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Lucky Strike

Food Reviews & Stories
3862 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 206-8292, luckystrikepdx.com.  [SICHUAN EMPEROR] Next time I hear someone open their yap to whine about how bad Chinese food is in this town, I’m going to fill it    More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Restaurant Guide 2013: Broder

Restaurant Guide
2508 SE Clinton St., 736-3333, broderpdx.com. [DUDE! SWEDE!] What is it with our city’s Scandinavian establishments being absolute madhouses on the weekend? Ikea is a terror-land of screaming c   More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Restaurant Guide 2013: Toro Bravo

Restaurant Guide
120 NE Russell St., 281-4464, torobravopdx.com. [TAKE A BOW] There’s a good reason that chef John Gorham’s flagship restaurant is one of the longest-standing matadors in the tough arena of Po   More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Adidas America Adds Its Support to Gay Marriage


Oregon United for Marriage is cleaning up sporty-type endorsements for its campaign to overturn the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage this week, with adidas America announcing today it supports the campaign. “Marriage is an important, individual choice that should be extended to everyone," adidas America Vice President Paul Ehrlich. "It is time to recogn...   More
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Gay Couples File Federal Suit To Overturn Oregon Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

Lawsuit is separate from 2014 campaign to end Measure 36


Opponents of Oregon's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage have filed a lawsuit in federal court today, asking a judge to overturn it.The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Eugene by Portland attorneys Lake Perriguey and Lea Ann Easton on behalf of two gay couples, seeks to have 2004's Measure 36 ruled unconstitutional. It names Gov. John Kitzhaber and Atto...   More
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Cargo Ship Strikes Florida Bridge With Clearance Higher than the Columbia River Crossing


A major Jacksonville, Fla., bridge has been closed to traffic for more than three weeks after officials there say it took "a significant hit" from a cargo ship being towed below it.The boat hit the Mathews Bridge on Sept. 26, closing the bridge to the estimated 56,000 vehicles that use it daily, the Florida Times-Union    More
Monday, October 14, 2013 by ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Portland Timbers and Thorns Say They Support Gay Marriage Initiative


The Portland Timbers and Thorns are joining the fight to legalize same sex marriage in Oregon.The announcement today by the soccer teams' owner Merritt Paulson marks the first major U.S. professional sports teams to endorse a same sex marriage ballot campaign, according to a release by Oregon United for Marriage, which is gathering signatures to put an initiat...   More
Friday, October 11, 2013 by ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Meeting on Immigration Holds in County Jail Draws Dozens of Protestors, Sheriff Staton a No-Show


More than 50 protestors showed up to rally against Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton’s policy on Immigrations and Customs Enforcement holds at today's Board of County Commissioners meeting.Staton, however, did not. The sheriff was scheduled to explain to cou...   More
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 by ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Portland Tax Attorney Faces Federal Trial for Tax Fraud


A Portland tax attorney who taught classes at Portland Community College is under federal indictment for filing false tax returns—for himself. Steven M. Cyr is charged with two felony counts of fraud and false statements for overstating his business expenses on his 2006 and 2007 tax returns. According to a federal indictment, Cyr—who runs Legal Represe...   More
Friday, October 4, 2013 by ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Sir Stuffington, One-Eyed Pirate Kitten, Rakes in Donations for County Shelter


Sir Stuffington, the tiny, one-eyed cat with the most adorable sneer of all time, can now add internet fundraiser to his kitten resume.The kitten, brought into Multnomah County Animal Services with two brothers and a host of health problems, including with calicivirus, a severe flea infestation, a heart murmur, a missing eye and a disfigure...   More
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by ANDREA DAMEWOOD
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