1. What’s next for Milwaukie, Ore.? Look to the past, perhaps.


    December 28, 2013 by John Chilson

    Milwaukie, Oregon, is an interesting place. No, really. It has a rich, historical past that’s often overlooked. The Lot Whitcomb, …
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  2. The Witherspoon Building is getting a makeover


    September 11, 2013 by John Chilson

    Built in 1890 as a saloon, dance hall, and brothel, the Witherspoon Building, located at 424 SW 4th, is in …
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  3. A Milwaukie brewer, and a call for Portland brewmasters to make a pre-Prohibition beer


    August 31, 2013 by John Chilson

    Down in Milwaukie, Ore., snuggled near the Ledding Library sits the former home of Philip Streib. As you come around …
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  4. Speaking of Portland: A new guide from Herb Lester


    August 29, 2013 by John Chilson

    Just some quick self promotion here. I helped collaborate with Herb Lester Associates out of London on their brand, spanking …
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  5. On the imminent closing of the Black Cat in Sellwood


    April 28, 2013 by John Chilson

    On their Facebook page, the owners of the Black Cat Tavern in Sellwood announced that they are shutting down their …
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  6. Art wall on SW 6th


    April 7, 2013 by John Chilson

    I work in Belluschi’s wonderful Equitable, er, Commonwealth on SW Sixth in downtown Portland. Across the street and with a …
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  7. Photo of the week: Flora, Oregon


    March 17, 2013 by John Chilson

    India Littler from anemone antiques and cloudberry studio¬†sent us this remarkable photograph (she discovered it and kindly scanned it for …
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