Our mountain-bike scene sorta sucks. The Lumberyard helps.
People move to Portland with high expectations for all
things outdoors. Ask Will Heiberg. A decade ago, Heiberg, now 44, moved
here from Washington, D.C., expecting the best of Western life. Mostl
If you’re not riding or chaperoning, the best time to show up at the bar inside The Lumberyard (2700 NE 82nd Ave., 252-2453, lumberyardmtb.com)
is about 8:15 pm on a Tuesday. That’s when riders
Food Reviews & Stories
Fried chicken with fancy doughnuts is, apparently, a
thing. The combination has taken the East Coast by storm, with four such
shops announced in Washington, D.C., alone.
as best as I can
No one was expecting Lauren to show up at Beer (1410 SE Stark St., 233-2337, facebook.com/BeerPortland).
Sure, on paper, Beer is just a generically named bar with $2.50 Miller
Lites next to a shop
The tiny town of Parkdale doesn’t have a
stoplight, but it has a brewery. Journeyman brewer Jason Kahler took
over the shuttered Elliot Glacier Public House last April, making his
own brews in
Oakshire’s O’Dark:30 is a brew born of
war. Like other beers of the newish style known locally as Cascadian
Dark Ale, it represents an audacious plot to force an alliance between
It’s time to take everyone’s favorite crazy pizzeria seriously.
Food Reviews & Stories
Lonesome’s Pizza was too weird to fail. Of course
Portlanders fell for the quirky, late-night pizzeria like a nebbishy male
lead playing opposite Zooey Deschanel. Toppings include edible glitter,
The most polite yet expedient way to get strangers off your porch.
The Book of Mormon opens on a doorstep very much like your own.
smash Broadway musical, making a six-day Portland run this week, begins
with the clear-eyed, full-hearted, short-sleeved prota
To answer your first question: Yes, this
is beer with milk in it. Sort of, anyway. Milk stouts are made by adding
lactose, the sugar in cow’s milk, to a base of dark, chocolaty malts.
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