Willamette Thursday: 5 Things to Do and See in Portland on October 30

Thursday, Oct. 30 Eyehategod, Power Trip, Iron Reagan, Today Is the Day, Wehrmacht, At the Seams, Chronological Injustice [AGGRO] Fresh off an appearance at Phil Anselmo’s second annual Housecore Horror Film Fest, Eyehategod comes to Portland, with a new, self-titled album in tow. That record—the first to feature new drummer Aaron Hill—was in fact released on the Housecore label, ...   More
Thursday, October 30, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Colony of 240,000 Bees in Northeast Portland Are Evicted Again


LaTisha Strickland's 240,000 bees are looking for a new home. Again.Strickland, who lives in a rental property in Northeast Portland, keeps five hives in her backyard and has for three years without problems. WW first reported that her bees got the boot on July 3, with Fox Property Management company telling her they must go due to a neighbor complaint. The heat of summer makes it the worst time to ...   More
Thursday, July 18, 2013 by Andrea Damewood

Evicted Northeast Bees Get Temporary Reprieve


Northeast Portland beekeeper LaTisha Strickland, whose bees got an eviction notice from her property management company, gets to hang on to the colonies for a bit longer.Strickland's story was reported first by WW in last week's Murmurs and then picked up by KOIN. She called the eviction of her 240,000 bees a particular tragedy considering the recent bee die-offs in Wilsonville and Hillsboro.Strickland, ...   More
Monday, July 8, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

There's a Memorial Sunday for the Wilsonville Bees


A memorial is set for this Sunday for the 50,000-some bumblebees killed off in Wilsonville.Portlander Rozzell Medina has set up a Facebook page for the event, which will be held at 2 pm at the Wilsonville Target store. Fliers also got passed around at last night's Last Thursday event."I urge you to join us in our efforts to memorialize these fallen lifeforms and to draw attention to the plight of ...   More
Friday, June 28, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Kickstart my Heart: Micro-Batch Honey That Tastes Like Your Neighborhood


Food & Drink
Kickstart my Heart is a semi-regular blog series on Portland Kickstarter projects we don't hate.At least once a week someone in WW's arts and culture section sighs loudly and says, "Oh, Portland." That was me yesterday, stumbling across Bee Local, a Portland project that described itself as "micro-batch honey produced in urban neighborhood varieties." I still think it's the most Portland Kickstarter ...   More
Monday, February 13, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Jonah, "Bees," The Wonder and the Thrill (Self-released)

Well, crap. I've always had a soft spot for Jonah's sturdy pop melodies, syrupy vocals and the grand scale of their music—but somehow the band's new album, The Wonder and the Thrill, got lost in the shuffle and we didn't preview Jonah's CD release show (tonight at Doug Fir) in WW. It speaks to the volume of great local bands and touring acts that a group like Jonah—one that deserves the attention ...   More
Friday, October 22, 2010 CASEY JARMAN


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