Hot Plates: Our Favorite Portland Restaurants This Week

Food Reviews & Stories
A list of the five spots we're excited about right now—maybe taquerias we've loved forever, maybe seafood spots with special menus this week. It's designed to answer that age-old question: Where should we go out to dinner tonight?   More
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Buzz List: Where We’re Drinking 
This Week

Food Reviews & Stories
Our pick for the top brewpub, dive bar or wine lounge might change by the time you've finished reading this. But here are the spots, new and old, that we're most excited about right now.   More
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Strip Club Guide: Clubmandments

There are 10 commandments for pleasing God. There are 12 commandments for not pissing off Orchid Souris Rouge of the Kit Kat Club.

Strip Club Guide
Plan on bringing money and spending it. Strip clubs run on cash. You can use your card to open a tab at the bar and you might come across a dancer who uses Square, but dancers in Oregon rely on    More
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 ORCHID SOURIS ROUGE

Headout: Par & Bub Quiz

Pub trivia.

Which Portland bar... View SurveyGO: If you’re looking for trivia at bars instead of bar trivia, we recommend the following nights: Shanrock (rotating theme nights), EastBurn, 1800 E Burnside St.,    More
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 WW Staff

Re: Opening for Portland Police Officers

Willamette Week contributor applies to serve and uphold the law or something.


Editor's note: The Portland police bureau is looking for new officers. Having been passed over when he applied to replace Chip Kelly as the Ducks head football coach, underemployed WW contributor John Locanthi is tossing his hat in the ring.From Ferguson to Baltimore to Cleveland to most everywhere in the country, the police are in the news. Do you have what it takes to put on body armor, carry an ...   More
Thursday, August 13, 2015 JOHN LOCANTHI

‘Our Hoboken’

We asked the experts. Yes, Vancouver is a suburb of Portland.

Culture Features
Vancouver is a suburb of Portland. Pointing this out makes some people very angry. “Vancouver isn’t a suburb of Portland, you asshats!” they scream in our online comments. (“They,”   More
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

Cheap Eats 2015: Breakfast and Brunch

Cheap Eats
Milk Glass Market 2150 N Killingsworth St., 395-4742, Breakfast, lunch and early dinner Tuesday-Sunday. You really shouldn’t be in a hurry at Milk Glass Market. Former Woodsm   More
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 WW Staff

Portland Is Still the Only Livable City in the U.S., Apparently

Rich English magazine owners agree: Portland is the only barely acceptable place to live in America!


Arts & Books
For the second year in a row, Portland is the only city in the United States that is even basically livable, though just barely, according to Monocle, a London-based culture and global affairs magazine. "Portland has gone from obscurity to an exemplar of US urban good life," writes the magazine for its annual Quality of Life survey, sponsored this year by AKZONobel, a sustainable ...   More
Thursday, June 11, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

Portland Is Still the Strip Club Capital of America

Suck it, Houston.


On Wednesday, Priceonomics shared an explainer called "Why Does Portland Have So Many Strip Clubs?" First, it sent its data team on "a thrilling quest to determine whether or not Portland really deserves the title of 'strip club capital.'" The team drew some conclusions that you might have already guessed at: Yes, there is another town with more strip clubs (Houston), but, as they ...   More
Friday, June 19, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

Swim in Portland's Public Outdoor Pools

We went to every single outdoor public pool and jumped in. So can you!


When I was a kid, I spent the whole summer in my swimsuit, going from pool to lawn to pool to lake to pool, usually on my bike. While I'm glad I've grown up enough now to remove damp lycra before bed, I still love the feeling of jumping into cool water on a hot day (because I am a human). Amazingly, this is something that we all can actually do in Portland, even if, like me, you can't afford to join ...   More
Friday, June 26, 2015 LIZZY ACKER


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