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  1. Portland Food Cart Owner Arrested, Accused of Showing Erect Penis to Female Delivery DriverRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

    A Northeast Portland food cart owner was arrested last weekend, accused of exposing his erect penis multiple times to a female delivery driver as she was picking up an order. James Carter, the 42-year-old proprietor of Mr. Benny Smokehouse Brunch on NE 42nd Ave., was booked Sunday afternoon on charges of public indecency and indecent exposure.

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  2. Boxer Ramen is Opening a Fourth Noodle Spot in Sellwood-MorelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Pordland Mercury

    Do you like ramen and live in SE Portland? If you answered yes to both, good news: Boxer Ramen will open its fourth Stumptown location sometime this spring or summer at 1613 SE Bybee. Construction's just getting underway, but the noodle spot's co-owner, Matt Lynch, says that when it does open, Sellwooders will enjoy the same kinds of bowls, potstickers, beers, and sakes that folks in the SW, NW, and NE neighborhoods enjoy.

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  3. Hall Monitor: Incoming CallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Pordland Mercury

    Since June, Merrick-a Lake Oswego attorney and Pearl District resident-has been engaged in a tug-of-war with city officials over a special segment of Portland homelessness data. Using a city website known as One Point of Contact , thousands of Portlanders have complained about homeless camps in their neighborhoods in recent years.

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  4. Eagles Lodge Grand Re-Opening CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Pordland Mercury

    The East Portland Eagles Lodge has emerged triumphant from a battle with the Fraternal Order of Eagles, who'd hoped to sell the Hawthorne District building that's housed the local chapter for over half a century. They're hosting an all-ages "Survival Party" to celebrate the Eagles Lodge's grand reopening, with entertainment courtesy of Karaoke from Hell.

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  5. 10 for $10: Your Best Bang for the Buck Events in Portland: January 12-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Pordland Mercury

    Eagles Lodge Grand Re-Opening The East Portland Eagles Lodge has emerged triumphant from a battle with the Fraternal Order of Eagles, who'd hoped to sell the Hawthorne District building that's housed the local chapter for over half a century. They're hosting an all-ages "Survival Party" to celebrate the Eagles Lodge's grand reopening, with entertainment courtesy of Karaoke from Hell.

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  6. The 10 Best Ways to Make a Difference in Portland this Week: January 10-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | The Pordland Mercury

    Stop the Pacific Connector Pipeline Rally If approved, a proposed pipeline called the Pacific Connector is slated to span 229 miles of Southwest Oregon from Malin to Coos Bay. Head down to this Salem rally and let Governor Kate Brown know how you feel.

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  7. Thanks to a Baker with Some Serious Street Cred, Lents Will Get a New Bakery Very, Very SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | The Pordland Mercury

    For two decades, Michelle Vernier worked in kitchens in Detroit and Boston before heading to Portland to work in the pastry departments at Wildwood, Paley's Place, and Imperial. Since then, she's spent the last few years cooking up tartines, cannoli, and sfogliatelle under the Bella Mercato banner at farmers markets in Woodstock and Lents.

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  8. Kelly's OlympianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    If someone were to make a Broadway musical about the Open Road and America, that Broadway musical would look a lot like Kelly's Olympian. The neon, the road signs, the decorative motorcycles all scream "theme bar," but Kelly's Olympian manages to avoid the inauthenticity the dA cor would imply.

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  9. Good Morning, News: Burning Down a House, Evan Turner's Pool, and the Winter SolsticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | The Pordland Mercury

    Before we get to the newsy shit, check out this week's Mercury feature and plan your New Year's Eve . Here's your guide to the best events in town .

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  10. Where to Shop for Your Holiday LookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 20 | The Pordland Mercury

    The holidays aren't just Peacock Lane, peppermint mochas, white elephant gift exchanges, and Mariah Carey on a loop. In the fashion world, it's time to add glitz and glam to your wardrobe by way of sequins and velvet.

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  11. A New Fee Meant to Spruce Up City Streets Has Property Owners EnragedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 20 | The Pordland Mercury

    AROUND THE TIME Mavis Willford became a thorn in the city's side earlier this year, officials quietly considered burning down her home. A 67-year-old employee of David Douglas School District, Willford had reason to make a fuss.

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  12. 29 of The Best Things to Do in Portland: December 18-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    It's here-the last week before Christmas! The last gasp of relative sanity before holiday madness crescendoes. What better way to spend it than by sharing a Happy Hole-aday with Dan Savage ? Or Cheering the Fuck Up with the OK Chorale? Well, there's also the Mercury 's latest Sound + Vision showcase, the Blazers taking on the Spurs , and a ramshackle trip to space and back via the Hollywood Theatre .

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  13. Washington's Patriot Prayer to Hold Yet Another Dumb Rally In...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    Hillary Clinton is promoting her new book at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall tonight, and a group of far right wing clowns from Southwest Washington and the suburbs are planning gather outside the downtown venue to troll Portland liberals yet again. Joey Gibson and supporters of his Vancouver-based Patriot Prayer-just three days after their last dumb rally in which goon Tusitala "Tiny" Toese, yet again, got arrested for assaulting a left wing protester -are rallying outside the Schnitz at about 6:30, ahead of the 7:30 Clinton talk.

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  14. Severe Weather Shelters Are Opening for the Cold Snap. Here's How You Can Help.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    Last night was bitterly cold, and that weather pattern is expected to stick around. With the National Weather Service predicting freezing temperatures over the next two nights, the Portland-area's severe weather shelter system kicked into gear last night-and might be open for days depending on the forecast.

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  15. Portland Is BurningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    Brandon Harrison, sporting a red beret instead of his otherworldly "Hydrangea Strangea" drag persona, rhythmically chants over the energetic dance-pop track booming from the speakers. Illuminated by photographer Rakeem Salt's handheld flash, extravagantly painted and embellished folks take turns strutting into the circle in search of 10s -a passing score needed from judgesA A to advance to the next round.

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  16. Good Morning, News: Columbia Sportswear Protest, and Trump Endorses Accused PedophileRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! I can see us holdin' hands, walkin' on the beach, our toes in the sand. I can see us on the country side, sittin' in the grass, layin' side by side.

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  17. Portland Food and Drink News Weekly Wrap-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    Welcome to December, Portland. While all your attention is directed at Michael Flynn , some other things have or will soon be going down when it comes to dining out.

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  18. Activists Are Planning a Sit-In to Protest New No-Sit SidewalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    Portland law now says no one can sit on the sidewalk outside of Columbia Sportswear's flagship store on Southwest Broadway from 7 am to 9 pm daily. So of course Portland's Resistance is holding a sit-in.

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  19. The Story of Skinhead Screening, DJs, and Donation DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    Like many radical Doc Martens-and-suspender-wearing punks in Portland will tell you, skinhead culture was born from Jamaican rude boys. Don Letts' The Story of Skinhead carefully retells the history of a style gone terribly awry after being hijacked by neo-Nazis, and instead seeks to uplift its original roots.

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  20. As Winter Approaches, the Homeless Are Using Dangerous Methods to Keep WarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    FUELED Bunsen burner was a form of streetwise ingenuity to make MacGyver proud-but it may have cost a life. When the body of Rachael Edwards was found in Oregon City on November 8, investigators found the makeshift stove nearby: a soda can with the top removed and filled with flammable hand sanitizer.

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