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Nimby Nation

Neighborhoods are PDX’s secret superpower.

03/16/2012 By Amanda Waldroupe

Article

It’s Thomas Lauderdale’s Universe!*

Musician, activist, raconteur—the suave Pink Martini leader sits at the center of his own cosmos of clout.

03/16/2012

Article

Where Isn’t Charles Wilhoite?

The Everywhere Man’s public roles, past and present

03/16/2012 By Amanda Waldroupe

WHO'S WHO

To Heir is Human

As five Portland power families pass the torch, can the next generation step up?

03/16/2012 By Randy Gragg and Zach Dundas

NOSH

Power Breakfast

Portland movers' morning meals

03/16/2012

HISTORY

Defining the Decades

Portland power players of the past

03/16/2012 By Carl Abbott

Mudroom

Kick Starters

National pundits weigh in on the Portland Timbers' prospects this season.

02/24/2012 By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail

Web Exclusive

The Sunday Life Line

Confronted by skyrocketing prices in inner North and Northeast Portland, many African Americans who grew up there have moved to the more affordable edges of the city. So churches are finding ways to bring them back for services. Every Sunday, Roberta Tyle

02/23/2012 Edited by Aaron Scott With Stephen Person

Mudroom

PDX Index: March Madness

Go inside the numbers of March Madness. Who knows, it may improve your chances in the office pool.

02/23/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas By Will Lambeth

Out and About

Fix-It at the Fair

Get your fix of freebies and better-living tips at the Fix-It Fair Saturday, February 25.

02/20/2012 By Kristin Belz

Feature

Beyond the Churches

Jefferson High School & SEI

02/17/2012 By Aaron Scott

History

Black in Portland

The history of African American communities in Portland is a very moving tale.

02/17/2012 By Randy Gragg

CHURCH & STATE

From the Archives: By the Grace of God

With the gentrification of North and Northeast Portland, churches hold the city’s African American community together. But how much longer can the bonds last?

02/17/2012 By Aaron Scott

Long Story [Short]

Queen of Carts

The owner of the most talked-about food cart in town is expanding her culinary reach.

01/26/2012 By Benjamin Tepler

Mudroom

Word on the Street: a Portland Glossary, February 2012

Do you have the fortitude to stay relatively sober during the Super Bowl?

01/26/2012

Mudroom

Education Equation

Some of the state's best minds are rethinking the way we do schools.

01/26/2012 By Martin Patail

Out and About

Red Lanterns Light Up the New Year

Bid a happy Chinese New Year at Lan Su Garden, with festivities now through February 6.

01/22/2012 By Kristin Belz

Cornershop

Sole Savior

With the help of JD's Shoe Repair you can firm up your commitment to your current footwear.

01/20/2012 By Eden Dawn

Features

Progress Report 2012: Our Schools

A decision about your child's schooling is one of the most important you'll ever make. It helps to be educated!

01/20/2012 Edited by Martin Patail

LEGENDARY

The Lion's Song

Singer Thomas Mapfumo is an iconic cultural figure in his native Zimbabwe. How did he end up in Eugene?

01/20/2012 By Eric Hansen