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Headout: Pick Your Poison

Choose your beverage and an event to match.


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Let’s be honest: You’re not going to remember New Year’s Eve. Any money you spend to get into a show that night will be flushed out of your consciousness and down the toilet on a wave of tha   More
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: Happy New Era

The end of a long, long count.


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High atop the temple of Xunantunich, a tour group enjoys a breeze as it looks out at the humid Central American jungle below. Standing on a gray pyramid that’s still the second-tallest structure   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Headout: The True Legend of the Cinnamon Bear


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In the beginning, there was Jesus, Son of Joseph, whose birth two millennia past drew kings to the child and inspired long pilgrimages and quests for plush creatures that came vibrantly to life    More
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 AP KRYZA

Headout: The Zero Train

Columbia River Crossing for dummies.


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Vancouver is actively disinterested in joining Portland’s transportation grid. Twice in recent years, voters there have been asked to approve a tiny sales-tax increase to pay for a light-rail br   More
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 MITCH LILLIE

Headout: November of the Penguins

Meet the new penguinarium’s coolest residents.


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The penguins have come home to roost at the Oregon Zoo. After two years of shivering next to the polar bear exhibit (“They could definitely hear the bears through the walls,” says birdkeeper M   More
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Headout: Bottle Brush

It’s the perfect time to unwind with a bottle of red and some paint.


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Thanksgiving is already an occasion of tension, overindulgence and inevitable mishap—my favorite holiday memory involves washing gravy off the ceiling and out of my hair. And who says the hedo   More
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 REBECCA JACOBSON

Headout: Gaijin Style

Learn some basic izakaya etiquette.


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The Jupiter Hotel will play host this week to the massive Izakaya pub fest—with representatives of almost every Portland sake “dining bar” and distiller (not Tanuki, see here) serving up m   More
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Headout: Blood Feud

Pale, shirtless pretty boys with pointy teeth. How do they compare?


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It’s been almost a decade since Buffy the vampire slayer dusted her last television bloodsucker and delivered her final snark-laden riposte, but the show’s popularity has endured in the hear   More
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Headout: Officil Romney Ballot

Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose!


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My fellow Republicans, In recent days your normally truthworthy postman (I suppose the liberals would have us say postperson!) may have delivered a letter labeled “Official Election Ballot   More
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Headout: [citation needed]

Squabbles from Wikipedia settled by Willamette Week, a reliable, published source.


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The first encyclopedia was written by Pliny the Elder. The Roman statesman died in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which...   More
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR
 

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