For those of us generally stuck commuting between
Portland’s inner East and West sides, a trip through the woods of
Southwest Portland to the Sylvan Steakhouse and Saloon (5515 SW Canyon Court,
Well, I can relate to this one. I was 30 years old when I got my driver's permit. That's right, permit. That's right, just last year. I am set to get the full-on license come Jan. 12, should the fine folks down at the DMV (whom I have found wholly undeserving of their unfortunate reputations) think me worthy. I've spent an awful lot of time standing at bus stops in my life, usually in the rain wit...
Ooh hot damn, 7 pm comes real quick. Got to the arena a bit late and I was forced to slam a bento box from the bento cart. Which is a shame, because those media room pork sandwiches looked real good.
THE POINT IS, we're here at the Blazers/Kings game, and they're about ready to tip-off. So let's get down to action. Sweet, sweet Western Conference action. FIRST QUARTER ...
NewsNOTE: The internet went down in the Rose Garden in the second quarter and stayed down throughout the game. I guess it had opening night jitters.. A smarter blogger would have continued his work offline, then combined the files after he got home. Casey Jarman is not that blogger. To recap: The Blazers made a thrilling, three-pointers-and-hustle-fueled run that saw them up by about 15 poin...More
Roy and Oden are not coming back. And that's okay.
NewsLet's catch up, shall we? It has been awhile since we've talked Blazers here at wweek.com, so welcome to part one (the ranty part) of my two-part season preview. The second part will feature Buck Williams talking about rookies and new acquisitions. But for now, settle in and I'll remind you of where the Blazers are this season.
The long offseason is over. NBA TV has stopped broadcasting ...
Movie Reviews & Stories
There has been some debate around the WW office
whether American kids even recognize Belgian comics legend Hergé’s teen
journalist protagonist, Tintin, when they see him. After this week—when
Staying in town this Christmas? Here are six shows for you.
It can be a thankless job playing shows on the holidays: A
lot of your potential audience is home with family, and those who brave
the clubs are often massively drunk. So why do it? That’s what
The Tacoma Dome turns out to be a fine place to see a show.
After years of passing the stadium—which kinda resembles a cold war military installation from the afar—en route to Seattle, I was almost as excited to see the place from the inside as I was to see pop legend Prince. And my curiosity paid off: The interior of the Tacoma Dome looks like something Buckminster Fuller might design ...
UPDATE (2:30 pm): Co-owner Vivien Lyon says that the venue's landlords didn't get an initial loan, and that talks are back on to get the venue a new lease. She puts the Woods' chances for survival at "30 percent," which is a lot better than Ritchie Young's initial "five percent" estimate. We will keep you updated.
In last week’s WW, we reported that The Woods—the Sellwood neighborhood�...