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  1. Not-So-Precious CargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Pordland Mercury

    She traffics in ideas of domesticity and gender with an honesty and lack of pretense, using ceramics and found objects - think ceramic vessels and papier-mch piled on top of a couch - almost to the point of collapse. It's been some time since Hutchins has had a solo show in Portland .

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  2. Good Morning, News: Republican Mountain Tantrums, Rising Murder...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Pordland Mercury

    Mayor Charlie Hales rode his bicycle to work yesterday, for the first time in his entire tenure as Portland mayor, and people acted like it was a big impressive deal . Jonathan Maus of bikeportland.org tagged along with the mayor for part of his trip, but at least called the situation for what it was: "Portland Mayor Charlie Hales biked into work today.

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  3. Old Town's About to Become A Lot More Bike-FriendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Pordland Mercury

    The Portland Bureau of Transportation is planning to chop one lane of automobile traffic on the mini-freeway that is 3rd Avenue, between Davis and Stark. That was first reported yesterday by bikeportland.org .

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  4. The Time Has ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Pordland Mercury

    "THIS AUDIENCE is pretty open," says Portland Institute for Contemporary Art Artistic Director Angela Mattox of the crowd that shows up every year for PICA's Time-Based Art Festival . Mattox's trust in her audience matters: Performance art at its best isn't about someone doing a weird thing, it's about the immediacy of live art, and the tension that arises when there's equal potential for both immanent connection and outright failure.

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  5. Literary Portland: A Brief TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Pordland Mercury

    PORTLAND'S LITERARY COMMUNITY boasts great local publishing houses , an absolute wealth of micro-presses, and literary all-stars - but finding out where to see readings in this town can be difficult. For starters, places that consistently host readings are few and far between, and many of the reading series we do have aren't always found in the likeliest of places, or even widely advertised.

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  6. Sold OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Pordland Mercury

    This week's Fade to Light fashion show features mood-setting film projects to accompany each designer. With a mix of new and returning participants, this edition of the twice-yearly event also features an appearance by Louisville's Gunnar Deatherage, who you may recognize from a little show called Project Runway .

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  7. #ShellNO Activist Jonah Majure Wants Your Support in Court on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Pordland Mercury

    One of the few protesters during the huge July #ShellNO protest who was actually arrested and charged with a crime, Jonah Majure , will be in court tomorrow, and he wants supporters to show up. Majure on July 30 locked himself by his neck to the railroad bridge upstream of St. Johns Bridge in an attempt to keep the Fennica docked in Portland following its repairs at Vigor Industrial.

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  8. Don't Shoot PDX Concert: Janelle Monae + Wondaland Performing Today in Portland's Dawson ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Pordland Mercury

    Multi-Grammy nominee Janelle Monae is performing today at a FREE concert in Dawson Park in Portland. Monae and Wondaland will join Don't Shoot PDX from 1 to 4 pm at a community rally, called "Say Her Name, Say His Name," to commemorate the death of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri one year ago, "as well as to draw attention to local citizens who have died at the hands of Portland police," according to a news release.

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  9. What You Need to Know About Mayor Charlie Hales' New Initiative On HomelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Pordland Mercury

    You've been on pins and needles all afternoon, Blogtown, so here's what we know about the new $1 million homelessness initiative Mayor Charlie Hales unveiled today : It looks largely like he said it would: As I noted earlier , Hales allocated more than $1 million to an "intensive street engagement and clean-up initiative" in this year's budget, and laid out a bare bones description of what it would amount to. That's all on the table.

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  10. Creepin' On DogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Pordland Mercury

    DOGS ARE THE GREATEST CREATURES that have ever lived or will ever live. As Socrates doth asketh, "For what is one's life if 'tis lived without a dog?" And as Plato doth respondeth: "Trick question, Crates! For life without a dog is no life at all ."

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  11. A Blended FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Pordland Mercury

    DISCLAIMER: I'm going to use the word "blendy" below. A lot. Because I think it's fun.

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  12. Remember When Everyone Was Mad About Water Rates Last Year? Here's What Came Of ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Pordland Mercury

    Remember a year and a half ago, when everyone gave a very specific damn about the governance of the city's water and sewer rates? In early 2014, city leaders were frantically trying to quell an insurrection that would have snatched the Portland Water Bureau and Bureau of Environmental Services from City Hall, and put them in the hands of a vague new board. That uprising had roots in decision making that ratepayers had a right to question.

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  13. A Rogue Cabbie Hired By Uber This Year Creepily Kissed A Passenger's Hand in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Pordland Mercury

    A year and a half before he found easy employment as an Uber driver, a rogue Portland taxi driver was the subject of a troubling complaint. According to records obtained by the Mercury , a woman wrote to city officials in September 2013 that Kundin Nadew picked her and some friends up outside of an Old Town bar after a night out.

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  14. Tonight in Music: David Liebe Hart, Vinnie Dewayne, Liv Warfield & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Pordland Mercury

    DAVID LIEBE HART, SWORD OF A BAD SPELLER, MR. PLOW, BLOOD MOUSE, MATT DANGER The 60-year-old musician and puppeteer David Liebe Hart has been a cult figure in Los Angeles for years, earning a reputation as a cast member on the LA-based public access show Junior Christian Teaching Bible Lesson Program and as something of a more endearing, 21st-century Wild Man Fischer, performing regularly in public spaces like the entrances to the Hollywood Bowl and La Brea Tar Pits.

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  15. Getting BakedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Pordland Mercury

    A S 13 ACTIVISTS DANGLED in the path of a Shell Oil ship last month, the hundreds of specatators amassed beneath the St. Johns Bridge could be forgiven for sparking up. More than most protests, the massive demonstration on the eastern shore of the Willamette River had an air of celebration - it was the grandest moment in a recent flurry of fervent activism against fossil fuels in Portland.

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  16. Burger Week is HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Pordland Mercury

    In 2013, Burger Week's infant debut was earth-shattering, blinding this little hamlet with shrill screams of delight. Its toddler year was even bigger, with 20 different burgers to trample our fair city with its adorable chubby burger feet and kick Portland right in the jewels.

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  17. Sold OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Pordland Mercury

    ONE OF THE CITY'S most rigorously curated vintage shops, Vintalier, is sticking a toe in the world of art shows for the very first time this month. It's a great one to lead with, featuring fashion illustrator and Instagram star Stephan Beaumont, AKA One Eye Girl, whose black-and-white illustrations have earned more than 140,000 followers.

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  18. Post a commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Pordland Mercury

    RE: "Car2Go Yanking Service from East Portland and St. Johns" [Blogtown, July 31], regarding a change in the service area in Portland.

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  19. Crude AwakeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Pordland Mercury

    A BOUT 20 KAYAKTIVISTS were on the water underneath the St. Johns Bridge in the wee hours of July 29 when 13 climbers belayed off the side, beginning a nearly 40-hour standoff with the MSV Fennica. Connor DeVane, who volunteers with 350PDX, was one of the kayakers in the water.

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  20. This Week's Style Events: Windowwall x Church + State, Alley 33, One Eye Girl, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | The Pordland Mercury

    The city's foremost supplier of your favorite doin' stuff-stuff, Hand-Eye Supply celebrates five years this week, with a First Thursday celebration featuring a set from garage rockers the Reverberations and live printmaking. Hand-Eye Supply, 427 NW Broadway, Thurs Aug 6, 6-9 pm Popina Swimwear 's Pearl District shop has a fresh new look , and they're throwing a party to show it off, with 25 percent off the entire store.

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