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Bullseye Glass Might Have Polluted Groundwater, Too

State Testing Suggests Nasty Metals Were Draining from its Roof for Decades

Prosecutors Say the Racist Who Ran Down Larnell Bruce “Cannot Be Rehabilitated”

He Was Let Off the Hook for a Violent Assault Just Last Year

Hall Monitor: The Mayor’s Private Rap Session

City Employees Have Questions About the Police Union Contract, Too

The Mercury Voting Cheat Sheet

Here's Where We Stand on (Most of) the Issues

Music »

Chance the Rapper’s Coloring Book Is Vibrant and Colorful

His New Mixtape Proves That Music’s All We Got

The Orb Wants the World to Chill

Don’t Have a COW

Sneaker Wave

The Latest in Portland Hip-Hop

Film »

Werner Herzog Versus the Volcano

The Skeletons, Cargo Cults, and Exploding Lava of Into the Inferno

Issa Rae Will Cure Your Broken Pussy

There Isn’t Another Show Like Insecure

David Pumpkins Does Not Appear in Inferno

And What Does Appear Is Pretty Crappy

The Handmaiden’s Cruel Beauty

A Ravishing, Demented Effort from Park Chan-Wook

Eat and Drink Guide Fall 2016 »

Eat & Drink Fall 2016

Your Guide to Local Eating and Drinking

An Oregon Vacation Paradise, Reborn

The Suttle Lodge and Boathouse Is a Place to Build Memories

Food and Ink

Cooks Tell the Stories Behind Their Tattoos

Find Your Country Western Bar Bliss

From Waylon to Dierks to Dolly, We’ve Got a Saloon for Ya

Cannabis »

Drink Your Greens

Portland Juice Company’s New Juice Includes Actual Hemp Leaves

Weed on Election Day

Five More States Could Legalize Recreation Weed This Election Day

This Horrifying Election Cycle Means It’s a Really Good Time to Live in a State with Legal Weed

Sometimes Getting High Is the Only Way to Deal with Trump

I Was a Human Fog Machine

A Recent Video Shoot Employed My Specialized Skills

Food and Drink »

Hello, Hungary

Langosh, Goulash And Schnitzel at Hungaricana

Oregon Breweries Win Big at the Great American Beer Festival

Competition Grows Stiffer Every Year, But the Beaver State Triumphs

Wing Week 2016: It's Here

Check out the wings!

Fashion »

Portland’s Pretty

Hot Looks and Free Wine at the Danner Boots Party

Sold Out

A Reflection on the 2016 Fashion Season

Sold Out

Lots of Surprises in the New Duchess Clothier Lookbook

Portland’s Pretty

Hot Days, Hot Looks at Century Bar

Comedy »

United Shades of Kamau

W. Kamau Bell Weighs in on Capitalism, Donald Trump, and Quitting Alec Baldwin

Phoebe Robinson, Dope Queen

You Can’t Touch My Hair Takes on Race and Pop Culture

Stellar Jokes (and Gentleman Callers)

Get Ready for Bri Pruett’s One-Woman Show

Things To Do Comedy

Funny Things to Do for the Month of October

Books »

Put Your Pinkies Up at Adelina Books

Portland’s Newest Bookstore is a Safe Space for Art and Film Snobs

Shawn Levy Recounts the Sweet Life

Dolce Vita Confidential: A Look into Postwar Italy’s Blossoming Film Industry

Claire Rudy Foster’s Literature of Addiction

The Title of I’ve Never Done This Before is a Lie.

Cured at Last

Founding Member of the Cure Lol Tolhurst Opens Up About His Personal Disintegration in a New Memoir

Theater »

Assistance Portrays the Sad Desk Life a Little Too Well

When Your Protagonists Are Named Nick and Nora, You Know Things Are Dire

Head. Hands. Feet is a Halloween Treat for Adults

At Shaking the Tree, the Night is Dark and Full of Terrors

August Wilson Speaks in How I Learned What I Learned

At Portland Playhouse, A Freewheeling Meditation on Race and Art

Feature »

Millennial Tales of Terror

True Horror Stories from Mercury Writers about Ghosts, Serial Killers, and the Worst Date Ever

Forcing the Issue: The Mercury’s 2016 Endorsements

You’ve Got A Bunch of Important Decisions To Make, Portland. Here's Some Help.

The Mercury Voting Cheat Sheet

Here's Where We Stand on (Most of) the Issues

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10 Reasons to Give a Damn About the Trail Blazers This Season