THURSDAY JULY 31
[MUSIC] Executing semi-danceable electronic dreamscapes live is difficult, but Tycho’s synth-laced, post-rock Miami Vice
soundtrack comes with an intense psychedelic vid
Portland has Earth's 23rd best quality of life. No other American city is pleasantly habitable.
Portland is the only city in America where citizens of the world should wish to live, according to Monocle, a prominent London-based magazine covering culture and global affairs.It was the fourth-straight nod for Portland, which ranked No. 23, and was sandwiched between Lisbon and Oslo.Vancouver B.C. was the only other city in the Americas to make the list, which was again topped by Copenhagen."This ...
Friday, July 25Oregon Brewers Fest [BEER] The 27th annual installment of Oregon’s biggest, drunkest party. Here are our recommendations. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, main entrance at Southwest Oak Street and Naito Parkway, oregonbrewfest.com. Noon-9 pm Wednesday-Saturday, noon-7 pm Sunday, July 23-27. Free admission, taste tokens $1 after $7 glass purchase. Jaw: A Playwrights Festival [THEATER] ...
Police say gang violence is exploding. A landmark report shows just the opposite.
Turn on the TV news and you'd have reason to believe Portland’s gang violence is out of control.
warnings from police and fallout from three recent high-profile
shootings have pro
James Gang BBQ Sauce Jamesgangbbq.com.
When Pam and Jesse James opened a
barbecue restaurant in Lincoln City in 1993, they decided to create
all-new recipes, including their own homemade ba
Food Reviews & Stories
401 NE 28th Ave., 206-7983, stammtischpdx.com.
The currywurst at this above-ground
Rathskeller will bring you back to the unsavory tourist sections of the
Ku’damm in Berlin. Th
22 racks of pork ribs eaten for our ultimate Portland rib burn-off.
You can’t eat ribs without dirty fingers and a munged-up
face. They’re just about the only food that even a princess still has to
gnaw off the bone like a Bengal tiger. It takes hours to cook
Why City Hall loves home-sharing company Airbnb but not car-sharing startup Uber.
Mayor Charlie Hales says he wants Portland to stand as a leader in making room for the “sharing economy.”
That’s one reason he
has championed rewriting city rules to legalize the operations
Why am I seeing more Texan license plates recently?
I look at license plates while driving to see where
people are from. I’ve seen 12 from Texas in the past two weeks. Are
these Texans here for a big wedding, or are they part of the evangelical
Food Reviews & Stories
Crepes are the new cupcake. Or maybe they’re the new
artisanal doughnut. Either way, until very recently Portland’s dedicated
creperies had been a small, turn-of-the-millennium group—think L