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Kickstart my Heart: Dr. McNinja's Radical Adventures!

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Kickstart my Heart is a semi-regular blog series on Portland Kickstarter projects we don't hate.
Since 2005, webcomic The Adventures of Dr. McNinja has b...   More
 
Friday, April 20, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

Willamette Geek: Code for Portland

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Code for America, a buzzy non-profit which hooks technologists up with city governments (or, as the Washington Post called it "the technology world’s equival...   More
 
Friday, April 20, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

Mayoral Madness Finalist Gert Boyle Weighs In On the Real Race

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The intrepid Aaron Mesh has been hunting down our Mayoral Madness semi-finalists in real life, ambushing them at their places of work with a flip cam and an unquenchable thirst for the truth. You can see his revealing interviews with legal eagle Jody Stahancyk and University of Portland soccer wu...   More
 
Friday, April 13, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

Drank: Moonstone Coconut Lemongrass Sake and Momokawa Diamond Junmai Ginjo (Sakeone)


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“Sake Fest PDX is next week; you should review some sake,” said my editor, plonking two bottles from local producer SakeOne on my desk. The first, a Moonstone Coconut Lemongrass sake, poured t   More
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Raid Kills Thugs Dead

Cops fight door-to-door to put Indonesian action on the map.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Perhaps you hadn’t noticed, but the Indonesian film industry has taken its share of blows over the years. In many ways...   More
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Fizz Without Buzz


Food Reviews & Stories
If I wanted to get rich and famous in Portland, I’d open an old-timey soda fountain. I’d call it Dr. Pickwick’s Tonics & Elixirs. I’d fill it with vintage pharmacy bottles and old pa   More
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Headout: Puddin’ Slam

Ladies rassle in white goop: “It’s empowering.”


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Forget mud, vegetable oil and Jell-O. In Pittsburgh, the ladies wrestle in pudding. Ashley Ryon, the woman who invented the sport, is hoping her particular brand of custard-based chaos will take off   More
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Enough! There Are Nowhere Near 695 Food Carts in Portland

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With news that the Cartlandia food cart pod on 82nd Avenue has been granted a license to serve beer and wine, Mayor Sam Adams has been hysterically tweeting</...   More
 
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

Occupy Portland Debates Occupying Lake Oswego

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WW Arts and Culture Editor Martin Cizmar struck a blow for the 99 percent recently by kayaking around Oswego Lake, and Occupy Portland has taken note.
Spurred on by a quote from Lake O Mayor Jack Hoffman—“If there was an Occupy Oswego Lake, what would happen? I just don’t know”—its adherents ...   More
 
Thursday, March 8, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

Willamette Geek: The Week in Geek

Eight awesomely nerdy things to do in Portland, March 5-11

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WW's weekly round-up of the nerdy events happening around Portland over the next seven days:
  Monday, March 5
OMSI Science Pub: Food Fray[EDUTAINMENT] Dr. Lisa H. Weasel, associate professor of biology at Portland State University, will discuss genetically modified food—the science, the politics, the debates—at OMSI's monthly bar night. Bagdad Theater, 3702 SE ...   More
 
Monday, March 5, 2012 by RUTH BROWN
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