This past weekend I passed the 30,000 mile mark on my Viper. When I purchased it in March of 2012 it had 9300 miles on it so that makes just over 20,000 miles that I’ve personally driven the car, all of it for fun. 25,000 miles happened back in May so that’s pretty good progress […]
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August 19th, 2014
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There’s a difference, explains DarSalam’s Ghaith Sahib, between Lebanese and Syrian falafel sandwiches and his Iraqi falafel sandwiches. Yes, sandwiches from Lebanon and Syria often get trumped up...
This year Hopworks Urban Brewery will once again be hosting their annual bikes and beer festival but will be doing so under a new name and an exciting new partner. The 2014 Handmade Bike & Beer Festival will take place over two days on September 27th and 28th. Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) in partnership with […]
By Oregon Department of Justice Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and 41 other state Attorneys General reached a $35 million settlement with Pfizer Inc, the parent company of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., to resolve allegations that Wyeth promoted immunosuppressive drug Rapamune for off-label uses. As one of two lead st
August 17th, 2014
What would happen if the Portland Trail Blazers and San Antonio Spurs transposed Nicolas Batum and Kawhi Leonard? That question and more covered in the Blazer's Edge Mailbag! After so
As the Blazer's Edge All Time Blazer Draft week concludes, the five General Mangers reflect on the events of the draft. As we reach the final day of the Blazer's Edge All-Time Draft week, the Genera
August 16th, 2014
As the Blazer's Edge All Time Blazer Draft week concludes, the five General Mangers reflect on their experiences. As we reach the final day of the Blazer's Edge All-Time Draft week, the
There’s a word I don’t see often: “diaspora.” One meaning of the word derived from the Greek wordsdiaspeirein to scatter, from dia- +speirein to sow, is the movement, migration, or scattering of a people away from an established or ancestral homeland. Isn’t that what is happening on our southern border whic
Remember Rachael Price as she sings “What I’m Doing Here” The post Rachael Price Sings “What I’m Doing Here” appeared first on Mover Mike
August 15th, 2014
From All Things Real Estate PDX, I found this article written by my friend Staci Byers.
By day, Portland-born-and-bred Yoshini Gunawardena is a graphic designer at an interactive agency creating front-end designs for websites and mobile apps, but in her free time, she’s the designer...
WHO reports, the death toll in West Africa has jumped to 1,145 (2,127 infections) with 76 new deaths in the last 2 days and a record-breaking pace of reported new cases (152 in the last 2 days). The post Ebola Death Toll Now 1
I'm not sure when I learned how to make this easy textured paper, I think it was in a box making class in college. I was obsessed with it for a while and made stacks and used it quite a...
As the Portland Trail Blazers place a bid for the rights to the 2017 or 2018 NBA All-Star Game, Blazer's Edge discusses which current Blazers will likely still be here. As announced yeste
In search of some extremely hoppy beers this weekend? Look no further than Saraveza for their 5th Annual IIPA Festival. This years event will take place on Saturday, August 16th from 1:00pm to 10:00pm and Sunday, August 17th from 1:00pm to 8:00pm at Saraveza and their neighboring The Bad Habit Room. Over the course of [R
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation By Michael Hendrix Why own something when you can subscribe to it? That’s the question being posed in more parts of the economy than we ever imagined. While the sharing economy—think Craigslist and AirBnB—has caught a lot of attention lately, I think it’s simply one part of a broa
Blazersedge.com writers have worked all week drafting the best Portland Trail Blazer roster from players spanning the entire history of the franchise. It's time for you to vote. Which of our
August 14th, 2014
The Blazers are attempting to host the game in 2017 or 2018, with the new Convention Center hotel open Casey Holdahl reported on Forward-Center that
Property taxes, at 26 percent of total revenues, are the regional government's second largest funding source.
Forgiving your abusers: Part 1 As we begin the last stretch, I decided to fill in this gap. First I need to clarify the title, Forgiving your abuser is not just about “abusers”, or “offenders” as a third party, this process treats forgiveness in the most radical sense and definition – forgiving
All week Blazersedge staff writers have built their greatest Trail Blazer teams. Now we challenge you to complete the job. If you've been following the site at all this week you know our staff w
This past fall while traveling in Chicago we stumbled upon a nicely designed sticker attached to a street pole in front of the Cobra Lounge. This sticker happened to be from ManBQue, an local group born out of Chicago’s rock ‘n’ roll community and grown into a global network of DIY grillers, music lovers, craft-beer [
Feeling empowered by your iPhone? Here's what's allowed when it comes to recording police in Oregon.
There comes a time when even the toothiest carnivore realizes that he or she can eat only so much pork belly. Fortunately, not every joint in town is a meat house, and when it comes to vegan fare,...
