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Scoop: Coal-Fired Pizza Is Still OK, Right?

ON-COURT HUSTLE: You may have been too caught up in the Blazers’ playoff run to notice, but back in April a Portland band played the Moda Center—without having ever released an album. In between   More
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: And a Poutine For The Road…

END OF AN ERA: This appears to be the last summer for Cartopia, the iconic late-night pod at Southeast 12th Avenue and Hawthorne Boulevard. The lot where beloved carts like Potato Champion, Whiffies   More
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: They Stole Our Credit Card and Went to Lardo.

TORRES ON TV: Local comic Shane Torres—who placed second in WW’s Funniest 5 poll last November—will appear on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, which returns this week after four years off the air.   More
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Next, Kourtney Pushes Kanye Down the Stairs.

CAVE COD: Paleo-only food cart Cultured Caveman—dedicated to a diet consistent with that of prehistoric people—has filed for a tavern license for its planned brick-and-mortar restaurant in St. Joh   More
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Benghazi! Benghazi! Benghazi! Benghazi!

EL MUNDO DIABLO: Johnny “Diablo” Zukle looks to be building a naked vegan empire in Portland. Not only is he planning to finally open the controversial second location of vegan strip club Casa Dia   More
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Go Blazers, Go Mavs, Go Warriors, Go Thunderz.

ONE MORE GAME: Hollywood Bowl has received a stay of execution. The 52-year-old Northeast Portland bowling alley was set to close its doors for good in mid-May but will now stay open until June    More
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Free Tilly the Murderfish.

PAINT IT RED: A 130-foot mural on a temporary construction fence in the Pearl District was interrupted by a commercial break April 19. A cloth banner advertising WhiskeyFestNW was placed over the    More
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Cuff the Rancher, Take the Cattle.

SCHOOL’S OUT: Even Portland’s architecture is screwing with hip-hop shows now. On April 13, a concert by Schoolboy Q at the Crystal Ballroom ended about 20 minutes into the L.A. rapper’s headlin   More
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Shakespeare Invented the Verb Gossip.

BLUE OREGON: Vancouver comic-book publisher Bluewater Productions is headed south of the Columbia. The company—whose upcoming releases include comics based on Kurt Cobain, Tyler Perry and New    More
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: A Crystal Mystery For Our Dreamlets.

FOUR ON THE FLOOR: As first reported on wweek.com, Quartet, the South Waterfront’s famously troubled fine-dining restaurant, shuttered March 26. “We have decided to close the restaurant after a    More
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 WW Culture Staff

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