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
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
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
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