SPOILED FRUIT:Some Portland cider types are crying sour after Washington cideries won seven of nine categories, including two gold medals for host Seattle Cider Co.,
in the first Pacific Northwest C
THURSDAY JUNE 12
[BOOKS] Combining the revelry of a pub crawl with the
ingenuity of Portland’s literary community, this is the ideal event for
lit lovers and enthusiastic boozers. E
Friday, June 6Portland Fruit Beer Fest The marquee event of Portland Beer Week, the Portland Fruit Beer Festival begins at 11 am at Burnside Brewing. Get warm and toasty with a few glasses of Elysian D’Mango Unchained and the Commons Citrus Royale, because it’s almost time to peel your clothes off. Admission is $20. The Portland Fruit Beer Festival is at Bur...More
ON-COURT HUSTLE: You may have been too caught up in the Blazers’ playoff run to notice, but back in April a Portland band played the Moda Center—without
having ever released an album. In between
WEDNESDAY JUNE 4
[SAILORS] Good news: The Americans are
back, which means that unlike last year, you don’t have to seduce
Canadian sailors with talk of Newfies or Rob Ford or
Friday, May 30Drunk Dad[SCUZZZZZZ] Right down to its name, Portland’s Drunk Dad is a middle finger in the face of musical conventions. Although the band eschewed the handle “Meth Lab Blues Explosion” in favor of a moniker with more uncomfortable associations, singer-guitarist Dane Herrin explains the genre he self-applied to the band’s Facebook page in a way that’s und...
END OF AN ERA: This appears to be the last summer for Cartopia, the iconic late-night pod at Southeast 12th Avenue and Hawthorne Boulevard.
The lot where beloved carts like Potato Champion, Whiffies