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Senator Chuck Riley Equates Gun Control Laws with Slavery: “Right for the Time”—Senator Chuck Riley Equates Gun Control Laws with…

Blazers Win Game 4, Live to See Another Day—Blazers Win Game 4, Live to See Another…

Party Report: Picnic Book Launch Party at Olympia Provisions—Party Report: Picnic Book Launch Party at Olympic…

Oregon’s Top 5 Flower Festivals—Oregon’s Top 5 Flower Festivals

The Scarlet Letters: Not Ready For My Closeup—To Film or Not to Film?—The Scarlet Letters: Not Ready For My Closeup—To…

Entertainment for People Performs Special Show at Portland Center Stage—Entertainment for People Performs Special Show at Portland…

Portland Art Museum Hosts Willamette Founding Family Wineries—Portland Art Museum Hosts Willamette Founding Family Wineries

High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland This Week, April 28-May 2—High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland…

Which Seattle Seahawks Players Belong On The Team’s Mount Rushmore?—Which Seattle Seahawks Players Belong On The Team’s…

St. Johns Hosts 9th Annual Street Fair—St. Johns Hosts 9th Annual Street Fair



video: Senator Chuck Riley Equates Gun Control Laws with Slavery: “Right for the Time”

Sen. Chuck Riley (D-Hillsboro) shocked some gun rights advocates when he said slavery in the U.S. was “right for the… Read More



Blazers Win Game 4, Live to See Another Day

With big games from Lillard, McCollum and Leonard, Portland avoid sweep.



Which Seattle Seahawks Players Belong On The Team’s Mount Rushmore?

With Russell Wilson on the cusp of becoming the highest paid player on the Seattle Seahawks, if not in the entire National… Read More



Oregon’s Greatest Scoundrels

Oregon is a state enjoying growth and popularity. Many people are moving to the Portland area due to culture, beauty and… Read More



Personal Tech for Women: 5 Things You Need To Know About Siren, a New Dating App for Women

A couple weeks ago, we highlighted ways in which technologies and apps were excluding women. In response to that… Read More



Job Corner: One Simple Shift to Improve Your Communication

In every organization there is a legitimate explanation for the way things are done. You may not agree with it. And its… Read More



For Some Blazers, Fate Rests on Faith

In our world professional sports can be seen as a religion in itself.



BLAZERS PREVIEW: Grizzlies’ Mike Conley Needs Surgery, Will Miss Game 4

With Conley out, oddsmakers favor Portland to win



Arianna Huffington to Keynote Portland State Awards Dinner

Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, will be the keynote speaker at Portland… Read More



NFL Concussion Settlement Emphasizes Need for Better Brain Injury Prevention and Analysis

In the ongoing legal battle between over 5,000 former National Football Players and the league itself, a federal district… Read More



Portland Timbers Fall To Their Northwest Rivals

On Sunday night the Portland Timbers faced their I-5 rivals, the Seattle Sounders.



Hillsboro Hops Recruiting Employees for Game-Day Positions

The Hillsboro Hops will be recruiting prospective employees for their “HOPSpitality Team” on Tuesday, April… Read More



Portland Thorns and Chicago Red Stars Break Even

Red Star forward Christen Press

On Saturday in Chicago, the Thorns faced their first real challenge. The Thorns found themselves playing catch-up early after… Read More



slides: Oregon’s Most Devastating Sports Injuries

Throughout this year the Portland Trailblazers have been a prime example of how devastating injuries can be.



“Support Sweet Cakes by Melissa” GoFundMe Page Violates Terms

The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry (BOLI) completed its case against Sweet Cakes by Melissa, a bakery that refused to… Read More



Blazers Have No Answers, Drop Game 3

In Portland, despite big games from Batum & McCollum, the Grizzlies have their way. 



What’s Wrong with Damian Lillard: The Simple Answer

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from Damian Lillard over his 3-year career it’s that he wants to be… Read More



slides: 11 Oregon Highway Construction Projects You Should Know About

The changing of seasons from rainy season to dry season ushers in road construction. But you don’t have to get caught… Read More



Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in Oregon Politics: Knute Buehler, Rose City Baseball, Portland Taxis

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



Preview: Portland Thorns vs. Red Stars

Saturday night Portland faces it’s first road-game opponent, the Chicago Red Stars, at Village of… Read More



Portland Meadows To Host Kentucky Derby Party

Photo via Wikipedia (Image cropped)

Portland Meadows will once again be hosting their annual Kentucky Derby Party on Saturday, May 2nd.



slides: Party Report: Picnic Book Launch Party at Olympia Provisions

Jen Stevenson, Andrea Slonecker and Marnie Hanel at the launch party at Olympic Provisions for their new Picnic Book.  Photo by Byron Beck.

Marnie Hanel, Andrea Slonecker, and Jen Stevenson celebratied the release of their new cookbook, The Picnic,… Read More



Oregon’s Top 5 Flower Festivals

One of the reasons we love Oregon is the botanical beauty that surrounds us at every bend in the road. And while we all know… Read More



The Scarlet Letters: Not Ready For My Closeup—To Film or Not to Film?

