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Best of Portland 2013: Best Fun and Games


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BEST PITCHING COACH In most professions, Doug Drabek wouldn’t be a retiree. The former major leaguer and current pitching coach for the Hillsboro Hops (hillsborohops.com) certainly doesn’t look   More
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2013: Best Animals


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BEST RACCOON Rocky the raccoon has figured something out: If you hang around humans while they drink beer and eat peanuts, they will share their peanuts. Rocky has also discovered the perfect pla   More
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2013: Best Music


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BEST CHOIR  You’re home alone, listening to your ’90s alt-rock playlist, when Alanis Morissette’s “You Oughta Know” comes on. Suddenly, you’re belting it out like Uncle Joey just   More
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2013: Best Art


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BEST BILLBOARD As you exit Highway 30 into the Northwest Industrial District and take a left onto 23rd Avenue at Vaughn Street, you are greeted by a lovely and intricate community mural on the si   More
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2013: Best Buys


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BEST CUDDLER (PROFESSIONAL DIVISION) Samantha Hess is a touchy person. When I meet the 5-foot-tall, olive-skinned professional cuddler, I extend my hand for a handshake. Instead, she grabs my han   More
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2013: Best Sights


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BEST NARNIAN LAMPPOST The slopes of volcanic cone Mount Tabor are dotted with iconic lampposts—but only one is so whimsically placed that it recalls the children’s books of C.S. Lewis. Fans o   More
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2013: Best People


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BEST DRUG KINGPIN-TURNED-BARBER
In the 1970s, Sherman Jackson ran
possibly the biggest heroin ring in Portland’s history. Today, Jackson
runs a spotless barbershop in Northeast Portland called
   More
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2013

We itch to share.


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Anytime a Willy Week writer discovers something awesome in Portland, we fashion a way to write about it. We’re pretty good at this—almost every issue finds us declaring something or other to    More
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 WW Staff

Re: Unauthorized Use

A letter from the Oregonian's lawyer regarding a WW series of diner reviews

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First The Oregonian announces it's laying off the reviewer of their Restaurant of the Year.
Now this...
(WW response below. Read our series of reviews of local diners here.)





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Tuesday, July 9, 2013 by WW Staff

Lite-N Up

In honor of America, a blind tasting of light lagers.


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American beer has moved on without us. As we’ve been drinking sour elderberry stouts in our Portland bubble, Budweiser has expanded into Platinum, Select and Black Crown varieties. Meanwhile,    More
 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 WW Staff
 

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