Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-946-1-.html Wed, 17 Dec 14 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 Holes For Dips - Whatever your dysfunction, we have a swimmin' hole for you. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10636-holes_for_dips_whatever_your_dysfunction_we_have_a_swimmin_hole_for_you.html Barefoot Nation - Wanna run faster and stronger? Kick off your shoes, say some. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10554-barefoot_nation_wanna_run_faster_and_stronger_kick_off_your_shoes_say_some.html Restaurant Guide 2013: Little Bird - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21314-restaurant_guide_2013_little_bird_.html David Kamens - The man behind the new show Wanted: Adventure Host eggs on locals to conquer the great outdoors. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-11748-david_kamens_the_man_behind_the_new_show_wanted_adventure_host_eggs_on_locals_to_conquer_the_great_o.html Sylvie Tarpinian - Dishing pageant secrets and teaching Miss Oregon how to play pinball. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10375-sylvie_tarpinian_dishing_pageant_secrets_and_teaching_miss_oregon_how_to_play_pinball.html Earth Angels - Happy Earth Day! Bet you're not as committed to “sustainable living” as these 22 Portlanders. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10441-earth_angels_happy_earth_day__bet_youre_not_as_committed_to_ldsustainable_livingrd_as_these_22_portl.html Salt And A Wound - Summertime and the salting is easy on Palmer Glacier. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-11982-salt_and_a_wound_summertime_and_the_salting_is_easy_on_palmer_glacier.html Port of Call - Visiting Eric Bechard’s excellent new tavern in Astoria. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22631-port_of_call_visiting_eric_bechards_excellent_new_tavern_in_astoria.html Eric Bechard is from Quebec, a fourth-generation Montréalais. This explains a lot—about the chef, his now-shuttered Southeast Portland restaurant Kingdom of Roosevelt, and his preference for ]]> Restaurant Guide 2013: Portobello Vegan Trattoria - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21343-restaurant_guide_2013_portobello_vegan_trattoria_.html <i>The Impostor’s Daughter</i> Laurie Sandell - A daddy's girl gets a rude awakening. And bad credit. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10864-the_impostorrss_daughter_laurie_sandell_a_daddys_girl_gets_a_rude_awakening_and_bad_credit.html Debra Gwartney Live Through This - About a girl—and her mother. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10268-debra_gwartney_live_through_this_about_a_girlmdashand_her_mother.html Jump In - The city wants to lead locals to the Willamette with Riverfest. But can it make them swim? http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10882-jump_in_the_city_wants_to_lead_locals_to_the_willamette_with_riverfest_but_can_it_make_them_swim.html Restaurant Guide 2013: Podnah's Pit - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21341-restaurant_guide_2013_podnahs_pit_.html Jon Raymond - Of hot springs, lost dogs and the Oregon Trail. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-11218-jon_raymond_of_hot_springs_lost_dogs_and_the_oregon_trail.html Beer Guide 2014: Eugene Day Sip - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21928-beer_guide_2014_eugene_day_sip_.html Ninkasi Brewing Co. 272 Van Buren St., ninkasibrewing.com. This swag-packed tasting room feels more like a theme-park gift shop than a pub. But the beer makes up for it. Each is served with its ]]> Squeaky Wheel - Filmmaker Joe Biel on the rise and fall of Critical Mass in Portland. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-23068-squeaky_wheel_filmmaker_joe_biel_on_the_rise_and_fall_of_critical_mass_in_portland.html Like all great protests, the idea behind Critical Mass was simple. In September 1992, a group of San Franciscans gathered to ride bikes after work. And cyclists kept riding together, in cities aro]]> Matt Bedrin - A local backcountry guide aims to climb and ski the 40 highest volcanoes in the Cascades—before their glaciers melt away. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-11655-matt_bedrin_a_local_backcountry_guide_aims_to_climb_and_ski_the_40_highest_volcanoes_in_the_cascades.html Pi In The Sky - Celebrate the greatest day of the year with pastry and physicists. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10272-pi_in_the_sky_celebrate_the_greatest_day_of_the_year_with_pastry_and_physicists.html Woodsman Tavern: Restaurant Guide 2014 - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-23300-woodsman_tavern_restaurant_guide_2014_.html 4537 SE Division St., (971) 373-8264, woodsmantavern.com [NICE FOLKS] Sitting down at the Woodsman is as close as most of us will ever come to staging our own Kinfolk suppe]]> Restaurant Guide 2013: Ha & VL - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22150-restaurant_guide_2013_ha_vl_.html Man vs. Wild - From foraging to fermentation, how to hone your natural instinct on a budget. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10357-man_vs_wild_from_foraging_to_fermentation_how_to_hone_your_natural_instinct_on_a_budget.html Run, Forest, Run - What's the best woodland trail for your summer jogging needs? http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10724-run_forest_run_whats_the_best_woodland_trail_for_your_summer_jogging_needs.html Park Kitchen: Restaurant Guide 2014 - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-23270-park_kitchen_restaurant_guide_2014_.html Drank: Beer Brother - Forest Grove’s SakeOne is now selling rice wine in kegs. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22175-drank_beer_brother_forest_groves_sakeone_is_now_selling_rice_wine_in_kegs.html When Americans think of sake, they usually remember the Japanese rice spirit as an acidic thimbleful served hot with sushi or dropped into a beer—experiences that don’t beg to be repeated. F]]> 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. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10307-bragdon_family_circus_metro_council_president_david_bragdon_is_taking_locals_on_a_transportation_tou.html Raven & Rose: Restaurant Guide 2014 - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-23279-raven_rose_restaurant_guide_2014_.html 1331 SW Broadway, 222-7673, ravenandrosepdx.com [CUISINE D'HOBBIT] Located in the historic Ladd Carriage House, Raven & Rose's grand exterior is as fantastical and dr]]> Yes We Canoe - I paddled the Willamette, and so can you. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10651-yes_we_canoe_i_paddled_the_willamette_and_so_can_you.html <i>Female Force: Michelle Obama</i> (Bluewater) - The amazing true adventures of America's first lady! http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10475-female_force_michelle_obama_%28bluewater%29_the_amazing_true_adventures_of_americas_first_lady_.html Farther Down The Line - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10194-farther_down_the_line_.html Ice Capades - Take advantage of one of America's only summer snowfields—before it melts away. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10633-ice_capades_take_advantage_of_one_of_americas_only_summer_snowfieldsmdashbefore_it_melts_away.html