Portland’s festival of bacchanalian extravagance is back. Here are budget alternatives to the marquee events.
Feast is perhaps the most conspicuously consumptionary
event in Portland, a four-day mess of chefs from Portland and elsewhere,
with sold-out little dinners and huge bazaars that cost up to $175 f
Pop’s ruling California Girl is coming to extend Portland’s summer. To know her means to know her hometown.
Summer isn’t over until Katy Perry gets
off tour. A native of Santa Barbara, the pop megastar is a human solar
panel, powering her rainbow-colored aural gumdrops with all the sunlight
The most reviled band of the ’70s is coming to the Moda Center. Here are the worst things ever said about them.
Everyone hates the Eagles. Not literally everyone, of
course. A band doesn’t sell 40 million copies of a greatest-hits record
without having a few fans. But you know you’re despised when the
Take Tequila 101 before heading to Portland’s first-ever agave-based festival.
When most Americans think of tequila, they picture sodden
nights of salty wrists and possibly offensive sombreros. That’s a lot
like thinking of bourbon as Early Times, Coke and a NASCAR infie
The Green Neighborhoods Festival wants more green space in Portland. But is Portland already one giant wildlife corridor?
Click on the image below for a larger version!Two cougar sightings were reported in
Beaverton, near the interchange of highways 26 and 217. The animals were
seen near the International Baccalaurea
Ball golf has all sorts of rules about what kind of shirts
and shoes you’re supposed to wear, and where you’re supposed to put
your gum and whether you can have a penis or skin darker than b
Your guide to Portland’s chillest summer party scene!
It’s hot and about to get hotter. On average, Aug. 8
is the warmest day of the year in Portland. So what are you going to do
this week? You’re going to the hottest place in town: the Dock.
In 1910, newly arrived Italian immigrants erected a
massive warehouse at the corner of Southeast Belmont Street and 10th
Avenue, which they used as a produce market. In 2002, a fire destroyed
Art Alexakis’ Summerland tour excavates the fossils of ’90s alt-rock, but there are plenty more old bones for him to dig up.
Since his career as a legitimate rock star came to an end,
Art Alexakis has taken up a second career as a paleontologist, with a
particular focus on the post-grunge epoch. For the past three years