Portland, OR

Hawaii-Based Shaved Ice Spot Opens Just in Time for Portland Heat Wave

Cool down in Hawaiian style<p>As temperatures threaten to climb into the hundreds this weekend, all-natural Hawaiian shaved ice spot Wailua Shaved Ice comes to the rescue: The Kauai-based chainlet started shaving at 1022 W Burnside St. on June 16, delivering snow cone-like cups of ice, glazed in …

Oregon

8 More Restaurants Confirm June Break-Ins

“The only thing those assholes stole from us was our jar full of Dum Dum lollipops.”<p>Eater has confirmed that at least 12 Portland restaurants have been broken into this June. The series of smash-and-grab-style break-ins hit its peak last week, when thieves vandalized several businesses in the …

Oregon

Pono Farm Soul Kitchen to Shutter July 8 in Hollywood Neighborhood

Brunch concludes immediately<p>The rancher-owned Pono Farm Soul Kitchen will close after service on July 8, with weekend brunch ceasing immediately, the restaurant tells Eater by email. Pono Farm’s Bend-based butcher shop and ranch, as well as its station at the PSU farmers market, will remain …

Oregon

No Indictment for Portland Police Officer Who Killed Terrell Johnson

by Doug BrownTerrell Johnson, left, was killed on May 10 Darian BrownA Multnomah County grand jury declined to indict Portland police officer Samson …

Policing

Oregon for Food Lovers: Everything You Need to Know

Find the best restaurants and bars across the state<p>Thanks to its relatively untouched (so far) natural landscape, Oregon is home to unusually flavorful ingredients, from Portland to Bend, from the Columbia River Gorge to the Coast. Find the best menus across the state, with this guide to Oregon …

Oregon

Portland Metro Thursday Traffic: Crosswalk safety action today in Northeast Portland

As part of the Vision Zero project, the Portland Bureau of Transportation and Portland Police Bureau are conducting a crosswalk safety education and …

Oregon

Ford: Blazers Likely to Keep Picks, Take Giles and Leaf

ESPN’s Chad Ford has published his latest mock-up of the 2017 NBA Draft and things are getting interesting for the Portland Trail Blazers.<p><b>15th</b> …

Basketball

Update: Portland Business Alliance STILL Whining about "Better Naito"—and It's Backfiring

by Wm.™ Steven HumphreyNote to Portland Business Alliance: <b>NOBODY LIKES A WHINER.</b> Especially when the whining involves a city project that objectively …

Oregon

Motorcycle rider dies from injuries sustained in crash near Hagg Lake

A Portland man has died from his injuries after a motorcycle crash near Hagg Lake on June 5th.<p>Uziel Guzman-Avendano, 26, of Portland died yesterday …

Oregon

Reactions to Draft Night

The Portland Trail Blazers began the 2017 NBA Draft with a trade to snag Gonzaga big man Zach Collins, finished it by picking up Purdue forward Caleb …

NBA

Man hit by 2 trains in SE Portland has died, official says

The pedestrian, a man, was hit by an eastbound Union Pacific freight train and then hit by a westbound Amtrak train, a Portland police spokesman said …

Trains

Portland police arrest 2 suspects in business burglaries

Officers set up perimeter in North Portland neighborhood before arrest near intersection of Northeast 26th Avenue and Alberta Street Watch …

Oregon

Who the Blazers Draft and Who They Trade

The 2017 NBA Draft commences this evening and observers are waiting with baited breath to see how the Portland Trail Blazers will handle their three …

NBA

Bunk, Pizza Jerk, Mi Mero Mole, and More Sign On To Happy Valley Public House

The mixed-use complex breaks ground July 16<p>A press release brings word of <b>Happy Valley Public House</b>, a massive, 22,000-square-foot Happy Valley development, and several well-known Portland restaurateurs have signed on: Bunk Sandwiches, Pizza Jerk, and Mi Mero Mole, plus a concept called <b>The Whiskey</b> …

