Home · Articles · By Matthew Korfhage and Aaron Mesh

Hot Takes: Top 5 Comments of the Week


We herewith collate—with minimal commentary—the most cogent, interesting, thoughtful or witty comments to have washed up on our virtual shores this week. Congratulations, commenters: You have won nothing but our esteem. 

5. Radical feminists held a conference at the Multnomah County Central Library. Among their concerns:    More
Saturday, August 2, 2014 by Matthew Korfhage and Aaron Mesh

Fun Facts About Tilikum, the Serial Killer Whale TriMet Named its New Bridge After

Orca best known for erectile fin dysfunction, murder.


Wednesday's announcement that TriMet has named the new Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Bridge after the murderous orca Tilikum has led to renewed interest in the life and homicides of this beloved killer whale. The transit agency had considered other names for the bridg...   More
Thursday, April 17, 2014 by Matthew Korfhage and Aaron Mesh

The Gypsy Restaurant and Lounge Has Closed

Decades-old watering hole was famed for its goldfish races, noise complaints.


The Gypsy Restaurant and Lounge closed suddenly on February 20, ending a run of at least two decades as a disco-balled Nob Hill dive offering fishbowls of booze.
The club has posted a sign saying its owner, Concept Entertainment, has decided to sell. The Gypsy immediately deleted both its Facebook page and its website last week. The bar's cached web page still&nbs...   More
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 by Matthew Korfhage and Aaron Mesh

Timbers Army Says Scalper Punched Fan


Tensions turned nasty on Sunday between the Portland Timbers and San Jose Earthquakes—both on the pitch, where Earthquakes striker Alan Gordon uttered a homophobic slur while being ejected, and outside the stadium, where Earthquake...   More
Monday, April 15, 2013 by Matthew Korfhage and Aaron Mesh

Billboard Spotter: "Faces of Marijuana" Signs Pulled Down

maryjane billboard

In the coming weeks, your morning commute will take you through a landscape of lies, damned lies and campaign slogans. These signs are, as The Five Man Electrical Band once put it, blocking out the scenery and breaking your mind.     More
Friday, October 12, 2012 by Matthew Korfhage and Aaron Mesh

Sam Adams Tweets He'll Vote for Fluoride

sam adams floating willamette

 Mayor Sam Adams announced on Twitter this afternoon that he'll vote to fluoridate Portland's water supply.
That makes three votes on City Council for Commissioner Randy Leonard's surprise plan to add fluoride to city water, a process Portland has resisted for m...   More
Friday, August 17, 2012 by Matthew Korfhage and Aaron Mesh
Top Articles from Matthew Korfhage and Aaron Mesh
No articles in this section

Web Design for magazines