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Best of Portland 2014: Best Buys


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BEST TOMBOY FASHION Listening to Emma McIlroy, it’s easy to forget she’s talking about cropped hoodies and ripped overalls. The Ireland-born 30-year-old speaks in fevered, near-evangelistic t   More
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2014: Best Moves


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BEST CROSS-CITY SKI RACE February’s snowpocalypse brought an especially giddy form of chaos to Portland. Sure, the snow and ice forced the cancellation of some events—notably, the Polar Pl   More
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2014: Best of the Year

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


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The best thing about being high: “When every bite of food feels as if it was prepared and gingerly placed on your tongue by Selaphiel, Chef King of the Angel Babies.” —“This Bud’s for   More
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2014: Best Animals


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BEST SLOTH SLEEPOVER Looking for that romantic weekend getaway amid the largest captive population of adult sloths in the world? Look no further than Rainier, Ore.—a one-hour drive along the    More
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2014: Best Civic Life


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BEST BRIDGE NAME It’s Tilikum Crossing. Yes, the hours after TriMet announced the official name of its $134 million transit bridge were filled with some unfortunate jokes about orgasms and    More
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2014: Best People


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BEST GEOCACHER  Some geocachers are in it for the rankings, their user profiles boasting detailed personal benchmarks for the worldwide GPS-based scavenger-hunt game. But Portland’s best   More
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2014: Best Reads


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BEST RABBLE-ROUSING COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERMAN Allan Classen is a one-man gang. And yet the editor and publisher of The Northwest Examiner newspaper hasn’t shied away from picking fights with Esco    More
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2014: Best Looks


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BEST WISHES In Northeast Portland, on the border of the Irvington and King neighborhoods, where 7th Avenue and Morris Street form a T, there stands a tree. It’s a horse chestnut, with a thick t   More
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 WW Staff

Best of Portland 2014


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Spoiler alert: There is no best pizza in this issue.  If you’re a longtime reader of Willamette Week—which in November celebrates 40 years of presenting Portlanders with an independent   More
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 WW Staff

Honors Roll In for Former Oregon Gov. Vic Atiyeh

The last Republican to lead Oregon died Sunday at age 91

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Former Gov. Vic Atiyeh, who in the 1980s led Oregon through its worst economic strife since the Great Depression, died Sunday at age 91. Atiyeh, the last Republican Governor, served from 1979 to 1987, faced a series of budget crises as the state's timber industry collapsed and tossed tens of thousands of people out work. Atiyeh is generally credited with focusing Oregon on economic developm...   More
 
Monday, July 21, 2014 by WW Staff
 

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