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Scoop: Future Drinking and the Portland Digital eXperience

The Neo Geo of Portland gossip columns.

WEED ’N’ FEED: In what reads like satire but appears to be true, an all-hemp cafe has opened in Portland at 2714 NE Alberta St. Billing...   More
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: When Keepin’ it Real Goes Viral

This gossip will show you its tax returns.

LASER MOMS: For months, Menomena has been angling to give its forthcoming record, Moms, the laser treatment. However, to craft a laser...   More
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Ducking the Duke and Rocking the Rock

Gossip so good everyone thinks it’s doping.

GUNS OF BRIDGETOWN: It seems like monumentally bad karma to steal from John Wayne, but one brazen thief did just that on July 24. The thief waltzed into Movie Madness—the Southeast Portland vide   More
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Shaking Up the Spice Market

An imperial pint of icy-cold gossip.

HUSTLIN’ SPICE: If you frequent cheapie pizza joints, you may have noticed new spices popping up like dandelions all over the east side. Wesley Milleman has really hustled his Radical Brand Co   More
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Craig Thompson Wins an Eisner

Gossip straight from the Gotham Gazette.

INKY GLORY: Portland graphic novelist Craig Thompson won an Eisner Award for “Best Writer/Artist” for his epic 2011 tome Habibi. Presented at San Diego...   More
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Market Forces

Henceforth, let today be known as Gossip Day.

BREAKING BEARD: Last month, a deal was finally inked for the planned James Beard Public Market. The giant indoor market, named for Oregon native and foodie hero James Beard, would look something   More
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: River Pirate Blues

A mortar of gossip smuggled over the river.

PIRATE PARTY: Yo, you partying at the Waterfront Blues Festival? Look for Finger. The “partial pirate,” whom WW interviewed for a post on wweek.com, has docked the boat he lives on just offsho   More
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Tortillas at Ten Paces

Gossip boardin’ dirty down Southwest Fairview.

ZUKIN VS. ARELLENO: Powell’s Books has confirmed a faceoff between Portland restaurateur Nick Zukin (of Mi Mero Mole) and California food critic Gustavo Arellano (of OC Weekly) for Oct. 10. The even   More
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: The Wu Ain't Nuthing ta F' Wit

It’s you and Gossip and the summertime.

KONE HEADS: Able Brewing—the newish name for Coava Coffee’s line of coffee-brewing products and accessories—is doing some of the most innovative work in Portland’s coffee scene. Last yea   More
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Furor Over Franz's New Hot-Dog Buns

The gluten is making you fat, not the gossip.

BETWEEN THE BUNS: Portland hot-dog vendors are red hot over Franz bakery’s new lighter, smaller hot-dog buns. “It came as a real surprise,” says Mark Atkinson, owner of Big Tommy’s Brooklyn Do   More
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 WW Culture Staff

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