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Theater Review: Don't Google Nassim

The co-production of Boom Arts and Portland Center Stage shouldn't be spoiled, but we have a few tips you can know.

Sleater-Kinney Gives Hometown Portland the Eras Treatment

Nothing says "We love our fans," like a five-song encore.

Street View Apr 5 2:30 PM

STREET VIEW: Public Transit Safety Concerns Deserve a Thoughtful Response

We can’t just sweep violence under the rug. But a punitive approach to public safety isn’t the way, either.

News Mar 13 8:00 AM

Despite Funding Windfalls, the Future of the Rose Quarter I-5 Project Remains Uncertain

ODOT says funding for freeway project could transform the Albina neighborhood. Critics say the transportation agency should cap the freeway to restore Albina— no need for more lanes on I-5.

News Apr 4 3:55 PM

City of Portland to Form a Designated Climate Commission

The Sustainability and Climate Commission will be the missing half of the now-dissolved Planning and Sustainability Commission. Advocates hope it will be an influential voice for strong climate policy.

News Mar 14 8:00 AM

City, County Leaders Unveil Plans to Cut Homeless Count By Half. Not Everyone Is On Board.

Joint efforts would see about $57 million spent to open 1,000 more shelter beds and a sobering center.

Opinion Mar 22 4:15 PM

STREET VIEW: Soho House and Portland's Disappearing Public Spaces

The meaning of public space is being tarnished and sanitized for the rich.

News Apr 2 9:00 AM

Update: Man Stabbed to Death on MAX Train Was Commuting Home From Work

Michael Brady was killed Friday, March 29. The suspect later told police he heard voices and hadn't taken medication for a mental health condition in months.

News Apr 3 7:45 AM

Portland is Updating its Tree Management Plan, Last Edited in 2004

The city is poised to update its Urban Forest Management Plan, modernizing it for a changing climate and funding landscape.

News Mar 26 5:35 PM

Portland Elections Office Finds Zenith Energy Violated City Lobbying Rules

Activists hope the findings will substantiate their concerns about Zenith's operations and promote further action against the oil transport company.

News Mar 28 10:37 AM

Within Three Years, Five Portland Officers Shot Eight People

Watchdogs, legal groups say repeated deadly force incidents are alarming. Portland Police Bureau says it’s a byproduct of high-risk job assignments.

Food and Drink Apr 3 4:11 PM

Food Month Sobrang Sarap, or "Very Delicious," Celebrates Portland-Area Filipino Chefs

Created by three local Filipina women, the "food tour" spans Beaverton to Troutdale and changes weekly.

Music Apr 5 2:04 PM

Mercury Music Picks: Blonde Redhead, Drew McDowell, Xavi, Kath Bloom

Sleater-Kinney's Crystal Ballroom show is strangely affordable right now on the resale sites.

News Apr 4 8:00 AM

Mayor Wheelerā€™s Office Pledges to Support, Sustain Portland Street Response

Former city commissioner and program founder chastises “poor leadership” for the popular emergency response team’s lack of growth.

News Feb 15 2:05 PM

At Long Last, Portland's Bike Ridership Is on the Mend. What Now?

After an alarming report last year revealed a major drop in cycling, Portland’s bike advocates want to change the narrative.

Music Mar 29 3:30 PM

Chastity Beltā€™s New Album Live Laugh Love Is Tongue-In-Cheek and Totally Serious

Who knew comic bangers could also be honest confessions about frustrated aimlessness, loneliness, and finding purpose? This Seattle indie band did.

News Mar 20 12:21 PM

Portland Police Will Get Premium Pay for Joining New Crowd Control Team

Amid lingering criticisms and lawsuits stemming from the 2020 protests, the city approved a 6 percent pay bump for new public order team officers.

News Apr 2 9:45 PM

Asylum Seekers in Portland Could Face Homelessness While They Await a Government Decision

At least 20 families filing for asylum could be out on the street soon, as funds for temporary shelter dry up.

News Mar 29 2:30 PM

Portlandā€™s Government Transition Team Wants Your Input on Future Council Operations

Charter reform will usher in a wave of new processes and transform how City Council conducts business.