Tag: portland

Rock Against Alziemer’s 2011: Not to be forgotten

In what will live on as one of the most memorable shows of the year, Rock Against Alziemer’s raised an unforgettable amount of money and awareness around a disease that affects many loved ones. And they did it by lining up the best show I’d seen all year. Here’s a few of my favorites from…




bridge to brews 2011

Not only did I run my best race pace yet for an 8k, I stopped to take photos along the way. Maybe next time I’ll break a 9 minute mile and leave the shooting for shots of whiskey.




Ride By: pt 2

A trio from a ride to Kennedy School one fine Saturday. As the sun began to set, I found myself wanting to peer inside windows and catch glimpses of people settling in next to lamps and fire lights. Instead, I realized I forgot my own bike lights and did my best to pedal on. I’d…




Ride by Shooting: Take 1

Warning: do not try this at home nor on the streets w/out proper helmet and balance. Compared to last week’s experiment, from the “safety” of my car, I found that I was less likely to capture people from my bike. Instead, I focused on architecture or waited until I was comfortably seated behind a book…




drive by shooting: 2

Last week I posted some new photos from a 1 day photo project: browse Portland by car. Before I post photos from this weekend’s shoot: “Ride by Shooting”, here’s a few more from the safety of my car. Click here to view the first batch. [view on flickr]




drive by shooting

A one day photo project: browse Portland by car. It’s easy to get caught up in traffic when sitting behind a steering wheel, so I decided to take a deeper look at what I’m not seeing when I keep my eyes on the bumper in front of me. Here’s a few of my immediate faves…




i’m awesome because. a social art experiment?

I found this sticker, conveniently placed next to a pen on a string, on a street sign pole outside the Red Flag in Portland OR. Yes, I took advantage of this social art experiment. If you can track down the sticker, can you guess which answer is mine? Any idea who’s collating these? Have you…




Portland Rock History. Get Into It.

Last Thursday I had the pleasure of indulging in a double-header of Portland rock history. To kick it off, I went to another stellar Northwest Passage dinner lecture put on by the Dill Pickle Club. (If you haven’t checked them out yet and are local to Portland- you need to.) Eric Isaacson, of Mississippi Records,…




Storytellers Share Portland’s Musical History

Chances are you didn’t grow up in Portland. I didn’t either. That’s why the Dill Pickle Club’s dinner lecture series exploring and sharing Portland’s independent musical history is so fascinating. A must check-out for anyone in the current PDX music scene or lover of the evolutions of independent music culture.




Design Your own Notebooks

The venerable Moleskine-style notebook may claim the likes of Picasso and Hemingway among its past users, but an Oregon-based printing and publishing company recently launched a new alternative that offers the added appeal of eco credentials and customizability, and squarely targets (artistic) minipreneurs . Pinball Publishing’s Scout Book is a pocket-sized notebook with saddle stitching…




Cross Crusades Rule

Single Speed Cyclocross World Championships, Sun 11/9. After watching the first race of the Cross Crusade series at the Alpenrose Dairy, I had high expectations for all cyclo-cross races. Luckily, today’s race at the Portland International Raceway didn’t let me down. Costumes, “free” beer and bikes, oh my … what more can a girl ask…




le hungry @ le happy

Last night, the girls and I kicked off a ladies’ night extravaganza with delicious martini’s at the Vault. With happy hour prices at $4, the savory Geisha, with saki, ginger infused vodka and lime juice, and the sweet Happy Lady, a blend of vanilla vodka and lemon, were our favorites. Le Happy was the best…