Ear Trumpet Labs, eartrumpetlabs.com.
Philip Graham produces old-school
microphones by hand at his Portland company. The Edwina mic ($499) has a
large diaphragm set in a head
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
Footbag championships organizer explains modern hacky sack.
Of course Portland has high-level, competitive Hacky Sack.
Considering our city is home to sizable Quidditch and unicycle scenes,
you shouldn’t be surprised to see serious interest in the lunch-
My year of living in a van—minus two months of apartment hell.
Packing for a music festival is always a huge pain in the
ass. As Sasquatch 2014 drew near, I anticipated the day before my
departure would be an endless panic attack triggered by fear I was
You are on a bike. Someone has placed a red octagon with unfamiliar letters on the side of the street you are biking down. What do you do? A hypothetical decision tree.*
Click on the image below for a larger version!*Oh, is that a stop sign? Then, by all means, please do stop! Willamette Week suggests you do what we do, which is always follow traffic laws like g
Kitchen gear from local companies, including high-end cast iron and American-made china.
Luau Wraps sandwich bag
Created by two Portland moms who wanted to take reusable
cotton lunch bags to the next level, Luau Wraps are a simple, cheap and
effective way to haul a sammie to work. More
Dave Stone moved to L.A. and lived in a van to make his comedy career happen.
Editor’s note: WW contributor
Pete Cottell lives in a van. For two years, Dave Stone, an L.A.-based
comedian performing at this weekend’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival, also
lived in a van. We
Fit men’s and women’s shoes
At first look, something seems off. On second look, it
becomes clear that Wilsonville-based Skora’s newest line of running
Some of you may have forgotten. Some of you never knew. But Katherine Dunn wrote for Willamette Week for nearly a decade starting in 1981. “All during the time I was working on the Geek,” Dunn tel