Rick Turoczy is the curator for TechfestNW. He’s also one
of the biggest driving forces behind the success of Portland’s growing
startup community. The 42-year-old former literary agent and ma
Here at WW world headquarters, the excitement over MusicfestNW is palpable. So, too, is the sense of anticipation for TechFestNW, the little sister to MFNW that will start its second year on Friday, September 6 at OMSI. While those int...
Opening our water bill didn’t always hurt this much.
Portland once had one
of the lowest water rates for American cities its size. But no longer.
In 2001, the typical annual residential water
A survey of other things WW formally declared to be “The Best” in the last 12 months.
Best American Light Beer:
Miller 64, “the light version of MGD, a scant 64 calories
and 2.4 percent alcohol by volume so you can easily pound a sixer all by
yourself, just as George Washi
BEST MENU BRAG
The beige paper menus at Dockside Saloon & Restaurant (2047 NW Front Ave., 241-6433, docksidesaloon.com)
are as faded and peeling as the longshoremen drinking shots in the
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
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
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
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