Print Edition for the week of
Sep. 16 - 22, 2015

Vol. 16, No. 18
Minh Tran


What a New Portlander Should Know

Here Are Some of the Most Pressing Issues Your New City's Facing, Newbie

Emergency Response

As Advocates Push Displacement Fixes, Local Leaders Are Awful Quiet

In Other News

Hall Monitor

The Forgotten Option


Sounds from Doom Town

A Grossly Oversimplified Guide to Portland Music

Sprechen Sie Kraftwerk?

Local Artists on the Architects of Electronic Music

Trial by Fire

On Poison Season, Destroyer Sees What Sticks

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

Movies & TV

How to Watch a Movie in Portland

A Simple, One-Step Guide to Watching a Movie in Portland

Black Mass Is Another Excuse for Johnny Depp to Wear Goofy Makeup

Somebody Stop Letting Him in the Makeup Trailer!

The Highs, and Lows, of Everest

Climbing Up—and Falling Off—the Highest Mountain in the World

Sleeping with Other People Is Fun!

Alison Brie and Jason Sudeikis Should Totally Do It.

Confused, and Running, Through The Scorch Trials

It's Like The Hunger Games, But Crappier!

Can Lily Tomlin Be My Grandma?

Finally, a Movie Where a Teenager Has an Abortion and Turns Out Fine

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Here's Pawn Sacrifice, an Obligatory Bobby Fischer Biopic

Hey, Look, a Chess Movie Nobody Asked For

Food and Drink

Where Can a Guy Get a Drink Around Here?

The Newcomers' Guide to Booze in a Boozy Town

Noob Food

Where to Fill Up After Emptying Your Moving Boxes

Visual Art

Beyond First Thursday

A Newcomers' Guide to Portland's Art Galleries


J Is for Genius

Inside the Absurd Success of J Names Improv


The Art of Cruelty

The Celebrated (and Ignored) Stories of Joy Williams


Welcome to Portland!

A Guide for the Newcomers to Town

Winter Is Coming

A Helpful Guide to Portland's Rainy Season!

How to Apologize for Moving to Portland

A Guide to Saying You're Sorry for Fucking Up This Formerly Wonderful City with Your Presence

A Portlander's Pronunciation Guide

Seriously, Stop Fucking Calling It "Ore-uh-GONE"

Overrated Portland

Save Yourself Time and Trouble


What Teams You Should Know, and How to Pretend to Care

A Newcomers' Guide to Making Friends

Or, How to Sweat with a Bunch of People

Free Love

Your Guide to Portland's Free Kicks

Getting Around

Navigating Portland Transportation for the Newbie

Hither and Thither

A Guide to Portland's Neighborhoods

Finding a Place to Live

It's Possible... But Not Easy!

Lafftown PDX

Portland Has One of the Best Comedy Scenes Anywhere. Here's Where to Jump In.

Bicycle Death Traps

Hey, new cyclist! Avoid these roads at all costs.

Portland History 101

Just the Basics—So You Don't Look Dumb

Portland Myth Bustin'!

What You Think You Know About Portland Is WRONG

Travel Portland

Get the Tourist Stuff Out of the Way

I, Anonymous

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Is CBD Legal?


Coffee and Weed

Everything as Fuck

Hello, Newcomer, Goodbye

Sold Out

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Minds Blown