Food Reviews & Stories
I was nervous the first time, shuffling
my feet and crumpling the top of the paper bag as I waited for the
barista’s attention. “I want something that will go well with this,” I
Food Reviews & Stories
We know Portland teenagers are all tucked in bed by the
city’s curfew, which is 10:15 pm on school nights and midnight on
weekends. But if, hypothetically, they were out late—perhaps coming
For the third consecutive election cycle, Old Town on Friday night witnessed one of the most extraordinary traditions in the race for Portland mayor: the Voodoo Doughnut eating contest.All three major mayoral candidates—Eileen Brady, Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith—appeared and paid homage to the 24-hour doughnut phenomenon run by entrepreneurs Tres Shannon and Kenneth "Cat Daddy" Pogson."They're ...
R.I.P. THEORY: Portland MC and producer Gavin “Theory” Soens died
of cancer April 10. The 27-year-old was in his home, surrounded by
friends and family. Soens is best known for his band, Hives
How Tres Shannon’s fun center got shook up, shut down and evicted.
Tres Shannon had big dreams for the Portland P Palace.
Back in December, the Voodoo Doughnut co-founder gave WW a tour of the bar and fun center he was putting together in an old car dealership at 2
Doughnut kingpin Tres Shannon wants to make the whole city his fun park.
At 2:42 am, Tres Shannon decides we need to see if Occupy Portland has shut down the Port of Portland.
It’s a Tuesday
morning, 30 minutes after Shannon’s weekly set at Dante’s with his
Food & Drink
Tres Shannon, co-owner of Voodoo Doughnut, and Polly Bangs, the founder of the at-risk youth job skills training program Urban Opportunities, will soon open Portand P Palace in a former car dealership at Northeast 24th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard. What's a P Palace? According to Bangs, it's "Portland's Premier Putt-Putt Course serving Potables and Provisions...and a lot of other things that begin with ...
For several weeks now, Storm Large has been appearing on stage in L.A. at the Mark Taper forum, in a revue called "Harps and Angels" of songs by Randy Newman, the pop singer/composer/pianist. Large performs along with Michael McKean and Katey Sagal (best known as the mom on Married . . . with Children). The reviews? The Los Angeles Times did a strange thing and reviewed the show by asking Newman ...