High Times Aiming to Hold the Cannabis Cup in Milwaukie


The nation’s biggest legal-weed party is looking to land in Clackamas County. For months, High Times magazine has struggled to find a site in Portland where it could host the Cannabis Cup, a marijuana trade show and festival. That hunt was stymied by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which ruled High Times couldn’t hold the cup in any venue with a liquor license. Now documents show High Times ...   More
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 AARON MESH

Creeper Crawl: The Fear Asylum

Mental in Milwaukie


Who's the weird old person hanging around the packs of high school kids at Portland-area haunted houses? The one who reeks of good coffee and cheap gin? Yeah, that’s a Willamette Week writer out reviewing local haunts for Creeper Crawl 2012.The Fear Asylum 13121 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Milwaukie  The scene: The 60,000-square-foot Milwaukie Elks Lodge, aside from some imposing signage on the oversize ...   More
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 9

j. Gelati

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Food & Drink
When the idea for our month of ice cream, Scoops' out for Summer, was first floated, arts and culture editor Martin Cizmar called shotgun on frozen custard. He was shocked—shocked—to discover there isn't a single frozen custard shop in Portland. So we found him one in Milwaukie.j. Gelati3650 Concord Road, Milwaukie, 659-1374, jgelati.com.Price per scoop: $2.50 for small custard, $2 for small Italian ...   More
Monday, July 9, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Murmurs: Gambling on a New Lottery Boss.

The Oregon Lottery generates more than $500 million a year, most of it from video gambling machines in bars and taverns. Longtime Lottery Commission Chairman Steve Ungar is stepping down and Gov.    More
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Working at the Water Bureau: More Dangerous Than the Fire Bureau

Mayoral candidate Eileen Brady continues her torrid fundraising—she’s brought in $486,000 to Charlie Hales’ $294,000 and Jefferson Smith’s $171,000. But Brady returned two contributions this w   More
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 WW Editorial Staff


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