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Dennis Lindsay 1918-2007

Remembering WW’s First Investor


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But for Dennis Lindsay, Willamette Week might not exist. In the early ’70s Lindsay became this newspaper’s first investor. His $6,000—and his introduction to Elizabeth Ducey—g ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 RICHARD H. MEEKER

Publisher's Notebook


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To our readers:The name Sid Lezak may not mean much to those of you younger than 35.But for many of us who knew and loved Sid over the years, time stopped for a painful moment last Monday, when he die ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 3, 2006 RICHARD H. MEEKER

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
In the recent past, WW has faulted this elegant eatery for its low-sodium approach to cooking. But that's one of very few quibbles we've had with a kitchen that has consistently produced dishes wildly expressive of the Northwest for the past six years. The dining room is spare but not barren and�l   More
 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 RICHARD H. MEEKER

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
We've spent a small fortune recently trying to make sense of this wildly erratic but elegant eatery that not long ago was a serious candidate for Restaurant of the Year. The salt-cod fritters with malt vinegar remain a delight, as do the tempura-style green beans. And some mains simply soar—wi   More
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 RICHARD H. MEEKER

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
What a difference a new chef makes! After languishing through almost constant rehab (remember Lucere?), the restaurant at the RiverPlace Hotel has become one of the most pleasant places in town. Most tables face east toward the Willamette and a bustling moorage, with views of the mountains in the di   More
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 RICHARD H. MEEKER

Publisher's Notebook

At 30, WW is still growing.


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TO OUR READERS:Each November, I write about our newspaper's condition and add a comment or two on the larger media environment in which we operate. Here, in Q&A format, is this year's report.How i ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 24, 2004 RICHARD H. MEEKER

Publisher's Notebook


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Neil Goldschmidt didn't invent Portland. He did something far more inspired: He convinced an entire generation that we could help make this a better place.The example he set as mayor in the 1970s was ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 12, 2004 RICHARD H. MEEKER

Publisher's Notebook

The business of WW, at 29.


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TO OUR READERS:Each year, on Willamette Week's anniversary, I offer a summary of our company's condition. Here is this year's report:Who are we? In an age of continuing media concentration, Willamet ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 5, 2003 RICHARD H. MEEKER
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