525 SW Morrison St., 802-5370, departureportland.com.
Departure comes with baggage. Located on the 15th floor of
the swank Nines hotel downtown, sometimes that’s literal. A recent
The return Of Grimm and decline of Portland TV's Golden Age
Movies & Television
For all the grumblings about traffic upheavals and street closures caused by the sudden explosion of television projects filming 'round town, the local presumption of Portland as favored toy of the media elite has been rather oversold. We have Grimm, true. The NBC fabulist procedural starts its third season this evening at 9 PM (WW's weekly Grimmoire will offer ...
Brews with toasted coconut, strawberries, cranberries, heather and bourbon-soaked woodchips on offer. Plus two IPAs from GABF medalists.
Food & Drink
Portland’s first Pro-Am Beer Festival is next Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Con-Way Warehouse in Northwest Portland. There will be tickets available at the door for $25, which will net each person a taster cup of all of the 12 beers on offer. But since there are only 500 tickets to go around, you may want to order them now to ensure you're not left out in the cold when you arrive. In the ...
Which Portland bridges are capable of surviving the Big Quake?
After the big one hits and we Mad-Max our way out of
the rubble, which bridges will be available for pedestrian, biking and
automobile use? I am preparing a post-disaster beer-run map as part of
When Drew Grow regained consciousness on the side of
Interstate 5, his car totaled and his leg bent at an awkward angle, he
took it as a sign. Not from above—though he’d grown up in a religiou
Justin Woodward doesn’t dwell on the past. So he isn’t
burdened by the fact that the kitchen he now runs, Castagna, was dubbed
Restaurant of the Year by The Oregonian in 2000, when Woodward
Like most of Portland, I have
wondered over the past two years whether I might be gluten-intolerant.
At one point I went to a naturopath, who told me to eat nothing but
amaranth, mung beans and
People new to Portland tell me that our city is very
passive-aggressive compared to other places. I’m sorry to say that I
agree with them. What gives Portland this reputation, and what, if
A brief guide to finding Elliott Smith in Portland.
Southeast 29th Avenue and Taylor StreetThe home where Smith recorded Roman Candle.
According to his then-girlfriend, J.J. Gonson, she returned years later
and knocked on the door to find the Shins
Ava Gene’s could have rested very comfortably on its
laurels. A breakout hit from its first weekend, the avant-Italian
follow-up to Duane Sorenson’s first restaurant, the Woodsman Tavern,