6 hrs ago
Where to find Portland's Russo-Soviet restaurants
As I noted in today's review of Kachka, the four-month-old Southeast Portland Soviet restaurant, there are glimmers that Portland -- a town that, until recently, didn't know a blintz from a bialy -- could soon be known as a hotbed for Russian food.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Tina Gilbertson Shares Advice on What to Do with Bad Moods in Constructive Wallowing
Looking on the bright side doesn't always work, and as Gilbertson writes, can actually be harmful to emotional well-being.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Happening this weekend: Pet-related events you can attend
"No-Labor" Labor Day Weekend adoption event: Adopters pick the fee for female cats from LOCG Cat Rescue that recently gave birth and have been spayed; kittens will be available at $100 for the first and $50 for the second kitten, through Monday at the Lake Oswego Petco,333 S. State St, Lake Oswego.
Multnomah County shelter overflowing with cats; officials appeal for help
Cats are overflowing at Multnomah County's shelter in Troutdale , with kennels stacked in hallways and tucked into offices as administrators scramble to find them homes.
Portland bike fitness studio uses power meters to improve fitness
The first five minutes are OK. The second five minutes are iffy. The third five minutes get ugly and the last five minutes -- I don't want to scare you.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Marijuana growers gather in Portland, talk shop, plan for the future
In this file photo, Tom Burns, director of pharmacy programs with the Oregon Health Authority, met with Oregon medical marijuana dispensary owners in June in downtown Portland.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Newberg Graphic
Timberland Town Center to welcome first tenants - Thursday, 21 August 2014 01:00
Right now, it's all building shells, rumbling trucks and dust. But by January 2015, when a Market of Choice grocery and a bevy of retail tenants open their doors, Timberland Town Center will be a likely contender for the commercial crown jewel of the Cedar Mill area.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
'Mujeres en Movimiento' group brings out the bike-fun smiles
Carolina Iraheta Gonzalez, Lale Santelices and Elizabeth Quiroz get ready for Mujeres en Movimiento's 'Sundress Sunday' ride last weekend.
ODOT 'expedites' 17th Avenue bike/ped lane - Wednesday, 20 August 2014 01:00
People who bike, walk or skateboard between Oregon City, Gladstone or Oak Grove and downtown Portland will have to wait a couple more years before Milwaukie can fix its dangerous stretch of Southeast 17th Avenue between McLoughlin Boulevard and Ochoco Street behind the Goodwill outlet store.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
New Mexico Green Chile Cheeseburger: The Hotness
Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Theater offers free screening of lead-poisoning documentary by Portland activist
The Clinton Street Theater is offering a free showing of Sellwood resident Tamara Rubin's documentary on the hazards of lead pollution in homes.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Looking for a decrepit bridge? Portland has one for sale
Given the harsh words used to describe Multnomah County's 88-year-old Sellwood Bridge, a recycling complex might seem like its most logical destination once crews finish building its replacement in 2016.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
What should happen to Portland's old Sellwood Bridge?
All you've got to do to get it: Find a way to transport the 3,400-ton, 1,091-foot-long, lead paint-covered truss span away from the bridge's current home the Willamette River between Southeast Tacoma Street and Oregon 43. Commenters on Oregonlive shared a number of ideas for the bridge's next step.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Happening this weekend: BeaglePalooza, Canines Uncorked, Pet Aid 2014 and more
Rabies and microchip clinic: License your pet with Multnomah County Animal Services and get a free rabies vaccine and exam by Good Neighbor Vet, 8 a.m.-noon at the MCAS shelter, 1700 W. Columbia River Highway in Troutdale.
'Policymakers' get taste of Portland's good, bad, and ugly bikeways
Oregon State Senator Ginny Burdick and former Portland Mayor Bud Clark rode in the Naito Parkway bike lanes during the Policymakers Ride last Friday.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
All those geese in all the pretty places: Editorial sketchbook
It was impossible to tell who was more transfixed: the man or the geese. The man talked animatedly to dozens of big Canada Geese, waiving his sandwich in one hand while conducting an apparent symphony in the other.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
The Newberg Graphic
In July, eclectic concerts rocked Sellwood Riverfront Park - Friday, 01 August 2014 01:00
Although historic Oaks Amusement Park is silent on Monday evenings, just south of it, at Sellwood Riverfront Park, every July music of many different genres attracts music lovers from all over Portland, and it was no different this year.