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.)
In an unusual trial marked by high-security and limited public access, jurors concluded two Portland activists aren't liable for damages stemming from attacks on right-wing media figure, Andy Ngo. Ngo initially tried to sue Rose City Antifa.
Hey smarty pants! 🤓 How much do YOU know about Portland? Find out in this week's sassy-ass edition of POP QUIZ PDX, featuring trivia Qs about local bite-y animals, "Home Improvement" law breakers, and independent gas pumpin'!
It’s been a particularly violent summer on Portland’s streets, with 13 people dying in traffic crashes in July alone. Everyone agrees there needs to be a culture shift...but who should lead it?
For years people have talked about it. Then Jacob & Sons Deli finally did it. They declared one bagel the best in Portland.
Relive the trippy art and unforgettable live shows from the annual music festival Pickathon at Pendarvis Farm with these gorgeous photos from Mathieu Lewis-Rolland.
Listen up, trash pandas! 🦝 It's been 20 years since "The O.C." made us love/hate Californians, and we now know where Whoopi doesn't like to make...you know. Read allllll the hot goss in this week's Trash Report!
For fans of Thin Lizzy, Black Sabbath, and/or tacos, hilarious hard rockers Tacos! have a new album out on Portland's Nadine Records.
Portland-based artist Maarquii has announced a final show. Dame D.O.L.L.A announced the release date for his next album. And the Kidz Outside Festival is looking like a guaranteed good time. Catch up on local music news with Hear in Portland!
A dude in his 40s slept with someone who he thought was 21—but was actually much younger. 😬 How shitty should he feel? Dan Savage tells him *exactly* how shitty he should feel in this week's episode of SAVAGE LOVE!
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