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Scoop: A Crystal Mystery For Our Dreamlets.

FOUR ON THE FLOOR: As first reported on wweek.com, Quartet, the South Waterfront’s famously troubled fine-dining restaurant, shuttered March 26. “We have decided to close the restaurant after a    More
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Why Not Some Pretty Balloons Instead?

NO PLACE FOR THAT: Edgy content appears to have gotten Place Gallery kicked out of its space at Pioneer Place Mall. The gallery is one of three art spaces on the mall’s third floor, shared with    More
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Still Waving Our Forest Dragons Pennants.

STATION IDENTIFICATION: Portland may be getting a new citywide FM radio station this summer. In fact, it may be getting two. Both Wild Planet Radio (LGBTQ community radio) and Portland Radio Project    More
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Now, We Need A Bar With Cats And Laundry.

PURRFECT PLAN: Portland is racing to open North America’s first cat cafe. Purringtons Cat Lounge would follow a model used in Paris and Tokyo, where cafe patrons sip wine and pet resident kittie   More
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Let’s Swarm Mike Reese’s Band’s Next Show.

CROWD CONTROL: Portland rapper Illmaculate stormed out of his own headlining show March 1 at the Blue Monk in Southeast Portland in protest over police presence at the gig. Officers, including membe   More
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Two Stars? How Is That Good?!

LET THEM EAT CAKE: Sweet Cakes by Melissa, the Gresham bakery that in February 2013 famously refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, recently wrote on the bakery’s Facebook page t   More
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Free Pussy Riot.

ROWDY THE MOVIE: “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, the legendary WWF wrestler who moved to Hillsboro three decades ago to escape angry Hulk Hogan fans, is the subject of a documentary due this year. Behi   More
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Melt Faster.

GOON SQUAD: The NBA calls it an All-Star “break,” but Damian Lillard must not have received the memo. This weekend in New Orleans, the Blazers’ reigning Rookie of the Year and upcoming Slam Maga   More
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Cyber-Bullying Is Serious, You Guys.

THIS SCENE IS DEAD: Dean’s Scene, a popular speakeasy on Northeast Fremont Street, closed Feb. 1 after a visit from Oregon Liquor Control Commission officials. Dean Pottle’s home brewery had   More
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Lidia Yuknavitch's Movie, Jerry Seinfeld's Meal

HEADS UP: Dora: A Headcase by Portland author Lidia Yuknavitch has been optioned for a movie. Katherine Brooks, who’s worked on a few feature films and a slew of MTV reality shows—including The Re   More
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 WW Culture Staff

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