Food Reviews & Stories
1. Grant’s Philly Cheesesteaks
1203 NW 23rd Ave., 477-7133.
Portland’s best cheesesteak comes from
deep East Portland to tony Northwest 23rd. You want the original ($6.75
for a half) with
GET WET: Yes, you can swim from the Dock. After our story about Portland’s chillest summer party scene (“The Dock,” WW,
July 30, 2014), the scene at the freeboard dock southeast of the
The Green Neighborhoods Festival wants more green space in Portland. But is Portland already one giant wildlife corridor?
Click on the image below for a larger version!Two cougar sightings were reported in
Beaverton, near the interchange of highways 26 and 217. The animals were
seen near the International Baccalaurea
WEDNESDAY AUG. 13
GOOSE ISLAND TAP TAKEOVER
[BEER] Chicago’s Goose Island makes some
amazing limited beer, very little of which makes it to Oregon—but thanks
for all that Honker’s Ale! W
Friday, Aug. 8Fail-Safe: Discomforts Close to Home [VISUAL ART] Hap Gallery continues its rather astonishing run of superb exhibitions with a group exhibition called Fail-Safe: Discomforts Close to Home. Curated by Surface Design editor Marci Rae McDade, the show is themed on the anxieties that have haunted Americans since 2007 and 2008, when the housing-market bubb...
DO YOU REALIZE YOU’RE OFFENSIVE?:
Major League Soccer’s free all-star week concert Aug. 3 featuring the
Flaming Lips drew more than just fans of the psychedelic rock veterans
to Tom McCall W
THURSDAY AUG. 7
HEIDI DUCKLER DANCE THEATRE
[DANCE] Los Angeles choreographer Heidi
Duckler has brought dancers to the halls of a former U.S. Customs
Service office and the ruins of a burned-d
Friday, Aug. 1Mt. Hood Jazz Festival [JAZZ] This year’s slimmed-down edition of the long-running Mt. Hood Jazz Festival kicks off with Friday night’s free round robin featuring four local combos, each at a different restaurant on Main Avenue in downtown Gresham. Saturday’s schedule begins around noon with a local all-star lineup featuring Javier Nero, John Nastos and ot...