Oregon

Travelers delayed as Portland airport bag check machinery malfunctions

Portland International Airport machines that screen checked bags malfunctioned Thursday morning, causing traveler delays and forcing Transportation …

Oregon

"Nerdvana": A Creative, Colorful Office in Portland for Data Nerds - Design Milk

When 300 self-proclaimed “data nerds” at Digital Intelligence Company New Relic needed a new place in Portland to call their work home, they brought …

Creative

Before & After: An Awkward Closet Gets a Stylish Makeover

There's always an awkward space in any home. It could be an odd-sized recess in an otherwise normal wall, or a few weirdly narrow cabinets that can't …

Houses

Low-Alcohol Beer Bar Replaces Eugenio’s on SE Division

Sessionable is here to keep you sober<p>Low alcohol beer... has its place. And Sessionable, opened June 9 in the old <b>Eugenio’s</b> at 3588 SE Division, is here to make the point: It’s a beer bar dedicated to low-ABV beers with 30 taps and a small menu of sandwiches and bar snacks — plus, according to <i>WWeek</i>, …

Oregon

Public Records Advocate | Non-Binary Gender ID | First Female Portland Police Chief On PPB

We hear about a state bill to create a public records advocate, a new non-binary gender option on OR driver's licenses, and the search for a new …

Oregon

Forestry officials fretful of flammable cheatgrass outbreak, could increase wildfires

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Federal and county forestry officials are concerned that this year's large outbreak of the invasive cheatgrass could lead to …

Oregon

Fallon Smart's family wants justice as escaped killer remains on the loose

The Saudi Arabian government, Oregon’s bail laws, and a young man scared to face consequences for his actions have left the family of Fallon Smart …

Crime

Buses at forefront as PBOT unveils "Enhanced Transit Corridors" plan tonight

PBOT staff have already identified several transit lines they’d like to enhance.<p>While Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and his four commissioner colleagues …

Oregon

Peek Inside: Buckman Public House (Finally) Throws Open the Doors Tonight

See inside the 300-seat restaurant and bar inside the former Washington High School<p>After permitting delays, Buckman Public House tells Eater it’s ready to turn on the burners tonight and tomorrow for dinner, from 5 to 10 p.m. Then, starting Saturday, June 24, the 300-seat restaurant will also be …

Oregon

Singapore Chili Crab Hotspot Taylor Railworks Is For Sale

Little Bird alum Erik Van Kley is switching gears<p>Taylor Railworks has just announced by press release it’s on the market, but the restaurant will continue regular dinner service while it sorts things out. Interested parties can contact co-owner <b>Gabriela Ramos</b> at gramos@trwpdx.com.<p>The restaurant has …

Restaurants

Portland’s Course Forward Depends on Priorities

When the 2017 NBA Draft commences Thursday night, the Portland Trail Blazers will be packing a trio of first-round picks and a mandate for change. …

Basketball

Report: Spurs "Looking to Move LaMarcus Aldridge"

John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports reports that the San Antonio Spurs offered power forward LaMarcus Aldridge for a top-5 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. …

Basketball

Gateway Green, an Urban Park in the Works for 12 Years, Is Open

Portland's new oasis for mountain biking and urban hiking is wedged between two highways.

Oregon

Stumptown’s Founder Is Starting a New Coffee Company

Duane Sorenson, Stumptown’s founder, is returning to coffee after a two-year hiatus. The <i>Oregonian</i> reports that he’s opening a new café and roastery …

Coffee

‘Revenge porn’ convict arrested in NE Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The man who was the first to be convicted under Oregon’s new revenge porn law and has been arrested after failing to report …

Oregon

Dear Motorcyclist With a Point to Prove

by AnonymousI am so sorry that my car length and a half was not enough room for you and your motorcycle. I also regret having to honk my horn at you …

Oregon