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Nat Geo names Detroit among top 'unexpected' cities for food lovers

In a sea of listicle-style pieces of "journalism," it can sometimes be difficult to separate the bullshit clickbait from the legit, trusted...
Metro Times  |  01-16-2017  |  Blogs

Seahawks Season Goes Careening Off The Road In Atlanta, Is Now Over

by Spike Friedman Thomas Rawls, before the fall Corky Trewin, Seattle Seahawks There will be no Super Bowl parade in...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2017  |  Slog

Pickathon Announces Two-Thirds of the 2017 Festival Lineup

by Ned Lannamann Pickathon announced a hefty chunk of their 2017 lineup at a preview party tonight at Revolution Hall,...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-16-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Tell All: Donald Trump scares my young son

My son was fixated on the campaign, cheering Hillary Clinton while hissing at Trump’s toxic values. I encouraged his interest...
Isthmus  |  01-16-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Dear Henry:

by Anonymous Keeping with the theme of I Anonymous' directed at one specific person, I thought I'd write an email...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-15-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Seattle Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Won't Be Attending the Inauguration

by Heidi Groover Pramila Jayapal says Donald Trump's policies "fly in the face of our 7th District values." courtesy of...
The Stranger  |  01-15-2017  |  Slog

Bernie Sanders visits Macomb County in bid to save health care law

Thousands of people braved freezing temperatures in Warren on Sunday to rally to keep congressional Republicans from repealing the Affordable...
Metro Times  |  01-15-2017  |  Blogs

Some Babies Don't Grow Up

by Anonymous I've been sick for the past week. I haven't slept for more than 3 hours the past 2...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-15-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

My Weirdness Checklist

by Anonymous I just moved to PDX and realized that I don't have the proper weird attire or engage in...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-15-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Colorado Native releases more seasonals

Once again, MillerCoors' experimental arm AC Golden Brewing Company has sent us a few sample bottles of their new wares...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  01-15-2017  |  Indy Blog

Things to Do Tonight!

by Mercury Staff Dear Sugar Radio: The Writers Resist When it comes to the podcast advice racket, you can't do...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-15-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Reporting from the war zone

“Time Stands Still,” presented by Madison Theatre Guild, is a nuanced and powerful play about journalists returning from the Middle...
Isthmus  |  01-15-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Tigers 62, USF 56

Three days after a disappearing act at Tulsa, the American Athletic Conference's reigning Player of the Week reappeared Saturday at...

What I Learned about Texas and the U.S. after 14 Years in Israel

In both countries, the majority would potentially vote for an alternative to their current leadership and centrists could again seize...
The Texas Observer  |  01-14-2017  |  La Linea

Thank You for Not Casting Me Aside

by Anonymous Thank you for being a bigger person than I. Thank you for listening to me vent about the...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Avoiding disaster from the start

Towards the end of December, it was hard to miss the news reports of the family that was stranded in...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  01-14-2017  |  Indy Blog

It's the I, Anonymous Show! This Monday!

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Do you like laughing your pants off? Well, one of the funnest comedy nights in Portland...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Sara Porkalob Fully Realizes Cafe Nordo's Potential In Madame Dragon's 60th Birthday Bash

by Rich Smith That's Madame Dragon holding the balloon. Her food is good and her story is wild. Writer, director,...
The Stranger  |  01-14-2017  |  Slog

Things to Do Tonight!

by Mercury Staff Girl Fest 2017 This year the third annual Girl Fest, a concert celebrating and showcasing talented female...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Meanwhile In Washington State, Attorney General Cracks Down on Landlords Who Ban Felons, Citing Disproportionate Impact on Black Renters

by Heidi Groover Ads like this violate fair housing laws, according to the Washington State Attorney General. washington state attorney...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Commenters at the OregonUgh

by Anonymous After reading a recent article on OregonUGH about an African-American family who had their home essentially stolen by...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Blazer Recap: The Magic Confound The Blazers, 115-109

by Aris Hunter Wales It’s a fact that the city of Portland and snow don’t mix. Anytime it snows, no...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

California Democrat: Move party HQ to Detroit

There will be (or should be) plenty of soul-searching this weekend as the Democratic National Committee meets in Phoenix. It's...
Metro Times  |  01-14-2017  |  Blogs

