BoingBoing got an advance copy of a new comedy book from the makers of the Portlandia TV show. It’s titled, Portlandia: A Guide for Visitors and the first impression is that it’s as funny as the show itself.
Here’s a fun excerpt from the intro:
A guide for getting around, either by foot, or by bicycle, the official car of Portlandia. Featured also are the 9 official bicycle rules of the road, drawn up by Spyke and his bike comrades. Not to be ignored!
The book is available at Powells.com. You can also see Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein at an event for the book taking place at Powell’s on November 20th. Details here.
As more Portlanders get sick-and-tired of the bike theft-related activities happening in broad daylight all over our city, we’re hearing more incidents like the one just shared by reader Spencer B. this morning on the OBRA Chat email list: SUBJECT: accosted, chased, chased suspect, then recovered high end MTB fork- Portland long story short, this Read More »
Tonight at Velo Cult will be an album release party that will have special meaning to many people in the local bicycling scene. Kelly Bosworth grew up singing songs and playing music at home with her dad Mark Bosworth. Mark is the man who went missing from a Cycle Oregon campsite in September 2011 and Read More »
I was just going to Tweet this until I read that they only do this “once-per-decade.” Please take this survey so the state’s policies and investment strategies line up with how trails are actually being used. Check the official announcement below: Survey Of Non-Motorized Trail Use By Oregon State Parks The Oregon State Parks and Read More »