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The Perfect Party 2008

Our second annual roundup of the year's biggest news-makers

05/19/2009

Two-Minute Critic

Strange Brew

Call it what you want, Oregon's new state drink is a bartender's burden.

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

THE HIT LIST

Spin City

These local record stores are still rocking.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

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Forbidden Fruit

McMenamins runs low on one of its signature brews—and it’s all Serbia’s fault.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

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Good Buy

Hang your hat at one of the state's greenest homes.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

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Power From the People

A Northeast Portland gym charges up with green energy—and sweat.

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

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Snurf’s Up

A sports revivalist brings snowtrashing to Mount Hood.

05/19/2009 By Elizabeth Armstrong Moore

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Raging Beauty

Sure, Oregon has the most wild and scenic rivers in the country. But we want another one.

05/19/2009 By Kristen Hall-Geisler

Read Up

Sign of the Times

In 2003, the Federal Highway Administration approved the new font Clearview for use on signs

05/19/2009 By Anne Brice

THE HIT LIST

Hello, Good Pie

Relinquish your holiday pie-making duties to these five bakeries.

05/19/2009 By Sally Powers

Stay Great

Chez Unique

Hotels for visitors of every ilk

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Write On, Bro

A Farewell to One

Portland embraces collaborative creativity with New York City-style writers' rooms.

05/19/2009 By Kristen Hall-Geisler

Sustainability

Cow Power

How bottling bovine waste just might save the planet

05/19/2009 By Eric Gold

Power Up

Veggie Might

Ambitious animal activists join forces in a united retail front.

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Rain, Rain, Go Away

Liquid Lesson

A bright solution to a soggy problem blooms at Mt Tabor Middle School.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Footsore

Heart and Sole

Nike’s new Native American shoe meets mixed reviews.

05/19/2009 By Rachel Ritchie

Pets

Cat Couture

In the cats-versus-dogs debate, feline fans invariably cite kitties’ low-maintenance needs in their arguments.

05/19/2009 By Katrina Myers

Pedicabs

Spoke City

Pedal-powered taxis compete to sweep shoppers off their tired feet.

05/19/2009 By Lucy Burningham

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The Perfect Party ’07

Our inaugural roundup of the year’s headline-makers with whom we’d most like to sing “Auld Lang Syne"

05/19/2009

Politics

The Oracle

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

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame