Scoop: 99 Problems But a Liquor License Ain't One

A Shut-and-Open Case: Kurt Huffman’s 99-tap, all-Oregon, no-tippin’, $15-minimum-wage-payin’ beer bar Loyal Legion (705 SE 6th Ave.) closed down July 14, after only four official days in busines   More
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Portland's 2011 James Beard Award Semifinalists

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Food & Drink
The semifinalists for this year's James Beard Awards have been announced, and the list of Portlanders eligible for the nation's most prestigious food awards looks...exactly the same as last year's. Check it out:Best Chef, Northwest (repeats in italics)2010: Oswaldo Bibiano (Autentica), John Gorham (Toro Bravo), Jenn Louis (Lincoln), Naomi Pomeroy, (Beast), Andy Ricker (Pok Pok), Gabriel Rucker (Le ...   More
Thursday, February 17, 2011 by bwaterhouse

Local Author David Biespiel Wins "Best Poetry of the Year" Award

Hooray for local artists getting national attention for their work! David Biespiel, a beloved Portland-based poet and teacher, has just been awarded the Best Poetry of the Year by The Poetry Foundation. His new book of poems, The Book of Men and Women, explores the remorseful emotions of regret, longing, and loss through the complex relationships between members of the opposite gender. Biespiel, ...   More
Tuesday, December 22, 2009 India Nicholas

Shameless Self-Promotion: WW Wins Awards

The Society of Professional Journalists' Oregon and southwest Washington chapter held its awards dinner Saturday night, and WW won a bunch of first-place honors for work we did in 2009. Here's what we won: In the category of large-circulation (above 8,000) non-dailies for Oregon and southwest Washington: Comprehensive coverage: Nigel Jaquiss for “Mayor Adams coverage” Environmental ...   More
Monday, May 24, 2010 HANK STERN


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