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Photo Gallery: Kindercore Block Party

Kindercore Vinyl celebrated its grand opening with a block party on Sunday featuring tours of the record-manufacturing facility, food trucks,...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-04-2017  |  Culture Briefs

Win Two Tickets to the I, Anonymous Show!

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey HEY! Tomorrow night (Tues Dec 5) marks one of the funniest comedy shows in town, the...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Morning News: What Happens After the #TaxScamBill, Amazon Sends Must-Read Letter to Seattle Politicians

by Charles Mudede In the #TaxScamBill, a tax break for private jet owners: "No tax shall be imposed...on any amounts...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2017  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Columbia Sportswear Protest, and Trump Endorses Accused Pedophile

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Accused sexually abusive birds of a feather flock together. Scott Olson / Getty GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN!...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Podcast: James O'Keefe and Project Veritas

In this episode, co-host Baynard Woods talks with Chris Faraone about the horrible history of James O'Keefe and his right-wing...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-04-2017  |  In the Loop

Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole Is Stepping Down

So O'Toole IS going to Ireland for good... or not? by Sydney Brownstone She'll be leaving on December 31. Seattle.gov...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2017  |  Slog

Things to Do This Week: December 4-7

by Mercury Staff It's only the first week of December and already gifts are getting dropped on Portland's doorstep: The...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Sunk Costs

Back-to-back record flooding along the Brazos River has forced people in Richmond to make an excruciating choice: Stay or go?...
The Texas Observer  |  12-04-2017  |  La Linea

Project Falsitas

Even as The Washington Post reminds us how shady Project Veritas is, the federal government introduces one of its infamous...
Isthmus  |  12-04-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Tell All: I fear a sexual harassment accusation

I’ve been watching the recent round of sexual assault accusations and wondering if I’ll suffer the same fate — even...
Isthmus  |  12-04-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Actual Plea

by Anonymous Ok. Here is a real thing. If you are driving and stop for a pedestrian or to a...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-03-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Baby Boom is the Problem

by Anonymous When you read poll results on any particular issue, ask yourself what the results might be if they...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-03-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

You Blew It

by Anonymous Exactly no housing issues will be solved in this town until the network of people connected to the...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-03-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Blazers Recap: The Pelicans Hand Out a Beating

by Arthur Bradford The Blazers were expected to win this one, but that's not how it went down. New Orleans...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-03-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

I Should Have Just Stood There

by Anonymous One night me and a friend was hungry so we decided to go shop, as we walking outside...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-03-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Redneck Racist

by Anonymous Dear Redneck Racist, I was lucky enough to encounter you in the Fred Meyer parking lot on NE...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-03-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Road block

Terrence Wall rages against Madison traffic engineering department test on East Mifflin Street, possibly fueling a letter-writing campaign against the...
Isthmus  |  12-03-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Turn right on red.

by Anonymous When you're able, please. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-02-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

P^5

by Anonymous It was me.If you're wondering how all that glitter got in your pockets, I did it. Yeah. That's...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-02-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Senate Passes Tax Bill

by Dan Savage Washington Post: Senate Republicans passed a $1.5 trillion tax bill early Saturday morning that bestows massive benefits...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2017  |  Slog

Cheap & Easy Things To Do This Weekend

112 Events For Dec 1-3 by Stranger Things To Do Staff Panicking because you haven't yet made plans for the...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

See Beautiful Parisian Terrorists in Jean-Luc Godard's La Chinoise

by Andrew Wright La ChinoiseA group of revolution-minded students hole up in a shabby Parisian apartment to devour the works...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

Kim Gordon, Atari Teenage Riot's Alec Empire, Horror, Thrills, a Techno Party—All Are in One Movie Called The Nightmare

by Kathy Fennessy "That's my shit, that's my shit..." German visual artist Akiz's The Nightmare (Der Nachtmahr) is a psychological...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

Week in Weed: MMJ Patients Must Give Up Their Guns, a Tax Break for the Cannabis Biz, and Home Grows Hanging in the Balance

Plus: Henry's mural gets in trouble, and a weed-smuggling cop pleads guilty. by Amber Cortes Weed or guns: Hawaii MMJ...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

