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Keeping His Cool

Legendary punk David Allen trades in his bass for a blog.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Charity Case

When we’re feeling generous, we give money to God. And our dogs.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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B... Is for Bacon

We spent weeks eating breakfast all over the city to bring you a comprehensive roundup of morning eats (and drinks!) at sixty-four restaurants. Portlanders, prepare to grow hungry. *Plus* "The Royal Family of Breakfast":http://www.portlandmonthlymag.com/i

  • By Bart Blasengame, Lynette Sanchez, Nino Padova, Camas Davis, and Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Cool Cocktails

And Now, Meet Your Makers

Oregon's microdistilling scene followed the microbrewery boom of two decades ago. Now, five of eight local craft distilleries are located in Portland's city center, near SE Seventh Avenue and Hawthorne Boulevard, an area that is already becoming known as

  • By Bart Blasengame, Kaitlin Johnson, Paige Williams, Brian Barker, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Back Talk

Powering Down

Retiring PGE chief Peggy Fowler on evil CEOS, science, and the inevitable perils of being green.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Made In Portland

Gus Van Sant might just be the least hip local icon you’ve ever met. “I’m very uncool,” he says. He’s OK with this, and so are we.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Best Bars

When the crack of cold creeps into the evening air and it's dark by dinner, we know it's time to re-acquaint ourselves with Portland's best bars. Snuggle into a booth, belly up to the bar, and while away some rainy nights.

  • By Bart Blasengame, John Chandler, Camas Davis, Brian Barker, Stacey Wilson, and Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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5 MINUTES WITH …

Neil Diamond

Does the man really need an introduction? Over the course of his 42-year career, Neil Diamond has sold some 120 million records, contributed more than his fair share of hits to the American songbook (“Sweet Caroline” and “Cracklin’ Rosie” among them), and

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Mudroom

Five Reasons…Why Portland Kicks Seattle’s Ass

After _Seattle_ magazine printed the reasons not to move to Portland, we couldn't help but fight back. Here's why Portland--not Seattle--is the Northwest's best city.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Northern Migration

Stumptown Coffee Roasters flies the coop for Seattle. Well, sort of.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Jick Magnet

Rocker and literate lyricist Stephen Malkmus talks about yogic singing, fatherhood, and his impending death.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Call to Arms

I caught sight of a photo of Iron Maiden lead shrieker Bruce Dickinson, in a storefront window in St. Johns. He was decked out in all-white fencing gear, brandishing a different kind of heavy metal—a foil. If Dickinson was man enough to don tights and a

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Rock Locally

Bono is, like, so bourgeois. Get your groove on with new music by one of these homegrown rock stars instead.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Master of the Universe

Official Star Wars artist Steve Anderson talks fanboy celebrity, lightsabers, and the secretive life of working for George Lucas.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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The Day the Music Died

*EVERYTHING I LEARNED* about the Pacific Northwest, I learned from MTV. If not for the fact that I grew up in Arkansas, where the dearly departed oracle of underground rock 120 Minutes was one of the few cultural outlets available, I might be ashamed of t

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Claims Adjuster

Tenacious crusader Brenda Eichelberger talks about her battle with cancer, insurance companies, and the importance of hope.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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(It’s the place to be.)

Green Acres

Brenna Bell is a hippie. “That word has so many meanings,” she says. “But if you mean somebody who’s a free-minded person who lives closely with nature and with other people? That’s what I am.”

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Mr. Feel Good

Busting manly myth No. 17: Spas are just for chicks.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Morning Glory

Four delicious reasons to crawl out from under the covers this weekend.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Golden Age

Country club or retirement home? At Terwilliger Plaza, sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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