Portland in the News: 50th Anniversary of the Exploding Whale; Portland Kids Book Makes Oprah’s List; Biscuits On Top & More | November 12, 2020
Happy Exploding Whale Day! This year is the 50th Anniversary of that time officials tried to blow up a dead whale on an Oregon beach.
Oprah has named Portland children’s books A Kids Book About to her favorite things list in 2020.
And for favorite Thanksgiving side, out of all the 50 states Oregon is unique in choosing biscuits as our favorite.
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- Portland Monthly: Portland Monthly’s Own Karen Brooks Kicks Off New Hulu Food Series
- Portland Business Journal: Portland-based A Kids Book About lands on Oprah’s favorites list, debuts 12 titles
- Willamette Week: Oregon Historical Society Has Released Newly Restored Footage of That Time State Officials Blew Up a Dead Whale
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