Eat Mobile AND Watch Portland Devour Houston!

Were you actually worried that you would miss a second of the Trail Blazers' first playoff appearance since 2003 if you're coming to WW's second annual Eat Mobile food cart extravaganza on Saturday night? Ye of little faith. We've got you covered—we'll be screening the Portland/Houston game at Disjecta (8371 N Interstate Avenue) while you chow down on great samples from more than 15 tasty ...   More
Thursday, April 16, 2009 Story Forum Editor

Hero of the Day: Sondland Durant Foundation Leads Effort to Save Washington Park Summer Festival

(pictured, the view of Portland from Washington Park) Three days ago, Portland Parks and Recreation announced that the beloved Washington Park Summer Festival would have to be canceled due to lack of funding. The free concert series took place every August in Washington Park, and it cost around $100,000 to sponsor the 18 free concerts. The series was dependent on private funding, which—duh—was ...   More
Friday, May 8, 2009 Adrienne So

Kickball, Hunger and a World Record?

Watch history in the making Saturday, June 20 as a group of Portland kickballers tries to break the world record for the longest kickball game. In addition to playing kickball at Overlook Park (N. Fremont Street and Interstate Avenue) for 30 hours, the founders of the non-profit Kicking Hunger intend to raise money for the Oregon Food Bank and celebrate the game with a festival in the park. Visitors ...   More
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 Katie Litvin

Pickle Power: Portland's First Ever Fermentation Fest

Okay, so you probably don't get as irrationally excited about pickled and fermented foods as I do (why yes, there is a plastic bucket in my garage used exclusively to make kim chee). But if you've ever enjoyed slurping miso soup, loading sauerkraut on a sausage or chugging cider then, well, you already dig fermentation. Thursday, Aug. 27 we can all celebrate the power of rot together as Ecotrust ...   More
Monday, August 10, 2009 KELLY CLARKE

Portland Fermented.

"How many people here have problems with surface molds?" asks Sandor Katz, the wild haired man standing on a chair in the middle of Ecotrust's second floor conference room. A ton of hands shoot up from the crowd, which is packed into the room like, well, hunks of cabbage in a crock. They are here to share information, troubleshoot and generally geek out at all things pickled here at Portland's ...   More
Friday, August 28, 2009 KELLY CLARKE

WW's Eat Mobile Food Cart Festival is back. Get your tix now.

A dispatch from the Department of Shameless Self-Promotion (of Awesomeness): Eat Mobile, WW's annual food cart festival, is back. The giant cheap food blowout gets rolling on Saturday, April 24 under the east end of the Morrison Bridge. And tickets are on sale online or at WW's headquarters RIGHT NOW. They're only $7 ($10 if you get 'em at the fest). We are limiting Eat Mobile's crowd capacity ...   More
Thursday, March 25, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Rebel Salons

The Biennial isn't the only place for Portland artists. Two exhibitions take art to the edge.

Visual Arts
As much as the Biennial has generated talk about the 20 artists it features, it has also inspired Portland's underground and independent artists to action. Works by 15 visual artists are currently ...   More
Wednesday, May 16, 2001 Lisa Lambert


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