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Two-Wheel TangoThe night before Anndy Wiselogle and Bart Jones opened the Bicycle Repair Collective, did they go to bed dreaming of yellow bikes? Bike paths? Zoobombers?When they set up shop at Southe ...   More
Wednesday, March 9, 2005 Joel Smith

Belly Up to the Restaurant Bar

Bar food that actually tastes good.

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Many Portland restaurants are notorious for their “no reservations” policy. And the ones that do take reservations often still subject you to a long wait before seating you. Think about it. When was t ...   More
Wednesday, October 13, 2004 Joel Smith

Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux doesn't feel old. Sure, he recently turned 60 and sure, he told WW, "I get a break when I go to the movies...[but] when we finish talking here I'm going snorkeling." The subject is not ir ...   More
Wednesday, April 7, 2004 Joel Smith

The "Other" Crime Story

Domestic-violence reports are on the rise.

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Metro area residents were shocked last week to learn that in one weekend North and Northeast Portland played host to four shootings, resulting in two deaths and five injuries (see "The Nose," page 7). ...   More
Wednesday, February 11, 2004 Joel Smith


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It's neither a hideous mutant monster nor a super-heroic product of a botched nuclear experiment. It's a GloFish, the world's first genetically engineered, glow-in-the-dark pet, and nobody knows what ...   More
Wednesday, February 4, 2004 Joel Smith

KATU Bites Back

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Officials at KATU-TV have responded to a parody of reporter Anna Song not with laughter, but with a threat of legal action. The flap stems from Song's recent coverage of the Laurelhurst dog-poisoning ...   More
Wednesday, December 17, 2003 Joel Smith

Hats Off to Reebok

Nike retreats from its sideline skirmish.

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Two years of trash talk and prevent defense suddenly petered out in the National Football League last month when Nike ended its opposition to a rival's hat, capping a baffling marketing war that was a ...   More
Wednesday, December 10, 2003 Joel Smith
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