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Lush Life: Tiny Wolf and Portland's Nanos

I’m forever deliberating over the impact nanobreweries can or do have on a city’s beer culture. For every Commons (nee Beetje) brewery in Portland or Hess in San Diego, there are seemingly a dozen more that think they can emulate that level of success. 40 more words


Gary Puckett & The Union Gap


No, me neither.  I only know one of their songs – through it’s own notoriety.

Many years ago a song began to play on the radio and within a minute, two of us were sat staring at each other in disbelief and questioning if what we were listening to was what we thought it was.   505 more words

Life Looks Like This

By Ciara Dolan

My brain is a lemon and every day I go to work and squeeze it for hours and hours. Sometimes I squeeze so hard my eyes turn red. 218 more words


Liking them apples

When the CBC hit Portland last year, I said, Man, I gotta write something about this for the Portland Mercury. Which I did. (Then, once the hangover waned, I… 81 more words