Christmas is a divisive holiday. There
are those who decorate their lawns in November and revel in each
tinsel-strewn moment with the slack-jawed grin and open wallet of a
Midwesterner at Disney
Portlanders wait to eat. We wait for steak. We wait for
eggs. We wait for pizza, tacos and noodles. We wait for pickled things.
We wait for decadent, gravy-laden brunches. We wait for doughnuts.
Dangerous things happen when bloggers get book deals. Yes,
there are remarkably talented writers out there offering socially
relevant content in blog form. But the blogosphere is a different sort
What do you do when you're trying to eat Portland's best ice cream every day for a month, but one ice cream everyone says is delicious poses a big conflict of interest? Send a freelancer and put in a giant blond disclosure.
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Highlighted by the legendary
Elmo-on-helium vocal range of frontman Frankie Valli, the Four Seasons
became one of the most popular music groups of all time, selling 175
million records worldwide
As seen from the air, it might have looked like a Christian rock concert—all stained glass backdrops and swaying arms. I was dying to see Florence + the Machine and was curious how the music would translate in a live performance. Adopting the pseudo-spiritual/religious vibe of her most recent album, Ceremonials, singer Florence Welch and the members of the Machine impressively recreated the atmo...
For melodramatic adolescents, every little thing that goes
wrong feels like the end of the world. For Julia, the tween protagonist
of The Age of Miracles, this actually is the case.
The debut no
Abraham Lincoln was the first president to spare a
turkey’s life at Thanksgiving. Not everyone followed suit. In 1947,
Harry Truman was gifted a turkey by the National Turkey Federation,
Under the watchful eyes of Abraham Lincoln in two slightly creepy paintings on the walls of Free House (1325 NE Fremont St., 946-8161),
a dozen or so drinkers maintain a vibe of laid-back camaraderi