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Scoop: Portland Band Youth Breaks Up

Gossip never waffling in love for fried chicken.

WE EVEN LOST AT COFFEE: Portland’s competitive impulses are being beaten down. The Blazers sucked, the Timbers may suck...   More
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: In Memory of Gavin Soens

Gossip filed as head of your household.

R.I.P. THEORY: Portland MC and producer Gavin “Theory” Soens died of cancer April 10. The 27-year-old was in his home, surrounded by friends and family. Soens is best known for his band, Hives   More
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Fire Twirlers Under Fire from Fire Bureau

Gossip that may have a sunburn.

EXTINGUISHED, ANGUISHED: Fire dancing has been more or less banned in Portland. The art of spinning burning things in the dark...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: The Shins and M. Ward Snub Portland

Gossip dropped in the ocean at the end.

CARRIE ON: The sun came up, so it was another big week for Carrie Brownstein. Undeterred by her Mayoral Madness loss to Victoria Taft...   More
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: The Birding Continues

An equal-opportunity gossip place.

RECORD STORE LIVE: We’re still a few weeks out from Record Store Day on Saturday, April 21, and the exclusive releases are stacking up. The Flaming Lips’ four-sided, tie-dyed double albums m   More
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Blazer’s Ides of March

Gossip not provided by Mike Daisey.

HAM BUMMER: Hamburger Mary’s was worried its grim garage door was an eyesore on a street that already has problems with drugs, loitering and petty crime. So on March 16, managers got 10 graffi   More
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Double Oprah Cones For All!

Gossip dyed a sickly/festive green.

DERBY DAYS: The final events of Portland Meadows’ horse-racing season are Wednesday, March 14 (with a prime rib buffet!), but local railbirds won’t have to wait long for more ponies. The rac   More
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Deli Downsizing

A brief respite from our Lake O coverage.

SKINNY KENNY: Because Chef Ken Gordon of Kenny & Zuke’s is now writing a column for The Oregonian about his life as a chef with diabetes, the downtown deli—known for its gut-busting double   More
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Fear and Loathing Along the Potomac

The District snarks alone tonight.

D.C. BE HATIN’: Last week, Washington Post writer Dan Zak slammed the Portlandia stage show in what turned out to be but a warning shot in the brewing D.C.-PDX rivalry. America’s Ottawa then dispa   More
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: LaMarcus Aldridge Does Portlandia

Gossip hotter than a Trinidad Moruga Scorpion.

ALL-STARRING ROLE: Before his appearance Sunday at the NBA All-Star Game in Orlando, Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge is set for an appearance on Portlandia.    More
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 WW Culture Staff

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