Dr. Know: Why are Portland's walk and transit scores so low on Walkscore.com?


Dr. Know
Portland has a large and beefy bike score on Walkscore.com. But I was stunned by our walk and transit scores. We’re below Seattle, and even Los Angeles! What gives? —Troy I realize we’ve   More
 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 MARTY SMITH

The First Annual Haute-N-Ready Awards


Food Reviews & Stories
These are exciting times in the fast-food industry. What began with Doritos taco shells and fried chicken-as-sandwich bread has evolved into biscuit taco shells and fried chicken-as-hot dog bu   More
 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 JOHN LOCANTHI

Madder Men

AMC needs to keep Mad Men alive. Why not a Portland-based reboot?


Headout
After seven critically acclaimed seasons, Mad Men is meandering its way to a close this Sunday. There is little to say about this show that hasn’t already been said. It’s an engaging look no   More
 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 JOHN LOCANTHI

Storefront Revue: The Babes Are Back (Triangle Productions)

Part scandalous musical, part historical biopic.


Performance
Three songs after the Kent State shootings, a man unbuttons the front of his costume to expose a massive, star-spangled phallus. Like the legendary 1970s-’90s Portland theater that inspired    More
 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 ENID SPITZ

Decamped

The mayor’s office calls the Eastside Esplanade unsafe. Will Hales’ homeless policies make a difference?


News Stories
James Noel has seen a lot of changes in his neighborhood, which consists of a narrow sidewalk against a chain-link fence that runs along Southeast Main Street, with the northbound ramp to Inters   More
 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 ANTHONY MACUK

Secret Shelf

Top-notch whiskey bars that stay under the radar.


Headout
This weekend, the Whiskeytown USA festival will crowd with sulfur-breathed Beavertonites downing half-ounce plastic shots of God-knows-what whiskey that’s probably great. But Portland bars a   More
 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Funny Knows Funny

We asked past Funniest 5 comics to pick what’s best at this year’s Bridgetown.


Comedy and Variety
Nathan BrannonIMAGE: Inger Klekacz7 Minutes in Purgatory at Doug Fir Lounge, 7 pm Saturday. $20.  Ian Abramson created this show, where comedians do their standup set in a soundproof room to   More
 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 WW Culture Staff

2015 Portland Beer Events and Festivals


Beer Guide
Feb. 25-March 2 Tart Fruit Fest Cascade Brewing’s limited releases poured at the barrelhouse. cascadebrewingbarrelhouse.com. Feb. 28 Malt Ball Bands and brews. themaltball.com. March 6-7   More
 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 WW Staff

A Driveway Moment

New sharing apps help you rent your driveway. Just don’t tell the city.


News Stories
For two years, Steve Gutmann found a way to make a little extra cash. His house sits in Southeast Portland’s Richmond neighborhood, two blocks from Hawthorne Boulevard. He knows parking is a   More
 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 ANNA WALTERS

Heaven Adores You

Elliott Smith’s story told by his Portland compatriots.


Movie Reviews & Stories
The title is wrong. It sounds like a soft-focus TV movie about an angel who dreams of being a runway model. But Heaven Adores You is the most complete, least icky attempt to date at telling the stor   More
 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 CASEY JARMAN

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