A Snow Angel You are Not

by Anonymous After being cooped up in the house for two days, my girlfriend and I dug out our suv...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

I Know What's Best for You (and Your Dog)!

by Anonymous After being cooped up in the snow for a few days I decided to walk my dog to...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Snow for Brains

by Anonymous The thing about snow, same for rain, which is the same as sun, is that it makes stupid...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Inauguration Week Resistance Events in Seattle to Fight Trump

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Seattle high school students march through the streets, gaining in numbers, to protest hate,...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2017  |  Slog

Health Care Rally: Most of Oregon's Congressional Delegation Heads to Northeast Portland on Sunday

by Doug Brown Senator Jeff Merkley on the Senate floor this week Both Oregon's senators and three of its representatives...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Town Hall Is Calling for Your Calls to Action on Inauguration Day

by Ana Sofia Knauf How will you be part of the Resistance? Ramon Dompor In just one week, Donald Trump...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2017  |  Slog

Sobering Reality

by Anonymous After the news of four homeless people dying of hypothermia during Portland' latest snow storm, I had a...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Our Music Critics Recommend These 21 Concerts This Week

The Intelligence, A Dolly Parton Birthday Tribute, Corridor, And More Picks For Jan 16-22 by Stranger Things To Do Staff...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2017  |  Slog

The 21 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: Jan 16-22, 2017

All the Seattle shows The Stranger's music critics recommend for Jan 16-22, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Yes,...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2017  |  Slog

Leg Immobilizer on Wheels

by Anonymous Sorry you broke your leg! But why the fuck did you have to shell out a bunch of...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Wingnut Rep. Steve King Just Introduced a Congressional Bill to Ban Abortion Nationwide

by Megan Burbank istock / jcarillet First they came for our health insurance, and now they're coming for our doctors...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Memphis Bound Gilbert Gottfried Talks Trump, TV, Life on the Road

Some things are just true. The sun comes up in the east, water flows downhill, and Gilbert Gottfried is funny...

Pittsburgh’s National Day of Action for Immigrant Rights draws a rally for local undocumented immigrant

On Jan. 14, immigrant-rights groups will be gathering in their respective cities across the country to protest President-elect Donald Trump and his...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  01-13-2017  |  Blogh

PIttsburgh police chief stands by officer in altercation with Steelers coach Joey Porter; DA wthdraws most charges

Earlier today, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police acting chief Scott Schubert reaffirmed his support for officer Paul Abel who was involved...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  01-13-2017  |  Blogh

Seattle Art Museum Gives the Emerging Black Artist Award to Sondra Perry

by Leilani Polk "Young Women Sitting and Standing and Talking and Stuff (No, No, No)_1," by Sondra Perry (April 21,...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2017  |  Slog

Puny Twitter Human Hurt Hulk Feelings

by The Incredible Hulk Hulk write opinion column for puny Mercury this week. Hulk think it am okay! But puny...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

U.S. Olympic Museum wants money from Colorado Springs

The U.S. Olympic Museum & Hall of Fame wants tax money to help build the museum southwest of downtown, according...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  01-13-2017  |  Indy Blog

Introducing Halal Mexican food at El Asador

El Asador chef-owner Luis Garza is making a slight, but significant adjustment in his kitchen that, given our region's huge Muslim population,...
Metro Times  |  01-13-2017  |  Blogs

Theater Review: An In-Process Adaptation of De Profundis Is Still Floundering in Oscar Wilde's Seas

De Profundis ★ ½ PlayMakers Repertory Company, Chapel Hill Through Sunday, Jan. 15 Last year, PlayMakers Repertory Company's second-stage series devoted...
INDY Week  |  01-13-2017  |  Artery

The Progressive Prescription

How the General Assembly can cure the North Carolina's biggest ills.
INDY Week  |  Lisa Sorg  |  01-25-2007  |  Politics

George Saunders Talks Fiction, Vonnegut, & Johnny Tremain

Saunders is an anthropologist of American culture who issues his findings in terms of crazily inventive fiction.
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Bill O'Driscoll  |  10-01-2007  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

How the Pagans Bested the Mob

A former member of the Pagans tells how an attack against the South Philly mob helped create a biker legend.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  John Hall  |  10-07-2008  |  History