Tag: portland

Justice for Pat Pat

From yesterday #BlackLivesMatter #PatrickKimmons #pdx#DontShootPDX #JusticeForPatPat pic.twitter.com/yHW2lUhRNP — Pootin's Apprentice (@sgeez) October 2, 2018 #GONETOSOON #ENOUGHISENOUGH #BLACKLIVESMATTER #SAYHISNAME #JUSTICEFORPATPAT 💙💙💙Everyone Please Share! Portland Police shot and KILLED another black man! A son, a father, a brother, a family member and a friend was lost and MURDERED BY PORTLAND POLICE! https://t.co/Pv8sx3YLpi — Shalece (@BossNailBabe) October 2,

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The Downsides of Sweaters

Do you like my sweater?#SweaterWeather #thriftstore https://t.co/KBswEAhCeS pic.twitter.com/w1HpAUiaT6 — Nathan Corliss (@oakfive) September 18, 2018 The Downsides of (wool) Sweaters They stretch They pile They’re difficult to wash They have questionable environmental consequences (e.g. desertification in China) Moths sometimes eat them The Upsides of (wool) Sweaters Profound warmth They continue to insulate when wet Sweaters

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Bike Commute in Wildfire Smoke

Air quality in Portland has now hit the unhealthy range due to wildfire smoke from fires raging in Washington and British Columbia. More smoke is on the way tonight, this time from north central and eastern Washington and British Columbia. Expect to wake up to even more smoke on Monday morning. For the latest air

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The Hurdles of Getting Into Biking and How to Get Over Them

Looking back on how great biking to work in Portland has been, a fleeting thought often crosses my mind, “why didn’t I start sooner?” In reflecting on this question, I’ve determined there were a number of things that held me back from riding. The things that stopped me however, have quite easy fixes. The reasons

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Google Maps List: My Favorite Restaurants in Portland

When I tell people I’m from Portland, they often ask if it really rains all the time (it’s complicated), if it’s really like the show Portlandia (it is), and where I love to eat. On the last question, there are WAY TOO MANY PLACES IN PORTLAND THAT I LOVE TO EAT. Even if I just

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How Will the Cascadia Earthquake Impact Your Address (in Oregon), and What You Should do to Prepare

The Cascadia Earthquake is coming. With a fault line from Northern California to Vancouver Island, British Columbia, and an anticipated force of at least 9.0 on the Richter scale, devastation will be profound. .@matthewsolum Cascadia Rising Exercise included a 9.0 earthquake AND a tsunami. (extreme impact across Pacific Northwest) #NWAS17 pic.twitter.com/lemNzh0MDE — National Weather Association

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