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Fifty Licks Finally Gets an Ice Cream Truck

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For a city with 40 gazillion food carts, Portland is severely lacking in the most quintessential of mobile food vendors: the ice cream truck. Some might argue that's because the city is cold and wet most of the year, but that's exactly the kind of defeatist attitude that keeps delicious cones of sunshine and butterfat from brightening our streets.Thus, we were excited to    More
 
Friday, April 1, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

Stumptown Does Chicago

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Portland's home-brewed coffee empire Stumptown is expanding to Chicago, according to Time Out Chicago.Bean baron Duane Sorenson told the paper he not only plans to open a coffee bar there, but also a roastery, which would presumably put the company is a position to ...   More
 
Thursday, March 31, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

Bridgetown Comedy Festival Announces Full Lineup

Margaret Cho, Andy Dick, Kristen Schaal and 170 others

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The 2011 Bridgetown Comedy Festival has announced its full lineup, with some big-name headliners in Margaret Cho, Andy Dick and Kristen Schaal, along with some 170 others. Now in its fourth year, the festival returns to Hawthorne Blvd. April 21-24. You can nab a ticket to all four days for $60 until March 31 (yes that's tomorr...   More
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

Fifty and Fifty

Designing Oregon's state motto

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Fifty and Fifty is a neat group art collaboration based out of New York, in which designers from all 50 states illustrate their state's motto.
The honor of visualizing Oregon was bestowed upon Aaron Draplin of Draplin Design Co. ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

Crust Punk

Sizzle pie is only rock ’n’ roll—but we like it.


Food Reviews & Stories
With no real indigenous pizza style to call our own, Portland’s late-blossoming pizza scene is often defined by its torchbearers   More
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Jane Eyre

What a bunch of miserable assholes.


Movie Reviews & Stories
A word of warning for fans of sweeping period romances: This is not the Jane Eyre you are looking for. Young director Cary Fukunaga and screenwriter Moira Buffini pull everything dark out of Charlot   More
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Out Of Sorts

A group of Portland printers revives the lost art of metal type casting.


Featured Stories
Once upon a time, before fonts came packaged in .zip files and people still owned pens, creating a page of printed text    More
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 RUTH BROWN

The Portland Farmers Market Returns

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Huzzah! The Portland Farmers Market at PSU returns tomorrow, for its 20th year of selling locally grown, raised, baked, pickled, slaughtered, cured and fire-roasted food to the good people of Portland. The forecast is for rain (surprise!) but the market is boasting 11 shin...   More
 
Friday, March 18, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

Cheap Eats 2011: Prasad


Food Reviews & Stories
7:30 am-7 pm Monday-Friday, 9 am-7 pm Saturday-Sunday. When vegan institution Blossoming Lotus vacated Yoga Pearl for a slightly more granola part of town last year, Prasad stepped in    More
 
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Cheap Eats 2011: Tandoor Indian Kitchen


Food Reviews & Stories
Let’s be honest—the Indian lunch buffet is all about quantity over quality. It’s the challenge of testing how much chicken tikka you can guzzle before your brain catches up to your stomach or    More
 
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 RUTH BROWN
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