What, exactly, is the Rose? The impressively generic name,
covered windows and website that promises only “Portland’s newest
nightlife destination” give away very little about the business t
Wordstock authors on sex, dystopia and Fifty Shades of Grey.
Portland’s annual literary festival, Wordstock, is back
and it’s…roughly the same size as ever. For two days, the hallowed halls
of the Oregon Convention Center will play host to some 200 vi
Food Cart Reviews
The food at Sideshow has a very limited lifespan. The new
downtown food cart specializes in Belgian-style pommes frites, poutine
and beignets—all best devoured immediately after ordering before
FeaturesDisclaimer: PIE co-founder Rick Turoczy works for WW's PDX conference.
Local tech startup incubator PIE "graduated" its second class on Friday, Oct. 5 (yes, I'm behind on my coverage) at the Gerding Theater, with its now traditional "demo day," in which the participants pitch their new businesses to a public audience. Matthew Korfhage alread...
Food & DrinkOur weekly roundup of bar and restaurant news gleaned from OLCC liquor license applications:The former funeral parlour that was previously home to music venue the Woods at 6637 SE Milwaukie will soon be Relish Gastropub. The OMore
Arts & Books
Occasionally we pull back the curtain on the wizardry behind our art department's fantastic covers. This is such a week.
So how did art director Ben Mollica and photographer Matt Wong get smoke to billow out of a fire helmet for this week's cover story, "Burning Money?" Dry ice and the advanced graphic ...
Secret(ish) show alert: Natalie Portman's favorite band the Shins has apparently created a new book in collaboration with Alberta Street bookstore/gallery Ampersand. According to Ampersand's mailing list, the band will be signing copies and playing a live set in store tonight. That is one tiny room, so expect things to get squishy. Det...More