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Marie Richie And Kat Jensen

Two urban farmers help to make a barter economy a reality.

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Farmers markets throughout the metro area—from PSU to Hillsboro to Milwaukie—may tout local produce, but how many can trace their green beans to the corner of Southeast 33rd Avenue and Div ...   More
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 Caitlin Mccarthy

Bowling for Breath: Charity that's a knock-out

Would you rather pay $27 per hour to bowl or buy a $15 ticket that not only gets you three hours of bowling but throws in billiards and live music? How about if 100 percent of that ticket goes to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation? Yeah, I thought so. Slip into your bowlin' shoes and chalk up those pool cues: CFF has teamed up with   More
Thursday, August 6, 2009 by Caitlin Mccarthy

Robopocalypse Comics Collective Hands the Marker Over to You

Robopocalypse Comics Collective, a group of nine Portland comics artists, has released its latest group effort—a group effort that extends beyond the collective and into the lives of all readers. That's because Operation: R.O.B.O. Rescue is a comic book and a coloring book! In this merry melding of two literature for...   More
Thursday, August 6, 2009 by Caitlin Mccarthy

Couch Street

It’s summer, you’re poor: Time to hit the road by hitting the cushions.

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IMAGE: Kim ScafaroThe couch has something of an unfortunate reputation. Associated with slackers, gamers and potatoes everywhere, the couch is, for all of its cushioning and utilitarian value, maligne ...   More
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 Caitlin Mccarthy

Happy Birthday, Mr. President

Yes, we now live in a world where hip music venues host bumpin' birthday parties for the president of these states united. The Democratic Party of Oregon hosts OBAMA'S BIRTHDAY BASH! at Backspace tonight. "Come celebrate our 44th President on his 48th birthday," all for the uncharacteristic...   More
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 by Caitlin Mccarthy

Made in Oregon, For Real: White Stag Block Talk

You might still be hung up on the fate of the much-harangued Made in Oregon sign, but the fine folks at the White Stag building (aka the University ...   More
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 by Caitlin Mccarthy

Jeff Johnson Tattoo Machine

The secret world of ink according to a local needle-slinger.

“This, my friend, is a pussy-eating swamp panther.” So the wide-eyed, clear-skinned reader is introduced to the world of tattoo in Jeff Johnson’s Tattoo Machine: Tall Tales, True Sto ...   More
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 Caitlin Mccarthy

"Harder not Smarder!": The 3rd annual Neander Games

If you aren't Scottish enough for the Portland Highland Games, perhaps you're plenty Neanderthal for the third annual Neander Games and Stone Worker's Picnic. This Saturday, Rocky Butte Park will take a joyride in a time machine—landing somewhere circa 60,000 BC—for this so-called "Caveman Olympics." A...   More
Thursday, July 16, 2009 by Caitlin Mccarthy

Great Scots!

The Portland Highland Games are like being in Scotland. Sorta.

IMAGE: Hawk KrallThe Portland Highland Games promises it is “so authentic, you’ll think you’re in Scotland!” And because the casual American observer considers Sean Connery&rsq ...   More
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 Caitlin Mccarthy

Perilous Northern Lights

A public service announcement from WW on this Independence Day.

IMAGE: Dennis CulverIt’s true: Blowing shit up on the Fourth of July expresses solidarity with our Founding Fathers. But on this holiday, WW would like to remind Oregonians that our kind of fire ...   More
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 Caitlin Mccarthy
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