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Drink a peach

Each year, O’so Brewing’s Arbre Qui Donne is a blend of peaches and different sour beers. 2017’s has some Belgian...
Isthmus  |  12-06-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

A Lesson in Driving

by Anonymous Dear Asshole on Highway 26 West,Yeah you, who couldn’t seem to drive 45 mph during the single trek,...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

‘Infeliz Navidad’: DACA Recipients Sing Protest Carols at Texas Governor’s Mansion

Around two dozen immigrant rights activists sang Christmas carols outside the Texas governor’s mansion Tuesday evening as a reminder that...
The Texas Observer  |  12-05-2017  |  La Linea

A Portland Cop Was Fired For Sexual Assault Last Year. A Discipline Board Originally Cleared Them.

by Doug Brown A Portland cop was fired for sexual assault after initially getting cleared by the internal discipline board...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Blazers Recap: The Curse Of The "Statement" Jersey Continues, Blazers Lose, 106-92

by Aris Hunter Wales I played baseball all through grade school. I got a triple play single-handedly once during my...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Late Assignment

by Anonymous The police officer scolded me a bit and made some threats. Said something about the one from up...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Marya Sea Kaminski Leaves Seattle Repertory Theatre for a Post at Pittsburgh Public Theater

Here's a look back at some of our favorite Kaminski moments. by Rich Smith Have fun in Steel City, Marya!...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

Free Will Astrology: Through December 12

by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19): You may get richer quicker in 2018, Aries—especially if you refuse to sell...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

Savage Love: What Happened

by Dan Savage Joe NewtonI used to be a fan of your column, Dan, but something happened to you. Maybe...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

117 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Dec 5-10, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff At "A Sassy Brassy Holiday," the Seattle Men’s Chorus will perform tracks like their...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

117 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Dec 5-10, 2017

Unusual, offbeat, quirky events you might not otherwise know about. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our arts critics have...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

GOP Wants to End the Student Loan Forgiveness Program

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program allows some fulltime workers forgiveness on federal student loans after 10 years of qualifying...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

New Beacon Hill Bar/Restaurant/Music Venue the Clock-Out Lounge Slated to Open in February

The Clock-Out Lounge will become Beacon Hill's only dedicated live music venue in February, if all goes according to plan...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

Two Students Wounded in Shooting Outside Pierce County High School

The victims were high school students, the school district says. by Sydney Brownstone Update 3:37 PM: Pierce County Sheriff's Department...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Tinder Date Slapped My Face After I Agreed to "Rough" Sex

by Dan Savage I am a straight 28-year-old woman. Recently I slept with a man for the third time (we...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

A New 200-Bed Shelter in Old Town Is Inching Forward

by Dirk VanderHart Plans to create what could be Portland's largest permanent homeless shelter are pressing forward, despite neighborhood opposition...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Republican "Win" on Taxes Is Already Helping Democrats

by Eli Sanders Oops. Mark Wilson / Getty Images There's been a lot said on Twitter about why it's wrong...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Protesters Disrupt Landlord Convention, State Rep Calls for Rent Control

And protesters interrupt a landlord convention. by Heidi Groover While landlords met inside the convention center, tenant advocates rallied outside...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

Leash Your Dog, Motherfucker

by Anonymous There you are, skipping the off-leash park and strolling through the neighborhood green with your beloved pooch. Sometimes...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

After Observer Story, Congressman Questions DEA’s Secretive Surveillance Partnership with Texas National Guard

Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro is asking the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to explain its role in the use of controversial...
The Texas Observer  |  12-05-2017  |  La Linea

Even the Seattle Times Editorial Board Thinks Burien's Twitter Ban Is Bananas

“I have a Twitter. I watch the Twitter. I see myself being Twittered about to people in the audience during...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

Popular Leftist YouTuber ContraPoints Gets Caught Up in University of British Columbia Free Speech Debate

ContraPoints agreed to participate in a conversation along with prominent conservative YouTubers. by Katie Herzog Natalie Parrott aka ContraPoints in...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

Trump Administration Proposes Making It Legal for Employers to Steal Workers' Tips

Surprise! Trump screws service workers again. by Katie Herzog Guess who's coming for your tips? Win McNamee/Getty Images As if...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Help! My Boyfriend's Son Saw My Sexy Vacation Pics!

