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CHATTY-NOUGAT-CHEW-CHEW: Eat Mobile Gobbled Up the Crowds Under the Fremont Bridge.



It was cold. It was wet. It was hard to find.

But still, somehow, everybody (and their kids) made to Willamette Week's first ever EAT MOBILE, a full-mouth fete featuring 11 of Po-town's best food carts held at the On Air warehouse last Saturday...   More
 
Monday, April 21, 2008 by Byron Beck

Beth Ditto is a Cover Girl: Really Mean or Did Miss Thing Finally Make The Bigtime?


This is what was staring at me from my local supermarket checkstand today:


In the latest edition of The National Enquirer Beth Ditto, the lead singer of the Portland-based band The Gossip, "reveals" in HOLLYWOOD'S DEADL...   More
 
Sunday, April 20, 2008 by Byron Beck

Cat Power: 10th Annual Furball Ends With a Roar....well...Meow.




If you missed (and I nearly did because I didn't get there until the event was nearly over) the 10th Annual Furball—a benefit for the Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon which attempts to humanely reduce feral cat colonies aro...   More
 
Sunday, April 20, 2008 by Byron Beck

EXTRA! EXTRA! Okay...This is getting silly. Chelsea and the Red Dress Boys make it to Tabloid TV.


First it was here.

Then it was here.

Then it was everywhere:    More
 
Friday, April 18, 2008 by Byron Beck

Portland to marry at Pittock?



With its breathtaking views and glorious grounds The Pittock Mansion, one of Portland's most prized treasures and perhaps fanciest of public parks, is a very romantic spot.

In fact, the grand home's website</...   More
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 by Byron Beck

Breaking: Executive Director of Cascade AIDS Project to Step Down



How do you follow up helping to raise over $600,000 in one night for a worthwhile agency you just so happen to lead?

Well, if you're the executive director of Cascade AIDS Project, you do it by looking for a new job...   More
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 by Byron Beck

Goodwill Hunting

Trash, or the stuff movies are made of?


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“It was a feeding frenzy in there,” Paul Gervais says to the camera. In his late 60s with short, gray hair, a black bomber jacket and the voice of a longtime smoker, Gervais is waxing phil ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 Byron Beck

Chelsea Clinton Wasn't the Only One There: Random Photos from This Year's Red Dress Party.



Now that we all know Chelsea Clinton made it to last Saturday's Red Dress Party, it's high time we found out who else was there.
Here are a few photos I popped at the event:
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Tuesday, April 15, 2008 by Byron Beck

Breaking News: BodyVox To Buy Very Cool Corberry Press Building.


In a move that's sure to shake things up in Portland's increasingly visible dance community, WW has learned that BodyVox, a local modern dance company with an international following, will be moving its HQ from their cramp quarters high a...   More
 
Monday, April 14, 2008 by Byron Beck

Party Girl: Chelsea Clinton Cuts Loose With 2,000 Gay Men in Red Dresses



I was supposed to ask her questions like "where are you most likely to disagree with your mom or your dad?" or "did you ever call your mom at 3 am and how did she react?"

But all I could think of was that: "I am...standing in front of Hill and Bill's kid...in a red ...   More
 
Sunday, April 13, 2008 by Byron Beck
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