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What Terry Bean’s Arrest Means for the Gay Rights Movement—What Terry Bean’s Arrest Means for the Gay…

Undocumented Immigrant Population Dropped Dramatically in Oregon—President Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday…

Timeline of Terry Bean’s Life and Political Activism—Timeline of Terry Bean's Life and Political Activism

Bernadette Peters Talks Music, Movies & Oregon Symphony—Bernadette Peters Talks Music, Movies & Oregon Symphony

Matthews Has Lillard’s Back as Blazers Blast Bulls—Matthews Has Lillard's Back as Blazers Blast Bulls

Five Fun Things To Do This Weekend: Nov. 21-23—Five Fun Things To Do This Weekend: Nov.…

Oregon Politics: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?—Oregon Politics: Who's Hot and Who's Not?

The Reluctant Adventurer: 18 Dates in One Night—The Reluctant Adventurer: 18 Dates in One Night

Your Job Search: 3 Ways to Crush Your Interview—Your Job Search: 3 Ways to Crush Your…

Friday Financial Five – November 21st, 2014—Friday Financial Five – November 21st, 2014



What Terry Bean’s Arrest Means for the Gay Rights Movement

Michelle Obama, Terry Bean, Bobby Iwasaki, President Obama

The arrest of prominent gay activist Terry Bean has made headlines and given new ammunition for anti-gay rights groups. Some… Read More



Undocumented Immigrant Population Dropped Dramatically in Oregon

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday that will protect over 5 million of the nation’s undocumented… Read More



slides: Timeline of Terry Bean’s Life and Political Activism

Terry Bean at the gay gights march in the 1970's, via terry-bean.com

Terry Bean has been fighting for gay rights since the 1970s and has been building his political might over the decades,… Read More



Sellwood Bridge to Reopen Friday Night

The Sellwood Bridge will reopen Friday night, Nov. 21, after the evening commute. 



Matthews Has Lillard’s Back as Blazers Blast Bulls

Mike Dunleavy Jr. leveled Lillard and Matthews rushed in, shoving back as Portland blew out the tired, hurting Bulls.



Oregon Politics: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?

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Every Friday, GoLocalPDX breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Oregon politics. Check out… Read More



Your Job Search: 3 Ways to Crush Your Interview

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With the improving job market more people than ever are looking for new opportunities. Some are trying to recover from the… Read More



Friday Financial Five – November 21st, 2014

Home buying fence-sitters may view this as the last opportunity to lock in a four percent mortgage. October saw home sales… Read More



It’s Time For Dana Altman’s Disappearing Act To End

Dana Altman, via Wikimedia Commons

Oregon played a basketball game against Detroit last night as part of ESPN’s college basketball tip-off marathon, and… Read More



Alley Cross Benefit Race Blends City Grit and Muddy Fun

Alley Cross PDX 2014 Race Series kicks off Sat, Nov 29th at Normandy Park.

What do you get when you mix a large stretch of pavement, a healthy dose of dirt, some back alleys, gravel, city streets,… Read More



DA Unsure if Extortion Charges will Arise from Terry Bean, Kiah Lawson Case

Lawson's Facebook page has this photo of the couple at the White House in 2013, the same year authorities allege the two sexually abused a minor.

Clackamas County Senior Deputy District Attorney Scott Healy said he doubted if extortion charges would result from a mammoth… Read More



Terry Bean, Arrested for Sex Crimes, is One of America’s Top Democratic Fundraisers

Terry Bean is one of Barack Obama’s biggest Oregon fundraisers and is recognized as one of the Obama campaign bundlers.… Read More



Former Lover of Terry Bean, Kiah Lawson, Arrested for Sex Crimes

The former lover of Democratic fundraiser and prominent gay-rights activist Terry Bean was arrested Wednesday for sex crimes,… Read More



Two Portland Bitcoin ATM Operators Battle for Control

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Portland’s tech community has spawned two competing bitcoin ATM manufactures both vying for a dominant piece of a… Read More



Bicyclist Dies After Collision With Semi Truck

A FedEx semi truck collided with a bicyclist, killing him, Wednesday morning in Cedar Mill community, according to Washington… Read More



Why Legal Sports Betting is the Same as Allowing Athletes to Smoke Pot

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National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver supposedly made significant news last week when he wrote in The New… Read More



Cranksgiving 2014: Purposeful Pedaling to Benefit Outside In

Keep your resolve to ride year-round with fun rides that combine the pleasure of cycling with the spirit of giving. This… Read More



Mo’ne Davis to Headline Friends of Baseball Events in Portland

Mo'ne Davis, from

Mo'ne Davis, who pitched her team to a shutout win in the Little League World Series this summer and took the country by… Read More



Hoping to Spread the Trend, Bitcoin ATM Opens in Pioneer Place

The new Bitcoin kiosk in Pioneer Place Mall.

Bitcoin has become so mainstream in Portland that there's even a Bitcoin automated teller machine in the Pioneer Place… Read More



Former Gov. Roberts Defended Bean Before His Arrest for Sex Crimes

Former Oregon Governor Barbara Roberts wrote a letter defending Terry Bean against accusations of wrongdoing six months… Read More



UPDATED: Terry Bean Denies Sex Abuse Charges, Claims He is Victim of Extortion

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A major political fundraiser, Terry Bean, was arrested Wednesday on charges that he sexually abused a minor. Bean denied the… Read More



Bernadette Peters Talks Music, Movies & Oregon Symphony

Bernadette Peters via Wikimedia Commons

One of Broadway's brightest lights and biggest belters, Bernadette Peters, performs with the Oregon Symphony on… Read More



Five Fun Things To Do This Weekend: Nov. 21-23

Fleetwood Mac, via Wikimedia Commons

One more week until Thanksgiving. One more week until the obligatory turky dinner, time spent with relatives, and upset… Read More



The Reluctant Adventurer: 18 Dates in One Night

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A year ago, speed dating would’ve been my worst nightmare. But now, after a year of online dating, it was more like a… Read More



Eat This, Not That: Healthy Thanksgiving Food Swaps

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Thanksgiving is always filled with tempting, delicious, fattening food that can be challenging to resist if you're on a… Read More



Five Things to Know About Portland’s ‘Son of a Biscuit’

Son of a Biscuit chicken. Photo credit: Dina Avila

This Division Street fried chicken shack flies under the radar compared to restaurant emperor Micah Camden’s other… Read More



Is It Time For You To Go Gluten-free?

