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Willie Weed: Boom Goes The Neophyte


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Some day in the near future, your neighborhood is likely to be rocked by an explosion. The force will probably to be minor: enough to blow out a few windows and maybe some drywall. You’ll wonde   More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 WM. WILLARD GREENE

Buy Local: Avant Garden

Cutting-edge local tools to make your spring ruts bear fruit.


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In a city of backyard plots and community gardens, it shouldn’t surprise you that there’s also a bumper crop of local companies making tools for our own particular gardening needs—whether    More
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 SAVANNAH WASSERMAN, KATHRYN PEIFER

Buy Local: Love Local

Valentine’s Day gear From Oregon companies.


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1. Pure Sweet Almond massage oil Escential Lotions & Oils, escentialonline.com. 16 ounces, $13.50.  The moisturizer is pressed from California almonds and produced at Southeast Hawthorne    More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 SAVANNAH WASSERMAN, LYLA ROWEN

Return of the Rabbit

Antennas are back, baby. Here’s what you need to see the Super Bowl in HDTV for free.


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This Sunday, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will play in Super Bowl XLVIII. We’ve got an old-school master of pocket passing, Peyton Manning, facing the league’s best defense and th   More
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 SAVANNAH WASSERMAN

Buy Portland: Chop Local

A local gear guide for Portland’s urban lumberjacks.


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1. Bluer Denim Classic taper in raw selvage $148, bluerdenim.com These rugged, all-American jeans are designed in Portland, made from cotton grown in Georgia, woven on shuttle looms in North Ca   More
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Willie Weed: High Drama

The public appeal of Hempstalk’s rejection was a thrilling—if mostly unnecessary—spectacle.


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Last September, Portland’s ninth annual Hempstalk Festival took place at Kelley Point Park, drawing approximately 80,000 to the secluded and heavily forested park at the very northern tip of P   More
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 WM. WILLARD GREENE

Willie Weed Gift Guide: 8 Hours Left Edition

“Hello, how late are you open?”


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Of course you forgot. Of course. And now it’s the day before Christmas, and you, my friend, are screwed. Well, kemosabe, you’ve still got a few precious hours to make things right. For the las   More
 
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 WM. WILLARD GREENE

Bring The Rain

Localish gear for the wet, cold days of December.


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Men’s Gear Bogs Carson boots Available at bogsfootwear.com, Next Adventure and REI. $120. Portland’s permapuddle demands a good pair of rubber boots, stylish enough to wear into a bar, withou   More
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 WW Staff

Helpful Future Parking Suggestion


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Click here to download a PDF version of the form you can print out and take with you! Hey there Neighbor, We hope you’re having a GREAT day and enjoying the [sun/drizzle/permanent haze]. As we�   More
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 WW Staff

Willie Weed: Weed vs. Speed

Pot: It’s not just for slackers anymore.


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Since I was very young, I’ve had a hard time focusing. My brain is like a bumblebee, clumsily flitting from place to place, picking up pollen here and there. Since the day I hit puberty, I’d   More
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 WM. WILLARD GREENE
 

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