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December 8th, 2016

Snow day

It snowed (+rained, +freezing rained) today, but that didn’t stop me fr

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Here's a running list of the restaurants and bars that will be closed or adjusting their hours this evening.

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Thursday's snow day will get in the way of the Decemberists musician's benefit concert.

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If there’s one thing on which you can always rely in Portland, it’s that we’re going to be mucking around with the latest and greatest technology. And trying to figure out new—and sometimes entertaining—ways to creatively put that tech to use. We’ve seen a lot of that activity lately with

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Ride or don't. We've got options. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post Weeken

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This week on the New World Next Week: the UK gov can now legally lie in court; the Pentagon buries a report on Pentagon waste; and dejected Dems start a pledge to not pay taxes.

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Just So We're Clear, Ohio, Banning Abortion at Six Weeks is Effectively Banning Abortion Completely

by Megan Burbank Unless you have a uterus! fotoguy22 / istock

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Holiday leftovers and clean-up got you down? Here's our annual list of restaurants serving Christmas dinner throughout the Portland area to put your mind at ease.

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This week on the New World Next Week: the UK gov can now legally lie in court; the Pentagon buries a report on Pentagon waste; and dejected Dems start a pledge to not pay taxes.

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Gleaning Ingredients for Cocktails

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Media Monarchy plays Paper Bird, ADLT VDEO, The Lemon Twigs and more on #PumpUpThaVolume for December 8, 2016. ♬

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411 new bicycle riders in Portland. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post Annual ‘Holiday Bik

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Things to Do Tonight!

by Mercury Staff Young Thug

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We were at the library, where we go frequently.  I’m a huge fan of the library.  We probably go there a couple of times a week.  Anyway, we were in the parking lot, which has meters, and we noticed the meter enforcement person pull up.  She got out and walked over to a car and …

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I finish up my discussion of spontaneous fermentation with Solera Brewery, which sits on the hem of Mount Hood as it spreads out toward the Columbia Gorge. It is less than an hour and a half from downtown Portland, has one of the prettiest settings in the state, and consistently produces some of the best beer I've ever tast

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Grace Kook-Anderson The Portland Art Museum has announced that Grace Kook-Anderson will be the n

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Hello Portland! The weekend is back and the temperatures are down! Stay warm w/ Laughs w/ Gary Gulman and Jenna Zine. Shop local for your holiday gifts. The holiday spirit has arrived at Zimmerman Heritage Farm’s Winter Festival and don’t miss Santa at Reindeer Village.

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December 16 @ Revolution Hall – Tig Notaro is a standup comedian, storyteller, and writer originally from Mississippi. Tig writes, produces, and stars in the semi­autobiographical comedy series One Mississippi, premiering this fall through Amazon Studios.

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Death expectancy, safe havens and a pet cemetery + this day in history w/"Dimebag" Darrell and our song of the day by Sonny Knight & The Lakers on your Morning Monarchy for December 8, 2016.

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How many victims will we tolerate on Division? Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post

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Grace Kook-Anderson, a former curator of contemporary art at the Laguna Art Museum in Southern California, is the Portland Art Museum's next curator of Northwest art.

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NBC continued its annual live musical tradition with the highly anticipated "Hairspray Live."

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by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey As I write this, a snow storm is quickly approaching Portland—and what exactly are you doing about it? While worry warts are rushing the local grocery stores for unneeded supplies, you should get your fucking priorities in order: WHAT'S YOUR

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PDX has landed the top spot as the most instagrammed spot in Oregon. Followed by Seaside Beach and then Multnomah Falls. The Fair-Haired Dumbbell, Oregon’s First Crowd-funded Building, offers the non-wealthy an investment option. And Oregon police recently brought two jailbirds in for mug shots: a man and his pet parr

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by Dirk VanderHart Steve NovickIt's a well-worn tradition of Portland City C

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Claude Balbastre (1724-1799)Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)Manuel Ponce (1882-1948)Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959)Gérard Souzay (1918-2004)James Galway (1939)andHorace (65-8 B.C.)Diego Rivera (1886-1957)James Thurber (1894-1961)James Tate (1948)Mary Gordon (1949)Bill Bryson (1951)

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Good Morning, News: Snow, a Big Day For City Council, and the Rape Kit Backlog

by Doug Brown Good morning, Portland. Put on a sweater and click these links. And, just to get it out of the way early, here's a link about today's weather, an

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Intrigue. Cast. Inventive. Story. Tense. Compelling. Production. Amazon. Suspense. Yes.Filed under: 10 Word Review, In My Opinion, TV Tagged: 10 Word Review, amazon, amazon original, amazon prime, man in the high castle, opinion, review, television reviews, tv reviews

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Welcome to my SEO Hero contest entry. The post Hello SEO world! appeared first on SEO Hero.

