We asked past Funniest 5 comics to pick what’s best at this year’s Bridgetown.
Comedy and Variety
Nathan BrannonIMAGE: Inger Klekacz7 Minutes in Purgatory at Doug Fir Lounge, 7 pm Saturday. $20.
Ian Abramson created this show, where comedians do their
standup set in a soundproof room to
Feb. 25-March 2
Tart Fruit Fest
Cascade Brewing’s limited releases poured at the barrelhouse. cascadebrewingbarrelhouse.com.
Bands and brews. themaltball.com.
New sharing apps help you rent your driveway. Just don’t tell the city.
For two years, Steve Gutmann found a way
to make a little extra cash. His house sits in Southeast Portland’s
Richmond neighborhood, two blocks from Hawthorne Boulevard. He knows
parking is a
Elliott Smith’s story told by his Portland compatriots.
Movie Reviews & Stories
The title is wrong. It sounds like a soft-focus TV movie about an angel who dreams of being a runway model. But Heaven Adores You is the most complete, least icky attempt to date at telling the stor
Maybe Portland cyclists should be happy the city dawdled on bad bike-share schemes.
San Francisco—A 30-something man in an American-made
hoodie emerges from the Montgomery Street BART station. As his bleary
eyes adjust to the bright sunlight, he looks across the street to see
Thanks to a vast network of 100 bike sensors, we may soon know more than ever about how and where we get around.
William Henderson would like to tell you about yourself. And on any given street corner, he’ll do it for the price of a used cellphone.
The Ride app.This summer, Portland
has commissioned Hend
Where can Portland cyclists with an average income still afford to live?
Portland has long been thought of as a cycling mecca for
one big reason: Affordable homes were close enough to work to commute by
bike. Housing prices rose by another 6.6 percent last year, and
May 8, June 12, etc.
Midnight Mystery Ride
Second Friday of every month. midnightmysteryride.wordpress.com.
The Midnight Mystery Ride enjoys its
mystique—but here’s the bare minimum of what
Food Cart Reviews
Most tourists come back from China with just a T-shirt, or
a cheap, stolen iPhone from a Shenzhen back alley. But Alisa Grandy
returned with a deep hankering for jian bing—Chinese breakfast cr