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Seattle Does Seafood Right. Here Are Our Favorite Places Serving the Fruits of the Sea.

by Julianne Bell The Walrus and the Carpenter GEOFFRY SMITH There's no shortage of seafood eateries in Seattle. Our proximity...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2018  |  Slog

After Legalization, Californians Are Still Buying Black-Market Weed

by Josh Jardine ROBINOLIMB/GETTY IMAGES California cannabis delivery service Eaze recently issued a report looking at how many people in...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2018  |  Slog

After Legalization, Californians Are Still Buying Black-Market Weed

by Josh Jardine ROBINOLIMB/GETTY IMAGESCalifornia cannabis delivery service Eaze recently issued a report looking at how many people in California...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-14-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

How DJ Riz Rollins Changed Seattle

by Charles Mudede Originally published on June 20, 2018. ANDI DEAN I discovered Riz Rollins not too long after I...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2018  |  Slog

Slog AM: We're Getting Smoked Out by Canada, Bye-Bye Ofo, 22 Dead in Italian Bridge Collapse

Fires, Turkey's tanking economy, EMTs are people, too by Nathalie Graham Pass the blunt, eh? Mooneydriver / Getty Images Fire,...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2018  |  Slog

Good Morning News: Terrorism in England, Bridge Collapse in Italy, Oregon is Still on Fire

by Kelly Kenoyer Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-14-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Strangest State: August 2018

SAN ANTONIO // A former master plumber put his collection of more than 1,300 decorated toilet seats up for sale...
The Texas Observer  |  08-14-2018  |  La Linea

Resurrection

by Anonymous I have not slept in a long while, my eyesBecome a source of hallucinations. Cats, large and white...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-14-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Shaking My Head

by Anonymous Did you really need to shake your head at the older woman on your commute today? She just...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-13-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

It Never Gets Old. (Just Kidding)

by Anonymous I'm 45 years old and every summer, without fail, I get to engage in unwanted conversation with some...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-13-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Tuesday!

8 Things to Do for August 14 by Mercury Things to Do Staff Candidate Forum: PDX's 1st African-American Female Councilmember...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-13-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

City Council Temporarily Blocks Demolition of the Showbox

The City Council unanimously gave a 10-month protection to the historic Showbox venue Monday, by Lester Black Council chambers were...
The Stranger  |  08-13-2018  |  Slog

Schrier Will Face Rossi in the 8th, Smith Will Face Smith in the 9th

by Rich Smith Kim Schrier found the voters she was looking for in the forest! Courtesy of the Kim Schrier...
The Stranger  |  08-13-2018  |  Slog

The Worst President

by Chase Burns From Spin: Report: Trump Pronounced Nepal as “Nipple” We have the worst president. [ Comment on this...
The Stranger  |  08-13-2018  |  Slog

City Council Confirms Carmen Best As Permanent Seattle Police Chief

Carmen Best is officially the permanent police chief for the city of Seattle, making her the first woman of color...
The Stranger  |  08-13-2018  |  Slog

Where Did All This Smoke Come From and When Is It Leaving?

by Eli Sanders Seattle these days. arekmalang / Getty Images Not only is this Washington State summer abnormally dry, it's...
The Stranger  |  08-13-2018  |  Slog

The 49 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Aug 13-19, 2018

by Stranger Things To Do Staff It's the last week to see The Phantom of the Opera ("fog-machine technology’s greatest...
The Stranger  |  08-13-2018  |  Slog

I Never Believed Those Letters I Read In Savage Love Until...

FAKE! FAKE! FAKE! by Dan Savage This letter was originally published on Mar 6, 2012. This is a long one...
The Stranger  |  08-13-2018  |  Slog

PSU Welcomes Students from Saudi Arabia Barred from Canada Universities

by Alex Zielinski COSMONAUT / GETTY IMAGES Portland State University (PSU) is dipping its toe into a contentious international feud...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-13-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Whoa, Did You See It?

by Anonymous There is an open investigation into Trump and money laundering and Russian mob ties Way before Mueller came...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-13-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Video: What Do This Year's UGA Freshmen Know About Athens?

Photo Credit: Savannah Cole More than 5,500 UGA freshmen descended on Athens in the weeks leading up to classes starting,...
Flagpole Magazine  |  08-13-2018  |  Culture Briefs

Portland White - Stop Calling Yourself a Native

by Anonymous please stop calling yourself natives. I know why, I used to say the same when I was in...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-13-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Photo Gallery: Athens Popfest 2018

The 2018 Athens Popfest took over the Georgia Theatre and Little Kings Shuffle Club last week, and Flagpole's Savannah Cole...
Flagpole Magazine  |  08-13-2018  |  Homedrone

How Anti-Abortion Activists are Training Their ‘Next Generation of Pro-Life Leaders’

This summer, nearly 30 college students gathered in Houston for a weeklong summit on how they could be the generation...
The Texas Observer  |  08-13-2018  |  La Linea

Slog AM: That Perplexing Hijacking at Sea-Tac Airport, Orca Mother Learns To Let Go, Stephen Miller's Uncle Hates Him

Seattle's city workers are mostly white and mostly male, Seattle women are waiting to have children, Donald Trump might eat...
The Stranger  |  08-13-2018  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Seattle Plane Heist, Charlottesville Anniversary Rallies, Stephen Miller's Uncle 2020

by Alex Zielinski Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-13-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

100 Ways to Draw a Line

100 Ways to Draw a Line The edge becomes the center at the Transborder Biennial 2018 in El Paso and...
The Texas Observer  |  08-13-2018  |  La Linea

The 28 Best Things to Do in Portland This (Burger) Week: August 13-16

That's 28 Things to Do Aside from Eating all 50 Burgers Available During Burger Week! by Mercury Things to Do...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-13-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Monday!

6 Things to Do for August 13 by Mercury Things to Do Staff The Portland Mercury's Burger Week Begins! From...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-12-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Poop Castle

by Anonymous On my newly installed camera, I’ve seen you let your dog shit into my garden almost every day.Thanks...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-12-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Over

by Anonymous New Portland is like when your parents joined Facebook."Oh look, what a quirky and fun place."Spots one homeless...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-12-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Timbers' Unbeaten Streak Ends With Home Loss to Vancouver

by Abe Asher Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers The streak is dead, and in bitter fashion. One game away from setting the...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-12-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

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

Nicole Atkins Rides a Wave

The Jersey shore girl with the big Roy Orbison voice will conclude her first tour in Philly.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Tim Whitaker  |  03-17-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Self-Consciously Kitschy

This dance-pop album is like listening to your gay kid brother pretend he's Madonna by laying down his own "sexy" vocals with a sophisticated version of GarageBand: You want to encourage him, but you're inwardly wincing.
Tucson Weekly  |  Sean Bottai  |  02-01-2008  |  Reviews

The Green Mile

As state transportation officials forge ahead with plans to replace the Interstate 5 bridge over the Columbia River, critics charge that the billion-dollar project doesn’t go far enough to reflect Portland’s fight against climate change.
Willamette Week  |  James Pitkin  |  01-30-2008  |  Transportation