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Portland Latinos and Blacks Denied Mortgages at Twice the Rate of Whites—Portland Latinos and Blacks Denied Mortgages at Twice…

Portland Cops Hand Out Cell Phone Numbers to Homeless—Portland police officers are handing over cell phone…

Music Icon Cyndi Lauper Loves Her Kinky Boots—Cyndi Lauper Loves Her Kinky Boots

Hey NY Times: Here’s How You Got Portland Wrong—Hey NY Times: Here's How You Got Portland…

Blazers Media Day: Aldridge to Stay, Lopez is Weird, Lillard’s Diet—Blazers Media Day: Aldridge to Resign, Lopez vs…

Culinary Recycling: Cooking With Paper Bags—Culinary Reycling: How To Cook with Paper Bags

We Can Revitalize the Forest Economy, But Not Like This—We Can Revitalize the Forest Economy, But Not…

High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland This Week—High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland…

PFW Day 2: Bridal and Couture Show—PFW Day 2: Bridal and Couture Show

Busted: Seven Myths About Teachers—7 Myths About Teachers and What You Should…

 
 
 
 

News

Portland Latinos and Blacks Denied Mortgages at Twice the Rate of Whites

Blacks and Hispanics were turned down by Portland-area mortgage lenders at almost twice the rate of whites, according to an… Read More

 

News

Portland Cops Hand Out Cell Phone Numbers to Homeless

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Portland police officers are handing over cell phone numbers to the homeless and mentally ill in an effort to improve… Read More

 

Business

Hey NY Times: Here’s How You Got Portland Wrong

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For the past five years at least, it seems like the New York Times has treated Portland as almost the long-lost sixth borough… Read More

 

Sports

Blazers Media Day: Aldridge to Stay, Lopez is Weird, Lillard’s Diet

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LaMarcus Aldridge plans to stay with the Blazers after the end of the season and RoLo is weirder than Chris Kaman, despite… Read More

 

Politics

We Can Revitalize the Forest Economy, But Not Like This

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As a girl growing up in the beautiful John Day area, I was always cognizant of the importance of the forest industry to our… Read More

 

News

Man Arrested for Donut Van Theft in Portland, Drops Pastry

A man was arrested pastry-handed after stealing a donut truck Tuesday morning, according to Portland police.

 

News

FBI Offers $100,000 for information on ‘AK-47 Bandit’

From surveillance video.

Authorities are offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man suspected… Read More

 

News

Human-Caused Wildfires Burn 17,230 More Oregon Acres This Year Than Last

Humans have caused more fires and burned thousands of more acres in Oregon this year compared to last. 

 

Politics

Deborah Kafoury: How Do We Solve Portland’s Homelessness Problem?

Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury

When people in our community are homeless, it’s everyone’s problem. Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury on… Read More

 

Sports

What We Learned: Oregon State Vs USC

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Beavers fans may have come away from Saturday's game against USC's Trojans crushed by the final scoreline. But here… Read More

 

Biking

Eat Well, Heal Fast: A Guide to Nutrition for Bikers

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While cycling is widely renowned as a low-impact sport, it is not without risk. The more you ride, the greater your risk for… Read More

 

Business

The Advantages of Dysfunctional Disadvantage

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How many times have you heard about a successful entrepreneur who admitted to having ADD or dyslexia? Over the past few… Read More

 

News

GoGreen Conference Hopes To Educate People About Sustainability

A new conference to take place in Portland this fall aims to explore the creation of more environmentally friendly businesses… Read More

 

News

Wehby Accepts Invites, Awaits Merkley’s Response

Dr. Monica Wehby for U.S. Senate campaign announced Monday that she has accepted an invitation to participate in four… Read More

 

News

Vancouver Public Schools Earn Grant Funding for School Behavioral Services

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On Monday, the U.S. Department of Education awarded Vancouver Public Schools a $3 million grant to help students with mental… Read More

 

News

Anti-Pot DA Slams HuffPo Blogger Over Records Request

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District Attorney Josh Marquis, an anti-marijuana crusader, has filed an elections complaint against a pro-marijuana advocate… Read More

 

News

Could Oregon Earn More Than $50 Million From Legal Pot Revenue?

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Oregon could earn $54,558,596 a year from excise taxes on legal marijuana, according to a study by NerdWallet. On… Read More

 

Sports

At Oregon State, the Beavers Defense Doesn’t Need a Rest

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Oregon State defensive coordinator Mark Banker doesn’t deny there is a quiet confidence within his unit, whose cohesion… Read More

 

Sports

How They Stand: Portland Timbers Update

As of now, the Portland Timbers control their playoff destiny, standing in the fifth and final playoff spot in the MLS… Read More

 

Politics

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

 

Sports

Blazers ‘Real Training Camp’ TV Segment Airs Oct. 3

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Joining the Trail Blazers on Tuesday morning will be the cast and crew of NBA TV's 'Real Training… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Music Icon Cyndi Lauper Loves Her Kinky Boots

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Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein and rock icon Cyndi… Read More

 

