Tag Archives: The Express

Don’t eat this cheese

  Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Here’s a whole mess of news. What we’re talking about Rather than regulate panhandlers, give them a job — The BDN’s editorial board says Portland’s pilot program to give panhandlers jobs makes sense. It’s “a far superior alternative to prohibitions and admonishments,” it writes. […]

$11 boozy milkshakes, anyone?

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight: a tiny home court battle; a sneak peek at a new burger bar; and pretty soon you’ll be able to track street sweepers like Ubers. What we’re talking about Who wants a boozy milkshake? — Kathleen Pierce got an early look at BRGR Bar, […]

City Council meetings are getting weird

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight: an interpretive dancer arguably improved a City Council meeting by pretending to throw up on someone; the women’s strike is tomorrow; and LePage is no fan of the GOP’s Obamacare alternative. What we’re talking about Great City Council meeting, or greatest City Council meeting? […]

5 things to do this weekend

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street, where we mostly just tried to avoid getting blown off the face of the earth by today’s crazy wind:   Here are 5 things to do this weekend First Friday Art Walk — Get out and get culture. Lincoln Park is all aglow tomorrow night, […]