The Dock

Your guide to Portland’s chillest summer party scene!


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It’s hot and about to get hotter. On average, Aug. 8 is the warmest day of the year in Portland. So what are you going to do this week? You’re going to the hottest place in town: the Dock.    More
 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 KATHERINE MARRONE

Stoked & Broke

Throwing down methods and Rainier with the board bums drawn to Mount Hood’s endless winter.


Cover Story
It’s winter in Australia, but Rupert Michell has no interest in the puny ski hills of his native land. Instead, Michell took a 20-hour flight, then drove 1,000 miles to ski in Oregon—in June   More
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 PETE COTTELL

Summer Guide 2014: Summer Events Calendar

Something awesome to do in Portland every day between now and Labor Day.


Summer Guide
June Wednesday, June 18 Plan your summer Read this calendar with pen and appointment book. Thursday, June 19 See the best play you missed in 2013 Badass Theatre Company brings back last spring   More
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 WW Staff

WW's #SummeringPDX Instagram Contest

Take a picture of yourself doing something on our Summer Super Events Calendar, maybe win a kickass prize.

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We never thought we'd say this, but we're giving you permission—and encouragement—to post your selfies. WW's Summer Events Calendar is chock-full of great summer events. One for each and every day of summer until Labor Day, in fact. And we want to see you, literally, at as many of them as possible. Snap a self portrait of yourself at an event in our Summer Events Calendar and you could ...   More
 
Friday, June 20, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Summer Guide 2014: Portland Lawn Games from Cornhole to Quidditch

A guide to the (barely) competitive Portland lawn-game scene.


Summer Guide
Portland loves games, but it has a complicated relationship with the concept of competition. (There’s a reason one of our two major professional sports teams has matches that can end in a frig   More
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Summer Guide 2012: Summer Events Calendar


Featured Stories
Foot Traffic Flat: Sauvie Island[Outdoor] Compared to Portland proper, Sauvie Island is mercifully flat. That makes it a great place for farmers who grow pumpkins and strawberries, and for runners   More
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 KIMBERLY HURSH

Summer Guide 2012: It’s Not a Portland Summer Until You’ve...

39 ways to stretch the next few months as far as they’ll go.


Featured Stories
Locals talk about “Portland summers” in near-spiritual terms. There’s a reason for that. In what are supposed to be the warmer months...   More
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 CASEY JARMAN

Summer Guide 2012

Make your Portland summer an epic one.


Featured Stories
It might hurt a little. A nasty sunburn may ooze and peel. You may not be able to get your swollen, blistered feet into a pair of shoes. A hangover may leave you in a sour fog until the next day   More
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 WW Staff

The Woolen Men, "On Video Beach," The Portland Building (Gnar Tapes)


Music
The mercury is a-risin', the sun has been set to "shine" and it finally feels like summer has really begun. Here in the WW offices, we're still chained to our typewriters, but with such a beautiful day beaming in through the window, I think it's safe to say everyone's minds are far, far away—sipping cocktails and soaking up rays on a sunny, secluded beach somewhere. And no sooner had our thoughts ...   More
 
Thursday, July 8, 2010 RUTH BROWN

Food Fame: WW's Summer Recipe Contest.


News
Let Willamette Week make like Jesus and multiply your loaves and fishes to feed the multitude. We want you to share your favorite summertime recipes—legendary strawberry shortcakes, magnificent baby back ribs, Granny's potato salad—and we'll choose the best concoction to whip up and serve at Susan Tedeschi's upcoming concert at the Oregon Zoo on Friday, Aug. 21. The winner gets VIP ...   More
 
Tuesday, July 28, 2009 EMILY JENSEN

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