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Cheap Eats 2011: Tuk Tuk Thai


Food Reviews & Stories
Tuk Tuk, named for the three-wheeled rickshaws of Thailand, serves up colossal portions of Thai-American dishes at recession-friendly prices. Start out with a Thai iced tea or coffee ($2) and “Ro   More
 
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 STACY BROWNHILL

Cheap Eats 2011: Black Sheep Bakery


Food Reviews & Stories
Vegans and carnivores alike, hie to this bright hole-in-the-wall deli-bakery combo with two locations hidden amid industrial buildings both north and south of East Burnside. Prepare to taste a forei   More
 
Monday, March 7, 2011 STACY BROWNHILL

Cheap Eats 2011: Noho's Hawaiian Cafe


Food Reviews & Stories
In typical Portland progression, the new Noho’s Hawaiian Cafe on Northeast Fremont Street has one-upped the Southeast Clinton Street location. The Fremont Noho’s offers the same mouthwatering, t   More
 
Monday, March 7, 2011 STACY BROWNHILL

Vandana Shiva: Mother Earth Incarnate Coming to Portland

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Vandana Shiva wants you to put down your fork and turn on your brain.Shiva, who will be in Portland next week to speak at a World Affairs Council event, is a 58-year-old environmental activist on the frontlines of the global fight against “...   More
 
Friday, February 18, 2011 by STACY BROWNHILL

Down On The Corner

Buskers and the city revisit a 15-year-old deal.


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Fifteen years ago, then-Mayor Vera Katz, police, business associations and musicians signed an agreement that dictates when, where and how bucket drummers, fiddlers and human statues    More
 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 STACY BROWNHILL

Cali Bagby: Embedded Photojournalist in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Cali Bagby plunged into two war zones after graduating from the University of Oregon in 2008, armed with a journalism degree, camera and sense of reporting duty. The 27-year-old Eugene native spent one year as an embedded journalist in Iraq with the Oregon National Guard Medevac Unit based out of Salem and three months in Afghanistan with Marines in the 2nd Platoon, 6th Engineer Support Battalio...   More
 
Saturday, February 12, 2011 by STACY BROWNHILL

Street Buskers and Portland Businesses Revisit 15-Year-Old Agreement

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Where, when and how can street buskers perform in Portland? Musicians, performers, local business owners, neighborhood association reps and police officers sat down Thursday evening with City of Portland officials to discuss a collective agreement created 15 years ago that spells out the particulars. For instance, according to the Street Musician Partnership agreement, performers (like the   More
 
Friday, February 11, 2011 by STACY BROWNHILL

Valentine's Day: An Update on Basic Rights Oregon's "Cards from the Heart" Campaign

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If you're in a Valentine's Day kind of mood and liked our love story a couple weeks ago about former Catholic priest Jim Stephens and his fiancé Darold Slack, you can read more local same-sex romance stories    More
 
Thursday, February 3, 2011 by STACY BROWNHILL

"Tail Blazers," Charlie Sheen and Billboards

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Remember the piece we had a couple months back in which Trail Blazers officials and some Portland residents were upset about "Tail Blazers" billboards featuring Charlie Sheen and Neil Patrick Harris to promote those actors' TV shows in reruns on    More
 
Thursday, February 3, 2011 by STACY BROWNHILL

Aches And Games

Local NFL Retirees fight league for disability benefits.


Sports
This Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers kick off Super Bowl XLV with superhuman feats probably from players like 28-year-old Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and 24-year-ol   More
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 STACY BROWNHILL
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