Restaurant Guide 2013: Get a Room

Need to feed a large group? Here’s who to call and what to expect.

Restaurant Guide
Apizza Scholls 4741 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 233-1286, The best pizza in town comes from a stylishly casual restaurant complete with vintage arcade cabinets. The ever-popular Apizz   More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 HALEY MARTIN

Restaurant Guide 2013: Counter Attack

Portland's best counter-service eateries.

Restaurant Guide
BURGERS Slowburger 2329 NE Glisan St., 477-5779, Portlanders wouldn’t shut up about Slow Bar’s burger, so it spun off to a place of its own. If you can’t fit a full-sized    More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 WW Staff

Restaurant Guide 2013: West End Drinks & Dessert

Restaurant Guide
Saint Cupcake 1138 SW Morrison St., 997-3674, Open until 8 pm Monday-Saturday and 6 pm Sunday. Until recently, you couldn’t get an after-dinner buttercream cupcake or alder-s   More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 WW Staff

Restaurant Guide 2013: East Burnside Drinks & Dessert

Restaurant Guide
Pix Patisserie 2225 E Burnside St., 971-271-7166, Open until 2 am. Decadent macarons, eau de vie-filled chocolates and 11 pages of champagne before one hits midlist sparkling    More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 WW Staff

Chappelle’s Non-Show

Remembering the night Dave Chappelle took over Portland—and didn’t even perform.

Culture Features
Forget the Arab Spring: For me, the true power of social media emerged on July 14, 2009, the day Dave Chappelle shut down Portland. A rumor, spread via Twitter, that the elusive comic was planni   More
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Bar Guide 2013: Editor's Note

Bar Guide
After long marches through Portland’s bars, pubs, lounges, taverns and brewpubs, we’ve come to believe that bars age a lot like the wine or whiskey served at them. Only a few are at their ve   More
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Entrail Blazers

Exhuming Portland’s forgotten extreme metal pioneers.

Music Stories
Metal has waged an uphill battle in Portland. For a long time, the city’s indie-centricity kept heavier genres shoved away in the deepest, darkest corners of the local music scene. Things are di   More
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 NATHAN CARSON

Sleeping Around Part 2: Life in Each Quadrant

Spending a night in all five of Portland's quadrants.


I spent most of my first month in Portland parked in Buckman. It was a great vandwelling homestead—lots of shade, flat streets, tolerant (or clueless) neighbors—but when a nosey neighbor spooked me, I decided to leave the verdant Southeast and see what else my new home had to offer. While driving around the west side of Portland—a sloping urban maze of harsh contrast between the haves and ...   More
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 by Pete Cottell

Sleeping Around Part 1: Picking a Place to Park

What a vandweller needs to sleep long and well.


It was a sunny afternoon in Buckman, and I was trying take a nap before work. I climbed into my van through the back door, assembled my bed, popped open the back windows, and settled in for a siesta.“Hey Kathy!” said a voice nearby. “The ivy on your trellis looks great!”Just a neighbor saying hi, I thought. No need for alarm. I generally slept with the windows shut, but I got clammy just thinking ...   More
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 PETE COTTELL

County Attorney Launches Inquiry into Jeff Cogen's Affair


Multnomah County Attorney Jenny M. Madkour told WW this afternoon that she has begun an inquiry into County Chair Jeff Cogen's affair with Sonia Manhas, a policy and planning director in the Multnomah County Health Department."I am the attorney for the county, so I will review all facts that come before me in terms of violations of county policy or law," Madkour says. "We are right in the thick of ...   More
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 Nigel Jaquiss and Aaron Mesh


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