Wonder Northwest: It’s Portland’s newest geek convention,
bringing together pop-culture subcultures from all walks of life. A read
though the schedule is pretty much what you’d expect: comic-b
Crunching the numbers on Portland's ethnic eateries.
The ever increasing number of Thai restaurants in Portland is something of a preoccupation in the WW office. Don't get me wrong, I'd give my first-born for a good pad grapow, but given the number of actual Thai residents in the city—versus, say, the Vietnamese population, or the Indian population, and their respective eateries—the numbers seemed a little out of whack.So I sat down with a copy ...
The State of Oregon has created an ugly but functional interactive map of broadband services across the state.
Thanks to the Oregon Public Utility Commission, you can now see how much of the state still has no broadband access and write angry letters about that, or, more usefully, enter your address and find all the ...
And by “Portland,” we mean “people who live in
Tonight, the James Beard Foundation Awards (essentially the food world's equivalent of the Academy Awards, but with a significantly higher collective BMI and likely more cocaine) announced its book, broadcast and journalism award winners.
Rock & Roll Pancake Brunch with Stephen Malkmus and Rebecca Gates.
Pencil this one in: Stephen Malkmus (Pavement) and Rebecca Gates (the Spinanes) will be performing sets at a "Rock & Roll Pancake Breakfast Benefit" for New York-based artist and activist Dara Greenwald on Sunday, May 22.
Greenwald is currently undergoing treatment for cancer, and artists around the country ...
The USDA has just cobbled together a ton of data on access to food around the U.S. (sadly hosted on some of the worst, slowest servers on earth). One of the tools it has created is an interactive map of "food deserts," which it defines as: "a low-income census tract where a substantial number or share of residents has low access to a supermarket or large grocery store."
As a citizen of the Commonwealth, I'm a bit baffled by the amount of attention being paid in this country to the impending nuptuals of Wills and Kate. You got out! You don't have to care about this pack of antiquated inbred Germans any more! Have the clean-living Obamas left you desperate for sex scandals and animal hunting? Did The King's Speech mislead you into believing British royals are as at...
The branding boys at OMFG make Portland look cool, one Pop-A-Shot at a time.
It’s 5 pm Friday, and the area around Southwest Stark
Street and 10th Avenue is heaving. Pretty young things crowd the bar at
Clyde Common, drifter hipsters lounge in the lobby of the Ace Hotel, a