Archive | June, 2009

Portland History: Armchair Books Paperback Exchange & Brooklyn Neighborhood

Armchair Books Paperback Exchange Milwaukie Ave at Kelly Street, Brooklyn Neighborhood Portland Oregon Taken on June 26, 2009 Photo by Dan Haneckow Dan's site:, a blog about Portland History. Dan sent this message over about the history of the area/building: There is a timelessness where Milwaukie Avenue meets Powell Blvd in the Brooklyn neighborhood; […]

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Flaming Lips coming to Portland

Buy Tickets Tomorrow! Flaming Lips, Built To Spill, Stardeath and White Dwarfs @ Edgefield

(Related: 75+ Portland Weekend Events, Parties & Free Tickets | June 25-28 ) Posted by Nathalie Weinstein Brush off your spacesuit, the Flaming Lips are coming Those eccentric showmen The Flaming Lips and (God-willing) their giant hamster ball are winding their way to McMenimans's Edgefield this summer with Built to Spill, Stardeath and White Dwarfs in […]

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NEMO Hosts MIXED MANIA- Burnside Skate Park Benefit Exhibit

NEMO Design Presents Mixed Mania: Benefit Exhibit For Burnside Skate Park | June 26

There are a lot of great events Friday in Portland (big list), but this is definitely one of the best. Art from some interesting people, great location, usually they have free beer & wine, and….yeah, all for a great cause. Update: In preparation for Friday's benefit exhibit, Nemo HQ has released this trailer [vimeo=] From […]

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North American Organic Brewers Festival @ Overlook Park | June 27

North American Organic Brewers Festival @ Overlook Park | June 26-28

Posted by Stephanie El-Hajj [vimeo=] Video by Alison Grayson / NAOBF Beginning on Friday, hundreds of Portlanders will flock to Overlook Park to participate in an annual celebration of organic beer and sustainability. Two of Portland's hottest industries, united at last thanks to the North American Organic Brewers Festival (NAOBF). All beer is brewed from […]

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super xx man, portland, oregon

The Old Believers, A Weather, Super XX Man & Hello Damascus @ Doug Fir + Win Tickets | June 27

(We gots TICKETS to giveaway. Look at bottom of post for details.) Related: Best Portland Music Venues March 16, 2009 By Christine Taylor Review: Super XX Man Swept Me Away | Mississippi Studios Last Friday night, Super XX Man (pronounced "super double ex man") played a fantastic show at the nice and newly reopened Mississippi Studios. […]

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Portland Modern Pinups: Gloria Holer

Model: Gloria Holer Photography by: Christine Taylor Location: Portland, Oregon Featuring Gloria Holer of local performance band Hotter Than a Crotch, raging rock-n-roll that will break your heart, playing tonight at Plan B. They will be, “Ripping the scene in two with the Slutty Hearts, and the Naughty Things (visiting from Tempe Arizona)“. More […]

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