Scoop: Lidia Yuknavitch's Movie, Jerry Seinfeld's Meal


Scoop
HEADS UP: Dora: A Headcase by Portland author Lidia Yuknavitch has been optioned for a movie. Katherine Brooks, who’s worked on a few feature films and a slew of MTV reality shows—including The Re   More
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Slick Gear

Stuff to help you enjoy riding your bike for the six wet months to come.


Culture Features
Photos by Misha Ashton mooreThere’s a lot to be said for biking in the rain. Sure, Portland’s winter skies are gray and leaky and the sun falls behind the West Hills so, so fast. On the othe   More
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR, REBECCA JACOBSON, MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Portland Should Spend More on Bikes, New Report Says

Portland Ranked #1 for Number of Bicycle Commuters

News
Portland should spend more money on bicycle infrastructure—but the money should come from somewhere other than a mandatory licensing program. That's one of the recommendations of a report published today by the Portland City Club on bicycle transportation. Some people have pushed a licensing program that would require all bicyclists to register with the city and pay a small fee. The report found, ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 ALEX BLUM

Portland Picks Alta to Operate Bike-Share Program

Portland Ranked #1 for Number of Bicycle Commuters

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Portland has picked a local bicycle-share company to run the city's long-awaited revamp of a public bike-rental program, even though the company has struggled to deliver a working system on time in other cities.The Portland Bureau of Transportation today announced its choice of Alta Bicycle Share as its vendor finalist, with six months left until the city bike-share program is scheduled to debut.“Alta ...   More
 
Friday, September 28, 2012 AARON MESH

Bike-Share Snare

Why Portland’s long-awaited bicycle-rental program still doesn’t have a contractor.


News Stories
Software problems have delayed a Portland company’s bike-sharing programs in two of the nation’s largest cities and may threaten a...   More
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 SAM STITES

Summer Guide 2012: Summer Events Calendar


Featured Stories
Foot Traffic Flat: Sauvie Island[Outdoor] Compared to Portland proper, Sauvie Island is mercifully flat. That makes it a great place for farmers who grow pumpkins and strawberries, and for runners   More
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 KIMBERLY HURSH

Pedalpalooza 2012: All the Fun of Manual Labor With Jeff and Jodi

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Features
In this week's Headout feature, "What's Your Ride?", we implied that Jeff and Jodi's North Portland Bike Move—a Pedalpalooza "ride" in which riders help a Portland couple move house—might not be as fun as, say, the rides where you get to dress up as Prince, or get naked. Jeff and Jodi beg to differ.We received this response from the resourceful couple, who assured us that packing up a stranger's ...   More
 
Thursday, June 21, 2012 KIMBERLY HURSH

Summer Guide 2012: Pedal to the Pacific

Riding to the beach is easy, but it might make you hate cars.


Featured Stories
They crashed through the rainforest like dinosaurs. A distant rumble, a whoosh, and more rumble, before the creatures were gone and I could again hear my bike tires roll softly along the edge of t   More
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Headout: What’s Your Ride?

Follow our Pedalpalooza 2012 decision tree, then hop on your bike.


Headout
 Click on the image below for a larger version!Illustration by Elizabeth Baddeley RIDE: More information about these events at wweek.com/pedalpalooza.Headout Picks THURSDAY JUNE 14 NICK KR   More
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 KIMBERLY HURSH

How To: Keep It Rolling

A little regular care can save you an expensive trip to a mechanic.


Culture Features
If your bike is making ominous clicking, scraping or creaking noises—or, worse, if you can feel the equivalent of those sounds while pedaling—you need to take your bike into a shop immediate   More
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 NATALIE BAKER

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