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Typical Asshole Cyclist

by Anonymous You were zooming through the intersection of NW 12th/Pettygrove not even slowing down for me crossing. Yet you...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Portland Burger Week: $5 Burgers in Deeper South Southeast Portland

by Mercury Promotions IT’S BACK. The only time of year that matters—the Portland Mercury’s Burger Week—is finally here! From Monday,...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Adult Leadership, Please!

by Anonymous The easiest prediction of 2018: eScooter riders will continue to use the sidewalks, won't be wearing helmets and...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Shit Is Going Down at Sea-Tac

by Dan Savage Some guy at SeaTac airport stole a plane and is currently flying around sightseeing, you can listen...
The Stranger  |  08-11-2018  |  Slog

TriMet Study On Racial Bias Based on Incomplete Data

by Kelly Kenoyer TriMetA recent study of TriMet’s fare enforcement indicates that TriMet is not racially biased when citing those...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Latest Ballot Drop: Good News for Kim Schrier, Better News for Sarah Smith

More ballots, baby! by Heidi Groover Who's it going to be? illustration by Chelcie Blackmun You’re all going to have...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

Suburban Seattle Parking Purists: We Didn't Plant Those Fireworks on That Bike Lane Construction Site

How did we get here? by Nathalie Graham Parking, by any means necessary. Chris Ryan / Getty Images A neighborhood...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

Her Ex-Boyfriend Has Cancer and Her Current Girlfriend Can't Handle It

Savage Love Letter of the Day by Dan Savage I’d love your perspective on my current experience. Last summer I...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

You’re Disgusting!

by Anonymous Am I the only one grossed out, that on FB marketplace, there are hundreds of women selling their...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Empire and Canadian Beavers

by Charles Mudede This is how we do it... /gettyimages.comHistory is full of surprises. Here is one. Near the middle...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

OkCreep

by Anonymous To the guy from okcupid with whom I met up last week for what I thought was going...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Sublimely Tranquil "Never Saw Him Again" by Harpist Mary Lattimore

Mary Lattimore's sublimely tranquil "Never Saw Him Again" should be in heavy rotation in all massage therapists' work spaces. by...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

A New Spot for Steam Buns and More Seattle Food News You Can Use: August 10, 2018 Edition

Plus, Big Mario's debuts a new patio, Pike Brewing has a new beer garden, and more. by Stranger Things To...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

Portland Burger Week: $5 Burgers in Deeper East SE Portland

by Mercury Promotions IT’S BACK. The only time of year that matters—the Portland Mercury’s Burger Week—is finally here! From Monday,...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Alice Bolin's Dead Girls Explores Why Everyone in the Northwest Is so Obsessed with Serial Killers

by Rich Smith Alice Bolin's debut collection of essays, Dead Girls, illuminates a mystery that has plagued me ever since...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Milford Graves Full Mantis Spotlights the Free-Jazz Drummer’s Wild Music and Theories

Milford Graves Full Mantis captures the eccentric spirit of one of free jazz’s greatest and most idiosyncratic drummers. by Dave...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

Jeff Bezos Dreams of Shooting His Load Into Space While We All Pay for Amazon's Carbon Footprint

by Sarah Myhre Amazon in Space Charles MudedeI grew up in Seattle and left for 16 years—six in Bellingham, two...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

Jerry Lee Lewis at Mountain Winery

Still pounding on the 88 keys at the age of 82, Jerry Lee Lewis has had long and storied career...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  08-10-2018  |  Activate

A Paranormal Evening With Alice Cooper

At its core, rock & roll has always been about youthful rebellion. From the national debut of Elvis Presley—who was...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  08-10-2018  |  Activate

I'm Boarding a Barge* This Evening

We're back on our barge shit. by Rich Smith Just an absolutely gorgeous machine. RS The current iteration of the...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

In New ‘Spray Box’ Decision, Sid Miller Dances Himself Right Back to Where He Started

Illustration/Sunny Sone For the last two weeks, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has choreographed a dizzying do-si-do with cattle ranchers,...
The Texas Observer  |  08-10-2018  |  La Linea

Last-Minute Plans: 119 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: Aug 10-12, 2018

No advance planning required for these cheap events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Panicking because you haven't yet made...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

Fast Burgers, Burger Week Burgers, and Old-Fashioned Crawfish Boils: Your Weekly Food and Drink Wrap-Up

by Chad Walsh Burnside Brewing's "Cornholio Burger" | Photo by Meg Nanna It is happening again. Burger Week starts on...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

If You Eat Meat, You're in a Lot of Bad Company

A recent Gallup poll found the number of Americans who identify as vegetarian and vegan minuscule; here's why that's bad...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Dumbest rant ever

by Anonymous Comparing a dyed in the wool liberal mayor to a klansman is so stupid it defies logic. I...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Meg: Shark Weak

