Aug 30, 2017 | City
Photo credit: Willamette Week – Portland’s Strip Club Haunted House will return for the third year in a row
Portland loves nudity. We have the annual World Naked Bike Ride. Oregon has laws permitting public nudity. Appropriately, we have the most strip clubs per capita (we have twice as many strip clubs as we have public bathrooms!).
Aug 25, 2017 | City
Portland has many nicknames – Stumptown, Slabtown, the Rose City, Naked City USA – but the one that’s becoming more and more popular is “Silicon Forest.”
Why is Portland the Silicon Forest and how did it start? Stumped in Stumptown took a byte out of this story to get every bit of the history.
Aug 12, 2017 | City
Many Portlanders live in blissful ignorance of the many natural and man-made disasters threatening our very existence here in the Pacific Northwest – St. Helens, Crater Lake, and, heck, even Mt. Tabor, are all active volcano ranges intent on taking us out.
Our very location on the west coast makes us a target for a Kim Jong Un temper tantrum, and Portland’s rabid Tesla fan-base means we’ll see automated driving here well in advance of a lot of the country.
Volcanoes, nukes, and artificial intelligence? What’s next?!
May 27, 2011 | City
If you’re new to Portland (or you’ve never been motivated to investigate), you might wonder: why is Portland called the Rose City or the City of Roses?
May 9, 2011 | City
Mary Jane, hooch, wacky tobacky, bud, grass, weed, cannabis, blueberry yum-yum, pot – marijuana. Portlanders love the green leaf in a big way proven by a recent survey from the Daily Beast which ranks Portland as the #3 pot-smoking capital in America.