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Run, Ruuuun!–The INSANITY that is the IKEA Opening

Just a taste of articles about IKEA's opening (IKEAnsanityâ¬Å¾¢) The Northwest Progressive Institute: The Allen wrench of pain The Columbian: IKEA customers asked to come in back door (hello title editor?) Portland Online: IKEA Store Opening — ODOT Traffic Advisory Portland Business Journal:Twenty in line for Ikea opening Portland Business Journal: All eyes on Cascade […]

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Oregon Joins the New World Order

I just saw this article over at OPB, and I'm sure that it won't make people happy. Is it already the year 2000? Maybe MetroFi can steal these engineers and get some internet-recognition technology. Bruce Davis is CEO of Beaverton-based Digimarc. He says facial recognition technology might sound Orwellian, but it's simply a faster way […]

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Drag Queens Everywhere!

Drag Queens Everywhere!

I was handed a flyer for this event at the Pride Parade, but I forgot (plus I was busy watching hot kickball) …from the looks of these pics, it was very interesting/fun/entertaining “On 7/22/07 the Portland Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center staged a drag queen chorus line in Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland. The […]

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Hawthorne Bridge

Free Bike Bells, Coffee and Pit Crew on Hawthorne Bridge

Another great article over at BikePortland.org: During peak morning commute hours, the Hawthorne Bridge walkway is buzzing with an ever-growing stream of pedestrians and cyclists making their way into downtown Portland. In order to help prevent potential conflicts between users, community members kicked off a series of "Share the path" events on the bridge this […]

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July 25th, PDX Pop Now! and Portland City Hall Present: Old Time Relijun | The Watery Graves

From PDX POP NOW!: For the second year in a row, PDX Pop Now! and Portland City Hall team up to bring local rock downtown — right to the steps of City Hall itself. This special, early-evening show — which city government officials will kick off with welcoming comments — features art-punk Americana deconstructionists Old […]

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Mississippi Pizza Monday Night Spelling Bee

Mississippi Pizza Monday Night Spelling Bee

From Myspace.com/portlandspellingbee: Join Portland's bravest spellers every Monday night (sign-up at 6, spelling starts at 7) at Mississippi Pizza – adults only! Spelling rounds are fast and furious, punctuated by comedy, audience participation, prize giveaways, and bizarre acts of randomness. Summer Special: No Cover! Pictures from Last Weekend's Mississippi Street Fair 3552 North Mississippi Ave […]

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Hot Lips Car

Hot Lips article – sustainable practices, local ingredients

From PortlandOnline: Ten years ago, HOTLIPS Pizza owner David Yudkin began adopting sustainable business practices to create a niche in a competitive market. Operating a sustainable pizza shop has created, "a better product and a better workplace," says Yudkin. One initiative, using locally grown food, has yielded myriad benefits for the company and the community. […]

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