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Last Whiff of PIFF

Saying goodbye to murderous tourists and horny priests.


Movie Reviews & Stories
The Portland International Film Festival has aged quickly. Two short weeks ago, desperate young people fought for their identity. Last week, PIFF endured the slow burn of middle age. What greets u   More
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 WW Staff

A PIFF Ahead

Already mourning the end of the Portland International Film Festival? Whet your appetite with early entries for PIFF 2014.


Movie Reviews & Stories
PIFF is an intense but fleeting thing.  It enters our lives for a few   More
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 WW Staff

Puff, Puff

What will it take for Oregon to finally pass legal marijuana?


Featured Stories
“One reason Measure 80 didn’t pass in Oregon is that the big boys back East who put money into campaigns—Peter Lewis and George Soros—the organizations they help fund aren’t particularly   More
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 WW Staff

An oral history of the first 76 days of legalized marijuana in Vancouver, Wash.


Featured Stories
“It’s not like the way you think. You’d think everyone would be out smoking and celebrating and having big parties in the street. It’s not like that at all.” —John, recreational mariju   More
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 WW Staff

PIFFing the Night Away

PIFF knocks you down. But you get up again.


Movie Reviews & Stories
If the Portland International Film Festival is a night out drinking, it’s time to rally. Though PIFF’s second week includes some real drags, keep the tab open: You’ll also find a few excepti   More
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 WW Staff

PIFF 2013: Tonight, We Are Young

PIFF will set the world on fire, and burn brighter than the sun.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Being a kid is tough these days. Whether children are being unfavorably compared to that hilarious little Honey Boo Boo, stripping down to their SpongeBob underwear for a search at elementary sc   More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 WW Staff

The Portland Index: Going Into Overtime

Portland’s parking fines are comparatively low, but create bigger risks for scofflaws.


News Stories
The City of Portland is again punching up parking fines.  Overtime parking on the street will still get a $39 ticket, but starting   More
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 WW Staff

Winter Guide 2013: Powder Up

Six ski sites down, one across.


Featured Stories
Timberline The scene: Timberline (timberlinelodge.com) sits high on glaciated Mount Hood, offering stunning views and year-round skiing on its upper section. Summer is the busiest time here, as n   More
 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 WW Staff

Winter Guide 2013: Winter Toolkit

Cold Comforts from Local Makers


Featured Stories
IMAGE: Morgan Green-Hopkins1. Billy Goat soft-snow skis By ON3P, on3pskis.com. Hand-ground with bamboo core. $799 at Next Adventure, 426 SE Grand Ave., 233-0706, nextdventure.net. 2. Salvatore   More
 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 WW Staff

Willamette Week’s 2013 Volunteer Guide


Advertorial
Welcome to WW’s 2013 Volunteer Guide. The idea here goes something like this: You were generous financially with our 2012 Give!Guide. Now, as the new year begins, you may want to invest some   More
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 WW Staff
 

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