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King County Hopes to Woo Hollywood with New Film Production Facility on Harbor Island

by Jasmyne Keimig Hollywood is about to dig in. Courtesy of the KC Exec's OfficeAs Matt Baume mentioned in Slog...
The Stranger  |  04-05-2021  |  Slog

Cocktail To-Go Club: What Happens in Donnie Vegas...

by Janey Wong These boozy, frosty slushies are about to become your warm weather bevvie of choice. Janey WongOriginally opened...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-05-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

We'll Never Look at Art the Same Way Again

No one's trying to return to the art world we had in 2019. by Jasmyne Keimig We have so much...
The Stranger  |  04-05-2021  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: St. Louis Inmates Protest, PPB's Exit Interviews, and Stanford Beats Arizona

by Alex Zielinski We need your help. The economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis is threatening our ability to keep...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-05-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: More Trump Grifts Revealed, Toxic Waste in Florida, and a Cal Anderson Mystery

by Matt Baume "Yup, that's an arm all right" Prostock-Studio / Getty ImagesYou’ll be eligible for a vaccine next week...
The Stranger  |  04-05-2021  |  Slog

Gossip Dyes

by Anonymous I lied. I’ve actually had a great relationship with my family. They aren’t as religious as I led...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-04-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

No such thing as half-woke

by Anonymous Thank you so much for your spoken support of the oppressed. We appreciate your donations. We thank you...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-04-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Edicate For Adults

by Anonymous There's still a pandemic going on. Do you really need to bring your entire family With you to...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-04-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

pass the TEA

by Anonymous Hear hear to everyone even trying to meet anyone right now. I don't think enough goes to say...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-03-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Stark Raving

by Anonymous Hi Portland, I really miss basement shows, and backspace cafe, and hanging out inside groundkontrol for hours on...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-03-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

So and so Liked your comment

by Anonymous On YouTube. You get that rush of dopamine. You go to check out your hearted comment, but there's...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-03-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog PM: Two Dead in Attack at U.S. Capitol, SPD to Trade Concrete Blocks for Fences, COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations Continue to Rise

by Rich Smith Stop going out so much. King County Department of Health I'll stop being a broken record when...
The Stranger  |  04-02-2021  |  Slog

Your Guide to a Socially Distanced Weekend in Portland: Last-Minute Easter Treats, Rocky Horror, and More

by EverOut Staff Portland's longest-running Rocky Horror Picture Show venue, the Clinton Street Theater, returns this Saturday with a reduced-capacity show.Another...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-02-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Washington State Senate Moves Toward a "Grand Bargain" on Climate and Transportation Bills

The Senate's making moves. by Rich Smith I wonder how energy-efficient the Capitol building is? YINYANG / GETTYAs early as...
The Stranger  |  04-02-2021  |  Slog

Good Afternoon, News: More Oregonians Vaccine-Eligible, Cop Killed at Capitol, and Georgia Faces Consequences for Voter Suppression Law

by Blair Stenvick OFFICE OF GOV. KATE BROWN Here's your daily roundup of all the latest local and national news...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-02-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

A Big List of Unstreamable Movies

Turn off the internet and touch some tapes. by Chase Burns Unstreamable is a weekly column that recommends films and...
The Stranger  |  04-02-2021  |  Slog

This Week in Seattle Food News

Carmelo's Tacos Opens A Second Location, A New Taco Truck and Fruit Stand Arrives on Capitol Hill, and Shota Nakajima...
The Stranger  |  04-02-2021  |  Slog

This Week's Comics: A Shadow Comes to Life, Monsters Fall in Love, and Pretty Flowers

by Matt Baume The correct thing to do in the fall is to watch The Addams Family in October, then...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-02-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Christ Has Risen, in the Form of Musical Theater

by Matt Baume Jesus, a consummate showman The Shows Must Go On YouTube ChannelWell, well, well, look who’s back: Jesus,...
The Stranger  |  04-02-2021  |  Slog

Your Guide to a Socially Distanced Weekend in Seattle: Museum Reopenings, Last-Minute Easter Treats, and More

by EverOut Staff As of Friday, South Lake Union's Museum of History & Industry is back open for timed, reduced...
The Stranger  |  04-02-2021  |  Slog

Get Your Tix Quick for the Stoned Fun of the SPLIFF Film Fest!

