Catch a trout, bounce between trees, climb a snow-capped mountain, surf the river and kill your own food.
Portland reminds us of an adult summer
camp—and not just because of the low wages, rugged fashion or widely
varied grooming habits. Deserted on winter weekdays, this town really
comes alive as
Mia Birk takes bike share to New York—and sparks bedlam in Gotham.
Three weeks ago, an invading fleet arrived in Manhattan.
cobalt-blue bikes appeared in gleaming silver docks. They materialized
in Brooklyn, too, near co-ops and bodegas. Citizens
Reader, beware: What follows is mostly gossip and opinion.
As we have done near the end of every legislative session since 1977, WW surveyed Salem lobbyists, legislative staffers and journalists to
Syphilis is back—and it’s spreading quickly among gay men who don’t use condoms.
Novice Sister Donna Vanewday sways to the pounding dubstep
in Old Town’s CC Slaughters nightclub, cooling himself with a black fan.
It’s hot as hell inside a nun’s habit.
He’s a towering
From the Editor
In this Market Guide, we’re making a few assumptions. We figure you know where you get your daily bread and your weekly milk (or rice milk, as the case may be).
The decision to do
Portland wants every city to have its patented toilet.
Anne Peterson is a problem solver.
She may not look like
one—her dyed maroon hair and gold-rimmed sunglasses hint at her second
life as a “Burner” (one who regularly attends Burning Man)��
Why the far right and left have come together to defeat fluoride.
It’s an April evening at Dishman Community Center in Northeast Portland, and people are pissed.
The occasion is a
public debate between Healthy Kids, Healthy Portland, the local campaign
10 local acts that Portland’s music insiders think you should hear.
Close your eyes and think of a typical Portland band.
You’re imagining a group of sensitive lumberjacks playing sad-sack folk
tunes on old-timey instruments, aren’t you?
Ask those truly in
Banks send lawyer Daniel Gordon after people who don’t pay their credit-card bills. Who is watching how he operates?
Misfortune is Daniel N. Gordon’s best friend.
No Oregon lawyer files more lawsuits—or wins more—than Gordon. He doesn’t do divorces, car accidents or medical malpractice.
Instead, he is th
Portland is America’s best bike city. Why does anyone here drive?
Portland is hell on four wheels.
Our roads are clogged
with a noxious blend of light-footed Prius drivers, manic transplants
in Volvos and frustrated guys in F-150s who seem convinced their ball