No matter how black the diamond, no matter how radical the
route, most skiers are total uphill pussies who, were it not for the
marvels of technology, wouldn’t even be able to summit a bunny hil
A brandy-fueled test slide on the newfangled sleds.
As a young lad coming of age in my
Fortress of Solitude on the steep slopes of Cooper Mountain, there was
no thrill greater than snowfall. The streets and the hilly local vacant
lot were instant
Our mountain-bike scene sorta sucks. The Lumberyard helps.
People move to Portland with high expectations for all
things outdoors. Ask Will Heiberg. A decade ago, Heiberg, now 44, moved
here from Washington, D.C., expecting the best of Western life. Mostl
Why he loves living here, and why Portlandia plays it safe.
When Fred Armisen became a Portland resident about a year
ago, he chose a place to live not too different from the kind you’d
expect for a New Yorker. Last spring, the actor and co-creator of th
The Portland poet has shaped a redemption narrative from a troubled, restless life.
Portland poet Johnny No Bueno smokes a
cigarette and laughs with a friend outside of Backspace in Old Town,
reminiscing about hopping rail cars and the dangerous life he’d once
led. “I was s
New Year’s Eve events are always a little
bit falsely inflated; they’re the party equivalent of a real-estate
bubble that bursts at about the same time as your liver. The bar parties
In our first Holiday Gift Guide, we directed you to some
downright pleasant local stores, where you might putter around aimlessly
and endlessly to find gifts for the various people in your
Five Vancouverites who are way cooler than you are.
Go ahead and laugh. Coolest
Vancouverites? Isn’t that an oxymoron? Of course, being the smug
elitists we are, the assumption is that anyone in Vancouver who is
remotely hip would’ve moved to
Vancouver’s nightlife is not bountiful, but it is
comprehensive. Along downtown’s Main Street corridor, you’ll find an
Irish bar, a sports bar, a martini bar, a wine bar, a discoteca, a
Where to get hitched for Vancouver’s first same-sex unions.
The Clark County Recording and Marriage
License Department is preparing for a flood. On Dec. 6, gay and lesbian
couples can file for marriage licenses in Washington for the first time.