main auditorium. The 88-year-old theater on Northwest 21st Ave   More
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: We’ve Got ’Em Going Down For The Count.

GET WET: Yes, you can swim from the Dock. After our story about Portland’s chillest summer party scene (“The Dock,” WW, July 30, 2014), the scene at the freeboard dock southeast of the Hawth   More
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: In Portland, Public Means “For Everyone.”

DO YOU REALIZE YOU’RE OFFENSIVE?: Major League Soccer’s free all-star week concert Aug. 3 featuring the Flaming Lips drew more than just fans of the psychedelic rock veterans to Tom McCall W   More
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Gone Swimmin’.

SO LONG, SHANE: Comedian Shane Torres is decamping to New York City, as WW first reported last week. The Texas-born Torres—runner-up in WW’s Funniest 5 and last year’s winner of Portland’s F   More
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: “Kreuz” Is German For “William.”

SALT AND SCARE: North Williams Avenue’s What’s the Scoop? ice-cream shop was deluged with threatening phone calls and messages after holding a July 17 fundraiser for Planned Parenthood. “S   More
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 WW Culture Staff

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