Willamette Wednesday: 5 Things to Do and See in Portland on September 10


Wednesday, Sept. 10 Tim and Eric & Dr. Steve Brule [COMEDY] Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim have made themselves into Adult Swim mainstays with their kitschy brand of over-the-top malfunctioning cable-access schlock. With the addition of John C. Reilly’s lovable TV host, the menagerie is a true force to reckon with in a live setting. Newmark Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, 248-4335. ...   More
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Murmurs: Gambling on a New Lottery Boss.

The Oregon Lottery generates more than $500 million a year, most of it from video gambling machines in bars and taverns. Longtime Lottery Commission Chairman Steve Ungar is stepping down and Gov.    More
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Working at the Water Bureau: More Dangerous Than the Fire Bureau

Mayoral candidate Eileen Brady continues her torrid fundraising—she’s brought in $486,000 to Charlie Hales’ $294,000 and Jefferson Smith’s $171,000. But Brady returned two contributions this w   More
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Here's A New Baseball Idea For Portland (UPDATED with Mahalic comment)

As the countdown toward the death of Triple-A minor league baseball in Portland continues, there's at least one long-time Portland baseballer with the germ of an idea to keep pro baseball here in the summer months. Big League Chew inventor Rob Nelson, who pitched for the endlessly entertaining single-A Portland Mavericks in the mid 1970s, wrote Oregon Sports Authority CEO Drew Mahalic last week ...   More
Monday, February 8, 2010 HANK STERN

Oregon Connection To Baseball's Big Blown Call

For those of us who still pay attention to baseball (and for those of us in Portland, our options are few and getting fewer), last night's huge news from Major League Baseball about the "perfect game that wasn't" has a huge Oregon connection. Jim Joyce, the umpire who blew the call that would have sealed a perfect game for Detroit's Armando Galarraga, lives in Beaverton. (For those who don't ...   More
Thursday, June 3, 2010 HANK STERN

Triple-A Baseball, One Year Later

For the dwindlng few of us who still attend Portland Beavers games, today is bittersweet. Tonight is the Triple-A All-Star Game in Allentown, Pa. One year ago, the game was in Portland's PGE Park, drawing more than 16,000 fans and actually making the city seem for a night like it cared about minor league baseball. Alas, PGE Park's re-configuration for when Portland begins play next year in ...   More
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 HANK STERN


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