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Run Up Your Tab, You Are Ruined No Longer! Maybe.

The national stimulus package has finally gone through. And while we can debate its merits all day long, I am positive that we can all agree on one important element that the package was missing. And that, my friends, was the element of surprise.

Lucki...   More
Monday, March 2, 2009 by Adrienne So

Wouldn't You Like To Know If You're Drinking Poop?

If you asked me where my drinking water came from, I imagine my response would be similar to many others: "The tap." That, or some New Age nonsense about the cycle of meltwater, et cetera. Many of us gloss over the fact that our drinking water doesn't come straight from some s...   More
Thursday, February 26, 2009 by Adrienne So

I Love Not Dying: Support the Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center

I don't know about the rest of you, but when I go to Mount Hood, I enjoy the security of knowing that I won't be killed under a massive slab avalanche. That security is due to the work of the Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center   More
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 by Adrienne So

Get Your Shop On: Nolita Warehouse Sale

If you missed Lizard Lounge's massive warehouse sale over Valentine's Day weekend, you should definitely keep your calendar open for Nolita's equally massive, equally awesome warehouse sale which starts on Thursday, Feb. 26.

The cash-only sale will feature 50-80 percent off brands...   More
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 by Adrienne So

Material Girls

What do you picture when you think of a feminist? Power suits? Black leather? Hipster flannel? Whatever it is, odds are, Madonna has done it. Which makes the larger-than-life blond pop icon a surprisi ...   More
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 Adrienne So

A Not-so-Ruff Run: Registration for 2009 Doggie Dash Now Open

Strengthen your dog-to-dog support network and sign yourself and your pup up for the Oregon Humane Society's 2009 Doggie Dash on Saturday, May 9. Neither you nor Poopsie has to be in top racing condition for the 1.5-mile course along Naito Parkway (cars will be blocked, of cours...   More
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 by Adrienne So

Getting Fat on Fat Tuesday: Free Pancakes!

Okay, so we're not exactly chain restaurant fans, but for today, National Pancake Day, we will make an exception. And in honor of Fat Tuesday, it is also incumbent upon us to expand our waistlines.

From 7 am t...   More
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 by Adrienne So

Keep Your Chickens In A Row: Tour De Coop Call for Hosts

The cock has crowed: Growing Gardens has just sent out the call for hosts for the 2009 Tour de Coops, where you can let other excited Po...   More
Friday, February 20, 2009 by Adrienne So

Un-shallow Your Shopping Side: Fashion Benefit For Alec

In November of 2008, two-year-old Alec Martinez was diagnosed with a brain tumor. He got through several surgeries late last year to remove the tumor, but he faces a long and difficult recovery through 2009.   More
Thursday, February 19, 2009 by Adrienne So

Registration Open for New Belgium Urban Assault Ride

Beer. Bikes.

There. I'm pretty sure I got every red-blooded Portlander's attention.

Registration is now open for this year's Urban Assault Ride on May 31, the biggest bike scavenger...   More
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 by Adrienne So
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