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24th and Meatballs


Food Reviews & Stories
With all the attention paid to Kevin Cavenaugh’s micro restaurant pod, the Ocean, at Northeast 24th Avenue and Glisan Street, it would be easy to assume the concept is more important than what's   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Cathedral Park Kitchen: Ginned-Up Cafe


Bar Reviews
In a no-frills space designed as a lunchroom for office workers at the old Columbia Sportswear factory in St. Johns, an odd surprise: some of the best cocktails in Portland. Cathedral Park Kitchen   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Drank: Maui Mango Passion (Lanilai)


Drank
This Portland-made “relaxation drink,” if one takes the innuendo on Lanilai’s website at face value, will help you live longer, reduce joint pain, sleep better, attain the heights of menta   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Zadie Smith, NW

Taking the Northwest London passage.


Books
With each new novel, acclaimed British author Zadie Smith seems as if she’s reacting violently against the one before it. After the exuberant prose and plot of her sprawling, Rushdian debut, W   More
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

2012 Holiday Gift Guide, Vol. 2

Nice Things for Naughty People


Featured Stories
In our first Holiday Gift Guide, we directed you to some downright pleasant local stores, where you might putter around aimlessly and endlessly to find gifts for the various people in your life�   More
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Rainbow Connection

Where to get hitched for Vancouver’s first same-sex unions.


Featured Stories
The Clark County Recording and Marriage License Department is preparing for a flood. On Dec. 6, gay and lesbian couples can file for marriage licenses in Washington for the first time.  Rec   More
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

High-5 North to Vansterdam

A primer for potential pot tourists.


Featured Stories
Vancouver is rarely touted for its progressive politics, but Portland’s sister city to the north now may now have one solid, um, high point. With passage of ballot initiative I-502, Washingt   More
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Hotseat: Jenna Burrell

A Portlander researches African internet scams—by actually going to interview the scammers in Ghana.


News Stories
Few with email haven’t had the privilege of a Nigerian “official” requesting their assistance to transfer the sum of $47,500,000.00...   More
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Gift Guide 2012: The Unaccredited Professor


Featured Stories
Your friend belongs to no university but somehow knows everything under the sun and moon, as he is careful to remind you on each and every occasion. When you bought Fifty Shades of Grey last yea   More
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Holiday Gift Guide 2012


Featured Stories
Ah, well. It’s 2012, and for seemingly the 80th time, the world is ending. If the predictions are true, it’ll all wrap up five days after Hannukah, four before Christmas and well ahead of the    More
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE
 

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