February's Portland Beer Events

Zwickelmania, Festival of the Dark Arts and more...

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Malt BallCall me a centrist or call me a traitor: When it comes to who throws a best artist-driven band’n’brewery festival in town, the Merc wins hands down (and by default) with their second installment of Malt Ball. An extravaganzapaloozafest of a dozen local bands playing to a liquid soundtrack of beers inspired by—or sometimes brewed with—said band, makes this a veritable bacchanalian feast ...   More
 
Friday, February 1, 2013 Brian Yaeger

Prominent Portland Agency Tenfour Shuttering on February 1

Company was named Social Media Agency of the Year in 2012

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WW has learned that high-profile Portland advertising and marketing agency Tenfour will be shutting down business on February 1, as confirmed by company senior vice president Mark Dagg. “We marched hard, we accomplished some great things, and to the very last minute it was a hard decision to make,” said Dagg.“We just couldn’t get enough business, really,” said creative director Mark ...   More
 
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Return of Chucky

Portland needs to make big spending cuts. New mayor Charlie Hales is swinging the ax.


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Portland City Hall is awfully quiet for a palace amid a revolution. Since the start of the year, the place has felt like a barely solvent art gallery sold to absentee bankers. Outside the mayor’    More
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 AARON MESH

Winter Guide 2013: Neu-Wave Boards

Tabletop games for the snowbound.


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If you spent the last few decades skiing, you may have missed the analog-game renaissance. Led by efficient and humorless German visionaries like Reiner Knizia and Klaus Teuber, board games are    More
 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 JORDAN GREEN

Winter Guide 2013: Winter Toolkit

Cold Comforts from Local Makers


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IMAGE: Morgan Green-Hopkins1. Billy Goat soft-snow skis By ON3P, on3pskis.com. Hand-ground with bamboo core. $799 at Next Adventure, 426 SE Grand Ave., 233-0706, nextdventure.net. 2. Salvatore   More
 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 WW Staff

Winter Guide 2013: It’s Not a Portland Winter Until You’ve...

32 ways to distract yourself during the dark days to come.


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Only the strong survive Stumptown winters with all their marbles in the bag. Even those who claim to love the rainy season know that the gray, low-hanging clouds always transform from familiar fri   More
 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 CASEY JARMAN

A Second Rare Bird Arrives from Central America

The ovenbird attracts gawkers in Northeast Portland.

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John McAfee isn’t the only one hiding out in Portland after a long trip from Central America. Another guest from the tropics—this time of the avian variety—has taken up temporary residence in the Pacific Northwest. The Audubon Society of Portland confirmed the sighting of an ovenbird, a species rarely seen outside Central America and the Caribbean during winter months. Longtime-birder Suzanne ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by Matt Kauffman

The Portland Beard

Touring the city with native proto-foodie James Beard.


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James Beard would probably be very proud of what Portland has become. When the foodie icon was born here in 1903, Portland was barely out of its pioneer days. But Beard’s young adult life was    More
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Voices 2013: Charlie Hales

A decade away made the new mayor a different kind of (political) barnyard animal.


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Once again, Charlie’s in charge. Ten years ago, Charlie Hales quit his job as city commissioner to start selling streetcars. On Jan. 2, the downtown...   More
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 AARON MESH

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