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May 24, 2012
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Award-winning Portland author Ismet Prcic offers a glimpse of growing up in war-torn Bosnia, his struggles with PTSD, and the therapeutic power of writing.
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Apr 27, 2012
Rainmaker
He speaks for the trees.
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Apr 27, 2012
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At the end of this year, Portland’s famously ornery city councilman and former fire lieutenant will retire. So...what’s next for Randy Leonard?
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Mar 16, 2012
1900s Harvey Scott A statue atop Mount Tabor pays tribute to Scott’s five-decade reign as editor of the Oregonian. A conservative Republican, he promoted the Oregon Historical Society and the...
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Mar 16, 2012
THE BIJOU This demure downtown café has been the place to talk development and political strategy since it first served (pre-buzzword) local and organic chow three decades ago. WHO’S...
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Mar 16, 2012
THE SCHNITZERS HAROLD & ARLENE The late patriarch started out polishing metal in his dad’s scrapyard—then, with wife Arlene, built a vast real estate empire and a philanthropic legacy that...
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Mar 16, 2012
SCROLL THE ROSTERS of Portland’s influential boards of directors and high-octane commissions and you’ll notice a certain repetition: the name of 47-year-old businessman Charles Wilhoite. This...
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Mar 16, 2012
Pink Martini Lauderdale’s 17-year-old band created its own retro-world-classical-jazz genre—an unlikely concoction that’s sold millions of albums. Pioneer Courthouse Square Lauderdale sits on...
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Mar 16, 2012
THE OLD SAW that all politics is local is an understatement here. In Portland’s unique political culture, neighborhood associations enjoy a hefty say, particularly on what gets built where. This...
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Jan 26, 2012
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The owner of the most talked-about food cart in town is expanding her culinary reach.
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