Creeper Crawl: The Fear Asylum

Mental in Milwaukie


Who's the weird old person hanging around the packs of high school kids at Portland-area haunted houses? The one who reeks of good coffee and cheap gin? Yeah, that’s a Willamette Week writer out reviewing local haunts for Creeper Crawl 2012.The Fear Asylum 13121 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Milwaukie  The scene: The 60,000-square-foot Milwaukie Elks Lodge, aside from some imposing signage on the oversize ...   More
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Deadly Synths

John Carpenter’s music is in the key of Terror.

It emerges out of the night, throbbing, relentless, implacable. It cannot be reasoned with. It cannot be silenced. It is coming from inside your brain. It is the music of John Carpenter.  The    More
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 AARON MESH

Local Dentist Wants Your Halloween Candy

Food & Drink
It's either a diabolical tooth care plot designed to part your mouth from its favorite sugary treats or a sweet patriotic gesture—or both. Gresham pediatric dentist Dr. Douglas Park is holding a Halloween Candy Buy Back from November 1-5. He'll give you $1 for every pound of Tootsie Rolls, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and mini Snickers (mmmmm, mini Snickers) you turn in. All of the candy collected ...   More
Thursday, October 28, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Friday Food Roundup

Saraveza Nine businesses on North Killingsworth Street are throwing a Halloween crawl to benefit Ethos Music Center. Participants can buy tokens at Atomic Pizza, Saraveza or Hop & Vine (10 for $30) that can each be redeemed for the following: Yorgos - Tater Tots, Well Drink or Draft Beer Sagittarius - Chips & Salsa, Draft Beer or Well Drink Atomic Pizza - Pepperoni/Cheese Slice, Salad ...   More
Friday, October 30, 2009 BEN WATERHOUSE

So, What Are You Doing for Halloween?

There's a ton of freaky parties, live shows and ghoulish bashes going down in honor of Halloween this year. Here's a giant list of events to help you plan a bit early this year. And a photo of an adult taco costume. It's just a suggestion. PDX HALLOWEEN EVENTS 2010 EATEN ALIVE Night of the Living Ales If you're a discerning beer geek, dress up like yourself and join beer goddess Lisa ...   More
Thursday, October 21, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Scare Away Voter Apathy

Other than the onslaught of political ads, is anything really more terrifying than voter apathy? Volunteers with the now-regular election ritual of Trick or Vote may show up on your doorstep in Portland this Halloween afternoon to help dispel that apathy before the Nov. 2 election. (As of today, only about one in six Multnomah County voters has returned a ballot.) The Oregon Bus Project expects ...   More
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 Jason Slotkin


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