Sports cities are an interesting, albeit neurotic, lot.
With one swish of the net as the buzzer sounds, the streets are filled
with strangers hugging strangers. A blown lead can leave a pall over
Poor freelancer finds $3,000 bottle of liquor in cabinet, drinks it.
Liquor cabinets are funny things. You fill them up with liquor, you drink the liquor, and then you fill it up again. And yet, some bottles just disappear in the back, never to be found until you have to clean it out while re-doing the shelves. It was only during this that I found bottle engraved with fleur de lis and a rubber stopper smiling at me in the very back next to some long expired ...
Low Brow Lounge1036 NW Hoyt St., 226-0200. 3 pm-2:30 am Tuesday-Sunday.The Pearl isn’t where you’d expect to find a dive bar. As you walk past the bouncer—who looks about one phone call away fro
Luc Lac835 SW 2nd Ave., 222-0047, luclackitchen.com. 4 pm-midnight Monday-Thursday, 4 pm-4 am Friday-Saturday. There comes a point in every night of drunken debauchery when your mind drifts from getti
Matador1967 W Burnside St., 222-5822, thematadorbar.com. Noon-2:30 am daily.The Matador is one of those bars that said “Fuck it” at some point in its 43 years of serving Portlanders. And I mean th
Rookery1331 SW Broadway, 222-7673, ravenandrosepdx.com. 4 pm-midnight Tuesday-Saturday. Located above the Raven & Rose restaurant in the historic Ladd Carriage House, the massive fireplace, cavern
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
The Oregon Ducks football program kicked off spring football practice today. With a likely top 10 ranking entering the upcoming season, all eyes are focused on whether the team can play its way into the inaugural four-team college football playoff.
There are three things Oregon fans and reporters alike have been able to count on over the past five years: points, wins and not being abl...More
A toxin-filled writer sweats it out during 30 days of Bikram yoga.
Wiping the sweat from my brow, I bend forward, fingers
interlocked, and kick my right leg back. I’m ostensibly trying to form a
“T” but I’ve managed only a cursive “J.” This is not goi
Longtime coaches for Ducks, Longhorns to make final stand at the Alamo before retiring
Oregon (10-2) vs Texas (8-4) looked like a potential BCS matchup before the season started. Instead, the two teams meet in San Antonio for one final game before an offseason of significant change. After spending most of the season ranked in the top 2, the Ducks limp into the game after losing two of their final four games. Texas was mauled by Baylor in the de facto Big XII championship game after ...