Brian Barker

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Jun 22, 2009
For all its recognition as a cyclist’s nirvana, Portland has a dirty little secret: the city is home to only six miles of single-track mountain-biking trails. Nowhere is this dirt deficit more...
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May 26, 2009
Portland claims the most hybrid-car owners in the country, but odds are that nobody's plugged in a ride quite like the 2010 Fisker Karma, which hits 60 miles per hour in just under six seconds and...
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May 20, 2009
One of the best things about living in Portland is the ease with which we can escape the city for more rugged delights. So we paged through guidebooks, consulted local experts, and wore a little...
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May 19, 2009
Activity: Hiking Distance: 5 miles, out and back Rating: Moderate Why it’s great Awash in early wildflowers like cone-shaped lupines and blue-and-white Pacific hound’s tongue, this rarely...
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May 19, 2009
Ever wonder what Vail looked like before it became Vail? Head to Tamarack, Idaho, a megaresort in the making.
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May 19, 2009
If there’s a cheerier restaurant in town than this shoebox-size Salvadoran café, we haven’t found it. The dining room holds only four tables, and its pink-and-yellow walls are adorned with...
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May 19, 2009
For Portland to create a major green economy, we’ll need an influx of bucks and brains.
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May 19, 2009
A new team of volunteer sleuths turns up the heat on some of Multnomah County's coldest cases.
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May 19, 2009
Hang your hat at one of the state's greenest homes.
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May 19, 2009
Obsessed with the planet. Slightly insane. Green to the core. Six uncompromising Ecofreaks who make us want to be better.
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