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
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.
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
In their own words, six people who insist you see Portland and Oregon in a new way.
They are angry, agitated, wry. They are careful watchers,
even obsessive witnesses, to what is odd and distracting and wrong. And
they all stand on lonely promontories from which they view our cit
The best liquors, beers and wines WW staff had this year
How does one gauge the best beer one had when one spends the entire year playing a game called "I Want to Drink Every Beer Made?" Does he pick the beer where the taste of hops linger long past the pint emptying? Does he opt for the sour ale that visiting beer geeks contemplate pouring our travel shampoo bottles just to sneak 3.2 ounces back home? In my case, I’ll pick the one I’m kicking mysel...
We asked four Portlanders for their perspectives on Gus Van Sant. Here’s what they said.
Movie Reviews & Stories
JON RAYMOND, Author
I first laid eyes on Gus Van Sant sometime around 1990. It was at the Clinton Street Theater, and he was screening Mala Noche in the lead-up to the release of My Own Private Idaho
Forget about a Top 10 list. Here are three Top Threes.
Movie Reviews & Stories
2012 has been a busy year on the WW
film beat. In April, after five years at the helm, Aaron Mesh moved to
the news desk. Matthew Singer replaced him until October, when he became
music editor a
Face facts, readers: You wanted to read about lurid
four-star hotel sex and awkward death, Bart Simpson and Doctor Who—not
to mention a winningly surly football coach and an election-year smear
Flight Behavior, by Barbara Kingsolver. This
novel is such a good read, funny, generous, unpredictable, that it took
me a while to realize how stunningly intelligent and brave it is. It
A green and red mess of Portland’s tastiest tamales.
Food Reviews & Stories
If you want great tamales this Christmas, you have to head
south. Not too far south—just to Milwaukie’s pint-size Casa de Tamales,
a shop with walls packed with gewgaws including a marlin, fra