I’m not cool enough to know what the current zeitgeist is, but I’m guessing Sweet Hereafter (3326 SE Belmont St.) has
well and truly captured it. On a warm Friday evening, it was absolutely
Food & Drink
New ice cream scoop shop Salt and Straw only opens its doors on Northeast Alberta Street today, but you've probably already heard about it.Since May 2011, the ice cream company—which has been operating a small cart on the same street for three months—has been featured on E...More
On Monday, we asked readers to help us identify a gathering taking place in the Willamette River at Sellwood Riverfront Park last Friday at 4 pm.Although many wrote in to tell us how stupid we were for not knowing about More
Food & Drink
Seattle restaurant 5 Spot is apparently known for its regularly changing special menu. Its previous “Tornado Alley” themed menu copped plenty of flack for (figurative, at least) lack of taste.
Superman quits his job and moves to Portland. No, really.
Arts & Books
Today we got word that the latest edition of the Superman comic series is set in Portland. Comic books are usually Casey Jarman’s beat, but he’s busy so you're stuck with me. SPOILER ALERT: I will reveal what happens, so if you actually care, stop reading now and go do your homework. Please bear in mind that I have never read Superman comics before, and my entire knowledge of the general can...
MetaFilter founder Matt Haughey put the blog in blogosphere. Now he looks to the future.
Thirty-five miles from Portland is the
home of one of Oregon’s hottest tech properties. It’s a long way from
the “Silicon Forest” of local startups. It’s an even longer way from
Food Reviews & Stories
Natural Selection is a vegetable restaurant. That’s no
typo—the new upscale supper club from chef and Vita Cafe owner Aaron Woo
may be meat-free, but lumping it in the “vegetarian” category
Can Stumptown Coffee stay true to its indie roots?
Since WW first uncovered the sale of Stumptown
Coffee to a large investment firm, the public discourse about Portland’s
famous coffee roaster has changed from “Has it sold?” to “What happens
Don’t abandon that caffeine addiction you spent so much
time and money cultivating over the winter just because the sun’s out.
Here are five cool and refreshing ways to get your daily coffee fix