Phone Books, a Boombox, and More Items From the 1985 Portland Time Capsule

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The dream of the ‘80s came alive in Portland on Friday—at least for the small but enthusiastic crowd gathered in Pioneer Courthouse Square. To celebrate the 30th birthday of “Portland’s living room,” representatives from the City of Portland and Oregon Historical Society convened to open a time capsule that had been hidden from the public eye since 1985. While many of the items dug out ...   More
 
Monday, June 2, 2014 TREE PALMEDO

How to Eat and Drink in Portland, June 11-17

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Food & Drink
Wednesday, June 11 Beers Made by Walking Hike This is your chance to meet a beer not after it’s brewed, but at its inception. Matt Wagoner of the Forest Park Conservancy will lead brewers and members of the public on a series of nature hikes meant to inspire beer that will serve as “portraits” of the Forest Park landscape. This month’s hike will go along the north end of Forest Park, ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

World Cup 2014: Soccer-Stat City


Sports
Sports cities are an interesting, albeit neurotic, lot. With one swish of the net as the buzzer sounds, the streets are filled with strangers hugging strangers. A blown lead can leave a pall over    More
 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 JOHN LOCANTHI

World Cup 2014 Scouting Report

The cast of characters in soccer’s biggest free-for-all.


Sports
The World Cup starts with two weeks of utter chaos. Called the group stage, teams compete within eight groups of four teams each. Each group plays a round-robin tournament. There are always multip   More
 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 ALEX TOMCHAK SCOTT

World Cup 2014: Balls & Brews For Breakfast

Call in sick, quit your job—here’s how to party at 7am as the World Cup takes over Portland.


Cover Story
The average American switches jobs every four years or so. We find it a startling coincidence that the World Cup also comes once every four years. So this is your time to quit that job, “work fr   More
 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 WW Staff

Bike Guide 2014: The Muddy, Rides and Shops


Bike Guide
SHOP Fat Tire Farm 2714 NW Thurman St., 222-3276, fattirefarm.com. 11 am-7 pm Monday-Friday, 10 am-6 pm Saturday, noon-5 pm Sunday.  This mountain bike-only shop is a knobby sister to nearby   More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Dr. Know: The Naked Truth

Did Portland really invent the Naked Bike Ride?


Dr. Know
Did Portland really invent the Naked Bike Ride, or is it one of those things like “Keep Portland Weird” that we stole from some other city and now try to take credit for? —Hypocritical Mass   More
 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 MARTY SMITH

Show Preview: Joseph Arthur, Carly Ritter


Music Stories
[SINGER-SONGWRITER] Joseph Arthur found himself back in New York late last year in the wake of touring just after Lou Reed’s death. It was an unusually harsh winter, and soon the tireless musi   More
 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 MARK STOCK

Bike Guide 2014: For Portland, Buy Portland

Cool bike gear from local companies.


Bike Guide
1. Little Lifter Walnut Studios, walnutstudiolo.com. This very twee Portland-made leather gizmo was the subject of a wildly successful Kickstarter ($20,000!) campaign, and caused a minor imbrogl   More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 WW Staff

Best New Band 2014

10 local artists Portland’s music insiders say you must hear.


Cover Story
In the decade we’ve been polling Portland’s most knowledgeable music fans and professionals to compile our annual Best New Band list, we’ve learned one thing: Bands here don’t just break u   More
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 WW Staff

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