This week's TV choices include new shows including "Gotham," "Madam Secretary," and "How to Get Away with Murder," along with new season premieres of "Sleepy Hollow," "The Good Wife," "The Voice," "NCIS," "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," "
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September 21st, 2014
Get a first look at the Tillamook Brunch Village, a new event, at Feast Portland 2014.
Toshiki Okada, who founded Chelfitsch Theater Company in 1997, has been called the voice of Japan's lost generation, young people who not unlike America's Millenials came of age in a startling time of economic uncertainty, and whose elders persist in seeing as illiterate and devoid of respect for tradition rather than artfu
Nineteen chefs from across the country convened Saturday night for the Feast Portland High Comfort at the Nines event at the Nines Hotel, slinging "cheffed-up" takes on classic dishes like fried chicken and ice cream sandwiches. We tried it all and have the photos to prove it.
Chefs representing a combined seven Michelin stars gathered Friday night for Feast Portland's State of the Art dinner, a meal billed as "a super group of the country's leading edge chefs."
Portland's Pittock Mansion marked its 100th anniversary this year. Over the next year, enjoy a special behind-the-ropes visual tour of this historic residence, inspecting, one at a time, each of the 23 public rooms (and maybe even some not-so-public spaces)....
A few weeks ago, based on a Boing-Boing review, I picked up a book called Kiddie Cocktails. This is a book of cocktail recipes containing exclusively virgin cocktails. I got it because I sometimes get a little tired of fizzy water from the Soda Stream, even if I have five different kinds of bitters to […]
After a long summer sprinting through parks, chasing squirrels and scarfing lord knows what, every dog in Portland could probably use a bath come September.
The final day of the 2014 Oregon International Air Show, Sept. 19-21, is forecast to be a sunny 88 degrees. The Canadian Forces Snowbirds will conclude the day with their signature tight formations and roaring engines.
Kiss raise over $1 million, Guided by Voices break up, Lubec debuts its new album and other top music stories.
September 20th, 2014
Portland's biggest local comic convention has only been around for three years, but already it's becoming one of the biggest comic cons in the country.
Saturday at the Oregon International Air Show saw large crowds of people on their feet and clapping for the finale of the day, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds.
To help cleanse your mental palate, we have video of a kitten playing with a Dalmatian.
Check out all the food and the new digs of Feast Portland's 2014 Night Market.
Literary Arts will take over the festival, which was founded in 2005 by Portland author Larry Colton.
Feast Portland moves into day three on Saturday with lots of hands-on classes, tasting panels, two main events and two dinner series events. The weather will be just about perfect -- mostly sunny with a high of 88 degrees. Stay hydrated!...
The Oregon International Air Show is three days of stunt planes, aerobatics, jets and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds. It's all at the Hillsboro airport, Sept. 19-21.
Dorothy "Dot" Houston explores the wonderful world of Oz, in the Portland Children's Museum's new "Wizard of Oz" exhibit.
A group of business owners in Old Town is taking urban planning into its own hands, with a three-day re-imagining of the entertainment district.
September 19th, 2014
Dust Mite is attracted to brightly colored objec
Here's photos from the opening aerial performances and handy links below if you plan on heading there this weekend.
Feast Portland 2014 continued Friday with the Oregon Bounty Grand Tasting in Pioneer Courthouse Square, featuring a selection of homegrown specialty foods, wine and beer, along with demonstrations by notable local and national chefs.
E! did not announce who will host the show.
Oh the debate over worthiness, status and even looks. I will take the Trout over the lowly Bass any time. Yet even now I am plotting the seduction of some devilish, behemoth Bass this coming week…along with some beautiful, behemoth Trout. Just kidding Bass lovers…kind of Filed under: Fish, Fishing, Fly Fishing,
Filed under: Happiness, Life, Oregon, Photography Tagged: gardening, Life, Photography, positive, rise and shine, sun, sunshine, SwittersB
A gate to and from, a portal from the broken pieces of the past, hazy images of what was, brief recollections of the sublime or a horrific time. I pass through the gate toward something better, something gentler, peace of mind, something I cannot quite yet see, but I know is there…….. Filed under: Fantasy, Ha
The City Photographer took this image on NW 3rd Ave. between Hoyt St. and Glisan St. to document sewer repair work. This image documents a specific Federal WPA project. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, 3rd Avenue, Glisan Street, Hoyt Street, Southwest
September 18th, 2014
I lined up the midlifecrisismobile
“Twilight fell: The sky turned to a light, dusky purple littered with tiny silver stars.” J.K. Rowling Filed under: Flowers, Gardening, Nature, Photography Tagged: dusk, flowers, gardening, low light, mums, Photography, SwittersB
Filed under: Flowers, Gardening, Photography, Plants Tagged: Chinese Lantern (Physalis Alkekengi), Chinese Lantern flower, gardening, Photography, SwittersB
This image documents the organization of Depression era public works crews at Stanton Yard. The City of Portland oversaw programs that spent local, state, and federal money to put large numbers of unemployed residents to work. Projects were as far flung as the Wilson River and Wolf Creek Highways. This image was taken April
Good advice: For one minute, please, stand here in silence, look at the sky, and contemplate how awesome life is.
