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Portland's Big Transformation Viewed Through the Lens of Google Street View

Check out Director Park, Salt & Straw and Hair of the Dog Brewing way back in the Bush years.

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We all know Portland is changing. Who hasn’t walked down Division and marveled at the changes over the past two years alone?Google Street View now allows you to look at images from back in 2007, you can directly compare the streets of today to the way they looked back in the day.    More
 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 by KATHERINE MARRONE

Hamlet & Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Anon It Moves and String House Theatre)

Shakespeare and Stoppard go head to head.


Performance
When Shakespeare wrote Hamlet, he probably never imagined his protagonist as a woman. It’s even more unlikely he imagined two of the play’s minor courtiers caught in existential crisis. But    More
 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 KATHERINE MARRONE

The Dock

Your guide to Portland’s chillest summer party scene!


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It’s hot and about to get hotter. On average, Aug. 8 is the warmest day of the year in Portland. So what are you going to do this week? You’re going to the hottest place in town: the Dock.    More
 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 KATHERINE MARRONE

Iowa Maytag Blue Cheese: The American Blue

Our Fifty Plates tour continues with stinky, homogenized blue from Iowa.

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Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our 50 Plates tour...   More
 
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by KATHERINE MARRONE

Alabama Fried Green Tomatoes: It Don't Make No Kind Of Sense

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Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our    More
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by KATHERINE MARRONE

Northwest Book Festival


Books
It’s easy to brush off self-published authors. After all, gatekeepers exist for a reason. Even alternative newspapers like WW mostly ignore people who can’t persuade an agent or publisher to rep   More
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 KATHERINE MARRONE

Goats On Parade

The Belmont goats drop the hits on Lents.


Headout
In 1910, newly arrived Italian immigrants erected a massive warehouse at the corner of Southeast Belmont Street and 10th Avenue, which they used as a produce market. In 2002, a fire destroyed th   More
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 KATHERINE MARRONE

Indiana Pork Tenderloin Sandwich: Redefining Sandwiches Since 1908

Our 50 Plates tour continues with the schnitzelwich at the crossroads

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Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our 50 Plates tour continues with th...   More
 
Sunday, July 20, 2014 by KATHERINE MARRONE

A Brony Tale

Pony up.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Toy stores, with their pretty pinks and commanding blues, make clear what we expect of our girls and boys. So when adult men become fans of the cartoon TV series My Little Pony, it’s enough to p   More
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 KATHERINE MARRONE

A Story of O’s

Ringing off the hook.


Performance
If ever a performance could make you consider a career in phone sex, it’s this one. Tonya Jone Miller’s one-woman show A Story of O’s spans the decade Miller has spent working as a self-procla   More
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 KATHERINE MARRONE
 

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