Willamette Week - Q & A http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-95-1-q_a.html Mon, 15 Sep 14 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 Restaurant Guide 2011: Listing A-Z - Portland's best places to eat. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-18078-restaurant_guide_2011_listing_a_z_portlands_best_places_to_eat.html 3 Doors Down1429 SE 37th Ave., 236-6886, 3doorsdowncafe.com.[PASTA, OR ARDOR] This oddly angular Hawthorne bistro feels like an artifact of a different age in Portland eating, post-Zefiro but pre-Cl]]> Election is Coming - For the City Hall throne and other races, we reveal our picks for the 2012 primary. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19127-election_is_coming_for_the_city_hall_throne_and_other_races_we_reveal_our_picks_for_the_2012_primary.html Candidate Photography by Kenton Waltz This local election season has had all the intrigue of Game of Thrones, with scheming, betrayals...]]> Restaurant Guide 2012: Listings A-Z - Portland's best places to eat. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19786-restaurant_guide_2012_listings_a_z_portlands_best_places_to_eat.html 2nd Story 2005 SE 11th Ave., 741-9693, 2ndstorypdx.com. [WORTH A CLIMB] Erin McBride does wonderful things with beets. And kale. And sometimes peaches. The Ohio-born farm girl made desserts at]]> Risky Business - There’s a time for playing it safe... and our 2012 Endorsement Issue says this is one of them. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19785-risky_business_theres_a_time_for_playing_it_safe_and_our_2012_endorsement_issue_says_this_is_one_of_.html Portland, you have a gambling problem. We’re telling you this as a friend. For too many years, the voters of this city have rolled the dice on engaging but tro]]> Restaurant Guide 2012: Listings by Location - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19787-restaurant_guide_2012_listings_by_location_.html North Killingsworth Enat Kitchen300 N Killingsworth St., 285-4867.[ETHIOPIAN KING] Ethiopian restaurants often seem interchangeable—same dishes, similar décor, same distinct serving style]]> Get Out - Summer's here. Go play outside. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-12069-get_out_summers_here_go_play_outside.html Restaurant Guide 2012: Listings by Cuisine - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19830-restaurant_guide_2012_listings_by_cuisine_.html American (traditional) The Country Cat 7937 SE Stark St., 408-1414, thecountrycat.net. [ALL-DAY MEAT COMA] The Country Cat bills itself as a “dinner house,” but that’s just co-owner and head chef Adam Sappington being modest. ]]> Restaurant Guide 2011: Listings By Neighborhood - Portland's best places to eat. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-18079-restaurant_guide_2011_listings_by_neighborhood_portlands_best_places_to_eat.html North Mississippi Vancouver/Williams Northeast 28th Avenue and Burnside AlbertaKillingsworth Lloyd District  Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard North Tabor Roseway Woodlawn Northwest21st and 23rd A]]> <b>More than 50</b> of Our Favorite Portland Things - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-9289-more_than_50_of_our_favorite_portland_things_.html Restaurant Guide 2011: Listings By Cuisine - Portland's best places to eat. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-18092-restaurant_guide_2011_listings_by_cuisine_portlands_best_places_to_eat.html American (Traditional) | Chinese | Pan East-Asian Fusion | Ethiopian | French | German | Greek| Indian | Italian | Japanese | Korean | Lebanese | Mediterranian | Mexican | New American | Northwest Bis]]> Best Of Portland 2010 - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-12237-best_of_portland_2010_.html Whatever Happened To... - We've invited D.B. Cooper, Ma Anand Sheela, Bob Packwood, the Suicide Girls and 22 other once-famous locals to our New Year's Party. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8205-whatever_happened_to_weve_invited_db_cooper_ma_anand_sheela_bob_packwood_the_suicide_girls_and_22_ot.html Our Primary Picks to Replace David Wu - Our endorsements in Oregon's 1st Congressional District special election. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-18107-our_primary_picks_to_replace_david_wu_our_endorsements_in_oregons_1st_congressional_district_special.html When U.S. Rep David Wu resigned his seat in August, he did something pretty unusual in Oregon these days...]]> Debt Recovery Solutions LLC - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7092-debt_recovery_solutions_llc_.html A City’s Riches - Introducing four Portlanders who do fabulous work for local nonprofits. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-18180-a_citys_riches_introducing_four_portlanders_who_do_fabulous_work_for_local_nonprofits.html You are about to meet a few special people. When Willamette Week decided to award prizes each year to Portlanders under the age of 36 who perform great service for local]]> Rogue of the Week: Beaverton Police - A traffic cop’s specialty brings in big bucks. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-18942-rogue_of_the_week_beaverton_police_a_traffic_cops_specialty_brings_in_big_bucks.html Stephen Vass was driving back to work after lunch through Beaverton on the morning of Feb. 14 when he turned left off of Southwest Cedar Hills Boulevard onto Southwest Canyon Road. Like many of us]]> The XXX Files - The Not-So-Private World of Portland's Sex Scene http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5293-the_xxx_files_the_not_so_private_world_of_portlands_sex_scene.html Rogue of the Week: Oregon State Police Officers’ Association - The state troopers’ union is still employing telemarketers who use shakedown tactics. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17618-rogue_of_the_week_oregon_state_police_officers_association_the_state_troopers_union_is_still_employi.html It’s an old scam: Set up a bogus charity and a boiler-room call center. Tell people you’re raising money for cops, vets or firefighters...
