BEST ORIGINAL PORTLAND RAPPER
Malcolm Noble is big on firsts. He’ll tell you,
without prompting, the name of the first basketball player ever to
shatter a backboard (Chuck Connors) and where
Photos by Catherine Moye.Every year, WW celebrates its Best of Portland issue by closing off the street in front of our office and throwing a huge block party. This year's was a blast, featuring (but by no means limited to) acrobats, an ass car, drinking, dancing and Jefferson Smith's dog in a tie. Thanks to everyone who helped/cooked/served/cleaned/partied/cakewalked/photographed/attended. Here's ...
The “Best of” edition is a tired staple of the newspaper industry.
Every year, alt-weeklies across the country, from The Athens News to the Wausau City Pages, anoint their city’s best happy ho
In case anybody wonders what all the noise from our office was last night, we and hundreds of the paper's closest friends were celebrating our Best of Portland issue. Ex-WW staffer Byron Beck was good enough to chronicle all the festivities with this set of photos (like the one above) at Byron Beck's Window - including shots of Mayor Sam Adams, Bob Ball, Multnomah County Commissioner Jeff Cogen ...
Hey, you! Voting for the 2010 Best of Portland Poll closes July 14. Want to make your voice heard? Want to be represented? Want to remind everyone that Floater is not the best band in the city, thankyouverymuch, and that my failure to include The People's Sandwich of Portland in our Cheap Eats guide was a travesty on the order of BP's ongoing disaster in the gulf? Head on over to the voting page ...