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  1. awp conference
    Six Great Things That Happened at the AWP ConferenceHighlights from the continent’s biggest annual writers’ conference, held last week in Portland.
  2. The Portlandia Effect: How Did the Show Change the City It Satirized?After eight seasons, the series comes to an end this Thursday.
  3. bad ideas
    People Are Understandably Horrified by This Shop’s Charles Manson Doughnut“Their creative team needs help.”
  4. talking about the weather
    Extreme Heat Wave Is Cooking the Pacific NorthwestCanadian wildfires are also causing extreme haze in the region.
  5. Stumptown’s Founder Is Starting a New Coffee CompanyDuane Sorenson will open Puff Coffee in Portland this November.
  6. politics
    Read What the Portland Stabbing Victim’s Mom Had to Say to President Trump“I ask you, Mr. President, to take action at this time.”
  7. terrorism
    Portland Mourns Two Heroes Killed While Defending Teen Girls From Racist TiradeThe two men were stabbed to death after trying to stop a white supremacist from confronting two teens, one of whom was a Muslim wearing a hijab.
  8. the tipping game
    Restaurant Owners Continue to Return to Traditional Tipping ModelsPortland’s Le Pigeon and Little Bird are the latest to revert to gratuity.
  9. too much
    ‘Anti-Fascist’ Threats Cause Cancellation of Floral-Themed Oregon ParadeProtesters threatened the procession because local Republican officials planned to march.
  10. drakelandia
    Drake’s ‘Portland’ Is So Much Fun, You Won’t Care Who’s Riding Whose WavesYou also won’t care that its title doesn’t make any sense.
  11. taxes
    Portland Will Make Companies With Overpaid CEOs Shell Out More in TaxesCorporations with executives who make more than 100 times what their workers do will be subject to a surtax.
  12. The Boiler Room’s Last Night It felt like the longest five minutes of my life. It was my second time performing standup comedy, but my first at the appropriately-named […]
  13. The Push to End Bartender BurnoutThe job can take a massive toll on the body. Now a team of experts wants to help bartenders live better while working longer.
  14. Food Send-ups
    Pizzeria Debuts Trump Pizza, Sliced Small for People With Tiny Fingers“It’s the best built pizza you’ll ever see.”
  15. Video Feed
    Did This Food Truck’s Anti-Trump Party Go Too Far?“… A few months ago, another business had three Trump piñatas, and they massacred those things and nobody said anything.”
  16. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Has Hired Food-Safety Consultants to Help With Its E. Coli OutbreakThere are now 35 confirmed cases of sickness in Oregon and Washington.
  17. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Has Closed Dozens of Stores After an E. Coli OutbreakOfficials say the number of sick customers is likely to grow.
  18. dong watch
    Upstanding Citizen Decorates Portland With Hundreds of DildosWhy install another bench when you can hang a dick?
  19. The Next Wave 2015: The Top Up-and-Coming Comics Outside of NY and LAWelcome to the second semi-annual edition of The Next Wave, Splitsider’s roundup of exciting new comic voices from around the country. Though […]
  20. Lawsuits
    A Woman Is Suing a Restaurant for $100,000 for Ruining Her Valentine’s DayShe was “so devastated she cried for a day.”
  21. Indie Rock and Standup in Portland with The Thermals’ Hutch HarrisMusicians are often thought of as self-serious crybabies, holding their craft to the highest imaginable standards and scoffing at anything that […]
  22. Inside Portland’s ‘Live Wire! Radio’Live Wire! is a radio variety show recorded weekly in Portland, Oregon and broadcast on public radio stations across the country. “Radio […]
  23. Not Cool
    Ice Cream Shop’s Planned Parenthood Benefit Met With Deluge of ThreateningIt received “very disturbing” voice mails and phone calls.
  24. Video Feed
    Here’s a Parrot That Just Loves Coffee“She’ll drink it any way you give it to her. Cold, hot — she doesn’t care.”
  25. kids today
    Portland Teen Who Peed in Drinking-Water Reservoir Has a Point“I mean, really, dude?”
  26. Video Feed
    Watch the Trailer for Farang, a ‘Full-on’ Andy RickerVice will release the full feature in early 2014.
