Print Edition for the week of
Sep. 2 - 8, 2015

Vol. 16, No. 16
Jeremy Eaton


Ticketless to Ride

TriMet's About to Go Digital. What's That Mean for Its Poorest Users?

Blocking Out the Sun

The State's Second-Largest Energy Provider Is at War with Solar Power

Hall Monitor

That First Commute Is A Doozy


Return to Toyland

Babes in Toyland Make the World a (Slightly) Better Place

Pop Rocks

The Cairo Gang: Trust What You Like

Teen Idol Training Ground

Ariana Grande: She's No Debbie Gibson, and Here's Why

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

All-Ages Action!

This Week in All-Ages Music

Movies & TV

The Unexpected Journey of A Walk in the Woods

These Old Dudes Are Probably Going to Die in the Woods!

Meru Tops the Average Mountain-Climbing Doc

Terror, Ice, and Solitude—at 20,000 Feet

A New York Scenester's Life Is Retold in Danny Says

The History of Rock 'n' Roll, New York, and Danny Fields

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Food and Drink

Put a Beret on It

Coquine Is a French-Infused, Lady-Helmed Gem on Mt. Tabor

You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Wine

Winemakers Who Are Keeping It Real

Visual Art

Not-So-Precious Cargo

Artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins Upends Portland's Cutesy Crafting


Word of Mouth

The Abstract, Tender Comics of Jason Overby

More Like Great American Nahhhh-vel

Purity Is a Long, Unhappy Slog Through Franzenland

Theater & Performance

Making Space

Bad Reputation's Shelley McLendon Unveils Plans for a New Theater in Old Town/Chinatown


The Return of... WORST. NIGHT. EVER!

Your Fave Mercury Writers Forced to Attend Their Most Feared Events

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

The Asexual Dom

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

Sold Out

On to West Daily

Everything as Fuck

Cheaper ≠ Better


Cannabuzz: The Week in Cannabis

Minorities and Marijuana

I, Anonymous