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You lack the season of all natures, sleep. Macbeth (3.4.167) My sleep pattern of late, of the last month or a bit longer, has been disrupted and wildly inconsistent. Generally, on a work night, I can manage to drag myself to bed around eight and a half to eight hours before the alarm is set …

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In a city with nearly as many pho restaurants as Starbucks, there's an overwhelming and seemingly never-ending number of options. And we're looking for the best.

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Set in a Tokyo-esque alternate reality, the film follows the life of two strangers as they unknowingly become entangled in a fisherman’s life long obsession.

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Cirque du Soleil's "Toruk - The First Flight," which is based on James Cameron's Oscar-winning epic "Avatar," promises high-flying thrills, but fell flat on it Na'vi face on opening night.

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The story of Portland's Santacons is long and strange, starring riot police, bananas, Chuck Palahniuk and, of course, Santa.

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By Gary Brumback, PhD Before his first inauguration I wrote a letter to President-Elect Barack Obama beseeching him to consider addressing the world with a peace overture once in his office. I never got a reply, and the rest is history. The campaign speeches of now President-Elect Donald Trump suggest he might be more amen

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A flaneur, (over)thinker, daydreamer, talks like he walks and tries to explain himself. A delightfully weird and tangent-filled trip through the thoughts of a unique mind.

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EuropaCorp has debuted the first trailer for The Circle, James Ponsoldt’s upcoming feature adaptation of Dave Eggers’ novel starring Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Patton Oswalt, Bill Paxton, Karen Gillan, and Ellar Coltrane. Eggers’ novel focuses on a young woman (Watson) who is hired for a big job in an Intern

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This might be only the second-ever tiebreaker in the Second-Round Elimination stage of the brackets. In it, we'll start to resolve the tie between Sir Henry Raeburn and Ljubov Popova in their September match by pitting them against Lorenzo Ghiberti and William Holman Hunt, who fought to a tie back in January

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If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough. Meister Eckhart The post thank you appeared first on Under a Red Roof.

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To mix up its product offerings a bit after celebrating its 25th year in business during 2016, New Belgium Brewing is excited to announce four new year-round releases to ring in the new year of 2017. These four new beers include Dayblazer Easygoing Ale, Citradelic Exotic Lime Ale, Tartastic Lemon Ginger Sour and Voodoo Rang

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Trump to name Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma attorney general suing EPA on climate change, to head the EPA

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by Anonymous I don't know why, but when I see someone with a huge grin on their face, it annoys the fuck out of me. I saw a guy earlier today pull into the Fred Meyer parking lot after I had just finished parking. His grin was a mile wide, and there was nothing to indicate why

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December 7th, 2016

by Dirk VanderHart It wasn't a final vote, but if you were watching Portland City Council consider a new proposed campaign finance system

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Our dearest Colorado Springs friends trekked all the way across the street for a day of fun. I made chicken noodle soup for lunch, but it was difficult for everyone to eat because there were cookies RIGHT there and waiting to be decorated! I decorated each cookie to order and could scarcely keep up with […]

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Club Mod uncorked a special live show at the studios of All Classical Radio on Saturday evening that was delightful, informative, and extremely well played. The show was part of the Messiaen Mélange Musique festival that celebrated music created by or connected with Olivier Messiaen. Composer/impresario Bob Priest, who stu

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Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including New Year’s Eve, Winter Festival, Viva’s Holiday & more.

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Nearly from the start, 2016 has been notorious for what's felt like an onslaught of notable deaths.

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by Dirk VanderHart

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[Photo: Abbas in Russia] Ramzy Baroud, PhD In July 2003, the then Palestinian Authority Chairman, Yasser Arafat, described Mahmoud Abbas as a ‘traitor’ who “betrayed the interests of the Palestinian People.”   Arafat loathed Abbas to the very end. This particular outburst was made during a meeting

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by Suzette Smith Yesterday Michigan scene indie folk old boy Fred Thomas debuted a video for the first single from his upcoming record Changer (out Jan 27 on Polyvinyl) via NPR’s

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