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Eating Can Change the World: Dine for Mercy Corps Today!

Oh, the recession. We clip coupons and pinch pennies, and going out to eat feels as sinful and self-indulgent as taking a bath in cologne and Bling water. Well, feel guilty no longer—or at least, just for today. Today, ...   More
Tuesday, April 7, 2009 by Adrienne So

Eat Mobile 2009

Food Reviews & Stories
Getting a fizz on a hot summer afternoon has become a Mississippi neighborhood tradition. Tucked onto a small lot beside Mississippi Records, the quaint, steel-sided cart would look equally at home on a dusty Alabama roadside, but the food is fresh, delicious and totally Northwestern. Owner Nancye B   More
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 Adrienne So

Eat Mobile 2009

Food Reviews & Stories
One-handed consumption makes the Dutch taco (waffle “taco” with fillings) the most convenient brunch experience in town. Banish your hangover with sausage patties and maple syrup ($4.50), or get a gooey lunch with the ham and cheese ($4). Like all things, the wafflaco can be taken too fa   More
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 Adrienne So

Man vs. Wild

From foraging to fermentation, how to hone your natural instinct on a budget.

Featured Stories
You can take the man out of the wild, but you can’t take the wild out of the man. Or, better said: you shouldn’t. The sun is coming out, the rains are receding, and nature calls. Who cares ...   More
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 Adrienne So

Adorbz! Crafty Wonderland's 3rd Birthday Extravaganza This Weekend!

Inside the limitless universe that is your head, conjure up the most perfect item that you could buy, beg or steal for your girlfriend/sister/best friend's birthday. Now multiply that item by about 5,000 and you have Crafty Wo...   More
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 by Adrienne So

Movie Review: Coming Up Easy

Coming Up Easy, the first feature film by local filmmaker Rebecca A. Rodriguez, debuted in 2004 and won a few awa...   More
Monday, March 30, 2009 by Adrienne So

When Life Hands You Multiple Sclerosis, Get Out and Walk

Yes, I know. It seems like every disease has a fund-raising walk or run. But some of those fund-raisers are more bittersweet than others, and a walk for multiple sclerosis is one of those. MS affects your nervous system, degrading the neurons so that any task requiring muscular coor...   More
Friday, March 27, 2009 by Adrienne So

Get Your Hands on Green Designer Wares: Greenloop at the Better Living Show

The rest of the world is just beginning to catch on, but Portlanders are pretty accustomed to the idea that green fashion is can also be eminently covetable fashion, as evidenced by this denim dress by eco-apparel line    More
Monday, March 23, 2009 by Adrienne So

Bragdon Family Circus

Metro Council President David Bragdon is taking locals on a transportation tour. We’d rather visit some other hot spots with Davy.

What better way to spend a glorious Saturday morning than by skipping in the sunshine with Metro Council President David Bragdon? On Saturday, March 21, Bragdon will lead a 4T (trail, trolley, tram an ...   More
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 Adrienne So

Cyan PDX: Perfect Blue-Green Buildings

Having your own piece of land is the American Dream. But as the population continues to grow, living in a house begins to seem more and more ecologically irresponsible. Apartments are more energy-efficient and reduce urban sprawl. Can you make these concrete complexes more attractive and environmentally friendly?

That's the idea behind    More
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 by Adrienne So

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