Buzz List: Where We’re Drinking 
This Week


Food Reviews & Stories
Our pick for the top brewpub, dive bar or wine lounge might change by the time you've finished reading this. But here are the spots, new and old, that we're most excited about right now.   More
 
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Hot Plates: Our Favorite Portland Restaurants This Week


Food Reviews & Stories
A list of the five spots we're excited about right now—maybe taquerias we've loved forever, maybe seafood spots with special menus this week. It's designed to answer that age-old question: Where should we go out to dinner tonight?   More
 
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Re: Opening for Portland Police Officers

Willamette Week contributor applies to serve and uphold the law or something.

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Culture
Editor's note: The Portland police bureau is looking for new officers. Having been passed over when he applied to replace Chip Kelly as the Ducks head football coach, underemployed WW contributor John Locanthi is tossing his hat in the ring.From Ferguson to Baltimore to Cleveland to most everywhere in the country, the police are in the news. Do you have what it takes to put on body armor, carry an ...   More
 
Thursday, August 13, 2015 JOHN LOCANTHI

‘Our Hoboken’

We asked the experts. Yes, Vancouver is a suburb of Portland.


Culture Features
Vancouver is a suburb of Portland. Pointing this out makes some people very angry. “Vancouver isn’t a suburb of Portland, you asshats!” they scream in our online comments. (“They,”   More
 
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

Cheap Eats 2015: Breakfast and Brunch


Cheap Eats
Milk Glass Market 2150 N Killingsworth St., 395-4742, milkglassmrkt.com. Breakfast, lunch and early dinner Tuesday-Sunday. You really shouldn’t be in a hurry at Milk Glass Market. Former Woodsm   More
 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 WW Staff

Portland Is Still the Only Livable City in the U.S., Apparently

Rich English magazine owners agree: Portland is the only barely acceptable place to live in America!

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Arts & Books
For the second year in a row, Portland is the only city in the United States that is even basically livable, though just barely, according to Monocle, a London-based culture and global affairs magazine. "Portland has gone from obscurity to an exemplar of US urban good life," writes the magazine for its annual Quality of Life survey, sponsored this year by AKZONobel, a sustainable ...   More
 
Thursday, June 11, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

Portland Is Still the Strip Club Capital of America

Suck it, Houston.

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Features
On Wednesday, Priceonomics shared an explainer called "Why Does Portland Have So Many Strip Clubs?" First, it sent its data team on "a thrilling quest to determine whether or not Portland really deserves the title of 'strip club capital.'" The team drew some conclusions that you might have already guessed at: Yes, there is another town with more strip clubs (Houston), but, as they ...   More
 
Friday, June 19, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

Swim in Portland's Public Outdoor Pools

We went to every single outdoor public pool and jumped in. So can you!

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Culture
When I was a kid, I spent the whole summer in my swimsuit, going from pool to lawn to pool to lake to pool, usually on my bike. While I'm glad I've grown up enough now to remove damp lycra before bed, I still love the feeling of jumping into cool water on a hot day (because I am a human). Amazingly, this is something that we all can actually do in Portland, even if, like me, you can't afford to join ...   More
 
Friday, June 26, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

This Week In Beer: Lagerfest, 1000 ¡Tepaches!, and Puckerfest Begins!

Portland Beer Events for the Week of 7/9/15

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Food & Drink
Thursday, July 9Culmination/Yachats Surfing Saison ReleaseThe Southern Oregon coast meets the Willamette Valley in a special collaboration release this Thursday night. Yachats’ Yachats Brewing and Portland’s Culmination come together tap their co-created and dry hopped Surfing Saison for the first time, and will have brewmasters on hand to discuss the fruits of their collaborative labor. PARKER ...   More
 
Thursday, July 9, 2015 PARKER HALL

Pow to the People

Kung Pow dresses up and gets down with American Chinese.


Food Reviews & Stories
When you see the dragon on that takeout menu, you know what you’re in for. Not to mention the exclamatory name (Kung POW!, a typography our copy editors won’t allow in our paper outside of these p   More
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

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