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Abrams Accuses Kemp of Voter Suppression in Packed Athens Appearance

Photo Credit: Savannah Cole Stacey Abrams speaks at Hendershot's Coffee and Bar Thursday evening. Democrat Stacey Abrams accused her Republican...
Flagpole Magazine  |  10-12-2018  |  In the Loop

Good Morning, News: Hurricane Michael, Garden Gnomes, and Beto Gonna Get Ya

by Erik Henriksen Getty / Joe Raedle / Staff HURRICANE MICHAEL—The death toll rose to 11 today in the wake...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-12-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

U.S. and Mexican Officials Collaborating to Stop Asylum-Seekers, Attorneys Allege

Elsa, a Guatemalan living in Southern Mexico, knew something was wrong. Her husband began traveling a lot without explanation, and...
The Texas Observer  |  10-12-2018  |  La Linea

Editor’s Note: The Long and the Short of It

This editor’s note originally appeared in the October issue of the Observer. I’ll admit it: for the last couple of...
The Texas Observer  |  10-12-2018  |  La Linea

Things to Do Friday!

11 Things to Do for Oct 12 by Mercury Things to Do Staff My Bloody Valentine Led by guitarist Kevin...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Don’t leave it!

by Anonymous That time of the year again. Leaves are falling and you homeowners are raking them up and creating...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog PM: Captive Orca Will Stay in Captivity, King County Will Open Jail to Shelter Homeless, Carbon Fee Has 14-Point Lead in Polls

Tacos Chukis expands, women's tackle football in Seattle, Welcome 2 dystopia by Nathalie Graham No luck for Lolita. sethakan/Getty ImagesDespite...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Man Fatally Shot By Portland Police Had Long History of Mental Illness

by Alex Zielinski JAROMIR CHALABALA / EYEEM / GETTY IMAGES The Portland Police Bureau (PPB) has identified 30-year-old Samuel E...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Weekday Trumpdate: Ye in the House, Trump Praises Business Executives' Bloodlines

Kanye West went to the White House and Donald Trump complimented a room full of executives on their bloodlines. by...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Savage Love: Quickies

by Dan Savage Joe NewtonI was involved with a straight man who enjoys cross-dressing and taking explicit photos. The problem...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Please Tax Our Groceries

by Anonymous Please tax that $5 tomato from you know where. Please tax a $30 hunk of queso that fits...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Not getting paid

by Anonymous I worked at a Beaverton bakery for awhile when they just closed down. I was told I’d get...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

33 Movies Worth Watching in Seattle This Weekend: Oct 11–14, 2018

TWIST, The Hate U Give, Ravenous, and Other Critics' Picks by Stranger Things To Do Staff This weekend, TWIST Queer...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Reader Thoughts on Sugar Babies, Maple Syrup, Period Blood, and a Great New TV Show

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Reader Advice Round-up by Dan Savage Recent Savage Love Letters of the Day: Her...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Damien Chazelle and Ryan Gosling Go from La La Land to the Moooooon in First Man

by Erik Henriksen The space stuff is great. When La La Land director Damien Chazelle’s biopic about Neil Armstrong focuses...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Buy Your Tickets to These 16 Newly Announced Seattle Events Before They Sell Out

An Evening with the Clintons, Dear Evan Hansen, New Kids on the Block, and more events on sale the week...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

On National Coming Out Day, I Wonder What the Hell Happened to the Gays?

Sometimes a joke is just a joke. by Katie Herzog CatEyePerspective/Getty ImagesHappy National Coming Out day, which, I learned today,...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Live Review: Julie Fowlis at Hodgson Hall

Photo Credit: Donald McLeod Award-winning Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis graced the Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall stage Wednesday night for a...
Flagpole Magazine  |  10-11-2018  |  Culture Briefs

Reader Thoughts on Sugar Babies, Maple Syrup, Period Blood, and a Great New TV Show

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Reader Advice Round-up by Dan Savage Recent Savage Love Letters of the Day: Her...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Has the Beto Bubble Burst?

