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  • Reed College

    A small, private liberal arts school in Portland, OR that also seems to churn out a fair amount of occult-fodder. *Reed Alumnae include:* [[Tessa Ballerini]] '11, Political Science [[Bernard Butcher]] '70, Art [[:aaron-garner | Aaron Garner]] '12, …

  • Ladd's Addition

    Ladd's Addition is Portland's oldest "planned residential development" (p.s. I'm plagiarizing the "Wikipedia entry":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ladd's_Addition here). Even though the rest of Portland is on a grid (except the [[West Hills]], but that's to …

  • The Gleam

    h5. Swanky, fashionable, upscale, fabulous and admittance by invitation mostly. The Gleam is the place where the hippest [[Portland Elite|Elite]] go, along with some of the classier [[Portland Weird|Weird]]. Or, at least, this is what everyone who goes …

  • American Dream

    h5. New club that isn't shy about appealing to the Underground. It is a far cry from [[The Gleam]], but let's be real, who wants to go to The Gleam?

  • Otherspaces

    You've heard that there are places that you can get to, but that aren't here. They are _there_, but no one seems to know quite where that is. And, really, it might be better that way. Sometimes it is just an impossibly large warehouse tucked away in a …

  • Mt. Tabor

    "Mount Tabor":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Tabor_(Oregon) is an old volcanic cinder cone, and was named for the mountain of the same name in Israel. The original was reputed to be the site of the Transfiguration of Jesus, leaving some members of …

  • Burned Out Dance Hall

    There's an old dance hall in NE that closed down after a fire about 12 years ago. The fire didn't actually gut the building, but it's been mostly abandoned ever since. Every so often, someone contacts the ostensible owners and rents the space for use …

  • The Parker House

    "The Parker House":http://reedevents.reed.edu/parker_house/parker_house_history.html is a beautiful old home just across the street from the southwestern edge of the [[Reed College]] campus. Built in 1929 for the recently widowed Mary Evans Parker and …

  • Artisan's Asylum

    The Artisan's Asylum (a transplant from Cambridge, created by an alum of the original, [[Kent Williams]]), is a co-op with a fully-featured machine-shop that offers lessons and shop time to local artists and crafters. Of course, since the founder is …

  • Transdimensional Spaces

    It's come to some people's attention that sufficiently institutional surroundings, provided they are indistinguishable from other such places, really are the same place. That seedy motel hallway, just like all the other ones? Or the nicer appointed one …

  • Beth Otherspace

    The time you went in, it looked like a theatre, with several rows of chairs in the audience, a stage, curtains, and even a spotlight. If certain folks stepped on stage, they started completing some sort of ritual (?), although it isn't entirely clear …

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