Tuesday, September 27, 2022

News

Alan Tracy of Vessel Services on the Portland Fish Pier

Fishing for interest: Future of Portland Fish Exchange up to wary...

Efforts to improve the financial health of the Portland Fish Exchange met some resistance from its board of directors last week, despite warnings that...

Arts & Living

Norman Garcy Yap, left, as Wen Chang, and Jim Shankman as Saul in "The Great Leap."

On Stage: Sports, politics, personal choice make a ‘Great Leap’

It’s 1989 in San Francisco. Manford (Ray Yamamoto) is a 17-year-old Chinese-American orphan from Chinatown. He’s “relentless,” to use his own word. He’s also...
Rigometrics

Live and on record: Go see Rigometrics release ‘Rig n’ Roll’

Maybe rock 'n' roll isn’t quite dead yet? While there have been painfully few mainstream hits with a rock edge in the pandemic years,...

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Viewpoint

My Two Cents: Letting go

When I joined the team that relaunched the Portland Phoenix, it was with the expectation we would publish an independent weekly newspaper that readers...
Edgar Allen Beem

The Universal Notebook: Crackdown on cruise ships

In the ongoing wake of the coronavirus, you’d think cruise ships would be things of the past. The cruise industry worldwide was cut in...
Al Diamon

Politics & Other Mistakes: Debate debacle

There’s nothing more fun than watching political candidates in a televised debate. Get out the chips and salsa, crack a beer, and settle back...
Bre Kidman

Unpacking the Sausage: Your guide to the ‘BS Olympics’

Welcome to the last stretch of the 2022 election season. Who’s ready to watch the Bullshit Olympics?  I’d particularly like to welcome the new voters...