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Restaurant Guide 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
Ignore the off-putting exterior of this pleasant Italian eatery on busy Northwest 21st Avenue (in a previous life it was a Tastee-Freez) and step inside for its offerings of staple Italian dishes and a fine mix of wines to complement the meal. Attentive service and intimate tables are perfect for co   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 HENRY STERN

Dear Sam,

Ex-mayors give Adams some advice: Keep the police bureau, Don’t spend all your money, and ride a bike.


News Stories
The prospect of Mayor-elect Sam Adams asking current Mayor Tom Potter for advice before taking office in January is about as likely as Christian Bale buying his mom a Mother’s Day card. So, luck ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 30, 2008 HENRY STERN

The Son Also Rises

Nikita Khrushchev’s Son Brings His “Be Patient with Russian Democracy” Message to Portland.


News Stories
The idea that Osama bin Laden’s son would become a U.S. citizen and a disciple of Western democracy is about as crazy as imagining in 1958 that Nikita Khrushchev’s son would do the same th ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 HENRY STERN

Tim Weiner, Legacy of Ashes

Finally, some valuable intelligence on the agency that was supposed to have provided it for us.


Books
If only the Central Intelligence Agency had ever analyzed itself as clearly as New York Times reporter Tim Weiner has done in his penetrating history of the agency’s first 60 years. Perhaps Wein ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 HENRY STERN

Drink 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
Two things make this unpretentious bar a must stop for Timbers and Beavers fans looking for a pre-game snootful or post-game nightcap: (1) It’s within easy stumbling distance of PGE Park, and (2) some of the bar stools even offer a view of the clock on the stadium façade so you can keep   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 HENRY STERN

Drink 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
Don’t be fooled by the name: This place isn’t a tavern in any shot-and-a-beer sense, and it has as much to do with the brewery once on this spot as "Multnomah" County has to do with the original natives. The true summary: Pearl District plus “meat market” equals one popular b   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 HENRY STERN

Drink 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
The definitive round-the-corner bar in Laurelhurst to have a sandwich ($5.50 for a half) and a pint (from $2.25 for a PBR to $4.25 for a micro). Dog-eared Trivial Pursuit cards and a distinctive exposed brick wall give the place a real down-in-the-basement feel that’s perfect for either a quic   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 HENRY STERN

Drink 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
No fern bar, this Hollywood institution oozes the wet charms of the only place darker and rainier than Portland in December—the British Isles. Seemingly every patron in this pub is smoking while they choose from the wide, wide selection of tasty beers: 16 British-style ales (ranging from $3.75   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 HENRY STERN

Wheels of Fortune

Mayoral front runner Sam Adams wants to triple bike projects’ share of spending.


News Stories
If Commissioner Sam Adams gets his way, the city will spend nearly three times as much on bike projects as it does now. Adams, the front runner in the May mayoral election, says the rationale for his ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2007 HENRY STERN

Pity Hall

A little historical balm for City Council if it’s feeling like idiot council after the ChÁvez fiasco.


News Stories
After City Council gave up on the entire César Chávez street-naming Whac-a-Mole game, Commissioner Randy Leonard called the affair a divisive process with “no parallel.” Beli ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 HENRY STERN
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