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The Case of the Competing Gorilla Glues

by Josh Jardine Can YOU tell them apart? If you're like me, at least once a week you get confused...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Seven Diwali 2017 Events in Seattle

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights that celebrates the victory of good over evil,...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Watch UW's Computer Science Chair Slam Facebook on Las Vegas, Racist Content, and Russia

"They've got to be able to do better." by Sydney Brownstone According to Recode, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is in...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

SV411 EP022 King Patrick + Nor Cal Fires

Let’s get weird… Join us for an exploration of the bizarre mind of Silicon Valley’s oddest oddball—King Patrick Eugenio, the...

Photo Gallery: Iggy Pop, Dinosaur Jr., Vincas Played Project Pabst Atlanta

The 2017 Project Pabst festival took place in East Atlanta Village last weekend, featuring a mix of high-profile touring artists...
Flagpole Magazine  |  10-13-2017  |  Homedrone

Celebrate Diwali at These Events

Dance Parties, Dinners, Family Festivals, and More Celebrations in October and November by Stranger Things To Do Staff Diwali, the...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Eerie Loveliness in Walking Out, a Get Out For the Big Sky State

by Andrew Wright Primal father and son shit in the snow. When it comes to ready-made primal storylines, a Father...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Community Police Commission Says SPD Is in Compliance With Consent Decree

Compliance wouldn't be the end of police reform. by Steven Hsieh Under consent decree since 2012. SPD Late last month,...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Police Reports Illustrated: Man Dicks Around Outside Hospital

by Callan Berry Callan Berry [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Timbers v. DC United Match Preview

by Abe Asher Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers Five days after the United States men's national team failed to qualify for the...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Guest Editorial: Who Defines Progress?

From Aretha Basu, Teresa Mosqueda and Nikkita Oliver. by Aretha Basu From Left to Right: Nikkita Oliver, Teresa Mosqueda, Aretha...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

How To Become a Latte Picasso

Just because something is hard doesn't mean you shouldn't watch a video about how to do it. by Rich Smith...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Watch This Surreal Video of Mail Delivery in Burned Out California Neighborhood

by Katie Herzog Cinematographer Douglas Thron captured a lone Postal Service truck delivering mail in Santa Rosa, California, where hundreds...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

10 for $10: Your Best Bang for the Buck Shows, October 13-15

by Mercury Staff Portland Hip-Hop Day Last year’s Portland Hip-Hop Day got rained out and moved from City Hall to...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Friday!

11 things to do for October 13 by Mercury Staff Palehound, Hoop, Bed. After captivating Portland audiences with a pair...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Saturday!

11 things to do for October 14 by Mercury Staff Boo Bomb IV If you love your throwbacks, the annual...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Sunday!

9 things to do for October 15 by Mercury Staff Whitney Cummings From her 2010 special Money Shot to more...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Win tickets to Dirty Heads - November 18 at Orpheum Theater

Win tickets to Dirty Heads at Orpheum Theater on November 18 at 7:30 pm...
Isthmus  |  10-13-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

A New Strategy to Stop the Sweeps: Ban Spending Money on Them

The proposal comes from Kshama Sawant and Mike O'Brien. by Heidi Groover A protest during the city's sweep of "The...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

The Morning News: Trump Intent on Killing Sick Americans, Amazon Takes $1.24 Billion in Tax Subsidies, Democracy Vouchers Are Working

Also: municipal broadband, head tax, fatal bus collision. by Steven Hsieh GIVE ME TAX BREAKS. DAVID RYDER / GETTY Trump...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Win tickets to Slowdive - November 4 at The Barrymore

Win tickets to Slowdive at Barrymore Theater on November 4 at 8 pm...
Isthmus  |  10-13-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Ald. Mark Clear may face ethics complaint

Ald. Mark Clear may face an ethics complaint for not disclosing his stock ownership in Exact Sciences, a Madison tech...
Isthmus  |  10-13-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Ted DeDee announces retirement

Ted DeDee, who helped Overture transition from a city-managed facility to a private nonprofit, announces he will retire in May...
Isthmus  |  10-13-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Good Morning, News: 9.7 Percent Rent Increases, No Power Tools, and IndyCar in Portland

by Doug Brown Good morning, Portland. Come get your links. Dirk VanderHert writes about Commissioner Chloe Eudaly, the renter relocation...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Marshall Is As Complicated As It Is Entertaining

by Elinor Jones Before he was the first black justice on the United States Supreme Court, Thurgood Marshall was a...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Rose McGowan Says She Told Amazon Studios That Harvey Weinstein Raped Her

She directed her message to Jeff Bezos. by Steven Hsieh McGowan to Bezos: "Be the change you want to see...
The Stranger  |  10-12-2017  |  Slog

Stranger Things To Do Is Looking for a Food & Drink Calendar Editor!

