One Last Non-Puff

After 30 years, downtown Portland's Leo's Non-Smoking Coffee Shop is closing in a few hours


Food & Drink
If there were a rule at Leo’s Non-Smoking Café in downtown Portland—other than the obvious one, which state law rendered superfluous in 2009— it would be the virtue of simplicity. The food is of the no-frills American variety, served up with haste on thick eggshell plates with pale red rims. Fluorescent lighting and dentist-chair-teal upholstery abound in the small corner café, and rectangular ...   More
Friday, February 28, 2014

Animal Rights Activists Share Naked Truth at Pioneer Square

"There's nothing sexier than wearing your own skin," says Meggan Anderson (pictured above in the middle), who used her topless torso spray painted like a cat's skin to draw attention the cruelty animals suffer for their furs. Anderson and others from national animal rights group PETA, which is based in Virginia, came to Pioneer Courthouse Square and held protest signs over their chests this ...   More
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 Jacob Pierce

Saks Fifth Avenue Closing

In a statement released this morning, Mayor Sam Adams announced the impending closure of the downtown Portland Saks Fifth Avenue stores. The men's store will close on April 25, 2010, and the main store will close by July 31, 2010. Over the past year, Mayor Adams and Portland Development Commission Chair Scott Andrews met with the owners of Pioneer Place and Saks CEO Steve Sadove in an effort to ...   More
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 Retail Therapist


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