A locals guide to Portland, Oregon: 10 top tips

Tech money is changing a city loved for its location amid the great outdoors but its cool offbeat feel and famous beer and coffee scenes remain Brunch on Division St Division Street divides Portland in half, and a portion of the eastern section in the Richmond neighbourhood is buzzing with great affordable eateries including Bollywood Theater, (snacks from $4.25, pork vindaloo, $12); and Kati Portland, with its open kitchen, shanty-town chic interiors and delectable food: you may find yourself drooling over the mussa-muhn curry (lunch specials $8.95). Urban hiking Abandonded stone structure, built in 1950 to house a ranger station, in Forest Park, west of downtown Portland. Photograph: Dee Browning/Alamy Stock Photo/Alamy Stock Photo Park culture is big here but …

Cider Shop Sues Portlands Far-Right Extremists

For years, a far-right group has led bloody brawls in the streets of Portland, Oregon. Now the fight appears headed for the courthouse, thanks to a local brewery thats had enough of the throwdowns. The group is Patriot Prayer, whose members champion Islamophobic causes and violence against their opponents on the left. Headed by Joe Gibson, the groups members were involved in a bloody brawl against anti-fascists at the Portland bar Cider Riot on May 1. Cider Riot, which sometimes hosts events like film screenings and a Rock Against Fascism concert, has been a repeated target of Patriot Prayers ire. Now the bar is asking for a jury trial and $1 million from Patriot Prayer and its leaders, citing negligence, …

‘Hilerious’! Enjoy this short video of a Portland anti-ICE protester trying to spell ‘privilege’

Earlier we told you about independent journalist Andy Ngo who “was gut-punched and sprayed with pepper spray by Antifa goons while covering the May Day protests in Portland, OR yesterday.” All that and much more is discussed in his thread that starts here: Portland’s #MayDay was a celebration of Marxism, socialism & communism. It called for violence against border enforcement & even the destruction of the U.S. I will upload footage that I recorded in chronological order. #antifa pic.twitter.com/PAtFjNcCcc — Andy Ngo (@MrAndyNgo) May 2, 2019 Included in the mix, Ngo also shared a video of a protester who was using sidewalk chalk but needed a little help: A protester asks for help in spelling “white privilege” outside the @ICEgov …