Print Edition for the week of
Sep. 13 - 19, 2017

Vol. 18, No. 18
Veronica Rose


Old Town Neighbors Are Fighting a New Homeless Shelter by Citing a Decades-Old Agreement

They Sort of Have a Point

Two States, One Chaotic Day

As Donald Trump Jr. Trolls Portland Antifa, a Confederate Flag-Adorned Truck Nearly Plows Through Them

Hall Monitor: Saltz’s Last Waltz

Facing a Stiff Challenge, Portland’s Longest Commissioner Is Hanging Up His Spurs


All-Ages Action!

This Week in All-Ages Music

Havania Whaal Is Not a Normal Band

Elaborate Minor Crisis Is a Brood-Gaze Masterpiece

Record Review: Maximum Mad, Dear Enemy

Things to Do Music: September 13-19

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Resistance & Solidarity

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of September 13-19

Movies & TV

Things To Do Film: September 15-21

The Prophecy of Network; the Genius of Babe: Pig in the City

Rebel in the Rye Is the Film Version of a Conversation with an Aspiring Male Novelist

An Insufferable JD Salinger Biopic

Jennifer Lawrence Gets Sucked Into Darren Aronofsky’s Mother!

There Will Be Blood.

Visual Art

TBA Is Happening

What We Saw and Loved in the First Week of the Performance Festival


The Undisputable Fun of the Undisputable Geniuses of Comedy

The Best of Portland Comedy—One Stage, One Night Only!

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

I Hope You Teenage Shitheads Get Charged with Arson

Last Supper

Alto Bajo and Lo Bar Live Up and Down to Their Names

Hits and Misses from the Hi-Lo Hotel's Restaurant and Bar

Ask a Pot Lawyer

The House Rules Committee Just Did... What, Exactly?

We Explain What the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment’s Vote-Block Means


My Favorite Cannabis Products Disappeared. What Happened?

Two Promising Craft Cannabis Companies Suffered Speed Bumps in Oregon’s Maturing Market

Sold Out


Letters to the Editor

A Fight Over I-5 Congestion Pricing! Plus: How to Get Rid of Your Stupid Fireworks!

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Girls and Women and Sex

What’s She Mad About Now?

Newcomers' Guide 2017

Welcome to Portland! (No, We’re Serious!)

The Portland Mercury’s Indispensible Guide for Newcomers

How to Get Around Portland (Car-Free)

Yes, You Can, and Yes, You Should

Portland’s Pretty

A Style Guide for the New Portlander

Beating Traffic in This City Is Easy—with a Bike!

Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Move In, Start Eating

A List of New Dishes Every New Portlander Must Try

A Toast to Your Arrival!

The Newcomer’s Guide to Booze in a Boozy Town

The Newcomer’s Pot Buying Guide

Don’t Be Intimidated: Buying Pot Is Safe, Easy, and Totally Legal

A Newcomer’s Guide to Portland’s Best Music Venues

Or, Where to Take Your Ears Out for a Date!

Sports for the Athletically Ignorant Newcomer

A Quick Overview of Portland’s Major League Teams

So You Want to Be an Activist

How to Get Politically Active if You’re New to Town (and Why It Matters)

Old Stuff for New Portlanders

Or, Tricking Old Portlanders into Thinking You Aren’t New