Food

Culinary Recycling: Cooking With Paper Bags

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In the spirit of dish avoidance, and ultimately, in defense of our globe, I’d like to recommend double paper bags at… Read More

 

Arts

High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland This Week

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Lend an ear to this week’s concert calendar picks, which include shows by Yacht and Helio Sequence, a pair of local… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

PFW Day 2: Bridal and Couture Show

Wendy Ohlendorff design Photo Credit: Lavenda Memory (image cropped)

Get ready for a night of lux couture as the PFW Bridal and Couture designers take it to the runway tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct.… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Busted: Seven Myths About Teachers

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Think you know all about teachers? Think again. Here are seven myths about teachers that don’t stand up to… Read More

 

Health

Aptose Biosciences Joins OHSU to Fight Deadly Form of Leukemia

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OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute is to partner with Aptose Biosciences on a new cancer research initiative,… Read More

 

Arts

Literopolis: A Weekly Round-up Of Portland Literary Events

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It's almost October, which means the First Thursday of the month is on its way. There are always a couple of… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

slides: PFW Day 1: Ready to Wear Preview

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Portland Fashion Week (PFW) kicks off tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 30, with 10 designers showcasing their Ready to Wear… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Five Upcoming Openings to Get Excited About

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Hurray for rainy days and a turn in temperatures. It just means fall is here at last, and that means there’s a slew of… Read More

 

Lifestyle

The 4th Annual NE 30th and Killingsworth Block Party

NE 30th & Killingsworth Block Party

Need to unwind tonight after a long Monday? The 4th Annual Northeast 30th and Killingsworth Block Party is a great place to… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: Adopt Me! 10 Wonderful Pets in Need of a Loving Home

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

 

Food

Bluehour’s New Executive Chef: Kyo Koo

Chef Kyo Koo

I’m meeting Bluehour’s new executive chef, Kyo Koo, inside Bluehour’s café area, right… Read More

 

Lifestyle

video: Charity Rescues Hawaii’s Homeless Pets and Flies Them to Portland

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The Maui Humane Society has created a unique program, called “Wings of Aloha,” to help the homeless animals of… Read More

 

Food

The Art of Crafting Coffee: McMenamins Take on Local Roasting

El Salvadorian Coffee Beans Photo Provided By: Kathleen Nyberg, McMenamins

Ever sip on your coffee and wonder where it came from? Many places in Portland pride themselves on roasting local coffee and… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Oregon’s Estuaries Under Threat: Help Protect the State’s Natural Resource

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Tomorrow marks the last day of National Estuary Week, during which Portland’s Wetlands Conservancy (TWC) aimed to raise… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Three by Five: Liberal Arts Colleges with Music Conservatories

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There are many ways for student musicians to continue their music study in college without following a strict path toward… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Seven Fun Things to Do This Weekend

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Stumped on what to do this weekend? Make a plan to attend one of these great things to do this weekend.

 

Food

Get to Know Your Local Bottleshop: Renaissance Premium Wines & Cigars

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Not all of Portland’s culinary gems reside in, well, Portland. Many wonderful places to eat and drink surround our… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Dear Robin: What Do I Do About My Sexless Marriage?

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This week, Robin gives advice to a man who finds himself in a sexless marriage. "I have been married for 16 years to a woman… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

Ready-to-Wear Couture: Oscar Lopez, PFW Emerging Designer Winner

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FIDM graduate and Oregon native Oscar Lopez, speaks with GoLocalPDX about his win as Portland Fashion Week’s Emerging… Read More

 

Arts

Review: Trude Parkinson’s ‘Elusives’ At Augen Gallery

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Both subtle and haunting, slightly shimmering in the light of the gallery, the many small pieces of Trude Parkinson’s… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

Queen Bee Creations Debuts New Convertible Bag

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Portland’s favorite handmade bag company Queen Bee Creations, has launched their all new Weekender Bag, and updated… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Exclusive: Easy Company To Close and Become Big Trouble

The front window of Easy Company

Old Town cocktail bar Easy Company will close Oct. 11 and reopen four days later as Big Trouble. 

 

Food

The Last Sip of Summer: Tomato Wine

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To me, the idea of tomato wine is summer in a glass, a golden concoction to serve with a wry smile at a luscious fall… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Spotted In Portland: Nick Jonas

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Pop sensation Nick Jonas was spotted early Wednesday morning in downtown Portland, just outside the Sentinel Hotel. 

 

Arts

Guantanamo Baywatch: Raunchy Surf Rock for Project Pabst

Check out Guantanamo  Baywatch September 27 at Project Pabst.

Portland’s new music festival, Project Pabst, kicks off this Friday with raunchy surf-rock band Guantanamo Baywatch on… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

Teen Fashion Queen: Kate Miles, PFW Emerging Designer Winner

Kate Miles, Winner of Portland Fashion Week's Emerging Designer Competition. Photo Credit: Kel Ward Photography 2014

Kate Miles, winner of Portland Fashion Week’s Emerging Designer Competition, speaks with GoLocalPDX about what… Read More