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SUMMER GUIDE

Play Like a Kid this Summer

Yeah, yeah, yeah. “Keep Portland Weird.” We know. (Here’s how.)

  • 06/02/2013
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Oh, Grow Up

Gimme a break: Sometimes a year off after high school is just the thing to sharpen a student's collegiate focus.

  • 05/19/2009
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Suck It

I hate the new smoking ban—and I don’t even smoke.

  • 05/19/2009
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Mind the Gap

Buying green sure sounds like a good idea. But it's also a luxury not everyone has.

  • 05/19/2009

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César’s Way

Changing N Interstate Ave's name doesn't do justice to César E. Chávez.

  • 05/19/2009
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Stumping Grounds

What’s right about Oregon’s first new state park in nearly three decades? Not much.

  • 05/19/2009
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Dog Dazed

From puppy photographers to canine masseuses, Portland’s pooch mania has scampered out of control.

  • 05/19/2009
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Checked Out

If you’ve looked around your school library lately, you may have noticed something missing. Namely, the librarian.

  • 05/19/2009
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Writer’s Block

We Portlanders like to call ours a literary city. The trouble is, we have a hard time putting our money where our mouths are.

  • 05/19/2009
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Size Matters

Asking the obese to pay higher health insurance premiums sure doesn’t sound fair. So does a “skinny discount” sound better?

  • 05/19/2009

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I’m a Loser, Baby.

And proud of it. A case for keeping youth sports competitive.

  • 05/19/2009

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Growing Pains

Does our blossoming burg still have room for the Rose Festival?

  • 05/19/2009
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The Day the Music Died

*EVERYTHING I LEARNED* about the Pacific Northwest, I learned from MTV. If not for the fact that I grew up in Arkansas, where the dearly departed oracle of underground rock 120 Minutes was one of the few cultural outlets available, I might be ashamed of t

  • 05/19/2009
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