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    • Maryhill

      “What is it?” This is Rafael. He’s a bit of a boorish person, if you want to know the truth. At least when it comes to the finer things. “Its…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Pumpkin Ridge Zipline

      Human Beings have always been fascinated by flight. Since the dawn of time, seemingly, we have tried to harness the power of flight—and I think we have always been a…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Rose Festival

      I’ve always said that the unofficial official kick off for summer in Portland, Oregon is the Rose Festival. This year’s event is fast approaching—May 25th through June 10th at Tom…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Summer

      Summer is almost here in Portland, Oregon again. It comes so quickly. We enjoy the crisp colors and cool air of autumn, the rain and snow of winter and then…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • SuperPlay Reborn

      When I was a kid, Virtual Reality was the work of science fiction. The stuff Phillip K Dick wrote about. Now, flash forward many years later, not only is VR…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • 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