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Winter Guide 2013: The Nearest Mountain

Our mountain-bike scene sorta sucks. The Lumberyard helps.

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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   More
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Voices 2013: Fred Armisen

Why he loves living here, and why Portlandia plays it safe.

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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   More
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 MARY EMILY O'HARA

Voices 2013: Johnny No Bueno

The Portland poet has shaped a redemption narrative from a troubled, restless life.

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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   More
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 ERIN FENNER

No More Year 2012

This year in gratuitous party themes.

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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 usually   More
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

2012 Holiday Gift Guide, Vol. 2

Nice Things for Naughty People

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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 life�   More
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Your New Friends

Five Vancouverites who are way cooler than you are.

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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   More
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

’Couve Crawl

A night out in Portland’s northern neighbor.

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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 br   More

Rainbow Connection

Where to get hitched for Vancouver’s first same-sex unions.

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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.  Rec   More
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

High-5 North to Vansterdam

A primer for potential pot tourists.

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Vancouver is rarely touted for its progressive politics, but Portland’s sister city to the north now may now have one solid, um, high point. With passage of ballot initiative I-502, Washingt   More
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Gift Guide 2012: The Clotheshorse

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The Clotheshorse is a difficult creature to shop for because what they want you can seldom, if ever, get right. A gift certificate isn’t a gift and clothes have to fit. The solution: accessori   More
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 SAMI GASTON
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