I don’t know that you heard it. That whoosh was summer passing, glorious as it was, chock full of every little thing I love. Long walks and sunsets and star-gazing, and spending time with my favorite people. Solveig and company visited Portland for two weeks, with five fun days at our house. We chatted in […]
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August 22nd, 2014
August 21st, 2014
Summer is winding down but there's still time to have some fun! This is AWOL's final weekend of of Art in the Dark + you can try all sorts of delicious samples in the Pearl while helping fight Cystic Fibrosis at Savor the Pearl. Tequila Fest PDX is bringing dozens of tequila varieties from around the world to Portland and
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware. Henry Miller
August 20th, 2014
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Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Mt Angel Oktoberfest, Portland Film Festival, Tequila Fest 2014 & more.
Sunday Parkways continues for the 2014 season on August 24. Highs are expected to be in the upper 80s, so there'll be lots of people out. Even if you don't bike, you can walk and enjoy the activities, parks, and closed off streets.
Please join us as we welcome Ballast Point Brewing from San Diego, CA for the August Beer Belly Dinner. This dinner will be on August 21st instead of the normal second Thursday to accommodate everyone's busy summer schedule.
Posted on August 20, 2014 by eBR Team Bob Sargent had worked for Computer Tech for ten years. The company has flourished and its stock soared. Billions were raked-in and employees were experiencing outside-gains in their 401Ks stuffed with Computer Tech stock. But Bob was feeling confined to their corporate daily d
The Skatalites are a Jamaican music group that played a major role in popularising ska, the first truly Jamaican music created by fusing boogie-woogie blues, rhythm and blues, jazz, mento, calypso, and African rhythms.
The evening will include networking, a PINK Ivy Foundation "State of Our Service" address, which will detail program initiatives and plans for upcoming service projects, local entertainment, hot hor d’oeuvres and a cash bar.
Are you interested in a great day outdoors to spend with friends and family? Camp Namanu, one of Oregon’s most beautiful treasures, is celebrating 90 years of serving kids from all over the world. On Saturday, September 6th, Camp Fire will host a big celebration to commemorate the anniversary with a day at camp – filled
The farm is the place for families to meet, share the bounty, enjoy nature and yes, listen to local sounds by local artists.
As West African nations grappled with the worst-ever outbreak of the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the death toll had exceeded 1,200 and announced increased efforts to forestall severe food shortages in areas isolated by quarantines. The post
August 19th, 2014
The spirit of the Atlantic Ocean is ever-present in Holly Hansen’s wonderfully dynamic seascapes—no doubt reminiscent of her time spent growing up on Cape Cod. Now working in Boston, Holly’s love of both dreamy landscapes and hectic cityscapes has melded together to transform her work into a powerful tool for self-exp
Join us atop the Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for our 10th annual program of cinema under the stars. Doors open at 7 PM with food and beverages available for purchase from Gracie’s Restaurant, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, and Honest Tea. The music begins at 8 PM, and the films begin around d
This is sure to be a game to remember! Don’t miss the Wheels of Justice when they take on the Rat City All-Stars from Seattle & the Axles of Annihilation when they battle Rat City’s Rain of Terror.
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 […]
In our Early Theme Adopters series, we focus on bloggers creating great sites with recent additions to the Theme Showcase. A month after its release, we revisit
August 18th, 2014
Not the railroad I expected
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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...
The health industry has become a major focus of attention in recent years as innovative practices and procedures have debuted, and the public focus has increasingly moved to patient care and improving the general efficiency of the healthcare system. New technology, including mobile computing systems, online patient porta
Bitter Arctic winds could plunge parts of Britain into the coldest spell of August weather for almost a century. Thermometers are set to plummet as a stubborn band of low pressure drags air in from the north – with two weeks of wet, windy and cold weather on the horizon. There is even a chance […] The
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
Old Fort Bayou Road is not the busiest of highways, which is good because the shoulder you (d
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
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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,...