Willamette Weekend: 14 Things to Do in Portland, February 28-March 2

4-wheelers, food carts and sausage fests


Friday, Feb. 2812 O’Clock Boys [MOVIE: ONE NIGHT ONLY] Documentary filmmaker Lotfy Nathan apparently began creating 12 O’Clock Boys with one question in mind: Who are these gangs of kids barreling around Baltimore on dirt bikes?The short documentary follows 12-year-old Pug, a small kid with a big, cheeky mouth who dreams of riding with the “flock.” Pug’s mother, naturally, would prefer ...   More
Friday, February 28, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Cartathlon 2012: The Waffle Taco Eating Contest That Was


Food & Drink
Saturday March 3 saw 72 teams of food cart enthusiasts hit the streets of Portland for WW's second  Cartathlon. The food cart-focused scavenger hunt gave the teams four hours to travel around the city's best street vendors, completing challenges and taking photos, in a race to win free cart food for a year. For those of us observing, highlights included watching competitors try to catch sesame ...   More
Monday, March 5, 2012 by Ruth Brown

Last Day to Sign Up For the PDX Cartathlon

Win free cart food for a year


Food & Drink
Cartivores: there are still a few spaces left for WW's PDX Cartathlon this weekend, a food cart scavenger hunt where the winning team gets free cart food for a year from the likes of Big-Ass Sandwiches, FlavourSpot, Grilled Cheese Grill, Koi Fusion, Oregon Ice Works, Potato Champion and Whiffie's Fried Pies. Entry is $50 for a team of five, which includes a commemorative t-shirt, free food along the ...   More
Thursday, March 1, 2012 by Ruth Brown

Fill Your Mouth With Sunshine: PDX Cartathlon I


Food & Drink
Hey everybody! WW is partnering up with the Food Cartel and the Portland Mobile Restaurant Group to do what we in Portland do best--eat things from trucks and participate in mildly athletic team activities designed for a child. PDX Cartathalon I is a scavenger hunt, an eating competition and a race to the finish where one lucky winner will receive free food from participating carts like Big Ass Sandwiches ...   More
Thursday, February 3, 2011 NIKKI VOLPICELLI


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