Pow to the People

Kung Pow dresses up and gets down with American Chinese.


Food Reviews & Stories
When you see the dragon on that takeout menu, you know what you’re in for. Not to mention the exclamatory name (Kung POW!, a typography our copy editors won’t allow in our paper outside of these p   More
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Downward-Facing Dollar

Under state scrutiny, yoga studios in Portland find themselves twisting into new positions.


News Stories
When Michele Loew opened her yoga studio on Southeast Stark Street in 2007, she recruited the best instructors available and paid them for each student they brought in. That’s how many Portland st   More
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 BETH SLOVIC

Wage Wars: The Battle for a Higher Minimum Wage

Even businesses that support a higher minimum wage worry about a rush to raise it to $13 an hour.


News Stories
Laurelhurst Cafe has become a popular hangout in the heart of Portland’s bleeding heart. The café—with its corrugated metal and orange trim façade—sits at East Burnside Street and Northeast    More
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 EMILY VOLPERT

Oh, Hey, There's Still a Confederate Flag Flying Over a Park in Suburban Portland

Park named for loser traitor Jefferson Davis, who was unjustly spared from hanging by misguided moderates.

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Features
Finally, 150 years after the South lost its war against being forced to consider darker-pigmented humans as human, burning the Confederate flag has become a popular mode of protest. Twitter, Facebook and op-ed pages lit up late last week with photos of people burning the stars and bars, sparked by outrage over the fact that South Carolina would not lower its Confederate flag even after an evil ...   More
 
Monday, June 22, 2015 by Martin Cizmar

Sausage Festival

Who has the best hot dogs in Portland?


Summer Guide
In the pages of Portland Monthly or The Oregonian, you’ll read it: The Year of the Hot Dog. Mostly this is the result of a Stray Dogs hot-dog pop-up (currently on hiatus) featuring foie gras on a sa   More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Near and Queer

Our favorite gay bars in Portland.


Culture Features
Sure, the gay/queer dance nights at mixed-orientation bars may have become where the party and booty’s at in Portland—the ever-popular indie-dance parties of Rotture’s Blow Pony and Holo   More
 
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 JAMES HELMSWORTH, MATTHEW KORFHAGE, AMY WOLFE

Why My Apartment Is Good for Portland


Cover Story
They pop up seemingly overnight, multiplying faster than food carts on every street corner in the city. Just a whisper of them transforms normally mild-mannered Portlanders into fire-breathing   More
 
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 TYLER HURST

Grow Up, Portland

Why the Apartment Buildings You Hate Are Good For the City.


Cover Story
They pop up seemingly overnight, multiplying faster than food carts on every street corner in the city.Just a whisper of them transforms normally mild-mannered Portlanders into fire-breathing Trotskyi   More
 
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 AARON MESH

Mic Check: Rhett Miller on Portland


Music Stories
Rhett Miller isn’t one to pass up an opportunity. The Texas-bred musician spent the better half of two decades serving as the charismatic frontman for alt-country stalwarts the Old 97’s, whi   More
 
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 BRANDON WIDDER

Google Fiber Coming? Ultra-Fast Broadband Advertising for Plant Manager Job in Portland

But still hasn't publicly confirmed it's coming here

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News
Google's super-fast internet service, Fiber, has made a job posting saying it needs a plant manager in Portland. For a plant that does not yet exist, in a city that Google Fiber hasn't publicly confirmed it will enter.But there are some signs the Comcast Killer might be coming, and soon. Google Fiber just won a major tax concession from the State of Oregon—a specific exemption meant only for gigabit ...   More
 
Monday, June 8, 2015 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

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