As winemakers say about extraordinary vintages, “It was a
very good year.” 2014 gave us a mother lode of materially and
thematically engaging visual-arts shows. Month to month, the most
Our food writers dish on their favorite tastes of 2014.
Food Reviews & Stories
A friend is leaving Kachka as we’re
getting seated. “You’ve got to order these,” she says, and snakes her
arm over my shoulder to point to the Siberian pelmeni on the
Movie Reviews & Stories
It’s been a lousy year for multiplexes. Ticket sales are
down. On-demand services are on the rise. Mark Wahlberg wants to make
more Transformers movies—and be a cop. Annie was leaked,
Q & A
Origin: Bozeman, Mont., via Modesto, Calif.
Jason Lytle seemed reluctant to leave his Northeast
Portland neighborhood to meet me. He likes to stay on the edge of town,
near an “escape hatch”
Q & A
Origin: Lemon Grove, Calif.
Fact: Straight Talk starring Dolly Parton is one of the greatest films of all time.
For those unfamiliar,
Parton plays Dr. Shirlee, a call-in radio host who wins the h
New Portlanders talk about what they love and hate about the city.
“When you erect the fence to keep Californians out, can I have a special dispensation pass?"
Comedian Greg Proops
looked so painfully Californian as he asked a Portland audience that
The city can’t back up its tough talk about cracking down on Uber.
It’s been nearly two weeks since Uber invaded Portland with a ride-sharing service that defies the city’s taxi rules.
Portland officials pledged to take Uber to court, levy hefty fines and imp
Many houses. Many lights. Many pedestrians. Southeast Peacock Lane between Stark and Belmont streets, peacocklane.net. 6-11 pm Dec. 15-30, 6 pm-midnight Dec. 24 and 31