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Matthew Zapruder in Conversation With Lidia Yuknavitch - Thursday, August 17 @ 7:30 PM

In Why Poetry (Ecco), poet Matthew Zapruder takes on what it is that poetry – and poetry alone – can do. Zapruder argues that the way we have been …

Poetry

Bosnian Plates Fire Up on SE Division

Travnik Bosnian Grill is now serving cevapi, goulash, and fries with ajvar<p>If you’ve ever hunted for Bosnian food in Portland, you know it can be a challenge, but your options have just about tripled, with the recent opening of Travnik Bosnian Grill. Travnik Bosnian Grill is located inside the …

Restaurants

Oregon makes drug possession a misdemeanor

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A bill signed by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday makes personal-use possession of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and other …

Oregon

Witness Wiz Bang Bar’s Otherworldly Eclipse Ice Cream Cone

Unlike the eclipse, it’ll be around for five days<p>Salt & Straw’s Wiz Bang Bar is already known for its unique soft serve ice cream creations, but the 2017 Eclipse Magic Cone, developed in honor of this Monday’s Great American Eclipse, is particularly moody. It’s a “black charcoal waffle cone” rimmed …

Oregon

Memorial ends in gunfire at NE Portland Park, police say

Gunfire broke out at Alberta Park on Tuesday night during what was supposed to be a memorial, Portland police say.<p>Officers responded to the park, …

Oregon

New 'Bike To The Eclipse' website offers routes, tips and inspiration

We’re just one week out from the total solar eclipse and many people are freaking out about potential traffic jams. If you believe the Oregon …

Cycling

East European Wines on the Rise

East European wines on the rise by MJ SkeggThere’s much contemplation in wine circles about the next hot wine region (Is it Cyprus? Morocco? Uruguay? …

Oregon

Wider bike shoes, Sim Works, 3-D printed titanium, and more at Oregon Handmade Bike Show

The 10th annual show was held in the old Columbia Sportswear headquarters in St. Johns.<br>(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)<p>The Oregon Handmade Bike Show …

Cycling

Tidbit Food Cart Pod to Shutter on SE Division

Roughly 20 carts must find new homes<p>The roughly 20 food carts located inside the Tidbit Food Farm and Garden pod on Southeast Division and 28th Avenue will roll away by October 8, <i>WWeek</i> reports. Tidbit co-founder <b>Christina Davis</b> says the lot has been sold for an undisclosed development, adding it to …

Oregon

Donald Trump Decides Charlottesville Killing Was the "Alt-Left's" Fault After All

What just happened?? by Katie Herzog Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesIn a stunning reversal, used car salesman and U.S. President Donald Trump told …

Donald Trump

Eclipse traffic expected to clog highways

Thinking of driving down to Oregon to see the eclipse next week?<p>Don’t.<p>Planning to commute to Portland for work like you would on any Monday …

Oregon

The British obsession with the loo – and other things I've learned designing airport terminals

Airports are rarely considered pleasant. Studies have suggested that the air travel experience is more stressful that moving house, and much of that unease is down to the queues at check-in, the hassle of security, and hanging around a crowded building hoping your flight won't be delayed.<p>So Barry …

Color Schemes

Best friends met in Portland grade school, lives ended at Mount Hood

Emma Place moved from Colorado to Northeast Portland in 2008, when her dad, Kent Place, became lead pastor at First Covenant Church.<p>That year Emma …

Pacific Northwest

Miss The Phorrito? It’s Back, For One Night.

Tapalaya’s viral pop-up returns this Wednesday<p>This Wednesday, Tapalaya chef-owner <b>Anh Luu</b> will bring back her immensely popular phorrito pop-up for a single night, serving the phorrito: a burrito filled with Vietnamese pho (see how it’s made in the video below). This time around, Luu is offering a …

Oregon

Two 19-year-olds from Portland die in fall on Pacific Crest Trail near Timberline Lodge

GOVERNMENT CAMP, OR (KPTV) -<p>Two 19-year-old women from Portland died in a fall on the Pacific Crest Trail near Timberline Lodge.<p>Hikers called 911 at …

Trails

Bicycle rider dies in collision with auto user in Oakridge Sunday night

Oregon State Police are looking into a fatal collision last night in downtown Oakridge (east of Eugene) that involved a man riding a bicycle and a …

Oregon

The 2 Leadership Traits That Will Set You Apart (and Sustain You For The Long Haul) - Terry "Starbucker" St. Marie

When I moved to Portland Oregon back in 2010, my intentions were to exist in a state of “semi-retirement” – that is, blending a little bit of work …

Leadership

Harkless Addresses Connection to Carmelo Anthony Rumors

The Portland Trail Blazers have been in the thick of Carmelo Anthony trade rumors since the NBA off-season got underway. Many, if not most, trade …

Basketball

Tom Cruise hurt leaping between buildings for MI:6 stunt

Age is taking its toll on Tom Cruise and his stunt work, if a nasty mishap on the set of "Mission: Impossible 6" is anything to go by.<p><b>The 55-year-old</b> …

Movies

City Threatens to Cease Recognizing Neighborhood Association Considering Homeless Discrimination Bylaw

by Dirk VanderHartResidents of Hazelnut Grove in 2015. The camp has since grown into a collection of tiny homes. James Rexroad<br>The city will consider …

Oregon

Shooting Investigation Underway at Downtown's Crystal Ballroom - No Injuries

<b>August 12, 2017 01:20</b><p>Follow @PortlandPolice On Saturday August 12, 2017, at 12:41 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of gunshot …

Policing

Weekly Review: August 12, 2017

Hello from Uzbekistan! I’m spending the week in the “stans,” before slowly heading back to the US next week on a fun routing. I’ll have more details …

Airlines

Portland Airport Adds Hopworks and Deschutes Breweries

They replace Rogue and Laurelwood<p>The Portland International Airport is always forcing passengers to eat and drink delicious things, and its latest phase sees two of Oregon’s most popular breweries joining its ranks: Portland-based Hopworks Urban Brewery and Bend-based Deschutes Brewery.<p>According to …

Deschutes Brewery

4.5 quake hits Pacific Ocean off California, Oregon

BROOKINGS, Ore. (AP) – The National Weather Service states a 4.5 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of …

Earthquakes

Hopworks Urban Brewery & Deschutes Brewery Partner with SSP America at Portland International Airport

Earlier this week the Portland Business Journal first reported that the Portland International Airport is going to add both Deschutes Brewery and …

Beer

Key senator speaks out on Governor’s veto threat as voters flood office with concerns

Pressure is building on Oregon Governor Brown to reverse her threat to veto a long-awaited infrastructure project in southwest Portland. In the past …

Government

Trail Blazers Rookies Give First Look at New Uniforms

Portland’s uniforms haven’t been revealed yet officially but Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan gave a sneak peek.The new Nike Portland Trail Blazers …

Basketball

Good Morning, News: Trump Makes Threats, the New Police Chief Waffles, and Dumb Neighborhood Politics

by Dirk VanderHart<b>More alliterative bluster</b> from the Worst President America Will Ever Know this morning. Trump tweeted that the military is "locked …

North Korea

Portland Brewing – Brewer’s Dinner

Enjoy a 4 course meal, featuring locally sourced ingriedients and prepared by our Chef Brian Arnest. Each course will be paired with a favorite …

Dinner

Man expected to survive after being shot during reported Portland home invasion

The 42-year-old victim told police a man with a gun broke into his home while he was asleep and demanded money. The victim didn't have any money, he …

Crime