Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 6 - 12, 2017

Vol. 18, No. 30
Ky Bouge


Portland Has Strict Standards For Outlawing Sidewalk Sitting—Unless Cops Ask

Now the recent decision to expand no-sit sidewalks has created a headache for Mayor Ted Wheeler

Conditions Are “Inhumane” for Kids at a Jail in The Dalles, a New Report Says

Jail Officials Call Findings “Over-Exaggerated and Sensationalized”

Hall Monitor: Portland’s Future Decongestants

While Abetting ODOT’s Rose Quarter Plans, the City Just Took a Step Forward


Billy Joel Is Rock’s Tragic Antagonist

Here Are His Five Best Songs You Won’t Hear at the Dentist

My Complicated Devotion to Brandon Flowers and the Killers

The Las Vegas Rock Band Just Released Their Fifth LP, Wonderful Wonderful

Sneaker Wave

The Latest in Portland Hip-Hop

Valerie June Does the Damn Thing

Talkin’ Subatomic Cosmic Blues with the Brooklyn Singer/Songwriter

Things to Do Music: December 6-12

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Chasms Recovers After Tragedy

The Los Angeles Electro-Pop Duo Reflects on the Anniversary of the Ghost Ship Fire

Movies & TV

Wonder Wheel Is a Woody Allen Movie. Please Don’t See It.

It’s Both Horrible AND Miserable!

Things to Do Film: December 8-14

Akira Kurosawa, Batman Returns, and Invincible Kung Fu Legs!

Fifty Years Later, Kill, Baby... Kill! Still Terrifies

What Could Go Wrong in a Cursed Town in the Carpathian Mountains?

Thelma Is Pretty Much the Worst X-Man Ever

Psychic Overload in Joachim Trier’s Latest


HRC Is Free

Why You Should Care About Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Second Act

In Fascism Today, Winning the Fight Against White Supremacy

Shane Burley’s Prescription for Fascism: A Mass Movement Rooted in Antifa Solidarity, Not Separatism


Portland Is Burning

Local Ballroom Culture Is About Much More than Looking Fabulous

Ballroom Glossary

Courtesy of Your Friends at #PDXBALL

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Marketing CBD’s Medical Benefits Is a No-Go, Unfortunately

Oregon and Federal Laws Prevent Makers from Touting Them

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

Grok the Neighborhood

Lush Life

Hotel Bars for Visiting Relatives

Where to Put Your Family Up During the Holidays

Last Supper

Carlita’s Screaming Happy Hour Saves the Day

Northwest Portland's Got a New Tacos-and-Cocktails Spot


NW Cannabis Club Allows You to Take It Inside

The Members-Only Club Provides a Needed Service for Those Who Can’t Consume at Home

Sold Out

December Style Events

New Column!


Letters to the Editor

This Week: Bootie Rings (and Other Things Crawling Up Our Readers’ Asses)

Savage Love

What Happened

What’s She Mad About Now?

From Slacktivism to Activism