September 17th, 2014
SI.com ranks Damian Lillard 22nd among all NBA players. See what other Blazers made the grade! OK, so these mid-September ranking exercises get old pretty quickly, but Rob Mahoney and
Sports fans and sports media personalities have been talking about domestic violence for weeks now, largely without guidance or good information. A Blazer's Edge reader shares her research and thought
Are You a Retiree? Blazer's Edge Wants You! Are you a retiree? Do you have access to the internet? (If not, how are you reading this? You must be special!) Have you the ability to type? Do you want
The annual Fan Fest event is scheduled for early October at the Moda Center. The Portland Trail Blazers announce
Construction of the fire drill tower began in 1935. In this image we see the beginning stages. The tower is located at SE Milwaukie Ave. and SE Powel Blvd. You can see part of the completed tower in the previous post about the vehicle inspection station on SE Powell and Milwaukie. View this […]
What price is too high for Wesley Matthews? Could the Blazers play Robin Lopez and Chris Kaman together? Could they take a big-gamble swing at improving the team this year? This and more in
September 16th, 2014
It’s been said that Eskimos have a variety of words for snow. So it would only stand to reason that we Oregonians would be equally drawn to our own favorite form of precipitation. And even use it as means of identification. Potentially even using it to as an acronym. To name startup accelerators. Or investment
A panel of Blazer's Edge writers discusses how Damian Lillard stacks up against his point guard counterparts. Damia
After our fun night last night, I didn't sleep. I tossed and turned and couldn't get comfortable. I was grateful, but unrested when morning arrived. So getting on a bus for a 5-hour ride wasn't a bad thing. I slept on the bus. I'm sure I had my mouth hanging open and I had my goofy blow-up neck pillow, but I was unasham
Michael Wallace of ESPN.com looks at Greg Oden's slow, sad decline, including scenes from his earliest years as a Trail Blazer. In case you haven't gotten enough of Portland's former #1 o
When the hubster and I were traveling this summer, and any time, really, over the last few years, we have felt at home. We arrive, despite perhaps being travel weary and discombobulated from hours of flight or driving, and are at peace. We are here. This wondrous place is for us. For now, for however […]
In this image is a view of the first Morrison Bridge,looking east during the 1894 flood. The river is sitting at a high level not far from the bridge’s deck. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1890s, Bridge, Morrison Bridge
The idea of the professional athlete as hero and role model took a fatal wound last week. Here's why that might be a good thing. Today we're going to spend a minute commemorating a sports phenomenon
September 15th, 2014
If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times—and you’ve had to listen to it every time I say it: finding development talent is the biggest problem holding back most startups, these days. And Oregon is no different. That’s why Portland’s Treehouse launched Code Oregon, a project des
Today we took in the Reina Sofia Museum, which houses the works of the more modern masters, including Picasso's Guernica. When we were in Europe in 1972 we saw Guernica on exhibit in Paris. Franco was in power at that time, in Spain, and Picasso, a Spaniard by birth had declared that he would not exhibit his work in Spa
Portland’s affection for Internet of Things continues to grow. And there’s no better place to keep tabs on what’s happening than Thing Tuesday, Portland’s monthly IoT meet up. This month is no different, as September 16, Thing Tuesday brings a number of awesome speakers to the stage. Paresh Patel
Over the coarse of the past 30 years the state of Oregon has been at the forefront of the craft beer revolution that is taking place across the globe. As of today there are 188 breweries that call Oregon home and this number seems to be growing every month. With all of this growth there […]