Scoop: NW Music Mill Space Reborn as Fireside

200 Pounds of meaty gossip for the wagon.

START THE FIRE: Long before Southeast Division Street became restaurant row, Northwest’s “Trendy-third” was the spot to be from the 1980s until the Great Recession slammed it hard. By 2010   More
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 WW Culture Staff

City Council Unanimously Votes to Fluoridate, but Fight Far From Over


The Portland City Council voted unanimously this morning—amid catcalls, hisses and shouts, with eight separate citizen ejections from council chambers—to fluoridate Portland's drinking water. During the vote, City Commissioner Amanda Fritz said she suspected this issue will ultimately be decided by the voters.She may be right. Before the ink even dried on the fluoridation vote, Kim Kaminski, ...   More
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

TBA Diaries: Big Art Group, The People—Portland


Arts & Books
Big Art Group's The People—Portland was the first official performance in the Time-Based Art festival—at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 6, at Washington High School—but it was not the first performance art piece of the day. Two hours earlier, at the city council meeting on fluoridation, a woman with a somewhat ill-favored look addressed the Portland city council as someone who was against ...   More
Friday, September 7, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Fluoridation Opponents Propose New Ballot Initiative


Oregon Citizens for Safe Drinking Water, an activist group opposed to fluoridating Portland's water supply, has announced that they will seek to file a city ballot initiative, the "Clean Drinking Water Measure", that would halt the addition of any fluoride to Portland's water supply. The announcement comes mere days after Mayor Sam Adams tweeted that he planned to vote in favor of fluoridation ...   More
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE


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