Free Lunch Society Makes a Compelling Case For Universal Basic Income

by Andrew Wright Even the most pointed documentaries occasionally need to show exactly what they’re jabbing at. The intriguingly wonky...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

The left lane is for passing only.

by Anonymous Please. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-01-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Current Price of That Burned-Down Beacon Hill House: $549,000

by Charles Mudede Only eight months ago, this Beacon Hill home sold for $315,000. Today, its owner is asking for...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

Here's Video of a Man Shouting "Lock Him Up!" as Michael Flynn Leaves the Federal Courthouse in DC

by Eli Sanders Sign-holding hero. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Please enjoy a little Friday afternoon karmic justice: And in...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

Nine New Restaurants to Try in Seattle and More Food News You Can Use: Dec 1, 2017 Edition

Fried chicken, wood-fired pizza, tapas, and more. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Looking to arrange your weekend for maximum...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

No Sexual Assault Charges for King County Sheriff John Urquhart, Prosecutor Says

The statute of limitations strikes again. by Sydney Brownstone "I continue to be chagrined that what happens to SA victims...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

After Observer Report, Watchdog Requests Investigation into Border Wall Gag Order

A nonprofit watchdog group is demanding an investigation into whether U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials violated federal law...
The Texas Observer  |  12-01-2017  |  La Linea

The Dirty Little Secrets That Keep Morning Radio Thriving in Seattle

How does morning drive-time terrestrial radio thrive in the era of on-demand content and digital media? We ask a few...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

Committee Approves New Sexual Harassment Policy for Texas House

A Texas House committee unanimously adopted a policy Friday aimed at increasing protection for sexual harassment victims, requiring new training...
The Texas Observer  |  12-01-2017  |  La Linea

Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Scarface, Ty Segall, Makaya McCraven, and More

Our music critic praises hot new tracks by Scarface, Makaya McCraven, Ty Segall, and more from his overflowing inbox. by...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

Portland Food and Drink News Weekly Wrap-Up

by Chad Walsh R.I.P. Embers Avenue Courtesy Embers Welcome to December, Portland. While all your attention is directed at Michael...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-01-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Did Her Three Year Old Just Come Out?

by Dan Savage I’ve followed your column religiously for years, and it’s crazy how it’s helped someone like me, who...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

The Best Album to Come Out of Chicago in Recent Years Is Jamila Woods' HEAVN

by Ben Salmon JAMILA WOODS Mon 12/4 Holocene Courtesy of the artist Over the past few years, the great American...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-01-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Tables Aren't Homes

Another task force to talk about homelessness. by Heidi Groover People can't sleep here. Abraham Taherivand/getty Politicians around here get...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

Toby Whitney Drops Out of the Race for WA-8

by Rich Smith NOW who's going to run the government like a business? Oh I know, every other democrat running...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

When the GOP Tax Bill Passes, It'll Be Millennials and Gen-Xers Paying for This Boomer Money-Grab

by Eli Sanders Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: excitedly picking the pockets of future generations. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

Fired Port Employees Awarded $16 Million in Wrongful Termination Suit

But some still feel that the employees should have been fired... for racial animus. by Sydney Brownstone Oy. STEPHEN BRASHEAR/THE...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

The Ghosts of the Past Become Clearer In the Trump Years

by Charles Mudede Ignatiev/gettyimages.comThe deeper we get into Trump's presidency, the thicker and closer the fog on the future becomes...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2017  |  Slog

Chatting with a childhood hero, Lou Ferrigno

Since there was no CGI back then, the producers turned to a real-live human being to play the Hulk. That human being was none other than Lou Ferrigno, a former Mr. Universe winner. Needless to say, when kids thought of the show, it wasn't the trickling piano or Dr. Banner's love for thumbing rides, but the moments when the green guy would tear da club up.
Charleston City Paper  |  Kevin Young  |  05-04-2012  |  Profiles & Interviews

Under the Radar

Air travel is back to pre-9/11 levels, but air-traffic controllers say their salaries and numbers are crashing.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Jonah Owen Lamb  |  08-30-2007  |  Transportation

Boys Noize Gets Skull-Fucked

Berlin's Alex Ridha releases a cranium-crushing new album, doesn't give a damn about copycats.
Montreal Mirror  |  Jack Oatmon  |  09-14-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews