Dr. Know: The Truth Laid Bare

Does Portland really have the highest number of strip clubs per capita?


Dr. Know
I always hear that Portland has the most strip clubs of any city in the U.S.—or at least the most per capita. Are either of these claims even slightly true? —Statistically Curious I don’t    More
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 MARTY SMITH

May Day Protestors March for Worker's Rights

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About 300 people marked May Day yesterday in a march through downtown, calling for workers' rights and equality. The marchers—beginning and ending at O'Bryant Square—chanted “si se puede," a slogan used by the United Farm Workers, and, "FBI and CIA ain't nothin' but the KKK." Compared to the Occupy Portland-fueled May Day protest of 2012, Wednesday's event was tame. Last year, more than 2,000 ...   More
 
Thursday, May 2, 2013 ASHLEY JOCZ

Chew on This

Sure, we’re about to vote on fluoride, but also on issues about kids and open spaces. Here are WW’s endorsements for the May 21 ballot.


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Many election battles vow an eye for an eye. But this spring’s fight is something even fiercer: a tooth for a tooth. This off-year election—held in a season when voters might be understandably   More
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 WW Staff

Champion Grant High Constitution Team: "We Care About Everyone"

For a second consecutive year, a Portland high school takes top honors

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Don’t call it a dynasty just yet, but for the second year in a row a Portland high school has the best Constitution team in the country. Grant High’s team took top honors at the “We the People” event in Washington D.C. on Monday night, besting 57 teams from across the country. Lincoln High School won the 2012 contest. The competition takes the form of a congressional hearing. Students ...   More
 
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 MATT KAUFFMAN

Anti-Fluoride March draws big crowd at Last Thursday

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Healthy Kids, Healthy Portland may have more cash in the war chest, but the anti-fluoride folks are trying to put more boots on the ground. Advocates for Clean Water Portland, the “no” vote in the measure to fluoridate the city’s water supply, held a raucous march down Northeast Alberta Street during Last Thursday. Revelers walked, biked, skated and danced the twelve blocks to a vacant ...   More
 
Friday, April 26, 2013 by Matt Kauffman

Bar Guide 2013: Listings by Type


Bar Guide
COCKTAIL BARSBarwares4605 NE Fremont St., 971-229-0995, smallwarespdx.com. 5 pm-1 am daily.Barwares exists only because of an architectural fluke. Chef Johanna Ware’s Asian-leaning restaurant,    More
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Bar Guide 2013: Listings A-Z


Bar Guide
4-4-2 1739 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 238-3693, 442soccerbar.com. 11 am-10 pm Monday, 11 am-11 pm Tuesday-Thursday, 11 am-midnight Friday, 7 am-midnight Saturday, 8 am-10 pm Sunday. When 4-4-2 opened i   More
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Bar Guide 2013: Five Bar Crawls


Bar Guide
North Bar Crawl Red Fox 5128 N Albina Ave., 282-2934, redfoxpdx.com. 3 pm-1:30 am daily. Happy hour: Food specials and $1 off beer and well 3-6 pm daily. Happy hour at Red Fox starts at 3 pm. Thi   More
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Cheap Eats 2013: Listings A-Z


Cheap Eats
24th & Meatballs 2341 NE Glisan St., 282-2557, 24thandmeatballs.com. Lunch and dinner daily. Despite a prominently displayed 50-EAT-BALLS phone number and a website exhorting visitors to “pu   More
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 WW Staff

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