With less than two weeks until early voting begins in Texas, the hype around Betomania looks to be losing some...
The Texas Observer  |  10-11-2018  |  La Linea

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day: Pardon My Drone

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Admittedly, some of the I, Anonymous blog submissions we receive are written by petty garbage humans...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Bicycling Magazine Is Dead Wrong About Seattle

Bicycling Magazine recently declared Seattle is the best bike city in America. Bicycle Magazine's editors either have never been to...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Maverick Detective-Fiction Author Rex Weiner to Discuss The (Original) Adventures of Ford Fairlane in Seattle Oct. 12

Rex Weiner, the author whose hardboiled detective stories set in the new-wave-music scenes of NYC and LA were made into...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Tomorrow Records Is a Great New Addition to Portland's Record Store Scene

by Ned Lannamann Tomorrow Records, now open at SE 7th and Hawthorne. Portland MercuryA terrific new place to score vinyl...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

San Jose Poetry Festival at History Park

The Poetry Center San Jose is taking the weekend to celebrate the city’s diverse ethnic and cultural heritage with their...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-11-2018  |  Activate

Treasure Island Music Festival

Though its been moved from its original namesake location, the Treasure Island Music Festival is still going strong. This year’s...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-11-2018  |  Activate

Silicon Valley Jazz Festival at Burton Park

Featuring a mix of performances by local school groups, Bay Area-based professional musicians and national headliners, the Silicon Valley Jazz...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-11-2018  |  Activate

Ice Cube at the Shoreline Amphitheatre

One of the founding fathers of gangsta rap and a West Coast legend, Ice Cube tops the bill of How...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-11-2018  |  Activate

Finally, Someone Gets Montgomery Clift's Biography Right

"Making Montgomery Clift" tells Clift's real story with dignity and humor. by Chase Burns Swoon. Courtesy of Twist Film FestivalThe...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

First Man Review: Damien Chazelle and Ryan Gosling Go from La La Land to the Moooooon

by Erik Henriksen The space stuff is great. When La La Land director Damien Chazelle’s biopic about Neil Armstrong focuses...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Veg Week: Half-Price Vegan Entrées at Ecliptic Brewing, Virtuous Pie, Aybla Grill, Papa G's, No Bone's Beach Club, Mississippi Pizza, and More

by Mercury Promotions As you doubtless know, dear Portlander, our fair city is one of the best cities to live...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

City Asks Judge to Partially Dismiss $40 Million Showbox Lawsuit

The city is asking a court to dismiss a $40 million lawsuit against the temporary protections for The Showbox. by...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

The 2018 Edition of The Stranger's Happy Hour Guide Is Out Now!

by Leilani Polk Photo by Kingmon CreativeWe're nearly three weeks deep into fall, which means the 2018 edition of The...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

The Best Upscale Dining Happy Hours in Seattle

by Corina Zappia Rione XIII's tonnarelli cacio e pepe is on the restaurant's Happy Hour Menu for $12 (normally it's...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Seattle's Best Weed Happy Hours

by Leilani Polk ANGELA BOGSCHPlenty of pot shops offer rotating daily specials, day-of-the-week deals, or loyalty reward programs where, after...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

The Best Happy Hours for Beer Geeks

by Lester Black The Pine BoxThis piece is presented as part of The Stranger's 2018 Happy Hour Guide, where you...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Seattle's Favorite Bartenders Winner: Darci Carlson

by Leilani Polk Kingmon CreativeWe had thousands of readers weigh in about their favorite Seattle bartenders in a survey we...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Seattle's Favorite Bartenders Winner: Amber Walsh

by Leilani Polk Kingmon CreativeWe had thousands of readers weigh in about their favorite Seattle bartenders in a survey we...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Seattle's Best Happy Hours for You and Your Dog

by Leilani Polk West Seattle Brewing Co. Jessica SteinWhen I moved here a few years ago, the first thing I...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Seattle's Favorite Bartenders Winner: Elizabeth "Hefe" Farman

by Leilani Polk Kingmon Creative How long have you been bartending?Sixteen years, since the day I turned 21. What do...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Washington State Basically Just Abolished Its Death Penalty

The ruling adds "bold and unstoppable legal momentum" to abolishing the penalty in the state legislature. by Rich Smith COSMONAUT/GETTY...
The Stranger  |  10-11-2018  |  Slog

Pardon My Drone

by Anonymous To the guys who were flying drones in the park: Regardless whether I found the drones annoying, it...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

The garden of unearthly delights

Ann Baker’s fluid and feminine forms fit in with the flowers
Metro Spirit  |  Stacey Hudson  |  07-05-2007  |  Art

Cartoon: X-Treme Democracy

Hamid Karzai finally sees reason...
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  10-21-2009  |  Cartoons

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Cataloguing a cultural moment, indie style.
Chicago Newcity  |  Maude Standish  |  08-01-2007  |  Books