As Portland’s living room celebrates 30 years, an underemployed writer tests its livability.
Melting into the thick cushion of my light-blue butterfly chair, I pick up a copy of The New Yorker
from my mahogany TV tray. The dense, dry articles are a welcome
companion on this lazy afternoon
Address: 237 SW Naito Parkway
Known as: Downtown’s first and oldest commercial brick building.
Year built: 1857
Architect: Absalom B. Hallock, who was Portland’s
For 24 hours beginning at 10 am this
Saturday, amateur librarians at the Independent Publishing Resource
Center will play Indiana Jones.
not quite as exciting as it sounds. There will b
Why not celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a flask at the cemetery?
St. Patrick’s Day isn’t much of a holiday on the West
Coast. Portland’s river, and the vast majority of its beer, will not
turn green. Portland State students will actually attend classes af
The former Jackass star goes straight... to the edge!
You’ve seen him snort wasabi, light fireworks from his ass
and bathe in human excrement. Now, Steve-O is attempting his wildest
stunt of all: sobriety! America’s favorite Jackass is off the we
Happy birthday! Gosh, you have to be, what, 12 years old
now? Time sure does fly when you’re having fun, running around the Moda
Center, shooting Silly String at unsuspecting fans,
physics tells us, is a constant fight against gravity. Features like
curves and ramps in a skatepark are laid out to increase velocity and
create a continuous ride. Skateboarders
Mayhaw Hoons, organizer of Friday’s VHS Swap, appraises our video collection.
Dragonheart: A New Beginning
What the hell is Dragonheart: A New Beginning? This
looks like a sequel to a movie that no one liked in the first place.
Based on that alone, I would buy it. But for
Before every town had a museum, people assembled their
precious belongings into collections called wunderkammers. One of the
most famous was owned by an early practitioner of plastic surgery, Dr.