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A Fair Share

Maybe Portland cyclists should be happy the city dawdled on bad bike-share schemes.


Bike Issue
San Francisco—A 30-something man in an American-made hoodie emerges from the Montgomery Street BART station. As his bleary eyes adjust to the bright sunlight, he looks across the street to see   More
 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Yup, it's Dock O'Clock

It's 80 degrees and the Dock is rockin'


Outdoors
Summer came on a Monday.It's 80 degrees out there, Portland, and based on what we're seeing, it's definitely Dock O'Clock.Above is the current scene at the awesome floating dock under th   More
 
Monday, April 27, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Bar of the Year 2015: Stammtisch

An authentic German bier bar in Kerns.


Bar Guide
When it was time to buy toothpicks, Dan Hart wasn’t about to start taking shortcuts. Hart had been eyeing the Kerns space where Stammtisch now sits for five years—it’s originally where he w   More
 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Cued Up

People’s Pig and Smokehouse Tavern up Portland’s pit potential.


Food Reviews & Stories
Portland’s food scene is plenty dynamic, but the standard bearers tend to stay the same. After 10 years, Apizza Scholls is still the consensus choice for best pizza. Pok Pok was universally re   More
 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Belgian-Style Dark Ale (Pfriem Family Brewers)


Drank
It took a year longer than expected, but Pfriem’s bottles are pfinally here. The Hood River brewery, whose Belgian Strong Dark became our 2014 Beer of the Year, has been draft-only since ope   More
 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

The White Line

Maybe it’s time Portlanders reschedule their ski season.


Snow Report
They call the dark spots “cancer.” “That’s the industry term, because once you have that dark spot, it’ll collect heat and spread,” says Dave Tragethon, PR director for Mount Hood    More
 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

The Seven Wonders Of Beervana

Only in Portland...


Food Reviews & Stories
Looking to get in touch with Portland’s beer culture this week? Well, you could go where the national beer magazines send you, enjoying Rogue’s carpet-flavored beer then heading over to Ap   More
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Live Review: Garth Brooks at Moda Center, 4/12

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Here's an old Garth Brooks story worth hearing: In 1993, at the height of his fame, with four straight albums topping the Billboard 200 and a Time magazine cover still on the rack at the dentist office, Brooks and his band were weary of playing arena shows. "I like what I've got but I miss w...   More
 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by MARTIN CIZMAR

Garth Brooks: Sunday-Thursday, April 12-16

Why No Fences is the best album of the early ’90s.


Music Stories
Garth Brooks has a reputation for going over the top. And if you have tickets to see one of his five sold-out shows at the Moda Center next week, surely you expect smoke machines, a drum kit s   More
 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

A Tour of Salem's Five Breweries

Drinking all 54 original beers made in Oregon’s capital city.


Drank
Salem, Ore., is known by many names: the Cherry City, Exits 260A and B, the Beaverton of the Mid-Valley. It’s often forgotten that this patch of flat, grassy land along Mill Creek, originally    More
 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR
 

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