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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December 7th, 2016
December 11 @ Union/Pine – Holiday season is nearing in all its gift-giving glory, and along with it comes the annual go-to pop up, Give Good Gift. Join over 40 of Portland’s favorite stores, designers, and artisans for the big one day affair, Sunday December 11th from 10am to 6pm at Union/Pine. Make a day [R
Disney Television Animation and Disney😄 have revealed the official teaser trailer for their upcoming DuckTales revival . The new DuckTales series’ adventures will once again take viewers along as Scrooge McDuck, his curious and mischief-making grandnephews—Huey, Dewey, and Louie—and the optimistic-yet-temperamental
December 31 @ Portland HIlton and Executive Tower – This year is the 26th Annual Champagne Ball and the party is packed with all new entertainment, and includes the biggest countdown the Champagne Ball has every seen.
by Dirk VanderHart Joe Schlaud Mayor Charlie Hales s
Media Monarchy plays Pegasus Warning, Band Of Heathens, Jesca Hoop and more on #PumpUpThaVolume for December 7, 2016. ♬
Stop by Bar Vivant for Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. for free tapas & amazing drink specials and tasty treats from their new tapas menu! Come on Thursdays when it’s Happy Hours All Night featuring $4 Tinto & Txakoli + 10% off all wine bottles.
by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Hey guys! Now more than ever you need A GOOD LAUGH, am I right? Then here's your
by Anonymous Social graces. Doesn't exist. No such thing as politeness or consideration. I could be standing there and instead of a greeting, it's a demanding do this for me, a complaint or what I'm doing wrong. First words out the mouth. Sometimes the greeting is a claw finge
by Bri Brey Portland is abuzz with rumors that it may snow tomorrow! ⛄❄️❄️❄️⛄ For other cities this may be a run-of-the-mill winter occurrence, but not in Portland! Your Twitter feed and Instagram are about to 🔥 light up🔥 with pic
We drink a lot of coffee. Everyday in the morning, then some decaf each night in Grannies cups. K’s Granny. It’s cool. Point is, we like coffee. Today we decided to spread love and kindness through coffee. We went through a drive-thru and paid for the person behind us.
by Anonymous Portland. Please deal. Change will continually happen. For better or worse, whether you like it or not. What one person likes another dislikes. Stop crying. Get with it or get out. I'm a transplant from 2000. Never thought I'd say the T word. Who cares? What a dum
Exemplary people from PBOT, the Community Cycling Center, and Better Block have been recognized. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
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Every job has its plusses and minuses. I usually joke that everything about writing is great except the salary, but there's actually another downside that freaks me out nearly as much. A reasonable working definition could be: "writing about things you don't understand." The next story is always something intrigui
Celeste Lewis (Sally Painter) BY LUKE AREHART Next in our continuing series profiling Portland architects through their careers, interests, skills and passions is Celeste Lewis, founder and principal with Celeste Lewis Architecture. Lewis has over two decades of experience in...
Something about pizza, toxic armories and the future of farming + this day in history w/"A date which will live in infamy" and our song of the day by Robyn Hitchcock on your Morning Monarchy for December 7, 2016.
I looked at all the trees and didn’t know what to do. A box made out of leaves. What else was in the woods? A heart, closing. Nevertheless. Everyone needs a place. It shouldn’t be inside of someone else. I kept my mind on the moon. Cold moon, long nights moon. From the landscape: a …
December 30 & 31 @ Doug Fir lOunge – Jerry Joseph has worn a lot of hats over more than three decades in the music trenches – righteous rocker, hyper-observant cultural observer, spiritual & political firebrand, force of nature live performer – but the bedrock of what he does has always been songwriting
Global package delivery juggernaut UPS has chosen Portland to debut its first electric-assist trike in the U.S. In a statement released today, UPS said, “The deployment of the eBike is part of UPS’s ongoing commitment to reduce carbon emissions as city populations and e-commerce grow, and traffic, noise and air q
Movies Best Bets: Critic Marc Mohan takes the measure of 'Aquarius,' 'Spartacus' and 'Star Wars,' too.
While the early stage activity around the Portland area isn’t as high-pitched as it has been in past years, there are still a number of founders pursuing compelling concepts. And the OTBC and Beaverton are at the ready to help them. They just announced the latest cohort of the Beaverton Startup Challenge. Nearly 40 co
When I sold advertising for the New York Mets, my efforts were aided by some built-in urgency: every advertiser wanted their fence sign to be up by Opening Day. Opening Day was fixed on the calendar, in early April every year. Clients had to have their copy turned in by mid-February. Before the pain
Portland author Ursula Le Guin caps a standout year as the subject of the University of Oregon's James Tiptree Jr. Symposium on feminist science fiction.
