What to Do About All the Damn Puddles


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The season of soggy socks is upon us, as leaf-clogged storm drains spawn treacherous pools across Portland. They lie in wait, dark and still and nearly indistinguishable from the pavement beneath, until an inattentive pedestrian plunges in, calf-deep. Even the alert walker must hike 'round the lake, which sometimes covers half an intersection. So don't just pass a flooded drain by with a ...   More
 
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE

If You Wanna Complain About the Rain ...


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News flash: It's raining hard, so hard this grim December evening that the city's Bureau of Transportation reports some street flooding around Portland. We pass this on because the bureau's news release has some tips to clear the catch basin if your street is underwater ("use a rake or pitch fork," "Do not attempt to remove the grate," etc.) of debris. The bureau also has this number to call ...   More
 
Thursday, December 9, 2010 Story Forum Editor

If You Wanna Complain About the Rain…


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News flash: It’s raining hard, so hard this grim December evening that the city’s Bureau of Transportation reports some street flooding around Portland. We pass this on because the bureau’s news release has some tips to clear the catch basin if your street is underwater (”use a rake or pitch fork,” “Do not attempt to remove the grate,” etc.) of debris. The bureau also has this ...   More
 
Thursday, December 9, 2010 Story Forum Editor

What to Do About All the Damn Puddles


News
The season of soggy socks is upon us, as leaf-clogged storm drains spawn treacherous pools across Portland. They lie in wait, dark and still and nearly indistinguishable from the pavement beneath, until an inattentive pedestrian plunges in, calf-deep. Even the alert walker must hike ’round the lake, which sometimes covers half an intersection. So don’t just pass a flooded drain ...   More
 
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE

Rain: I am the (perfectly charming facsimile of) the Walrus.


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"I can assure you we had nothing to do with the weather tonight," Paul McCartney doppelganger Joey Curatolo lilted. "We're Rain, not snow." Likely story—after listening to Curatolo, Steve Landes (John), Joe Bithhorn (George), Ralph Castelli (Ringo) and Mark Lewis (Wall of Sound) channel the Beatles for more than two hours, you're not quite sure what to believe. Portland's freak snowstorm ...   More
 
Thursday, December 31, 2009 KELLY CLARKE

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