If Pioneer Courthouse Square is “Portland’s living room,” the old Pioneer Courthouse itself seems more like the dark, scary attic that no one ever goes into. It’s a striking building, but what
Call it the Packed House that Twitter Built. Call it Chappelle's Silent Show. Call it "the greatest show that almost happened." Call it whatever you want. Because the facts are these: At 10 minutes to 1 this morning, reclusive comedian Dave Chappelle appeared in Pioneer Courthouse Square, carrying a microphone and a 10-inch amplifier. And 4,000 people were waiting for him. "I don't know about ...