Somewhere between 25th and Burnside, down 68th, and the first exit to Gresham, my snowboard and my friend's snowboard flew off the roof rack.
Reward if found.
... live staging of "Once More, With Feeling" is ON tonight at The Fez Ballroom.
tickets at the door
doors at 7pm
10 - 20 dollars sliding scale donation to the Arabella Cooperative (group hosting the Arabella Festival at Holocene)
dance party with DJ Gray to follow
raffle with prizes donated by Dark Horse Comics
you wont want to miss this. one night only.
ps. for those who don't know Buffy... the writer Joss Whedon wrote one episode as a musical... and this is it. on stage.
I used my final paycheck stub for 2008 to calculate my taxes. Turbo Tax tells me that I'm getting a $680 refund from the Feds.
Man, I sure could use that money right now.
Help me out, damnedportlanders: Is there any reason I shouldn't file right now, even before I get my W-2 form?
My tax situation is very simple - one job, no investments, no mortgage, etc., etc.
Portland-related because - hey, look, pancakes!
Finally got my long awaited PGE bill for Snowpocalypse. $74.97
And I'm just thrilled to death to be paying 5.9% more this year.
Yes, I've looked at craigslist, but I want to see if anyone here has anything they want to get rid of that I might get more information about before buying. (Craigslist folks give very little info and rarely have photos).
I need a computer desk, but here's the catch, I either need TWO or some sort of setup that will work for two people. (Considering the IKEA make-your-own setup, but a better price would be be optimal.)
I also need a very small dining table/work table. Narrow (no more than 24" wide) and not too long (36-40") Just something small for two people.
If I can get it all for under $100.00 that would be perfect. Free or cheaper is, of course, better. I have a van and can pick up, but I need something that I can haul up a staircase by myself. (Or a volunteer might get taken to out for a beer.) Trying to be as frugal as possible.
Thank you damnportlanders!
we haven't had one of these in a while, right?
i know about the tattoo shops in portland, but i'd like to know if anyone knows if there is a good artist in the portland area specifically for text. i'm thinking something a little bit more like elaborate calligraphy, if that makes a difference. i don't have something drawn up - i'd like to work with the artist on that since i'm a designer, so an artist that is willing to customize something with a client is preferred... although if they're amazing, not necessary :)
basically, though all my searching i've found artists that are great in most styles but i haven't found text in pretty much anyone's portfolios. :(
So, anyone out there work at/used to work at/knows someone who works at the Grower's Outlet?
I wanna work there something fierce but would like to know some information about the work environment and whatnot. Yeah, I could just go ask but it's gross outside and the internets is inside.
Plus there's that whole everyone knows everyone in Portland thing.
If you have any information on a job that wont make me wear decent clothing or take my tapers out, that would also be cool. In b4 CALL CENTERS LOL.
anything super cheap or just free going on tonight around se portland or downtown?
Good chicken paella in downtown Portland?
I am having a really hard time finding a studio apartment that is under $550 in Portland. Either the landlords won't call me back, or it gets snatched up before they do. Do any of you live in, or know of, affordable studios in Portland? I'd like to stay in North, Northeast, or Downtown, but I'm pretty desperate at this point. I've already given 30 days notice - I'd really like to find something soon. Thank you for helping!
PS - I've tried Housing Connections, www.pdxapts.blogspot.com, all the property management websites I can think of, Craigslist, WW, the mercury. I'm relying on personal experience at this point.
A friend needs to see a medical doc with shoulder experience or specialty THIS week. Probably needs MRI. I thought I'd turn here for advice. Downtown or SW is best. Any recommendations?
So, The Eris and I stopped by Moon and Sixpence this afternoon to celebrate their newfound nonsmokiness and to wash down some rarebit with a few pints. I asked the barkeep what kind of impact the no-smoking laws had wrought upon their business, and she told me that they were WAY busier than ever before. I was surprised, as I had envision legions of smokers staying away. Guess not!
What have your experiences been in this post smokepocalypse terrain? And, hey, if you like food and alcohol, here's a vote for the Moon and Sixpence in Hollywood. Drunken people holding darts are LOVE.
Looking for a great inner-SE or nearly surrounding restaurant/bar of any kind to eat at this evening (Sunday) after 930pm. Any suggestions? Thank you.
Does anyone know of good places to sell clothing?
I have a lot of clothing in good condition that I would like to try to sell before donating and have had no luck so far with Buffalo Exchange (actually, they were quite snobby to me.) I have yet to try Red Light, mostly because the things are less artsy/vintage and more trendy/relaxed. All of it's used, though some of the things only once or twice. It's mainly because I grew out of them, were a gift or I just never wear them.
I have not tried Craig's List either, mostly because I would like to try to sell the items individually rather in a bulk (which doesn't seem to work too well on there) as some things are worth more than others.
I know this has been posted many times, but either I can't use the search feature (because I'm not smart enough) or I just can't find anything.
What is a good hair salon where I can get my hair dyed and cut for a reasonable price, that also does a good job? I've been to several places like Barberama, dirty little secret etc and I just feel so horribly out of place there, like not welcome...that I don't want to go back. I wasn't that impressed with their hair cuts either.
I plan on dying the underneath part of my hair a dark purple, so a place that does those colors? I've never had my hair professionally dyed, so don't laugh. I have no clue about these things.
Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Also helpful if it is somewhere I could get into tomorrow or the next day.
So, the theme of this picture post is: "Where I went to school"
It is pretty open ended, I am thinking of colleges because high schools pretty much look all the same, but it can be anything. It can be a picture you took, a picture with you in it, from back in the day, just fresh off of google images, but...have fun!
What the hell is this 24 show doing denying me my Sunday Simpsons and Family Guy?
Portland related because I said so.
Sad sad sad...
I picked up my phone and dialed The Pagoda tonight to order my traditional hungover sunday repast of Americanized Chinese food from the Pagoda on Broadway, only to have a recorded voice tell me that the number had been disconnected. Confused, I began checking around on the internet and discovered that The Pagoda is gone for good! The last day of service was New Year's Eve. The owner retired and the building was sold. It will be razed to make room for a new bank branch.
Whatever you thought of the food there (I personally found most of it to be pretty decent - they had superb sweet and sour shrimp), the place itself was awesome. The over-the-top chinoiserie, the indoor mini pond with a little bridge over it. Drinking beer in the lounge before seeing Interpol at The Blackbird... so many memories...
Pagoda, you will be missed, by me at least.
P.S. I'm pretty sure I got several good interior shots of the place, thank goodness...
Let's say you're going to give blood somewhere other than the Red Cross, somewhere you haven't heard much about. How do you go about finding if they use sterile, unused needles other than hoping they haven't unwrapped the needle before they get to you?
EDIT: for those who have past experiences, the place is Biomat Inc on SE Holgate.
I've seen some people use some HTML that hides text by making it invisible until you highlight it. Of course, I can't find a post like that in order to view the code, now that I want to know.
So, how do you do it?
EDIT: I know how to make text white (and other colors). However, some readers (including some friends pages, depending on your setup) don't view LJ content in its native color scheme. If possible I'd like to find a way to invis text regardless of background color, if there is a way.
Anyone know anything about good pregnancy clinics and or plans to go on that aren't going to cost an arm and a leg?