After almost 10 years of silence, indie supergroup Gayngs have reappeared with a new song titled Appeayl 2 U. A project of producer Ryan Olson, Gayngs members have included Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, Doomtree’s P.O.S and Dessa, Har Mar Superstar, and members of Megafaun, Digitata, and The Rosebuds. Although I’ve never been especially enamored with […]
Motherboard just announced a weekly newsletter about the United States Postal Service called The Mail, written by senior staff writer Aaron Gordon. You can subscribe to the email version for free, or pay $30 to receive a monthly zine, rather appropriately, in the mail. The USPS is often confused as a private business that the […]
As work continues to upgrade the Steel Bridge this summer, TriMet have produced a short video on its history. Related: this very satisfying time-lapse of the recent construction work.
Earlier this week, Portland City Council passed historic housing reform known as the Residential Infill Project, which re-legalizes middle housing like triplexes and fourplexes and incentivizes building more dense and affordable housing throughout the city. The ordinance also makes the construction of driveways optional and removes on-site parking requirements, essentially removing mandated parking minimums city-wide. […]
The City of Portland has just announced that they’ll be offering their annual Portland Traffic & Transportation course as an online class this year. The course, co-founded in 1991 by everyone’s favorite bespectacled cycling enthusiast (and Oregon Congressman) Earl Blumenauer, has been offered free of charge to any Portland resident interested in learning more about […]
Meet the three spacecraft heading to Mars this summer.
Defunctland, a YouTube channel that usually focusses on producing video essays about discontinued amusement park attractions, has been branching out a bit lately. Their latest video is about the 1964 New York World’s Fair, and the collaboration between New York city planner Robert Moses and Walt Disney. Related: Defunctland’s video on the the invention of […]
If you’re in Portland and you’re missing going to the movies, some good news! The Hollywood Theatre has set up a drive-in at the Portland Expo Center, screening classic films like The Thing, Raising Arizona, and Mad Max: Fury Road. Tickets went on sale this morning at $35 per car. The NW Film Center has […]
Multnomah County has been continuing to share details on their replacement for the Burnside Bridge, with the latest concept images showing how pedestrians and cyclists might be physically separated from vehicular traffic. Although the project is still a year away from the design phase—and construction likely won’t start until at least 2024—there will be regular […]
Seoul has approved their own version of the Green New Deal, a $2.1 billion commitment to reducing carbon emissions, which includes banning vehicles with internal combustion engines from the city beginning 2035.