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Greetings, weed lovers! If you love or support everything cannabis, then you will not want to...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-02-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Seattle Asian Art Museum Is Back in Business

Get ready, the museum in Volunteer Park is re-reopening in May. by Jasmyne Keimig She's back (starting next month). Anthony...
The Stranger  |  04-02-2021  |  Slog

This Week In Portland Food News

April 2, 2021 Edition by Mercury EverOut Staff [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-02-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

City Council's Newest Members Reject Mayor's Plan to Reinstate Police Gun Violence Reduction Team

by Alex Zielinski Mayor Wheeler speaking at a 2020 press conference City of Portland / YouTube screenshotThe three newest members...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-02-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Tell Us Something Good, SassyBlack

by EverOut Staff Subscribe to SassyBlack's Bandcamp for access to all her music, or sign up for her Creative Storytelling...
The Stranger  |  04-02-2021  |  Slog

Takeout Club: Downtown's Tokyo Sando Makes the Cutest Little Japanese Sandwiches

by Suzette Smith Chicken Katsu Sando from Tokyo Sando Suzette SmithA trip to Tokyo Sando used to mean a little...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-02-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

We Must Change the Culture of the Seattle Police Department

Reforms will have minimal effect unless and until we change the culture of SPD. by Bruce Harrell Bruce Harrell at...
The Stranger  |  04-02-2021  |  Slog

Sawant Says the Recall Against Her Will Be a "Disinformation Campaign"

"We know if we allow this recall to succeed, we know that the ruling class will use this as a...
The Stranger  |  04-02-2021  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Oregon Shorted Vaccines, Things Get Worse for Creepy Gaetz, and the Fully Vaccinated Can Fly

by Wm. Steven Humphrey We need your help. The economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis is threatening our ability to...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-02-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Police Reform

by Anonymous So we have 7 fired Texas detention officers. How long until they apply to PPB? Will they get...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-02-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Economy Adds 916,000 Jobs in March, Macy's Building Sells for Nearly $600 Million, How Biden Might Help Sawant in a Time of Trouble

by Charles Mudede Remember when Amazon humiliated Macy's in its own building? It happened in 2017. Charles MudedeHow bad is...
The Stranger  |  04-02-2021  |  Slog

As you witch

by Anonymous Hey guy on bus. It’s nice to see you again. I was worried there for a bit. I...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-02-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog PM: The Mariners Are Back with Pods, Death to Racist Statues, and Everybody Hates Matt Gaetz

by Chase Burns The Virginia Supreme Court okays the removal of racist Confederate statues, like this one depicting Robert E...
The Stranger  |  04-01-2021  |  Slog

Are You a Writer Who Enjoys Portland Music, Food, & Fun? APPLY FOR THIS JOB ALREADY!

by EverOut Staff EverOut is a new and growing website devoted to things to do in the Pacific Northwest, brought...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-01-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Good Afternoon, News: Decriminalizing Sex Work, Death to Racist Statues, and Everybody Hates Matt Gaetz

by Wm. Steven Humphrey The Virginia Supreme Court okays the removal of racist Confederate statues, like this one depicting Robert...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-01-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Why Washington's Ghost Cattle Story Matters

The rural does not have to go New York City to see the sins of Wall Street at work. They...
The Stranger  |  04-01-2021  |  Slog

Guest Opinion: Why the Oregon Legislature Should Decriminalize Sex Work

by Matilda Bickers eyecrave / Getty images In February, Oregon State Rep. Rob Nosse of Portland proposed a bill, since...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-01-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Here Are the New Games You Should Play This April

by Matt Baume Zzzzzzap Rain on Your ParadeHello and welcome to the worst month for videoed games, and also the...
The Stranger  |  04-01-2021  |  Slog

The Rose City Rollers and the Mercury Present: A Live Outdoor Stand-Up Comedy Extravaganza!

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Live comedy is BACK, bay-bee! And in a safe, outdoor venue! Coming at ya on April...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-01-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Best Things to Do from Home This Week

Top Picks for April 1-7, from Oscar-Nominated Shorts to a Reed College Recording of Howl by EverOut Staff [ Comment...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-01-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

A Note from the Mercury’s Editor: Vaccine Horny

by Wm. Steven Humphrey maiteali / iStock / Getty ImagesHey pals and buddies! “Whooooooo! Whoooooo!” Hold on… what’s that sound?...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-01-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Where I work, where I recreate.

by Anonymous I am tired of all the barriersthat you cannot perceiveI'm tired of all the implicit messagesthat my beautiful...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-01-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Bass Pro Figures Flat

The rosy Bass Pro sales projections are downplayed by the dealmakers, even as the outdoor giant opens a new Broken Arrow store. A consultant says, "They sometimes cannibalize their own stores."
Oklahoma Gazette  |  Ben Fenwick  |  12-15-2005  |  Business & Labor

Earthquake in Haiti: Made in USA

As grim accounts of the earthquake in Haiti came in, the accounts in U.S.-controlled state media all carried the same descriptive sentence: "Haiti is the poorest country in the Western hemisphere..." Gee, I wonder how that happened?
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  01-14-2010  |  Disasters

Charlie Kaufman Talks About His Polarizing 'Synecdoche'

In person, Kaufman is the last person in the world one could consider polarizing -- frail, neurotic, honest, sweet, tortured and in need of a hug, yes, absolutely.
Dallas Observer  |  Robert Wilonsky  |  11-03-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews