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Portland's Stumptown Coffee Roasters coming to Seattle | Seattle Times Newspaper

Business & Technology | Portland's Stumptown Coffee Roasters coming to Seattle | Seattle Times Newspaper: “Due to open this summer, the roastery will be in the basement with a Stumptown cafe above it. Another Stumptown cafe is opening a half-mile west at Pine Street and Boylston Avenue.”

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Brian Enigma's Electronic Journal – French Bread has a Posse

Brian Enigma's Electronic Journal – French Bread has a Posse: “From there, we meandered to Produce Row. Along the way, there was a lot of graffiti about French bread” Enigma has more pics of the french bread graffiti around Portland that was mentioned a while back on Metroblogger. I was lucky enough to be a […]

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OMSI Science Pub on on Mt St. Helens at BridgePort Brewery

OMSI Science Pub on Monday, April 30 – Mount St. Helens at BridgePort Brew Pub (Monday, April 30, 2007) – Upcoming: When: Monday, April 30Presentation begins at 7:00pm and will last around 1.5 to 2 hours. Come early if you want to order food and drinks! Where: bridgeport brewpub + bakery, 1313 NW Marshall, Portland, […]

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3 Year Anniversary Party! – MEETinPORTLAND

MiPL 3 Year Anniversary Party! – MEETinPORTLAND Make New Friends: “Yes, it's true – April 29th, 2004, nine nervous MiPLers gathered at the Lucky Lab on Hawthorne… back then, the group had 110 members and no events – and look at us now! Please join us in celebrating three whole years of fabulous MiPL events […]

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Graffiti on Belmont: Eat, Drink, and Be Mary (Sue)

Eat, Drink, and Be Mary (Sue) “The big slabs of medium-rare meat weren't bad enough, now I've got to see bad handwriting first thing in the AM, too.” This pic was taken on Belmont (looks to be around SE 24th to 27th) by Mary Sue, and is part of a funny debate over at the […]

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Belmont Station Beer Forum: New Hours

Belmont Station Beer Forum: Lunch at the BierCafe: “Beginning Saturday April 28 the Belmont Station BierCafe will be open for lunch, dinner, and all the hours in between. We'll be open for dining and drinking on Monday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. and Sundays from noon until 9.” Ahhh…fantastic

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Portland Foodcart Maps – Audrey Eschright

Foodcart Maps – by: Audrey Eschright This is a great resource for all of us foodcart lovers….even listed by types of food… * Barbecue * Bento * Bosnian * Burritos * Crepes * Espresso * Hamburgers * Hot Dogs or Sausages * Indian * Japanese * Mediterranean * Mexican * Peruvian * Polish * Sandwiches […]

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PDX Film Festival Begins tonight – through Sunday

Peripheral Produce | Portland Documentary and eXperimental Film Festival: Tonight: Charged in the Name of Terror7PM at Hollywood Theater4122 NE Sandy Blvdalso Opening Night Party9PM @ AudioCinema226 SE Madison St, under the Hawthorne Bridge “Celebrate opening night with us at AudioCinema, where our satellite exhibition Retinal Reverb will be unveiled for your eager eyes. Kick […]

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Tonight at the Tube: Mokeytek & Ryan Organ; also Atom13 at EAST

Downtown tonight…2 good DJ nights very close to one another, and both are free BASS CULTURE @ TUBE- dubstep & dubMONKEYTEK b2b RYAN ORGANplaying dubstep and dubfrom 10-2free ALSO tonight:ATOM13 at East Chinatown Lounge9-2 free

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Thermals, Bustling Townships to Play Cleveland High!– local Cut

Thermals, Bustling Townships to Play Cleveland High!– local Cut: “The concert, which is to take place at Southeast Portland's Cleveland High on Friday, May 11, will feature Portland thrash-pop icons the Thermals alongside up-and-comers the Bustling Townships. A third band is tba.”

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Bathroom Knowledge at the Basement Pub

For the most part, reading bathroom graffiti usually helps to intensify the brain cells being lost through alcohol. However, reading this graff at the basement pub, taught me two new terms–the “hovercraft” and the “superman”. Fantastic!

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FredFest 2007- Belmont Station Beer Forum

Belmont Station Beer Forum: FredFest 2007:FredFest 2007 Promises Great Beer, Good Cheer “PORTLAND, Ore. – What started last year as a surprise 80th birthday party for world-renowned beer writer Fred Eckhardt is coming back around this year as a fundraiser to assist a longtime friend and supporter of the state's craft-beer community. At least a […]

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Barfly's new cool tool–Search For Bars By Distance From Location & Via Cellphone

Search For Bars By Distance From Location & Via Cellphone » IJ Kyle Ritter's BarFly Blog:Posted By IJ Kyle Ritter on April 19, 2007, 11:20 am Search For Bars By Distance From Location & Via Cellphone “I've been trying for some time to get a working version of a search that only requires an address […]

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Bagdad Theater – May 2nd- A BOOKSIGNING WITH CHUCK PALAHNIUK

McMenamins – Bagdad TheaterWednesday, May 2Powell's Books presents…A BOOKSIGNING WITH CHUCK PALAHNIUKFeaturing his newest book RANTDoors at 6 p.m.; event at 7 p.m. | Advance and day of tickets $24.95 (includes a copy of the book) | All ages welcome RANT, the new novel from FIGHT CLUB author Chuck Palahniuk, takes the form of a […]

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Rose City Rollers Match tonight 4/21

“Saturday April 21st, 2007 @ the Expo Center, the first-ever nationally ranked derby match to take place on Portland soil with The Rose City Rollers. Rose City's all-star team, The Wheels of Justice, will face off against Sin City's Neader Dollsin a grudge match stemming from Sin City's recent 3-point victory over Rose City at […]

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Commissioner researching plastic bag ban – News

Commissioner researching plastic bag ban – News: “Portland could be the second city in the country to put a ban on the use of plastic bags. Inspired by the bag ban that was passed in late March in San Francisco, the first city in the country to put an actual ban on plastic bags, Portland […]

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Under U 4 Men – New York Times in Portland again

underwear-men's Under U 4 Men- New York Times Another article in the NYTimes on Portland. This one talks about “Under U 4 Men” (which I've never heard of). It is a specialty men's underwear store in downtown Portland. NyTimes is all over Portland lately…

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The Clinton Street Theater – Director David Arquette in attendance today

The Clinton Street TheaterDirector David Arquette in attendance! – THE TRIPPER – April 20 – 26 The Mercury's Blogtown states he will be there from 2:15-2:50. Hmm…kind of short D.A.–Wonder where he is going after that….

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Wicked Wednesdays at Sushi Takahashi

www.myspace.com/sushitakahashi: “On Wednesday from 5pm-9pm, and during all open hours on Saturday, most sushi is $1.25/plate.” Hard to beat those prices…that trian…a reason to always love Hump Day…

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Failing Records: A Compilation of Portland Music Volume 4 (Failing Records)– local Cut

VARIOUS ARTISTS Failing Records: A Compilation of Portland Music Volume 4 (Failing Records)– local Cut: “If you're one of the 4,000 or so people who are expected (based on past sales) to pick up a copy of Failing Records: A Compilation of Portland Music Volume 4, you'll be getting two very different records in one.” […]

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PSU Student? The Vanguard is hiring editorial staff

The Vanguard is hiring editorial staff for 2007-2008 – News:The Vanguard is hiring: News EditorChief Copy EditorSports EditorArts and Culture EditorManaging EditorOpinion EditorPhoto EditorProduction ManagerAdvertising Manager

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Belmont Station –New Beer Cafe – 700 bottles

Belmont Station Beer Forum: “That's right, the Station BierCafe is now open; the coffee is on, the panini grill is hot, and the taps are flowing! To start things out in a quiet (yet tasty) fashion we've tapped: Double Mountain IRABJ's Whiskey Barrel StoutPelican Dorymans DarkGouden Carolus The initial hours are Tue – Sat from […]

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JACKPOT RECORDS Film Festival- Hip-Hop Videos

JACKPOT RECORDS :: IN-STORES: Tuesday, April 17th, 2007 7:00 PMJackpot Records Film Festival DAY 2Hollywood Theatre4122 NE Sandy Blvd.Portland, ORPrice: FREE!April 17th – Old School Rap Music Videos 1982-1988 “The 1980s were a tremendously fertile time for both Hip Hop and the music video, two uniquely American art forms that both came of age at […]

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Movie Night at Aalto Lounge Tonight- The Jerk

It's Monday, and as always–it's movie night at the Aalto Lounge, hosted by Mr. Simon Goetz. Tonight is one my all-time favorite comedies–The Jerk starring Steve Martin. If you haven't seen it, here is a good chance. Aalto Lounge SE 34th and Belmont “The Jerk” –free Starts around 8:15  

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The prolific northwest-Arts & Entertainment-Music-TimesOnline

The prolific northwest-Arts & Entertainment-Music-TimesOnline: “Most Portlanders, however, are proudest of one thing: the city has more breweries than anywhere else in the world: 33 at the last count. That makes for a bewildering variety of local brews — which just may have something to do with the town's musical reputation. Put a bunch of […]

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Burgerville burger No. 1 – Portland Business Journal:

Burgerville burger No. 1 – Portland Business Journal:: “The Food Network awarded its first ever Better Burger award to Burgerville, the Vancouver-based chain of restaurants. The Food Network, a lifestyle cable network, said it selected Burgerville for its sustainable business practices, including the use of local ingredients and its commitment to purchasing wind-driven electrical power.” […]

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36 Hours in Portland, Ore. – New York Times

36 Hours in Portland, Ore. – New York Times: “'NICE" is an adjective that Portland, Ore., can't seem to shake. But below the fleece-clad and Teva-wearing exterior lurks a cool and refreshingly unneurotic city that marches to its own cosmopolitan beat. Truth is, Portland doesn't want to be Seattle, its highly caffeinated neighbor to the […]

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Ben & Jerry's– Free Ice Cream tomorrow

Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream: “On Tuesday April 17th from 12pm until 8pm participating Ben & Jerry's scoop shops around the world will be hosting Ben & Jerry's Annual Free Cone Day. Click here to find a participating scoop shop near you” In Portland, there are 3 stores participating in the free-ness: 1 Ben […]

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** METROFI EXPANDS COVERAGE IN PORTLAND! **

Metrofi Expands Portland Coverage — Portland State, Sunnyside

“On April 12, 2007, we turned on the first of a series of new Wi-Fi coverage areas in the city – doubling the MetroFi Portland free Wi-Fi network. The new coverage areas include all, or portions of the following neighborhoods: Sunnyside, Sections of Richmond and Portland State University's northeast and southwest off-campus areas(See Map)” I […]

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History Channel Filming in Portland for "Cities of the Underworld"

History Channel Filming “Local papers carried a story about the History Channel's show-in-the-works, Cities of the Underworld. The show focuses on what's underground in various cities. We've referred to the maze of pipework underground before as the layer cake. They'll be looking deeper…into the infrastructure such as water and sewer piping that makes this city […]

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History Channel Filming in Portland for "Cities of the Underworld"

History Channel Filming “Local papers carried a story about the History Channel's show-in-the-works, Cities of the Underworld. The show focuses on what's underground in various cities. We've referred to the maze of pipework underground before as the layer cake. They'll be looking deeper…into the infrastructure such as water and sewer piping that makes this city […]

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TriMet ups fares as part of 2008 budget – Portland Business Journal:

TriMet ups fares as part of 2008 budget – Portland Business Journal: “TriMet unveiled a $741 million budget for 2008 that will add a nickel to fares to offset inflation. The budget covers both operations and capital projects such as the I-205/Portland Mall MAX Light Rail extension.” A nickel is not so bad for a […]

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