Those photos were supposed to be private. by Dan Savage I have a bit of an issue on my hands...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

Howl's Moving Castle, A New Musical Wasn't As Good As I Thought It Was Going To Be

The book could have used another look. by Rich Smith But the performances weren't the problem. Alabastro Photography I liked...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

A Dispensary Is Giving Away Free Weed. No, Really.

by Josh Jardine Panacea dispensary panaceapdx.comDo you have a discounted Oregon Medical Marijuana Program card? Then I have some good...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Bad luck

by Anonymous Like a fatal freaky friday scenario. Lives gets switched with incredibly bad timing. Cosby or Louis C.K. just...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Clarke County Jail Is Now Detaining Undocumented Immigrants for Deportation

Photo Credit: Nicole Adamson/file Athens residents protest the Trump Administration's immigration policies in September. More than a dozen inmates at...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-05-2017  |  In the Loop

The Republican "Win" on Taxes Is Already Helping Democrats

by Eli Sanders Oops. Mark Wilson / Getty Images There's been a lot said on Twitter about why it's wrong...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

Trump Administration Proposes Making It Legal for Employers to Steal Workers' Tips

Surprise! Trump screws service workers again. by Katie Herzog Guess who's coming for your tips? Win McNamee/Getty Images As if...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

Austria Legalizes Gay Marriage

Bring out the rainbow flags. by Katie Herzog Bust out the rainbow flags. Michele Tantussi/Getty Images Good news for queers...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Tonight! It's the I, Anonymous Show!

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Dear People of Portland: You need a laugh, right? Then it’s high time you caught on...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Here Is What's Wrong With Cornel West Hating on Ta-Nehisi Coates

West is not really mad at Coates. He is still hot-mad at Obama. by Charles Mudede Cornel West in the...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

Lawsuit Claims Tacoma Jail Is Punishing Inmates With Mental Illness

The lawsuit claims that Pierce County is not only violating the law, but also "basic standards of human decency." by...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

John Oliver and Dustin Hoffman Get Into Groping Allegations at Wag the Dog Screening

The audience was "visibly uncomfortable." by Katie Herzog Hoffman has been accused of misconduct by at least three women. Christopher...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

John Oliver and Dustin Hoffman Get Into Groping Allegations at Wag the Dog Screening

The audience was "visibly uncomfortable." by Katie Herzog Hoffman has been accused of misconduct by at least three women. Christopher...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

Portland's Got a New Tribal Liaison—After Losing the Last One in a Muddle

by Dirk VanderHart A year after the position got lost in the shuffle of Mayor Ted Wheeler's transition to power,...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

John Conyers Steps Down

He's the first to go since Weinstein. by Rich Smith See ya. Drew Angerer / Getty This morning Congressman John...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Patagonia Is Very Angry About Trump Slashing National Monuments

Go to Patagonia.com right now and you'll see quite the landing page by Katie Herzog Go to Patagonia.com right now...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

John Conyers Steps Down

He's the first to go since Weinstein. by Rich Smith See ya. Drew Angerer / Getty This morning Congressman John...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

Austria's Supreme Court Declares Marriage a "Fundamental Right" For Same-Sex Couples

by Dan Savage Congratulations, Austria! Same-sex couples will be allowed to marry in Austria from 2019, the country’s supreme court...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2017  |  Slog

Isthmus Live Sessions: Cobi

Cobi performs "Underneath" at an intimate Isthmus Live Session at the Isthmus offices in downtown Madison, Wisconsin on December 5,...
Isthmus  |  12-05-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Before the Cheesecake Factory, Arlington Was Home to Storied Punk Residences

Collin Crowe, 26, the guitarist for Buildings, was among the final tenants of Kansas House, a tiny single-family home on the corner of N. Kansas Street and Wilson Boulevard that was among Arlington’s last underground art spaces.
Washington City Paper  |  Aaron Leitko  |  12-17-2009  |  Music

Attack on U.S. Is a Tuesday Morning Wake-up Call

Images of 9/11 include a clueless president, a cardiac patient in charge of the White House and chaos in the streets of Manhattan. The security solutions to be implemented will come at the expense of civil liberties.
Metro Silicon Valley  |  Dan Pulcrano  |  08-07-2004  |  Commentary

Forget Reform: '9-12' Protesters Want a Revolution Against Gov't

Don Rodgers is the driving force behind a local group that came together in March under the auspices of the so-called 9-12 Project, the brainchild of Glenn Beck, whose rants put Obama at the center of a vast conspiracy to steal freedom from hard-working Americans.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Anthony Lane  |  09-10-2009  |  Media