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Portland Fall Arts Guide 2013: 24-Hour Arty People

A day in the life of Portland’s working artists.

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Art is work. We celebrate the geniuses with virtuoso brilliance and seemingly effortless creativity, but that’s not the way it is for most professionals. Sure, Portland has plenty of dilettant   More
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 WW Staff

Fast Company's Founding Editor On How Portland Can Become Great

At TechfestNW, Alan Webber asks: How do you overthrow a successful city?


On Saturday, September 7, at the TechfestNW technology conference at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry in Portland, we were lucky enough to sit in on an absolute corker of a keynote speech given by Alan Webber, founding editor of Fast Company...   More
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by WW Staff

Headout: Navigating MFNW

A guide to getting around during Portland’s biggest music festival.

 Click on image below for larger version:ILLUSTRATION: Xel & KatGO: MusicfestNW continues through Sunday, Sept. 8. See musicfestnw.com for schedule and information on how to purchase a wristb   More
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 WW Staff

Chuck and Badger

A new film festival aims to be Portland’s Sundance.

Movie Reviews & Stories
If there’s something Portland doesn’t need, it’s another film festival—much less one with a name so similar to the city’s biggest cinematic celebration, the Portland International Film F   More
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 WW Staff

TechfestNW 2013: Rick Turoczy

The Tech Advocate

TFNW 2013
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   More
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 WW Staff

Top 10 Completely Unofficial Reasons to Attend TechFestNW


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...   More
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 by WW Staff

Hydro Hogs

We reveal Portland’s Top 10 water users.

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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    More
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2013: The Best Year

A survey of other things WW formally declared to be “The Best” in the last 12 months.

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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   More
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2013: Best Bites, Sips and Puffs

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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 shan   More
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 WW Staff

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

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