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What you are about to read is a conversation about food that just happens to center around the current health craze… Read More



Hyundai Genesis and Equus’ Cool Ties To Portland

Hyundai Genesis, via the Hyundai media site

Hyundai cars have a strong connection with the city of Portland as it has been the Port of Entry for the cars since the first… Read More



Portland Then/Now: Northwest Couch Street and Third Avenue

Northwest Couch Street and Third Avenue, 1976 City of Portland Archives, A2011-018.276

Portland Then/Now: As much as some street corners change, some don't seem to change at all. The following photos… Read More



PSU Virus Discovery Could Impact HIV Drug Research

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New discoveries about a virus could lead to better drugs for treating HIV, research at Portland State University… Read More



Spotted In Portland: GZA at evo Opening Party in SE Portland

GZA at evo Portland's Grand Opening Party.

Evo celebrated the opening of its first Portland retail store with a HUGE party that included a surprise musical… Read More



DIY Foodie Gifts For the Holidays: Herb Butters

Herb Butter via iStock

Do you ever bore yourself to tears shopping for one-size-fits-all gifts of cheap merlot and scented hand sanitizer? Think… Read More



Tis The Season for Five Upcoming Portland Holiday Art Sales

Downtown's Crafty Wonderland will be holding their annual winter sale this December at the Oregon Conventionm Center with over 250 vendors selling a variety of handmade items.

‘Tis the season for giving. Primarily through gifting. And what gift is better than one that’s hand-made?


Beauty & Fashion

On the Runway: Communion’s Third Annual Fashion Show

Photo Credit: Communion Facebook Page

Independent, locally owned clothing boutique, Communion, is hosting their annual fashion show tonight at popular bar Dig A… Read More



Is Portland’s Gourdet Unstoppable on Top Chef Boston?

Gregory Gourdet at Phame Gala. Photo by Byron Beck

Gregory Gourdet is a winner. At least he is so far on the 12th season of Bravo’s hit reality-tv series “Top… Read More



WIGL: A Dancing Robot That Teaches Children to Play Instruments

Vivek Mano, the inventor of WIGL.

Meet WIGL, the new dancing robot that teaches children how to correctly play musical instruments.  



High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland This Week

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Yes, it’s colder than Christmas outside, but going to a show is an excellent way to shake off cabin fever and prove to… Read More



New Play Exhibit at Portland Children’s Museum to Open Saturday

Portland Children's Museum

A new, permanent exhibit 'GROUNDWORK' is set to open at the Portland Children's Museum on… Read More



My Favorite Stories, Articles, Essays and Speeches to Teach Students

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There is this idea that English teachers have their classes spend 95% of their time reading novels but that is changing. With… Read More



slides: Party Report: Albertina Kerr Community Awards Luncheon With Storm Large

Storm Large and Bob Moore of Bob's Red Mill at Albertina Kerr Community Awards Luncheon. Photo by Byron Beck.

Storm Large did not let a recent knee surgery stop her from attending Albertina Kerr's 107th Annual Meeting &… Read More



Downtown Portland Dresses For The Holidays in Ugly Sweaters

Yarn Bombed Otter Sculptures downtown. Photo Credit: Byron Beck

If you're walking around downtown Portland this season, keep an eye out for sculptures dressed in colorful, "ugly"… Read More



Dear Robin: I’m Concerned About My Friend’s Weight Gain

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Dear Robin, My good friend Penny went through a very ugly and protracted divorce two years ago and though… Read More



Major Retail Outlets’ Thanksgiving Day Shopping Hours

Retail Stores continue to open their doors earlier and earlier for the Thanksgiving shopping season. Black Friday is now Early Bird Thursday. Photo Credit: m01229 on Flickr

Talk about a whole new meaning to "early bird." In an effort to get a (turkey) leg up on the competition - and inevitably… Read More



Literopolis: A Weekly Round-up of Portland Literary Events

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As a literary city, Portland has a multitide of events to offer, encompassing a variety of authors and genres. One of the… Read More



On the Set of Gus Van Sant’s Film “The Sea of Trees”

Joe Girard with Matthew McConaughey walking the streets of Worcester

Brian and Joe Girard of Worcester, Mass. spent their summer working on Gus Van Sant's film "The Sea of Trees," starring… Read More



slides: GoLocalPDX Guide to 25 Holiday Events

Photo Credit: Byron Beck

The Holiday season is almost upon us, and it's time to celebrate.



Chuck Palahniuk Signing His Newest Book at Powell’s

Photo Credit: Allan Amato via chuckpalahniuk.net (cropped)

Chuck Palahniuk, author of the hit novel Fight Club, will be signing copies of his latest novel Beautiful… Read More



Pooches Make A Splash At Doggie Paddle

Dog at Doggie Paddle dries off post swim. Photo credit: Doggie Paddle

Doggie Paddle Canine Therapy Swimming and Exercise can teach your dog, among other things, how to dog paddle.