Anti-fluoride activists have no backing from groups representing low-income Portlanders or minority groups.
In the debate over fluoridating Portland’s water, the two
sides trying to persuade voters can agree on one thing: Low-income
children aren’t getting the dental care they need and deserve. And
Arts & Books
On Thursday evening, March 7, the contestants battling for prize money at the bar trivia night hosted by Portland mainstay trivia-host Shanrock at her Triviology challenge at La Merde, the bar in the back of long-running Le Bistro Montage restaurant, faced an unexpected challenge. Daily Show "resident expert"/Bored To Death regular/PC embodiment John Hodgman wandered into Le Bistro Montage lounge ...
"There is a definite appeal to his campy, smart-aleck personality."
(Go here for this week's interview with a beta-version of Moz.)As far as I can tell, the Smiths never played Portland, despite the fact that its second most important member has called our city home for the last few years. Morrissey, on the other hand (he'd be the first most important), has played here five times (at best count) in the last 21 years—make that six after tonight. We took ...
Eight Portland music video directors you need to know.
Twenty years ago, it used to be that only Axl Rose and
Michael Jackson could afford to make music videos that looked like
glorified short films. Now, with the advent of the Internet and
Portland RisingPortland joins 1 billion women (and men) worldwide to
march, dance and speak out against violence against women. Meet at
Director Park for a flash mob of “Break the Chain.” At 3
KATU reports Portland taxi and limo services aren't following the rules
Turns out that taxi ride to Portland International Airport may not be a smart choice after all. WW partner KATU exposed gross misconduct by some of Portland’s taxi, limo and town car companies in their Thursday night broadcast. While the city maintains strict regulations, many driving services operate illegally, forgoing safety checks and up-to-date insurance, if any. Companies also hire drivers ...
Zwickelmania, Festival of the Dark Arts and more...
Food & Drink
Malt BallCall me a centrist or call me a traitor: When it comes to who throws a best artist-driven band’n’brewery festival in town, the Merc wins hands down (and by default) with their second installment of Malt Ball. An extravaganzapaloozafest of a dozen local bands playing to a liquid soundtrack of beers inspired by—or sometimes brewed with—said band, makes this a veritable bacchanalian feast ...
Company was named Social Media Agency of the Year in 2012
WW has learned that high-profile Portland advertising and marketing agency Tenfour will be shutting down business on February 1, as confirmed by company senior vice president Mark Dagg. “We marched hard, we accomplished some great things, and to the very last minute it was a hard decision to make,” said Dagg.“We just couldn’t get enough business, really,” said creative director Mark ...
Portland needs to make big spending cuts. New mayor Charlie Hales is swinging the ax.
Portland City Hall is awfully quiet for a palace amid a revolution.
Since the start of
the year, the place has felt like a barely solvent art gallery sold to
absentee bankers. Outside the mayor’