Occasionally we pull back the curtain on the wizardry behind our art department's fantastic covers. This is such a week.
So how did art director Ben Mollica and photographer Matt Wong get smoke to billow out of a fire helmet for this week's cover story, "Burning Money?" Dry ice and the advanced graphic ...
Secret(ish) show alert: Natalie Portman's favorite band the Shins has apparently created a new book in collaboration with Alberta Street bookstore/gallery Ampersand. According to Ampersand's mailing list, the band will be signing copies and playing a live set in store tonight. That is one tiny room, so expect things to get squishy. Det...More
Our weekly round-up of Portland restaurant and bar gossip, via OLCC liquor license applications:The previously announced west side outlet of John Gorham's Tasty N Sons, Tasty N Alder, has applied for a full license for the revamped Cox's Dry Cleaners building at 580 SW 12th Ave. According to a press release I got last week, the ...
8 awesomely nerdy things to do in Portland, Sept. 24-30
WW's (sorta) weekly round-up of the nerdy events happening around Portland over the next seven days:
Monday, Sept. 24
History Pub: Public Markets and Progressives
[EDUTAINMENT] Get your Portland vs. Seattle gloves on: Pacific Northwest archivist and historian Richard H. Engeman explains why Portland's Public Market closed in 1942, while Seattle's Pike Pla...
Our sorta-weekly look at local bar and restaurant gossip, via OLCC liquor license applications:Tilt, a burger place at 3449 N Anchor St. #200 on Swan Island that the Portland Mercury seems to really like, has applied for a beer and wine license. Paperwork reveals that the business's full name is actually "Tilt Handcrafted Food Built...
"Worst. Fucking. Street. Ever. Worst fucking street ever."
Portland in-jokes!Local filmmaker Andy Chandler created this spoof trailer to promote some sort of upcoming show (UPDATE: slightly more information here) called Death/Sex II: Spectravagasm taking place October 5-27 at Milpost 5 (850 NE 81st Ave.)It's funny.
Food Reviews & Stories
Portland’s restaurant scene is all grown up, and that
means we get a fancy food festival to call our very own. Feast Portland,
the brainchild of former WW contributor Mike Thelin and PR consulta