Portland in the News: WNBA; Downtown Dining; Loretta Lynn’s Oregon Affair & More | October 13, 2022
Portland rapper Cool Nutz has been inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame.
Loretta Lynn’s song Portland, Oregon is about a time she pretended to have an affair with her guitarist while in Portland.
And Portland is on the short list of cities the WNBA is considering for expansion.
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- American Songwriter: Behind the Meaning and History of “Portland Oregon” by Loretta Lynn and Jack White
- Morning Brew: Portland wants to be America’s most prominent smart city
- Atlas Obscura: Podcast: The Portland Treasure Map
- Oregon Arts Watch: Portland: Comics City, U.S.A.
- Here is Oregon: NAYA Family Center has a vision of abundance for Native community garden in Portland
- Willamette Week: Downtown Is Coming Back, Along With What Was Always Its Most Beloved Feature: Restaurants
- Eater Oregon: 20 Food-and-Drink Destinations in Vancouver, Washington
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