Portland’s apartment fights are headed for the suburbs. Next stop: West Linn.
Portland’s clash over density from the condos and
apartment blocks lining Southeast Division Street and North Williams
Avenue is spilling into the suburbs.
The next focal point:
He put a Bitcoin ATM in Pioneer Place. Now he hopes people will see why they should use it.
There’s an ATM at Pioneer Place that turns virtual money into cash you can hold in your hand.
machine allows you to buy Bitcoin—currency backed by no government and
that exists only on
An effort to clean up a seedy corner in Cully could give millions to an alleged prostitution and money-laundering ring.
The silhouette of a naked woman on the Sugar Shack sign
still draws attention to the shuttered strip club and what was once a
one-stop shopping center for sex.
The triangle of land
A senior fire official went to bat for an embattled club owner, who offered what three officials saw as a bribe.
Maria Toth Brown had some explaining to do.
Toth Brown runs
Refuge PDX, a club in the Central Eastside Industrial District. On Nov.
23, 2013, records show, Refuge PDX jammed 1,000 people into
We ask Oregon’s new pot overlords: What’s your experience with marijuana?
These are high times for the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.
Voters have approved
Measure 91, legalizing recreational marijuana, and in doing so handed
the details of regulating weed to the
U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) is greeting legal recreational pot with a bold prediction.
“You are going to
change national policy,” Blumenauer declared Nov. 4, less than an hour
How Kitzhaber’s re-election campaign secretly shaped state policy around Cover Oregon.
Gov. John Kitzhaber used campaign advisers to secretly
direct his administration’s response to Cover Oregon, the state’s failed
$250 million health insurance exchange.
The city has no system to ensure Airbnb rentals undergo inspections.
You can go on Airbnb right now and rent a basement room
with wall murals in a house in Southeast Portland. Or you can rent one
in Southwest that looks like a hotel suite. You can even check into a
This issue of Willamette Week
marks birthday No. 40 for our newspaper. It provides a moment to
reflect on where this journalistic ship has been and where it’s headed.
But let’s start with
When political campaigns try to win your vote, the truth often gets lost in the mail.
If you haven’t voted yet, you’ve brought this on yourself.
sophisticated campaigns of today know you haven’t sent in your ballot.
That’s why they’re flooding your mailbox with polit