From the Vault #1: Ethan Rose, Oaks

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In this new (hopefully regular) column, we draw from the mountain of CDs filling the shelving unit in our former music cave and revisit an album and/or artist from Portland’s past. Because the music scene moves quickly—if you don’t stop to look back once in a while, you might miss something great.   Ethan Rose captures the sound of things and unveils their beauty. In 2009, he became ...   More
Friday, January 3, 2014 LYLA ROWEN

Puttering Around: Oaks Park

Day 3 of WW's quest to find Portland's best miniature golf course


Fore! With spring in the air—and with every other fun activity from a Normal American ChildhoodTM having been already co-opted for ironic enjoyment then played out—over the next week WW brings you reviews of Portland-area putt-putt courses. We're also pretty excited about Brewvana's putt-putt event next Saturday.Other courses:1. Tualatin Island Greens2: Sunset Golf CenterOaks Amusement Park7805 ...   More
Friday, May 10, 2013 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Headout: Know Your Sausage

Jawohl! Maifest, Germany’s oldest sausage party, is here.

Oktoberfest gets a lot of column inches—the legislated purity of Bavarian beer, the goofy hats, the giant urinal troughs—while Maifest always gets short shrift. And who does not excite himse   More
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

JUICY SUITS: The Little Train That Could ... Do A Lot Of Damage (At Least That's The Accusation)

A woman is suing Oaks Park, alleging she suffered several injuries in September 2007 when she was hit by the miniature train that circles the park . Shelly Fairfield claims in her lawsuit filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court that she was standing "on the premises controlled and operated by defendant Oaks Park, when suddenly and without warning, John Doe, driving the train... ran into and ...   More
Saturday, July 18, 2009 Katie Litvin


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