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Portland bar sues bartender for $115,000 for drinking on the job  OregonLive

The Barrel Room claims it will lose $115000 when it's forced to let the taps run dry for 21 days -- all because a bartender drank on the job.

Portland police look for driver who rammed 3 pedestrians | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

Police in Portland are investigating an apparent hit-and-run crash caught on video last Thursday in which a pickup truck appears to drive toward and plow into ...

FOX13 Memphis
In Portland, Scooter Start-Ups Played Nice. Regulators Took Note.  The New York Times

Three companies agreed to a pilot program with city. The results showed environmental benefits but left unanswered what tight controls mean for profits.

The New York Times
Portland City Hall protests due to 'white male privilege'  Hastings Tribune

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The first black woman to be elected to Portland's City Council says "white male privilege" is to blame for disruptions and raucous ...

Hastings Tribune
What to do in Portland each month of the year  OregonLive

No matter what month you're in Portland, there's something fascinating and beautiful to see.

SUV goes over cliff near U-Portland  KOIN.com

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- The driver of an SUV went over a cliff in North Portland in the early hours of Wednesday, and rescuers pulled pulled one person out.

Portland riders say they’re skipping cars, thanks to electric scooters  The Verge

Electric scooter companies are known to brag about their potential to reshape cities by reducing car congestion and pollution. Today, the city of Portland, Oregon ...

The Verge
Bake on the Run Introduces Portland to the Eclectic Tastes of Guyana  Willamette Week

You probably wouldn't expect to find chow mein on the menu at Portland's only Guyanese food cart. But then, given the rarity of the cuisine at Bake on the Run, ...

Willamette Week
The Top Five Places to Eat in Portland This Week  Willamette Week

1. Marie's. 8727 N Lombard St., 503-283-0494. When fried-chicken utopia Dub's closed (for the third time) last year, Portland soul-food lovers mourned hard.

Willamette Week
Portland has the best tiki bar in America  OregonLive

PORTLAND, OREGON - August 13, 2014 - Alexis Rittenhouse serves up a flaming Coconaut: blackstrap rum, lime and coconut. Hale Pele is an island getaway ...

The Top Five Places to Drink in Portland This Week  Willamette Week

1620 NW 23rd Ave., 503-755-5055. Taking over the space recently vacated by one of the city's oldest brewpubs, Lompoc Tavern, the Northwest Portland outpost ...

Willamette Week
Lime, Bird, and other scooter companies just proved they can help take cars off the road  Business Insider

The findings showed more than a third of users replaced car trips with scooters. That's good news for companies that want to keep expanding.

Business Insider
Prosper Portland weighs office building atop convention center parking garage  OregonLive

Portland's economic development agency might top a parking garage already under construction near the Oregon Convention Center with a 10-story office ...

Where Is Your Favorite Place to Shop in Portland?  Willamette Week

"I don't really have a favorite place to shop, but consignment stores are probably my favorite types of places to shop at. Just as long as I can find some dope, ...

Willamette Week
Man dies after plunging from Portland bridge, landing on truck, police say  OregonLive

Interstate 84′s westbound ramp to southbound Interstate 5 is closed.

Portland's Old Spaghetti Factory turns 50: A look back at decades of delicious memories  OregonLive

The noodle emporium, with more than 40 locations in 13 states, is known for old-time decor and three-course meal deals.

Portland will allow electric scooters to return after promising pilot  GeekWire

Portland transportation officials are recommending that the city launch a longer pilot for rentable electric scooters in 2019, building on a four-month test run with ...

Intoxicated man arrested in Portland after falsely reporting infant son missing, police say  OregonLive

An intoxicated man was arrested early Tuesday in Portland after falsely reporting his infant son missing, police say. Portland police said Anthony D. Bibeau, 34, ...

For Decades, Clients Trusted a Portland Lawyer to Get Compensation for Their Injuries. It Turns Out She Kept Much of Their Money.  Willamette Week

For three decades, Lori Deveny was an accomplished Portland lawyer. Deveny had deep roots in Oregon: She grew up in Eugene and graduated from ...

Willamette Week
Portland City Council set to approve funding for new affordable housing project  KATU

PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is set to bring forward an item in Wednesday's city council meeting that's already moving forward. City council ...

Red Sox Extend Double-A Affiliation in Portland  98.5 The Sports Hub

The Portland Sea Dogs will be the Red Sox AA affiliate through at least 2022.

98.5 The Sports Hub
Letter to the editor: Use Portland's working waterfront to help form balanced economy  Press Herald

Let's look at Portland's working-waterfront development moratorium impartially. Essentially, this comes down to prioritizing maritime industry versus hospitality on ...

Press Herald
Some Southeast Portland residents receive boil water notice after pipe bursts  KATU

PORTLAND, Ore. – A water main break left 14 homes and two apartment buildings without water Wednesday morning. Now, the city recommends those ...

Fees increase at some Portland public pools  KATU

PORTLAND, Ore. — When Brian Veach brought his little boy to the pool at Portland's Eastside Community Center Sunday, there was no notice of a price hike for ...

Portland homeless shelter back on track thanks to public cash infusion  KATU

A year-round homeless shelter, made possible in part by a $1. 5 million donation from Columbia Sportswear CEO Tim Boyle, is nearly a reality thanks to a cash ...

Portland Timbers sign Slovenian goalkeeper Aljaz Ivacic  OregonLive

Timber Joey holds up a slab following a second-half goal by Fanendo Adi as the Portland Timbers defeat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 in an MLS match at ...

Portland police investigate fatal shooting outside strip club, one person in custody  KVAL

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Police Bureau is investigating a fatal shooting outside a strip club in Southeast Portland Tuesday morning. Officers responded to a ...

Skid over, Cavs tackle tough task at Portland  Yahoo Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers exorcised some demons Sunday in Los Angeles, knocking off the LeBron James-less Lakers 101-95 to snap a 12-game losing streak.

Yahoo Sports
Portland's tiniest wine bar specializes in natural wines: 'nothing added, nothing taken away'  OregonLive

A storage room in a chic Portland boutique houses the funkiest wine bar in the city: Ardor Natural Wines. Although I really think Ardor's owners should consider ...

One of the City's Most Popular Local Celebrities Has Started a Nonprofit Dedicated to Keeping Portland Weird  Willamette Week

Keeping Portland weird isn't easy. As the gritty city we used to know continues to give way to the shiny and new, the landscape might look increasingly ...

Willamette Week