At first 20s Bikeway open house, a moment to focus on the full 9 miles
Karen Gramp, 44, called herself a confident biker but said she often hesitates to bike to visit a friend who lives near SE 40th Avenue, because the current route feels like a hassle.
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Five great weekend reads: Q&As with Roddy Doyle, Barbara Ehrenreich, Mary Harron, Edward...
Roddy Doyle came to Seattle last month to promote "The Guts," a new novel featuring Jimmy Rabbitte, the main character from "The Commitments," and talked to The Millions.
Emilio Pucci: Reed College graduate, fascist, war hero, genius designer
Emilio Pucci led many lives, and Portland played a role in a couple of them. Pucci, best known as a bold designer of sportswear and scarves, was an Italian aristocrat and Olympic skier who wound up at Reed College in the 1930s, unable to tap his family fortune and forced to wait tables and coach the ski team for tuition.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Harvard's President Says Fossil Fuel Companies Are Not Blocking Clean Energy
Last October, under pressure from a growing student campaign, Harvard President Drew Faust released a letter explaining why the university would not divest from fossil fuel companies.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Portland band Kollektiv performs March 20 in Richland
Kollektiv is a quartet of Reed College students who spend their spare time cranking out a mix of music that can only be described as improvisational.
Nick Fish to face two lesser-known candidates in re-election bid
Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish will face off against two lesser-known challengers, Michael Durrow and Sharon Maxwell, in his re-election campaign for the Portland City Council on May 20. Fish was first elected to the Portland City Council in 2008 to fill the rest of Eric Sten's term, and then re-elected in 2010.
Benson Polytechnic High School's 2014 Rose Festival Princess announced on Wednesday
The candidates for Benson Polytechnic High School's 2014 Rose Festival Princess have diverse interests.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Thriller displays Reed grad's expertise
With the Oregon Book Awards coming up on March 17, it felt appropriate to take the opportunity to write a review on what is easily the best book I have read all year.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Pordland Mercury
My, What a Busy Week
Will Eisner was one of the most influential cartoonists ever to practice the form, and to honor his life and work, cities all over the world are celebrating "Will Eisner Week," with workshops, readings, and other events.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
SE neighborhood fights infill: Readers weigh in on Eastmoreland's efforts to stop lot splitting
The Eastmoreland neighborhood is fighting to stop a developer from splitting a lot across from Reed College.
'20s Bikeway' project will bring city plans to a wider audience
Along 28th near Burnside, the city's lead plan calls for northbound green-backed sharrows and southbound buffered bike lanes.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Trader Joe's fallout; SE Portland infill fight; Benson High School sports
On Tuesday, neighbors who supported a failed deal to bring Trader Joe's to Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard came face to face with members of the Portland African American Leadership Forum , the group many have blamed for tanking the project.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
One Year In: Anthony Cafiero on Cryovacs and the First Year at Racion
Welcome to One Year In , a feature in which Eater sits down for a chat with the chefs and owners of restaurants celebrating their one-year anniversary.
What's in a name? Not 'journalism' for some...
Admission to the program was frozen for the current academic year after a 2012 report to the university senate called the program "deeply troubled" and suggested its elimination.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
SE Portland neighborhood fears infill development could ruin 'keystone block,' takes dispute to City Council
The fate of an unimpressive 1959 ranch house near Reed College could determine whether 13 nearby properties, some valued at more than $1 million, can be razed and split into smaller lots.
PSU students and faculty rally; Eastmoreland fights zoning change: SE and SW Portland news
Samudra tries out a new log that has been placed in the new elephant exhibit. The new exhibit, Elephant Lands, the 6.25-acre spread under construction, is expected to open in 2015.
Lake Oswego Review
by: Submitted Photo: Dan Kvitka - Reading #4, done with ink on mulberry paper by Heather Watkins.
The Art Gym at Marylhurst University opened Heather Watkins' 'Recurrent Work' with a reception Feb. 23. The exhibit continues through April 2. The artist will discuss her work at a gallery talk in the Art Gym at 12:30 p.m. March 6. Approximately 70 drawings and sculptures from multiple series have been selected for the exhibit.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Introducing...: Rio Grands
Why you care: Colin Jenkins chronicles Portland weirdness through Rio Grands' forthcoming A-Z , an album in which every track takes its title from a girl's name, one for each letter of the alphabet.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Editor & Publisher
West Virginia University Changing Name of Journalism School
The West Virginia University Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism will soon be known as the Reed College of Media.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Portlanders serving in Africa: Share your stories, photos
Sarah Schaack has held workshops for African scientists in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.