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Willamette Geek: The Week in Geek

5 awesomely nerdy things to do in Portland, Sept. 4-9

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A small one this week, but some big things happening:

Wednesday, Sept. 5

Beulahland Tabletop Game Night
[GAMING] 28th Avenue bar Beulahland hosts its free monthly tabletop game night. Woo. Beulahland, 118 NE 28th Ave. 7 pm. Free. Venue is all ages until 9 pm, then 21+ after that.
Thursday, Sep...
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Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

PDX Charts

Top selling albums and songs in Portland, Aug. 27-Sept. 2

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Every Tuesday, we list the top selling albums from local record stores Music Millennium, Jackpot Records and Everyday Music, and the top streamed tracks in Portland on Rhapsody, for ...   More
 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

Future Drinking: Fong Chong to Become a Strip Club

And more new places to eat and drink in Portland

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News via this week's OLCC liquor license applications...

It looks like Portland dim sum institution Fong Chong is either closing or moving. Michael Sun and Gary Yang—both of whom are stakeholders in Candy LLC and Vegastars LLC, which own Old Town clubs Dirty and Splash Bar— have applied for a liquor license to open a strip club called Chrome in the location. Accordi...   More
 
Friday, August 31, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

Bin 21: Tipple the Iceberg


Bar Reviews
If the first round of Alberta Street gentrification brought families with biodynamic veggie patches and a penchant for naked fire-twirling, the second will bring whoever is intended to live inside   More
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Drank: Reverend Nat’s Deliverance Ginger (Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider)


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Portland may be the least religious city in the country, but something tells me the Reverend Nat will find his flock here. He may not save us from our fornicating or slothful or ass-coveting ways,   More
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 RUTH BROWN

PDX Charts

Top selling albums in Portland, Aug 20-Aug 26

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Every Tuesday, we list the top selling albums from local record stores Music Millennium, Jackpot Records and Everyday Music for the previous week. The week's in-store appearance guide in below.

Jackpot Records

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

Willamette Geek: Rose City Comic-Con Schedule Released

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Because the weekend of September 8 isn't busy enough between MusicfestNW and TBA, here's another item for the calendar: Rose City Comic-Con

Does Portland really need another comics or pop culture festival? Organizer Ron Brister certainly thinks so—I spoke to him last week, and he told me he thinks Rose City will bring so...   More
 
Monday, August 27, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

PDX's Music Hack Day

Mess with Spotify, Rumblefish, Twilio and MapQuest

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Portland Digital eXperience, the new tech arm of WW's MusicfestNW, has announced an event that brings both the digital and musical realms together—and it's going to be free and open to the public.
PDX's Music Hack Day will open up APIs from    More
 
Friday, August 24, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

Future Drinking: Huffman and Bunk Opening Tex-Mex Joint at Wonder Ballroom

And more new places to eat and drink in Portland

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Our weekly-ish look into the future of Portland's food and beverage scene via OLCC liquor license applications:
As previously reported elsewhere, the the crew behind Bunk Sandwiches are opening a Tex-Mex joint underneath the Wonder Ballroom called Trigger   More
 
Friday, August 24, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

Willamette Geek: Harry Potter Convention Coming to Portland

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Leaky Con, the annual U.S. convention for fans of all things Harry Potter, is coming to Portland in 2013.Laugh if you will, but this is no small thing: the 2012 Leaky Con, held in Chicago earlier this month, reportedly brought in over 3,800 attendees. That'...   More
 
Thursday, August 23, 2012 by RUTH BROWN
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