So there was this random guy totally staring me down for awhile, but I was busy helping someone else. He walked around pretending to look at the various items we had for sale, but his eyes kept raping up on me. I was slightly creeped out, but then I remembered that I was in Portland and people here are just weird. After I […]
Sometimes I think I have a grasp on the weirdness of Portland, and then things like this happen. Seriously, watch the video to hear a 911 operator respond to a guy calling in about a chicken crossing the road.
So this is pretty cool! Google’s high-speed fiber project is cleared to do business in Portland, thanks to a franchise agreement approved by the Portland City Council. Under the arrangement, Google will pay a five percent franchise fee on any video revenue, but avoid the extra three percent fee charged to more conventional fiber purveyors like Comcast […]
June 7th marks the 11th annual naked bike ride in Portland, and I’m getting pretty excited. The event started in 2004 with just 100 nude bikers. The numbers have been increasing by thousands each year. In fact, last years naked bike ride peaked with 9,000 participants! This year, Portland is expecting 10-15,000 naked bikers, and I’m seriously thinking that I might […]