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Band Math: Plastic Bertrand + David Bowie = Noel Gallagher's New Single

Et voila! Noel Gallagher's latest. Enjoy. Kind of. by Sean Nelson The long sight of the Noel. Lawrence Watson I...
The Stranger  |  10-19-2017  |  Slog

The Teen Accused of Starting the Devastating Eagle Creek Has Been Charged

by Doug Brown Big Tree Images via the Oregon State Police The 15-year-old Vancouver boy accused of chucking fireworks in...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Little Rock, Arkansas, Took Out a Full Page Ad in the Washington Post to "Break Up" with Amazon HQ2

Reminder: Amazon is not your newly cheating lover, Seattle. by Sydney Brownstone Little Rock breaks up with Amazon via the...
The Stranger  |  10-19-2017  |  Slog

T Is for Texas, Not THC

by Josh Jardine Schulenburg's legendary Texas Polka Music Museum. Billy Hathorn/Wikimedia CommonsBack when I was tour-managing bands and artists, a...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Can Seattle Bikeshares Survive Winter?

"If enough people make fixing fallen or sidewalk-blocking bikes part of their regular habits, then the system will work much...
The Stranger  |  10-19-2017  |  Slog

Ask Northwest Earthquake Experts Anything You Want at Noon on Reddit

When's the next one of these things due anyway? by Sydney Brownstone A helpful illustration from the Washington State Department...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

We're Killing Everything

by Dan Savage I read this at The Guardian after NYMag's Jesse Singal tweeted it out last night—"We're so fucked"—and...
The Stranger  |  10-19-2017  |  Slog

Meet the Doctor Accused of Seeing Patients "Within Hours" of Using Meth

by Christopher Frizzelle Carmen A. Puliafito, M.D., was dean of USC's medical school, and he abused drugs on campus, according...
The Stranger  |  10-19-2017  |  Slog

This Anti-Bullying Burger King Ad Will Make You Cry

by Dan Savage To mark Spirit Day Burger King released an anti-bullying ad that appears to have been inspired by...
The Stranger  |  10-19-2017  |  Slog

Of Course Amazon Provides Obnoxiously Big Umbrellas to Its Employees

by Charles Mudede Whose's running t'ings aroun' here? Charles MudedeAmazon has disappointed me in so many ways recently. It has...
The Stranger  |  10-19-2017  |  Slog

Ask Northwest Earthquake Experts Anything You Want at Noon on Reddit

When's the next one of these things due anyway? by Sydney Brownstone A helpful illustration from the Washington State Department...
The Stranger  |  10-19-2017  |  Slog

KUOW Explores How Amazon Screwed Seattle in New Podcast

It's time for everyone to start listening. by Katie Herzog Bezos has some pretty big balls. David Ryder/Getty Images Prime(d),...
The Stranger  |  10-19-2017  |  Slog

Editor-in-Chief Denies Rumor that Seattle Weekly Is Folding

Rumors are swirling. by Sean Nelson Seattle Weekly, 1976-???? Speculation about the imminent demise of Seattle Weekly revved up again...
The Stranger  |  10-19-2017  |  Slog

Chunks of a Portland Man's Exploded Hand Struck a Federal Officer. He's Charged With Assault.

by Dirk VanderHart Multnomah County Sheriff's OfficeWhen he set off an explosion during a traffic stop, authorities say parts of...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

This Week's Style Events

by Elizabeth Mollo Three awesome events happening today and tonight! Bridge & Burn Bridge & Burn will celebrate the launch...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Morning News: Richard Spencer Costs University $500,000, Pepper Spray Hate Crime Charges, Storm Knocks out Regional Power

Also: REAL ID, Michael Bennett, Eric Holder by Steven Hsieh Half a mil to protect this motherfucker. CHIP SOMODEVILLA /...
The Stranger  |  10-19-2017  |  Slog

Attention Kids and Hungry Adults: Eb & Bean is Throwing a Halloween Block Party

by Chad Walsh To celebrate her first year in business at her Southeast Division Street location, Eb & Bean’s Elizabeth...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do This Weekend: October 20-22

by Mercury Staff Just one more weekend to go before Halloween hits like a pillowcase full of candy—it's so close...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Thursday!

