Portland joins a growing list of cities ready to tax legal weed.
If Oregonians vote in November to make recreational marijuana legal, Portland City Hall will be waiting to take its cut.
A marijuana advisory
committee formed by Mayor Charlie Hales in June will
Food Reviews & Stories
To get things done in Salem, you have to lobby. The
marionberry learned that back in 2009, when House Joint Resolution 11,
which would have made it Oregon’s state berry, was pulled from the floo
Ear Trumpet Labs, eartrumpetlabs.com.
Philip Graham produces old-school
microphones by hand at his Portland company. The Edwina mic ($499) has a
large diaphragm set in a head
Marionberries, salmon, jojos, beer and more fight for your love.
Food & Drink
Election day is here.After receiving hundreds of suggestions—many thoughtful or funny, some not—we’ve narrowed the ballot of Oregon’s possible state foods to 11.Now, we will begin the voting process, which will happen in two stages. From now until Friday, you can vote for Oregon’s state food using the poll below. Beginning Friday, the top choices will compete in a runoff election ...
Food & Drink
Summer is road-trip season, so we’ve been taking a culinary tour of America. Because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we didn’t have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state—continuing tomorrow. After 32 days on the road, our 50 Plates tour arrives back home in Oregon, which joined the union on February 14, ...
A child welfare staffer at the Oregon Department of Human Services filed a complaint this month with the state labor board saying she was moved out of the job she's held for 14 years when a new boss complained her English wasn’t good enough.In her complaint to the Bureau of Labor and Industries, Carmenza Gonzalez-Garcia says she told her manager in May she was being discriminated against because ...
A great batch from soFresh Farms now available at Oregon’s Finest in the Pearl District.
Some remember Blue Dream as the bud at hand during their most cherished memories—the secret ingredient to a solid bonding night with housemates, the sesh before giving the best Maid of Honor speech in history. Maybe this mild strain was the first bud you ever smoked, or a nostalgic reminder of your first gravity bong in the dorms. One thing’s for sure: everyone loves Blue Dream.Bred to be the perfect ...
Well, it’s here. This week, America will celebrate its birth for the 238th time.
In Portland, the
Fourth of July is traditionally marked by honoring Article I of the
Constitution, which provid
Sandy’s Joe’s Donuts fries a whole croissant then covers it in glaze—it’s ridiculously delicious.
Food & Drink
New York, and much of the rest of the country, is pretty much over the cronut craze.Come now, surely you recall the cronut? The fried croissant that took the fooderazzi by storm back in the spring of 2013—heady days defined by Pope Ratzinger's shocking resignation and Pitbull’s "Feel This Moment"—which was subsequently imitated far and wide.All the while, Oregon lagged behind.Despite the Cronut ...