A dumb movie that isn't dumb enough. by Ben Coleman The problem with The Meg isn't that it's dumb, it's...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

Timbers v. Vancouver Match Preview

by Abe Asher Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers It's been a busy week for the Portland Timbers, with the club shipping Vytas...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

THERE'S ANOTHER GODDAMN FIRE IN SEATTLE

by Katie Herzog PEOPLE: STOP SETTING SHIT ON FIRE. WE'VE TOLD YOU OVER AND OVER AGAIN. THERE'S A BURN BAN...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

Portland Burger Week: $5 Burgers in Central Southeast Portland

by Mercury Promotions IT’S BACK. The only time of year that matters—the Portland Mercury’s Burger Week—is finally here! From Monday,...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

For the Third Summer in Four Years, It’s Hot As Fuck!

These heatwaves might be our new normal. by Lester Black We're all about to get burned by climate change. Getty...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

If You Eat Meat, You're in a Lot of Bad Company

A recent Gallup poll found the number of Americans who identify as vegetarian and vegan minuscule; here's why that's bad...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

Bishop Mayor Opposes 441 Bypass Plan

GDOT used this roundabout in Colquitt County as an example of what a roundabout on 441 near Bishop could look...
Flagpole Magazine  |  08-10-2018  |  In the Loop

Things to Do Sunday!

10 Things to Do for August 12 by Mercury Things to Do Staff Panic! at the Disco, Haley Kiyoko Even...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Saturday!

14 Things to Do for August 11 by Mercury Things to Do Staff Portland Radler Festival August is hot. Too hot to...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Friday!

12 Things to Do for August 10 by Mercury Things to Do Staff Shabazz Palaces, Stas THEE Boss Ishmael Butler...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Seattle Nightclub Internally Dealt Date-Rape Drugs, Three Seahawks Sit Out During National Anthem

Marines try creative ad campaign, Trump hypocrisy, save the orcas with a fish cannon by Nathalie Graham Probably exactly what...
The Stranger  |  08-10-2018  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Nike Lawsuit, ICE Occupier Assaults a Man, RBG Celebrates 25 Years on the Supreme Court

by Kelly Kenoyer Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Christian Right’s Politics of Cruelty

It’s an especially bitter irony. You might expect that the rise to power of politicians who either are outspokenly Christian...
The Texas Observer  |  08-10-2018  |  La Linea

Wheeler and Outlaw: Allies of the Klan?

by Anonymous Not for the first time, I, a lifelong Portlander, worker, and grandmother, feel morally bound to confront the...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-10-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

It's Still Damn Close in the 8th Congressional District! Plus Sarah Smith Is Back in This Thing, Baby!

New primary election numbers are in! by Heidi Groover Whose crossed arms are best equipped to beat Dino's crossed arms????...
The Stranger  |  08-09-2018  |  Slog

Contrary to Popular Opinion, You Can Actually Get Great Jewish and Israeli Food in Seattle

by Naomi Tomky Westman’s Bagel and Coffee. EPHRIAM NAGLER Once upon a time, Brenner Brothers Bakery churned out traditional Ashkenazi...
The Stranger  |  08-09-2018  |  Slog

Places to Go for National S’mores Day

A S'mores-gasbord of options for August 10, ranging from milkshakes to macarons. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Friday, August...
The Stranger  |  08-09-2018  |  Slog

Blog Directory

Blog Newsweekly Location
Runnin' Scared  The Village Voice New York, NY
The Pulp  New Times Broward-Palm Beach Hollywood, FL
Mixmaster  Dallas Observer Dallas, TX
Sex SF  San Francisco Bay Guardian San Francisco, CA
Scan  INDY Week Durham, NC
Haiku News  NUVO Indianapolis, IN
EW! A Blog  Eugene Weekly Eugene, OR
West Coast Sound  L.A. Weekly Culver City, CA
Line Out  The Stranger Seattle, WA
Vibes  Creative Loafing (Charlotte) Charlotte, NC
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Suspect Charged in Murder of Rapper 'Fat Tone'

A warrant that led to Jason Mathis's arrest supports the street rumor that Anthony "Fat Tone" Watkins was killed to avenge the death of California hip-hop artist Andre "Mac Dre" Hicks.
The Pitch  |  Kendrick Blackwood  |  10-04-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Beer Buzz: Million Dollar Brewski

Sun King unveils a beer inspired by a musical, Bier collects for Gleaners and Toys for Tots, and End of the Line opens in Fountain Square.
NUVO  |  Rita Kohn  |  12-12-2011  |  Food+Drink

High Marks for Get Low

"I once sold 26 of the ugliest cars ever made one December in Chicago with the wind blowing so far up my ass I was farting snowflakes in July."
Boise Weekly  |  George Prentice  |  08-25-2010  |  Reviews