Wanted: Strong writers with a passion for food & drink to join the calendar department. by Stranger Things To Do...
The Stranger  |  10-12-2017  |  Slog

Samantha Bee Has Some Choice Words for the Weinsteins of the World

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey While many late-night hosts are for the most part shying away from the Harvey Weinstein scandal—which...
The Stranger  |  10-12-2017  |  Slog

Weinstein's Contract Reportedly Allowed for Him to Commit Sexual Harassment, TMZ Reports

by Christopher Frizzelle Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images "Harvey Weinstein may have been fired illegally by The Weinstein Company," TMZ is...
The Stranger  |  10-12-2017  |  Slog

Union Representing Seattle Public School Teachers Endorses Cary Moon

The union represents 5,000 teachers and staff. by Heidi Groover From the 2015 teachers strike. Kelly O The union that...
The Stranger  |  10-12-2017  |  Slog

I Couldn’t Imagine Why Anyone Would Pay to See Imagine Dragons – So I Asked

Maybe going to the source—real, live fans—could help me understand the appeal. by Sam Chapman What is it about their...
The Stranger  |  10-12-2017  |  Slog

Jerry Dixon Named New Artistic Director of Village Theatre

by Christopher Frizzelle Jerry Dixon has been directing mainstage shows Village Theatre since 2006, including Show Boat, The Full Monty,...
The Stranger  |  10-12-2017  |  Slog

26 Movies Worth Watching in Seattle This Weekend: Oct 12-15, 2017

The Stranger's film critics' picks. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Fall festival season is in full swing, hallelujah! The...
The Stranger  |  10-12-2017  |  Slog

Culture News: Two Pioneer Square Artists Win Award, TWIST Begins, And Seattle's Supergroup Who Is She?

Plus: Jerry Dixon is the new AD at Village Theatre, Richard Chiem's book re-launch, and more. by Amber Cortes Juan...
The Stranger  |  10-12-2017  |  Slog

Trump's Executive Order "Almost Guarantees" Health Insurance Markets Collapse, Washington State Insurance Commissioner Warns

by Sydney Brownstone Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler says that the damage from Trump's executive order attempting to destroy Obamacare could...
The Stranger  |  10-12-2017  |  Slog

‘Body Worlds Decoded’ At The Tech

Ever wonder what a live heart looks like as it beats, or how muscles contract? Thanks to the ingenuity of...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-12-2017  |  Activate

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Best Friends Has Game, Boyfriend, Endless Parade of Sexy Hookups

by Dan Savage I’m a 23-year-old non-binary queer, I’ve never really been in a relationship and this is a source...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-12-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Where To Go For Capitol Hill Art Walk Tonight

by Stranger Things To Do Staff See Jess Wamre's art at Salon Bar-Kon. Jess Wamre Every second Thursday, rain or...
The Stranger  |  10-12-2017  |  Slog

City Council Members Want to Bring Back the Employee Head Tax

Should big business help fund affordable housing? by Heidi Groover Would probably get taxed. Charles Mudede Seattle politicians can either...
The Stranger  |  10-12-2017  |  Slog

Samantha Bee Has Some Choice Words for the Weinsteins of the World

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey While many late night hosts are for the most part shying away from the Harvey Weinstein...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-12-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

California Is Burning... and So Is All of California's Weed

by Josh Jardine PHOTOS BY JAN FRIES / EYEEM AND YANGYIN / GETTY IMAGES. COLLAGE BY MERCURY STAFFI woke up...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-12-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Jerry and Krista Slater to Open The Expat in Two Story Coffee Space

Jerry Slater If there's anything that can dry your tears over beloved coffee shop Two Story Coffee being booted out...
Flagpole Magazine  |  10-12-2017  |  Grub Notes

Lil Wayne's DEA Bust

The agency comes up empty-handed when searching the rapper.
Miami New Times  |  Kyle Munzenrieder  |  02-28-2011  |  Music

That Other Quagmire

Sonali Kolhatkar remembers Afghanistan, even if the rest of us don't.
OC Weekly  |  Gustavo Arellano  |  05-22-2007  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Our Dumb State: The Casey Anthony Edition

In June, Caylee Anthony went missing. Her mother, Casey Anthony, didn't tell anyone – including her own mother -- for a month.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jeffrey C. Billman  |  09-12-2008  |  Crime & Justice