Friday afternoon wind-down


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Okay, you're almost there. Less than two hours of staring intently at the computer screen and moving your mouse hand around, and you're home free. Let us help: BLOGS: Out in the Portland blogs, Metroblogging is talking about a class-action suit filed here against one of the biggest ticket scalpers, and Lefty Lane slaps KATU for cutting John Edwards out of its presidential poll (thanks, Jack Bog). ...   More
 
Friday, January 18, 2008 Ian Gillingham

Bill Clinton Packs Portland Events, Hillary Expected in Oregon Next Week


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A line of over 1,500 people formed outside Oregon Health & Science University's Old Library today to see Bill Clinton's speech “Solutions for the Economy.” And Hillary is not far behind. According to Clinton spokesman Isaac Baker, "Senator Clinton is expected to visit Oregon in the next week or so." Portlanders Andrea Warrick, 28, and Krista Gaeta, 36, got in line at 8 am to ensure ...   More
 
Monday, March 31, 2008 Lillian Hogan

SEE ME, HEAR ME, PICK ME: Endorsement video for Metro District 2


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For today's WW endorsement interview video—captured and webbified by Portland Community Media—we bring you Carlotta Collette, the incumbent Metro councilor for District 2. Collette was appointed to the seat last November to replace Brian Newman, who left for a job with OHSU. Portland Metro Council, District 2 (Gladstone, Johnson City, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, Oregon City, Rivergrove ...   More
 
Tuesday, April 8, 2008 Ian Gillingham

LUNCHBOX Video: Pennsylvania primary edition


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As you eat your lunch at your desk and wait for results of today's Pennsylvania primary, these videos will help you feel like you're part of the action. Hillary Clinton's campaign has been milking Bittergate for all it's worth. In her most recent ad aimed at the Keystone State, small-town Pennsylvanians vigorously deny that they, in Obama's words, "cling to guns or religion...as a way to explain ...   More
 
Tuesday, April 22, 2008 Ian Gillingham

CHATTY-NOUGAT-CHEW-CHEW: Eat Mobile Gobbled Up the Crowds Under the Fremont Bridge.


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It was cold. It was wet. It was hard to find. But still, somehow, everybody (and their kids) made to Willamette Week's first ever EAT MOBILE, a full-mouth fete featuring 11 of Po-town's best food carts held at the On Air warehouse last Saturday (see slideshow below). WW didn't really know what to expect when it decided to corral tasty purveyors underneath the south end of the Fremont Bridge ...   More
 
Monday, April 21, 2008 Byron Beck

Too Sweet: Smart Cookie Opens Downtown Dessert Cart


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Three days ago, Portland received a sweet treat. That's the day Sugar Cube, a new dessert cart owned by Kir Jensen, opened her cart. And already Jensen's cupcakes, cookies and smoothies are flying off the shelves. "I've had a great response so far", she said. "Everyone has been so friendly and encouraging." After careful consideration, Jensen, who has spent the last six years baking, ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 Sara Moskovitz

Pastrami Proliferation: Kenny & Zuke's to Open Second Location?


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Breaking News from the Deli Department: The gents behind phenomenal downtown delicatessen Kenny & Zuke's are said to be on the verge of moving into a second location. Although co-owner Nick Zukin declined to comment other than to confirm that he is looking for a second location, we've heard from two sources that the meat mavens have submitted a proposal to bust out the bialys in the the ...   More
 
Monday, October 6, 2008 BEN WATERHOUSE

Pimping Holiday Charity to Obama's Grassroots


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There's been much speculation about what the Democratic Party will do now with the unprecedented grass-roots network Barack Obama assembled during the presidential campaign. If the email below from Democratic Party of Oregon boss Trent Lutz is any indication, those contacts won't be employed solely for political aims. The message arrived Sunday in our inbox, which used to be flooded with letters ...   More
 
Monday, November 24, 2008 JAMES PITKIN

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