Whether you're a professional illustrator, an aspiring photographer, or a painter, Sketch will ensure your portfolio looks stunning.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. attributed to: Elizabeth Barrett Browning & Roy Croft … Sweet Luna! She’s eighteen months old now, walking, laughing, and spreading love wherever she goes.
Two national bloggers who cover Apple told The Oregonian it’s plausible the whole incident stemmed from a typo or random keystroke, but there’s no way to know for sure.
City of Hillsboro, Representatives of Washington County, the City of Hillsboro and Intel Corporation announced that a proposed agreement has been reached for Intel to invest up to $100 billion in the county. The announcement culminates negotiations under Oregon’s Strategic Investment Program (SIP), a private-public partne
PORTLAND, Ore. – August 14, 2014 – There’s a first time for everything, and in the case of the Oregon Brewers Festival, it was a downpour on opening day. The 27th annual Oregon Brewers Festival took place July 23 through 27 at Waterfront Park in Portland. And while the rain kept some at bay, the […]
EUGENE, Ore.—Aug. 13 2014—With the approach of the harvest and cooler fall weather, Ninkasi Brewing Company announces two lagers that are rooted in European tradition and celebrate the incredible ingredients of the Pacific Northwest. Oktoberfest, the newest addition to Ninkasi’s Seasonal Release Series, and Venn, the
August 13th, 2014
I have been kind of doodling away at little stuff for the past month and decided to try to pull it all together and see if I could make them presentable enough to offer for sale at a couple events I am participating in this fall. The other day I dragged my houseguest,
I’ve been working on a tribute to my late friend, Michael Laux, in The Pillars of Dawn series. At last I believe I have a character for him named Laux, of course, that will do him fair justice and remember him in writing. He won’t make his entrance till book three, but I hope it […]
Here’s the scoop for the weekend. For more ideas on what to do this weekend, check the Events Calendar on Metro Parent's PDX Kids Calendar and the urbanMamas calendar page. Friday, August 15th Music with Miss SaraMag at Rust Coffee...
Intel's tentative 30-year deal with Washington County and the city of Hillsboro, announced Monday, has interesting timing: it will take effect just as its 1999 agreement is expiring.
Written by Jack Kelly Wednesday, 13 August 2014 on To The Point News I can’t imagine how a father could contemplate killing his ten year old daughter because a mullah had raped her in a mosque, but I know it is evil It is evil, too, to behead or bury alive helpless people because they are of […] The
Radiation City just made their Kickstarter goal—the Portland quintet has been raising funds to record their next album, which they'll lay to tape with the illustrious John Vanderslice at
Radiation City just made their Kickstarter goal—the Portland quintet ha
Married men and their wives beware! That waitress is so desperate to get married that she professed her love to a married man, one of her patrons, and attempted to rent an apartment with him! She is uneducated, has a dead end job and is not attractive so she will go to any means to ruin other's lives. She needs to learn
You know i did it all for you. You see the toll the stress takes, the creases at the corners of my eyes, the gray strands in my hair; my hair thinning on top. He was still strong. You can still count on me to protect you. Don't be scared I'm always home. [
Just wanted to make sure all of us border invaders are not painted with a braod stroke. We may have a thing to learn about Goey dux and Sasquatches but the good news is we know sunshine. And we will not slow you down on the freeway! So next time you want to complain remember- everybody comes from somewhere!
MUSIC—Formerly the star trombonist for New Orleans' famed Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Big Sam Williams struck out on his own to form Big Sam's F
Portland is too white? What contrived B.S. that is! Fried chicken, corn bread and watermelon should not be considered offensive to anyone. It is part of the African-American culture whether some mocked it or not in the past - they still eat and enjoy that food. It's real food and nutritious that all ethnic groups enjoy e
LA Weekly film critic Amy Nicholson takes a long, hard look at the career and craft of Tom Cruise. by Erik Henriksen "THIS IS A FUN, funny action movie with science-fi
What If: Baby Wizard makes good. by Elinor Jones THE LAZILY TITLED, unoriginally plotted new romantic comedy What If could easily be dismissed by a movie-going
Landlady makes musical panoramas. by Ryan J. Prado ADAM SCHATZ—the keyboardist, frontman, and lead raconteur for New York psych-art rockers Landlady—is in a cab in Manha
Stand-up comedy blew up, now it's improv's turn. by Temple Lentz COMEDY IS BUSTING OUT all over town these days, and the latest addition to the scene is this weekend's Stu
This week: Pink Flamingos, Dog Day Afternoon, and a benefit screening of Serenity. by Mercury Staff Alive Inside Perhaps you re
Yay! A new villain to add to One Day's "Hall of Monsters!" by Ann Romano MONDAY, AUGUST 4Welcome back to our continuing breathless coverage of the impending Jay
We be jammin'. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13 MUSIC—Formerly the star trombonist for New Orleans' famed Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Big Sam Williams struck out on