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    • Springtime

      This time of year, I always write the same kind of thing. That’s not bad, though. There’s a comfort in the sameness. There’s a comfort in knowing that the way…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Funny Portland

      Living here in Portland is a funny thing. Not funny ha ha—though, there certainly are funny moments (and funny places, like Comedy Sportz club and Helium) but, you know, just…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Chop Stix

      The problem with loving something is that eventually you have to say goodbye and it will rip out your heart. Last year, the venerable Portland Staple of punk rock and…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Foam Glow

      Do you know where you will be on June 9th, 2018? If you’re a runner in Portland, Oregon, I know where you SHOULD be: The non-competitive Foam Glow 5K. Yes,…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Analog Cafe

      Portland has always been known for the arts. I feel like I type this sentence a lot. But, it’s true. Art of all kinds takes up permanent residence here and…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Ty Burrell

      Modern Family has been one of the most popular and successful sitcoms on the new century. For those unfamiliar with the show, Modern Family portrays the foibles of the Pritchett family…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Healthy Portland

      Raise your hand if you made a New Years’ Resolution to lose some weight and be more healthy? I See those hands. Now, raise your hand if you broke that…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Ursula LeGuin

      Ursula K. LeGuin passed away about a month ago. As one of the most famous and groundbreaking authors in recent memory, her passing was particularly felt, especially here in Portland,…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Gladstone

      If you’re looking for a place to live near Portland but not directly within the city limits, Gladstone, Oregon, located in Clackamas County, could be a good choice for you.…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Incredible John’s

      Pizza is the best. I love delicious pizza. I love okay pizza. Even terrible pizza is still good pizza. So, whenever I can find a good place for a slice…

      Written by Rick Sadle