As some of you might know, a bunch of us got together for a Katu blogger Meetup–“We Are All Going To Die!! Part 11 or possibly 12 (from the Katu Kool-aid?)”. Well, JC took some pics while he was there, as did most of the “bloggers”. My pics might be a little different. I went […]
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*Edit by JC: For more music info (great stuff), check out Moose's site at Pampelmoose.com* *Edit 2: new from the Moose today–radiohead, in rainbow, a review of sortsÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬¦* The great news is that Radiohead have finished, and will release, a new album. Even better news is that they are taking things down a different path […]
Yesterday, I posted that Malice was doing a Sex-Advice column (That's Portland—Go Ask Malice about S-E-X) at BlacklistPDX. I made a joking reference that Savage Love should look out for this strong competition. Apparently, I wasn't far off–BlacklistPDX and Malice state that the column is no longer happening. Through (extremely) highly-reliable undisclosed sources, I found […]
Dear God: Please help…I am frightened…”an undetermined amount of highly radioactive waste” has spilled in Oregon–Hanford, Oregon to be exact. But it's OK I'm sure b/c ” Wiegman said the situation did not meet the criteria for an emergency declaration.” Yeah, highly radioactive waste in the water-supply…no emergency…We Are All Going To Die!
Follow-up to an earlier post on Tuesday (Nike suspends release of Vick shoes) It appears that Nike has taken another step towards getting rid of Michael Vick. And, even though my headline is poking fun at Nike; I do think they are going about this in the right way. It really (really, really) looks like […]
Catastrophic News from Portland Beer Blog Shortage in and around Portland Area. According to Darron Welch, Brewmaster at Pelican: Due to steep in-house demand, we have had to suspend draft sales to our wholesalers. We are continuing to sell bottled India Pelican Ale through our wholesalers. We are still selling kegs here at the Pelican […]
Just a taste of articles about IKEA's opening (IKEAnsanityÃƒÂ¢¬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 […]
OPB Article about “most prolific pharmacy burglary ring in the Northwest, if not the nation.”
Good move Nike. It seemed to take a little longer than I expected, but you came through: ATLANTA — Michael Vick's legal troubles prompted Nike on Thursday to suspend the release of its latest product line named after the Atlanta Falcons quarterback…READ MORE
I just ran across this article from a couple months back: U.S. marijuana even stronger than before: report Most of it is boring and could come out of Reefer Madness 2 (Electric Boogaloo). But here is the gem or the article: “The highest concentration of (THC) found in a cannabis (marijuana) sample is 33.12 percent […]
From Trimet.org: Burnside Bridge Closures May Affect Bus Service From July 16 to August 5, Multnomah County will replace mechanical parts that help open and close the Burnside Bridge. TriMet bus lines 12-Sandy Blvd, 19-Glisan and 20-Burnside/Stark will continue to use the bridge most of the time. However, possible closures may cause detours on short […]
Last weekend, Oregon gas station owner Kent Couch took off on a 193 mile solo flight -in a lawn chair attached to 105 helium balloons! He took along food and drinks, a bb gun, and a parachute. His flight, reminiscent of Larry Walters flight in 1982, reached an altitude of 13,000 feet and lasted nine […]
I normally don't post things about the news–more of a Mercury blogtown type thing (which I like). However, this is so good I had to share. Thanks KATU–you are the spirit of the NW! Naked man caught after four-hour search “When authorities tried to stop the man's car on Highway 26 near Sandy Saturday, he […]
“Oden's on the flight” –an article in the Oregonian sums up the arrival. I have to admit, I'm highly excited that the Blazers will be making playoff runs in the near future.
I met with Amy Dennis last year when she was forming the idea of a Pearl newsletter/web site. Well, it has been up a few months now, and if you are in need some good Pearl knowledge–check out the Pearl Insider. Her latest scoop: Surprise: So Long Yoshida's A few days ago the butcher paper […]