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All Lacrosse the World

Stick Figure

Portland Lumber Jax defenseman *Brodie Merrill* talks tough about lacrosse, jet lag, and being mocked by Canadian teenagers.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

Katz Pajamas

She's (Still) the Boss

Former three-term mayor Vera Katz talks up President-elect Obama, her new job, and why Sam Adams should always take her calls.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

Politics

The Oracle

Why you want political consultant Kari Chisholm to pick your fantasy football team

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

Now Hear This

Music Review: Rainy-Day Requiem by Viva Voce

Viva Voce's latest album, Rose City, reveals itself to be a sublimely sweet love letter to Portland.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

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

Cool Cocktails

Happy Hours

It's the revival of vodka, gin, and whiskey. These spirits are being brought back to life thanks to Portland's distillery movement. Here's a guide to 24 of the most delicious—and more.

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

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

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

Portland's Best Breakfasts

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.

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

Music

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

Local Color

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

Interview

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

Aging

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

En Garde

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.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

Bottoms Up

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

Coffee News

Northern Migration

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

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

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

5 Minutes With....

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

Interview

Keeping His Cool

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

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Tangled Up In You and You and You

Brian is married to April, but he also likes Maggie. April loves Brian, but occasionally snuggles with Bill. And no one is jealous.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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