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Beginning with our special soup issue last January, through all of the holiday recipes we've shared in recent weeks, we've cooked some great dishes this year. Here are 15 standouts that are worth cooking again and again.
by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! And need I say I can't break away, you control every little thing I do. I used to be a swinger, until you wrapped me 'round your finger. LET'S GO TO PRE
In 1988, Rob Miller and and his business partner, John Vendeland, considered the tea garden a lark. Miller was always willing to experiment with a crazy idea -- he had grown coriander seed before, and was already in the essential oils business, so he was familiar with botanicals and risk. In 1988, Rob Miller and and his bus
They weren't drinking tea, but as I learned while attending my first tea service last month at Portland's Lan Su Garden, their gathering showed the true purpose of Chinese tea culture: A medium to bring people together, nurture relationships and show respect.
Looking to explore Portland's vibrant tea scene? Here are the 10 best places to discover tea.
In a city where many tourists come just to eat at our restaurants and drink our coffee, beer and wine, Portland's unrivaled tea scene has gone largely unnoticed. Since Smith started a tea empire in the 1970s, putting Portland on the world's map as an iconic tea city, newcomers like Danson have been pushing that legacy into
The new bike lane will improve access to forthcoming I-405 bridge at Flanders. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post Ci
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Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios have revealed the very first footage from the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming in a trailer tease and revealed that the full trailer will make its debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tomorrow night! Spider-Man: Homecoming stars Tom Holland as the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man along with Marisa Tom
A DJ and former teacher recall the stranger-than-fiction night that a motorcycle gang crashed a middle school dance in this one-of-a-kind stereoscopic 3D animated documentary.
By Nadia Prupis An additional 122 million people could be pushed into extreme poverty and hunger as a result of climate change impacts on small-scale farmers A new report from the United Nations released Monday brought another dire warning of the catastrophic consequences of climate change—that without putting immediate
by Anonymous After the holidays I will find another job. It will not easy to accomplish my escape and still hold on to this great career that is a sinking ship. I just got my 6 month review and I was floored. The things my boss wrote about me were just to keep me from getti
The New Administration Are a Bunch of Buzzkills. Then Again, There Are Profits to Consider by David Schmader JOE DOLCE is the former editor of Details magazine and the author of Brave New Weed, an expansively researched new book that
Beer and cannabis go great together. Who knew? by Josh Jardine A FEW MONTHS BACK, I was at a cannabis dinner event. I got to talking with the gentleman sitting across from me, and he mentioned he was a brewery owner with a good news/bad news scena
Hulk broke... so Hulk write fake news! by The Incredible Hulk Dear puny humans... HULK BROKE! First, landlord make Hulk pay “extra tenant fee” for puny Bruce Banner! Then, Hulk get “let go” from Forever 21! (Hulk fight with Assista
Hot shit for the chilehead on your holiday shopping list. by Heather Arndt Anderson FUN-HATING Sylvester Graham called spicy foods “some of the most powerful of the class of artificial stimulants” and warned good Christians against them. Maybe
Husbandry by Dan Savage I’m a 37-year-old gay man who just got out of an abusive relationship. We were together five years, moved to Portland together, got married three years ago, yada, yada, yada. He suffered a traumatic injury earli
Swank, ambitious Japanese outpost is a new chapter in Portland dining. by Andrea Damewood AFURI, the latest cult Japanese chain to hang a shingle in Portland, draws lines of tourists and locals alike to its modest kitchens across eight locations i
The city’s top architects are on board. Will it matter? by Dirk VanderHart IN A FRIGID ROOM off of North Mississippi, Mark Lakeman had come to give a pep talk. “We’re done playing around, and we’re trying a little psychologi
Oregon is finally processing its rape kit backlog, but that’s just the beginning for changing the way we handle cases of sexual assault. by Megan Burbank Last Spring, the Oregon Legislature passed two bills reforming how the state handles
Your deeply trusted, time-honored chronicle of the collapse of western civilization. by Ann Romano MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 Welcome back to One Day at a Time, dears—your deeply trusted, time-honored chronicle of t
2016’s first fatal police shooting. Reading Frenzy is closing. by Mercury Staff A PORTLAND POLICE officer killed an apparently armed man on Tuesday morning in East Portland’s Glenfair neighborhood, marking the first death at the hands of Portl