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From Beer to Eternitynew

A look at Boston's beer past, present, and future.
Dig Boston  |  Heather Vandenengel  |  07-18-2013  |  Food+Drink

A Mayor's Dozen: Sam Adams Proposes 12 Spending Hikes as the City Cuts its Budgetnew

Much ink has been spilled over Mayor Sam Adams’ budget decision to divert $20 million from Portland’s backlog of sewer-system repairs to help build new bicycle boulevards. But that’s not the only spending question facing the mayor this month.
Willamette Week  |  Beth Slovic  |  03-17-2010  |  Politics

Should Portland Mayor Sam Adams Stay or Should He Go?new

Are any big-name Portlanders besides Tom Potter's wife signing the recall petition? We ask Beau Breedlove and many others.
Willamette Week  |  Henry Stern  |  08-12-2009  |  Politics

Fourteen Fascinating Things from the Investigation of Portland's Mayornew

Behind the report Oregon Attorney General John Kroger released regarding the investigation of Portland Mayor Sam Adams' relationship with Beau Breedlove is an extraordinary amount of detail even the casual observer should find fascinating.
Willamette Week  |  Nigel Jaquiss, Beth Slovic and James Pitkin  |  06-24-2009  |  Politics

Breedlove the Beautiful Boynew

Artists know the long tradition of the Beautiful Boy, the male Lolita whose siren song has transfixed sculptors and painters for millennia and led many a hapless older man (and more than a few women) astray.
Willamette Week  |  Richard Speer  |  02-04-2009  |  Art

Some Portlanders See a Double Standardnew

A city leader loses his job when the public learns embarrassing details of an affair he’d cultivated in his past. Portland Mayor Sam Adams’ current predicament? No. It’s the situation faced in 2006 by then-Police Chief Derrick Foxworth.
Willamette Week  |  James Pitkin  |  02-04-2009  |  Politics

Portland Mayor's Sex Scandal Strikes Backnew

Two weeks to the day after taking his oath of office as Portland's first gay mayor, Sam Adams admitted that he'd lied about the nature of his sexual relationship with teenage legislative intern Beau Breedlove, and that he had coached Breedlove to lie about it on his behalf.
The Portland Mercury  |  Matt Davis  |  01-22-2009  |  Politics

The Story Behind Why Portland's Mayor Admitted to Lyingnew

Portland Mayor Sam Adams, contrary to his earlier denials, confessed to having had a sexual relationship with legislative intern Beau Breedlove in 2005.
Willamette Week  |  Nigel Jaquiss  |  01-21-2009  |  Politics

Wal-Mart Winds Up Campaign Fodder in Portlandnew

The top contenders in a 13-candidate mayoral field have at least one actual substantive difference on a big (box) issue: Wal-Mart. Sam Adams loves to bash the country's largest non-union employer and leader on the Fortune 500 list, while Sho Dozono welcomes the house of Walton as an indication to all business that Portland is open.
Willamette Week  |  Corey Pein  |  04-23-2008  |  Politics

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