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Best of Portland: PDX SEX - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5918-best_of_portland_pdx_sex_.html Hotseat: Jefferson Smith - The state rep. and Bus Project founder tells why he wants to be mayor. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-18042-hotseat_jefferson_smith_the_state_rep_and_bus_project_founder_tells_why_he_wants_to_be_mayor.html Jefferson Smith wants to loom large in the mayor’s race, and not just because he’s the tallest candidate so far (6 feet 4 inches), but because he sees himself as an alternative to former City C]]> <i>WW</i>’s Endorsements - Our picks in the 2012 Primary. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19156-wws_endorsements_our_picks_in_the_2012_primary.html City of Portland Mayor: Charlie HalesCity Council Position 1: Mary NolanCity Council Position 4: Steve Novick U.S. House of Representatives Oregon’s 1st, (R): Delinda MorganOregon’s 3rd]]> Rogue Of The Week: “50s Bikeway” Haters - Seeing problems where there aren’t any. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-16891-rogue_of_the_week_%E2%80%9C50s_bikeway%E2%80%9D_haters_seeing_problems_where_there_arent_any.html About 150 Portlanders filled a gym last week in the Woodstock neighborhood to hear city officials pitch a new 4 1/2-mile bike route going through the neighborhood. The Rogue Desk notes the locatio]]> Rogue Of The Week: HAND - A neighborhood association that gave a neighbor the finger. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17318-rogue_of_the_week_hand_a_neighborhood_association_that_gave_a_neighbor_the_finger.html The European white birch tree is highly susceptible to a destructive beetle whose presence in Portland since 2003 has threatened the city’s birch population. But that doesn’t seem to matter to ]]> Rogue Of The Week: Rep. Tim Freeman - No yee-haws for this yahoo. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17193-rogue_of_the_week_rep_tim_freeman_no_yee_haws_for_this_yahoo.html On his website, state Rep. Tim Freeman (R-Roseburg) says “reducing state spending and improving government efficiency and accountability” are top priorities. Noble goals as the 2011 Legislature h]]> Schools Of Salmon Got Your Money. Why Not Schools For Kids? - Our election picks for school boards and the money measures. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17417-schools_of_salmon_got_your_money_why_not_schools_for_kids_our_election_picks_for_school_boards_and_t.html Call up your best Tina Fey voice, and say it together: Really? In the depths of a recession]]> Restaurant Guide 2011: Beyond Tater Tots - Ten bars where the eats are as good as the drinks. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-18087-restaurant_guide_2011_beyond_tater_tots_ten_bars_where_the_eats_are_as_good_as_the_drinks.html 4-4-2 The former Taste of Europe grocery is now a soccer bar, its walls adorned with the flags of favored teams, from FC Bayern to the Timbers’ green and yellow, but owner Muhamed Mujcic-Mufko is ]]> <i>Willamette Week</i> - Man, we screwed up. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10010-willamette_week_man_we_screwed_up.html Rogue of the Week: Dennis Tune - Portland Public Schools’ security chief shuts charter schools out of the safety loop. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-17510-rogue_of_the_week_dennis_tune_portland_public_schools_security_chief_shuts_charter_schools_out_of_th.html On May 10, a gunman shot a clerk at Cigarettes Plus on North Lombard Street. The clerk survived but the gunman fled, leading Portland police to lock down]]> David Perlman - Sheesh: Screwing over people planning their funerals. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-16848-david_perlman_sheesh_screwing_over_people_planning_their_funerals.html David Perlman is what the funeral industry calls a “pre-need salesman.”

That euphemism may obscure Perlman’s work selling something all of us will need someday—burial plots, cemetery furniture and funeral services.

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2011: The Costume Party - You didn’t need a funny outfit to make news this year, but it sure helped. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-18598-2011_the_costume_party_you_didnt_need_a_funny_outfit_to_make_news_this_year_but_it_sure_helped.html All Images WW Photo IllustrationsDavid Wu’s tiger suit was the tip-off that 2011 was going to be a strange one. The year opened with a sitting congressman posing in a child’s orange-and-black ]]>