Throwing down methods and Rainier with the board bums drawn to Mount Hood’s endless winter.
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
Something awesome to do in Portland every day between now and Labor Day.
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
Take a picture of yourself doing something on our Summer Super Events Calendar, maybe win a kickass prize.
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 ...
A guide to the (barely) competitive Portland lawn-game scene.
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
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
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
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 ...
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 ...