Willamette Weekend: 16 Things to Do and See in Portland, Feb. 27-Mar. 1


Friday, Feb. 27 Mark Fell [house] Fell is a dance-music iconoclast who’s been spinning high-brow house since long before “EDM” meant anything. He’s also created several art installations, with names like Untitled Study for Computer Controlled Laser, Stroboscope and Linn LM-1. He won’t be installing anything in YU’s downstairs gallery, but his warm, deconstructed rhythms will certainly ...   More
Friday, February 27, 2015 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Market Guide 2014: Drinks

Market Guide
BEER AND CIDERBelmont Station & Biercafe 4500 SE Stark St., 232-8538, belmont-station.com. Kind of like Mary Tyler Moore to Dick Van Dyke, Belmont Station is a now wholly independent spinoff o   More
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 WW Staff

Headout: The Case of the Purloined Necklace

A reward awaits the first person who solves this mystery before the Sherlock Holmes exhibit opens at OMSI.

Hours too late, amid houses of disturbingly accurate repute, I searched for the Great Critic. Or, at least, I searched for where the Great Critic always was, at a bar near the bridge,  prec   More
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 JAY HORTON

The Best Thing I Drank 2012

The best liquors, beers and wines WW staff had this year


Food & Drink
How does one gauge the best beer one had when one spends the entire year playing a game called "I Want to Drink Every Beer Made?" Does he pick the beer where the taste of hops linger long past the pint emptying? Does he opt for the sour ale that visiting beer geeks contemplate pouring our travel shampoo bottles just to sneak 3.2 ounces back home? In my case, I’ll pick the one I’m kicking myself ...   More
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 WW Staff

Scoop: Looking Back, Falling Forward

Portland culture in 2012, by the numbers.

The most successful local theater production of the year was Sweeney Todd, which sold 19,859 tickets at Portland Center Stage. Patton Oswalt wasHelium Comedy Club’sbiggest draw, selling outall three   More
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Drunk in Oregon: The 10 Best Selling Liquors of 2011


Food & Drink
It's that time of the year again: When newspapers take a break from reporting actual news and pad column inches with "the year that was" facts and retrospectives. In compiling ours (look out for it on Wednesday!) we queried the OLCC with the top selling liquor in Oregon this year. Being able to track this kind of data is one of the few advantages to this nanny control state of ours. So what was Oregon ...   More
Thursday, December 22, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Future Drinking: Sept. 26-Oct. 6


Food & Drink
After two weeks of slim pickings, a torrent of new liquor license applications.Katie Potter and Christopher Loverro have applied to open a cafe, The Hazel Room, in the building at 3279 SE Hawthorne Blvd. that formerly housed the Dollar Scholar and currently houses the Mag Big crafts/art/fashion shop.A 7-Eleven will soon open in the former Blockbuster Video on Southeast Foster Road, to the delight of ...   More
Monday, October 10, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Devour 2012: Beer, Wine & Spirits

Market Guide
Top Picks: Clear Creek Distillery to meet the master.CorksCru to feel the chill in your bonesHollywood Fred Meyer for volume.Saraveza ’cause it’s so darn cute.Stone Barn Brandyworks to    More
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 WW Staff

Booze Wars

Grocers think they can finally break the state’s 80-year, nearly $500 million monopoly—but at what cost?

Cover Story
Steve Pharo has something just outside his Milwaukie office door that Joe Gilliam wants—$70 million worth of vodka, whiskey, tequila and every other distilled spirit sold in Oregon. PHARO - IM   More
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Drank: Holiday Spiced Liqueur (Deco Distilling)

Well, that about says it all, doesn’t it? This new release from Portland’s Deco Distilling is Christmas in a bottle: a very sweet, thick, rum-based liqueur with strong flavors of clove, cinnam   More
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE


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