  27. john mcafee
    John McAfee Had Neighbor Troubles in Portland, TooHe’s been accused of stalking.
  28. Foragers
    Portland Chefs Accused of Foraging Ingredients in People’s YardsThere’s serious dirty work behind wild greens.
  29. Lists
    Here’s the Complete List of 58 Extraordinary Coffee Shops — With aBecause clicking is annoying.
  30. Lists
    Bon Appétit Unveils Its 10 Best New RestaurantsAska, Fat Rice, and Saison made the cut.
  31. Video Feed
    Watch David Levi Introduce Vinland, His Hyper-Regional Maine RestaurantThe chef intends to get by entirely on very local ingredients.
  32. Thai-Spicy
    Andy Ricker of Pok Pok on the Truth About Thai ChilisBee larvae, yes. No on the edible silkworms.
  33. Bridgetown Comedy Festival Announces Its Lineup: Reggie Watts, Todd Glass, […]Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival just announced its 2013 lineup this week, and the event (which runs April 18th to 21st) will feature […]
  34. portlandia
    Watch a Trailer for The Real World: Portland Screaming and drinking, ‘twere always so.
  35. Two Days in Portlandia: A Photo RecapIf it weren’t for Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, the rest of America might never have known about freestyle canoers, artisanal lightbulb […]
  36. viral videos
    Somewhere in Portland, Gandalf Is on a UnicycleGandalf lives, has great balancing skills.
  37. Look Who's Popping Up
    What Portland’s Jason French Is Cooking at Superba Snack Bar, November 5The chef-owner of Ned Ludd in Portland is collaborating on dishes like cockscomb terrine and squid-ink citrus for one night.
  38. Foodievents
    Team-Ups: Inside Matthew Lightner and Sean Brock’s Feast Portland DinnerThe chefs collaborated on a meal Saturday night.
  39. rumors
    Looks Like The Real World Is Heading to PortlandPlease have the cast members get jobs pickling things.
  40. Portland Mayoral Candidate Parodies Portlandia, Complete with Fred and […] Here’s a new campaign ad from Portland mayor wannabe Eileen Brady entitled “Put a Job on It.” Subtle!
  41. Slideshow
    First Look at the Beagle, an East Village Newcomer With a Portland PedigreeMatthew Piacentini, owner of Portland’s buzzy Clyde Common, opens a “produce-driven creative American” restaurant.
  42. Mediavore
    Bush Administration Pushed Genetically Modified Foods; 8,000 Pounds of AngusWikileaks reveals aims for more modified frankenfood, while there’s yet another listeria scare in our meat supply.
  43. Mediavore
    Egg Cartel Accused Of Inflating Prices; $50,000 Reward Offered in Killing ofAn alleged scheme finds egg farmers and a huge egg trade group killing hens to stifle the supply of eggs.
  44. sting operations
    Teen Arrested After Plotting to Bomb Portland Christmas-Tree-Lighting CeremonyFBI agents nabbed him as part of a sting operation.
  45. Mediavore
    Seafood Sourcing on Diners’ Minds; Police Draw Guns at Venice’s RawsomeSeafood restaurants are peppered with questions about food origins, while raw milk brings out police weapons.
  46. The Other Cities
    Chef Arrested After Locavore Brawl in PortlandIn Portland, they’re not messing around in re: locavorism.
  47. Beef
    Locavores Gone Loco: Chef Arrested After Brawl Over Pig SourcingCochon 555 ends in a head-butt and a trip to the clink.
  48. Mediavore
    Fat Duck to Serve Whale Vomit For Christmas; Cannabis Cafe Coming to PortlandA British restaurant serves the ultimate in gross-out food, while a Portland Cafe attempts to serve marijuana with food.
  49. Mediavore
    A Farmers Market For The White House; Chicken Feet Save The DayPlus: a new menu for Macaroni Grill, a farmer-to-farmer program from the USDA
  50. Mediavore
    The Intersection of Local and Kosher; Chicken Feet DiplomacyPlus: USDA invests in small farms, and Portland’s awesome food scene, all in our morning news roundup.