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Tuesday, July 27th, 2010, 3:47 pm

Making Nice Friends with a young independent record label

In a city where all-ages concerts have fallen out of frequency, making it as a young band in Portland can be a tough endeavor. There’s this strange age gap where some musicians are too old to get help from youth …

Friday, July 23rd, 2010, 3:44 pm

Hadlock Love, or an Ode to the Sea Dogs

It started like any other baseball game would on a beautiful summer afternoon. The crowd hurriedly piled into their seats with various drinks and snacks, the national anthem was sung, and “play ball” was shouted by a local youngster. While …

Monday, July 19th, 2010, 2:13 pm

Portland Slow Riders bike at their own pace

In other cities when bicycles take to the street en masse they are cursed, honked at and crashed into. In Portland they are cheered, waved at and photographed. What is the Portland Slow Riders group doing right? Several friends had …