You are on a bike. Someone has placed a red octagon with unfamiliar letters on the side of the street you are biking down. What do you do? A hypothetical decision tree.*
Click on the image below for a larger version!*Oh, is that a stop sign? Then, by all means, please do stop! Willamette Week suggests you do what we do, which is always follow traffic laws like g
WEDNESDAY MAY 28
[BOOKS ] Elizabeth Warren is like an electable Ralph Nadar, championing consumers and the middle class in her new book, A Fighting Chance.
The senior senator fr
Friday, May 23Tyler the Creator [BASTARD RAP] There’re MCs twice Tyler the Creator’s age who haven’t issued three albums worth listening to—and the L.A. native’s already released that many revisitable odes at the ridiculous age of 23. His debut, 2009’s Bastard, was more interesting than an autobiographical piece by a teen should have been. He amped up the w...
TORRES ON TV: Local comic Shane Torres—who placed second in WW’s Funniest 5 poll last November—will appear on NBC’s Last Comic Standing,
which returns this week after four years off the air.
THURSDAY MAY 22
[MUSIC] Tremors, the debut album
from the South London producer born Christopher Taylor, is no less
confident and well-produced than the remixes of Angel Haze and
We're taking a culinary roadtrip of essential foods from the 50 states... inside Portland. Make your suggestions now.
Hello, U.S. immigrants of Portland! We're talking to you!Over the course of this summer, we'll be writing about essential foods from all 50 states that are available in Portland. We're especially interested in unique foods that were invented in a specific place. And we're asking you, our oft-underappreciated transplants, to pitch us your picks from your home states. Which are pr...
Friday, May 16Afro-Vegan Dinner [FOOD] Bryant Terry will talk about social justice and his Afro-Vegan cookbook blending African, Caribbean and Southern flavors for the vegan crowd, while chef Bradley from Po’shines cooks up tastings from the cookbook. Possible offerings include a roselle-rooiboos drink, dandelion salad with pecan dressing, sweet potato and lima ...
CAVE COD: Paleo-only food cart Cultured Caveman—dedicated to a diet consistent with that of prehistoric people—has filed for a tavern license for its planned brick-and-mortar restaurant in St. Joh