Certain things about Soma Kombucha Speakeasy (7319 N John Ave., facebook.com/somapdx)
are very much like a speakeasy. Starting with the fact that it’s hidden
under an insurance office and you ga
physics tells us, is a constant fight against gravity. Features like
curves and ramps in a skatepark are laid out to increase velocity and
create a continuous ride. Skateboarders
Follow the money, Deep Throat said. McKenzie Funk has done just that in Windfall (Penguin Press, 310 pages, $27.95), which takes the author to two dozen countries to examine the economics of global wa
1. Pure Sweet Almond massage oil
Escential Lotions & Oils, escentialonline.com. 16 ounces, $13.50.
The moisturizer is pressed from California almonds and
produced at Southeast Hawthorne
Portland-via-Eugene art-noise duo Talkative has a new album on the horizon, titled Hot Fruit BBQ, and they’ve previewing the album with a new song and video titled “Rudy Huckleberry.” The song represents that familiar Portland-band ethos that every day is just is another hangout, where we make the mundane colorful. The tra...
It’s one, two, three, what are we fighting for...?
More than 10 years of research and 80 pages of references
testify to the comprehensiveness of Nick Turse’s journalistic history of
the Vietnam war, Kill Anything That Moves (Picador, 416 pages,
Before every town had a museum, people assembled their
precious belongings into collections called wunderkammers. One of the
most famous was owned by an early practitioner of plastic surgery, Dr.
MusicIn this new (hopefully regular) column, we draw from the mountain of CDs filling the shelving unit in our former music cave and revisit an album and/or artist from Portland’s past. Because the music scene moves quickly—if you don’t stop to look back once in a while, you might miss something great. Ethan Rose capture...
On April 15, 1912, the Titanic sank in the North Atlantic
after colliding with an iceberg, causing the deaths of more than 1,500
people. Less than a month after the ship settled on the ocean’s f