In this week’s column, we address the oft-discussed issue of dating friends’ exes, and respond to a reader who… Read More



Entertainment for People Performs Special Show at Portland Center Stage

Entertainment for People is made up of individuals from every walk of life with one thing in common, talent.  Photo Credit: Photo of Vin Shambry from Entertainment for People (Image Cropped)

Entertainment for People (E4P) brings their humor and spontaneity to Portland Center Stage, on Monday, May 11.



Portland Art Museum Hosts Willamette Founding Family Wineries

On Sunday, May 3rd Adelsheim Vineyard, Eyrie Vineyards, Elk Cover Vineyards, Ponzi… Read More



High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland This Week, April 28-May 2

Storm Large by Laura Domela

We admit to a bit of tearful nostalgia whenever our favorite bartender-made-good, Storm Large, makes sweet music with the… Read More



St. Johns Hosts 9th Annual Street Fair

Attendees will enjoy a full day of entertainment, over 75 local craft vendors and a beer garden hosted by Occidental Brewing. Photo Credit: Jason Quigley (Image Cropped)

For the ninth year in a row, St. Johns hosts its annual street fair Bizarre on May 9th, from 10am to 7pm.



Foodie’s Favorite Finds: Chef Pat Manning of Toro Bravo

Tin Bucket is one of Chef Pat Manning's favorite places. Photo: Tin Bucket Facebook

Portland and the surrounding region is a food lover's paradise. But with so many different places to choose to eat, drink… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

New Sugaring and Skincare Studio Opens in Northeast Portland

Photo Credit: The Portland Girl Facebook (image cropped)

The Portland Girl, a new locally owned and operated sugaring and skincare studio, mixes ancient beauty practices with modern… Read More



Portland Made: Food Incubator, Kitchen Cru

After twenty-six years working in the computer tech world, Michael Madigan decided to make a change and combine his love of… Read More



Literopolis: A Weekly Look at Portland Literary Events, April 27-May 3

Photo Credit: Broadway Books (cropped)

Watch out for this weekend - Saturday May 2, 2015 marks the inaugural Independent Bookstore Day, a celebration of independent… Read More



slides: Oregonians Against Discrimination: Business Leaders Luncheon at OCC

Storm Large and Gov. Kate Brown at Oregonians Against Discrimination: Business Leaders Luncheon at OCC. Photo by Byron Beck.

Basic Rights Oregon presented "Oregonians Against Discrimination: Business Leaders Luncheon" on Thursday at the Oregon… Read More



College Three by Five: Two Year Programs in Music Technology

Here are five programs that award an Associate of Arts degree or a certificate in music technology fields. 



Gus Van Sant Film Starring Matthew McConaughey Headed to Cannes Film Festival

Joe Girard with Matthew McConaughey walking the streets of Worcester

Portland filmmaker Gus Van Sant's film The Sea of Trees, starring Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts and Ken Watanabe… Read More



slides: 10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - April 25

This is Eli. He is in need of a loving home!

Calling all pet lovers! Check out these 10 pets avaliable for adoption from the Multnomah County Animal Services.



All Fines Forgiven: Not Your Typical Literary Event

"What's the longest you've ever gone without returning something to the library?" That was the question of the… Read More



slides: Party Report: Dance Theatre of Harlem After Party at Nel Centro

White Bird's Walter Jaffe and DTH's Ashley Murphy at Nel Centro. Photo by Byron Beck

White Bird presented the long-awaited return of Dance Theatre of Harlem.



5 Fun Things To Do This Weekend: April 24th-26th

With May closely approaching be sure to end April on a high note. Luckily for you we have a fews ideas on how to go about… Read More



Dig A Pony Hosts Mongers’ Lodge Night this Monday Night

Dig A Pony bar in Southeast Portland will host Mongers' Lodge Night this Monday, April 27th.



slides: Mum’s the Word: To Spank or Not to Spank

The angelic eighteen-month old had vanished, and in her place stood a miniature villain. Photo Credit: Briauna Skye McKizzie

Unsure about disciplining, I used to be one of those parents who’d say, “Why would I hit my child when hitting… Read More



Portland’s CoHo Productions Presents: GROUNDED

Actress Rebecca Lingafelter

George Blant's Grounded was voted one of the Best Plays of the year by both London's The Evening Standard and The… Read More



Ask A Bartender: Why Didn’t You Cut Me Off Last Night?

Sometimes you need to be your own alcohol monitor.

One of the many harsh realities we face in the world is that pleasant people often have it rough.



New Native American Exhibit Expected At Portland Art Museum in 2016

Photo via Edward Curtis, Black Eagle, Nez Percé, 1911, photogravure, from The North American Indian. (Image cropped)

The Portland Art Museum will be organizing and presenting a new Native American Art Exhibit, Capturing… Read More



slides: 6 Ways to Boost Your Morning Energy

Here are a few things you can do that will help you handle early morning wakeup calls with a bit more grace, pleasantness and… Read More



Didi’s Manners & Etiquette: Modern Wedding & Funeral Etiquette

Weddings become complicated when there aren't enough seats in the chapel, and when the wedding shower is for two… Read More



Taste Dundee Block Party Kicks Off Oregon Wine Month

Oregon Wine Month will officially begin the first Saturday of May.



Two Local Companies Collaborate On New Summer Radler

HOTLIPS Soda, in a joint effort with Backwoods Brewing Company, is set to release the second in their series of collaborative… Read More