8 things to do for October 19 by Mercury Staff Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Maria Usbeck, Cool Maritime Los Angeles-based, Orcas...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

AD: Warren Miller's Line of Descent

68th annual winter sports action film announces show dates in the Seattle area! by Stranger Things To Do Partner This...
The Stranger  |  10-19-2017  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Vulnerable Portland Buildings, the Blazers Blowout, and the Gypsy Jokers Clubhouse

by Doug Brown Good morning, Portland. Your links are here. Kinoko Evans First up is Dirk VanderHart's news piece—also published...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

I Will Get the Last Laugh

by Anonymous You thought you were being funny, witty, smart, clever, a big fucking dude, whatever, when you thought it...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Start me up

Wisconsin’s recovery from the Great Recession has been hopelessly incomplete. Dane County is flourishing while rural communities and Milwaukee languish...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Letting go

Melissa Terrill co-founded Forever in Our Hearts Remembrance Day to create an outlet for parents dealing with the loss of...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Greener pastures

Education expands at Olbrich Gardens with a new addition. Right now, school groups and citizens can still take advantage of...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Welcome, game developers

Madison hosts M+ DEV, a major videogame developer conference that organizers hope will help boost Wisconsin’s place in the growing...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Another day, another deadline

After numerous delays, the city of Madison and Chicago-based Baum Development are about to close on the sale of the...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Save the date

Gov. Scott Walker’s budget cuts benefits for thousands of couples in domestic partnerships. The budget will also bar additional same-gender...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Cinematic inspiration

In another innovative offering from Arts + Literature Lab, bassist Joe Policastro reimagines film and TV scores with his jazz...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Story time with Gordon Gano

The beautifully angsty Violent Femmes are back on tour, retracing their steps from a 1998 tour around Wisconsin. Aaron Conklin...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Big Ten champs

When it comes to voting, UW-Madison students have regularly reigned Big Ten champs. But UW-Madison’s prospect for holding onto that...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Revisiting Thornton Wilder’s classic

University Theatre’s production of “Our Town” is a perfect time capsule of a small town in 1903. But it manages...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Eats events

Harvest Restaurant hosts a five-course meal with pairings from The Cider Farm, REAP's Pie Palooza is at the Goodman Center...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Defeating Scott Walker is the key to saving the UW

The University of Wisconsin System regents have been on a roll. The members, almost all of whom have been appointed...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Off the Square: Will wonders never cease

Madison opens homeless day shelter...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

The mother of all Moths

If you haven’t been to Madison’s Moth StorySLAM yet, there’s still time to see the best of the best —...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Isthmus Picks Playlist: Oct. 19-26, 2017

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of Oct...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Southern comfort

Anointed One Soul Food Restaurant opened Oct. 17 on Madison’s west side. The new business aims to fill the soul...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Platos pequeños

Build yourself a small plate feast from BelAir Cantina’s mix-and-match menu. The food and drink specials are perfect for happy...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Shut out

The UW can’t fix the Field House fast enough for volleyball fans. Tickets for sold-out games are a hot commodity...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Icy hot

The Badgers women’s hockey team is ranked No. 1 in the country; the men are ranked No. 5. Not too...
Isthmus  |  10-19-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Count Them In

Growing numbers of Mexican immigrants are in the US illegally -- but their money is legit.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Dan Frosch  |  08-24-2005  |  Immigration

Doc Shadows

The week in TV, DVD & Broadband: Windfall, Who Wants to Be a Superhero?, 2006 MTV VMAs, The Closer, Saved, Arrested Development, House, Standoff, Nip/Tuck and more.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Bill Frost  |  08-25-2006  |  TV

The Town of Shoreham, Vt., Takes It (Almost) All Off for a Good Cause

The Shoreham Uncovered calendar brings a little zing to 2009 with 12 full-color photographs featuring townspeople in familiar locales -- and little else. What sets this calendar apart from its predecessors is the diversity of the participants: men and women, old folks and young, natives and newcomers are all in the buff together.
Seven Days  |  Pamela Polston  |  12-03-2008  |  Culture