Having read this week’s cover story (“The Portlandification of Brooklyn”, Willamette Week August 10th, 2011), which paints Brooklyn
as Portland-plus-money-and-ambition, you may be considering a
Oregonians searching for family lost in the Holocaust find closure from an unlikely source: the Red Cross.
The American Red Cross is well known for its rapid response to crisis. But in February, four Oregonians came to the organization for help with a humanitarian catastrophe older than most Red Cross empl ...
In today's installment in Adrian Chen's weekly series of Candidates Gone Wild video nuggets, Commissioner Randy vents about being the City Hall doormat and dreads the prospect of Adams' replacement:
The Candidates Gone Wild event, presented by WW and the Bus Project, has been wildly successful in letting political figures show their hidden talents to voters. Lately, Adrian Chen has been diving into the raw footage from the last CGW event for our Wednesday "Meet Your City Council" feature and com...More
In today's installment of the new Wednesday video feature, Meet Your City Council, Adrian Chen draws out the newest Portland city commissioner, Nick Fish. (See the first installment with Sam Adams here, alon...More
Two fortune-tellers and a century of clairvoyance in Portland.
On Jan. 9, 1939, William C. Haight, a writer with the Works Progress Administration’s Federal Writers’ Project, climbed the stairs to the Orange Lantern Tea Room on the third floor of Port ...