GOOD MORNING, SUNDAY! It's the perfect time to catch up on some of the great reporting and stories the Mercury churned out this week! (PRO TIP: If you despise being "the last to know," then be one of the first to know by signing up for Mercury newsletters! All the latest stories shipped directly to your email's in-box... and then... YOUR HEAD.)
Workers at New Seasons' Slabtown location filed to unionize this week, joining three other New Seasons stores in the Portland metro area that have moved to unionize in the past three months.
Test your knowledge about the naughty shenanigans local baddies have been up to this week in this hilarious edition of our sassy-ass weekly trivia game, POP QUIZ PDX! (Plus enter to win free pizza! 🍕😋)
The proposed ballot measure that could change Portland’s government structure can move forward to the November ballot—much to the disappointment of the Portland Business Alliance.
Trash lovers... let's goooo! It's the newest TRASH REPORT from Elinor Jones. This week: Trump's nuclear stash, Tommy Lee's hog, and Ben & Jen's Dunkin' romance!
Last Tuesday's shooting marks the sixth by PPB in 2022.
The luminescent energy of this year's Pickathon music festival cannot be captured—but we gave it our best shot! Check out Mathieu Lewis-Rolland's gorgeous pics in this photo essay!
The possible ban would aim to limit the number of young smokers who develop nicotine addictions through sweet and minty products.
Spend summer's hot days with tabletop-inspired tunes, PDX Pop Now! 2022, and lots of great live shows. It's all HEAR IN PORTLAND!
Solve a LOT of sexy problems in a short amount of time with this week's SAVAGE LOVE... the "Quickies" edition: booty play, outdoor snogs, sex work side hustles, and more!
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