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Akâdi brings the Ivory Coast to Portland

Spices from scratch, sauces from scratch, slow-cooked goat and whole-fried tilapia: Akâdi, which means “tasty” in Bambara (a Mali-originated language), is a restaurant in Portland’s Albina district that lives up to its name by serving homemade West African food from chef-owner Fatou Ouattara’s native Bouaké, Ivory Coast. Ouattara, who immigrated to the U.S. to attend […]

/ August 5, 2021


🍺 The Ultimate PDX Brewery bracket: Meet the Elite Eight

We learned a LOT from our second round of match-ups. Scroll on for the results — and start voting now for the Final Four.

/ July 13, 2021


🍺 Nominate the ultimate Portland brewery

Help us find the ultimate PDX brewery in our bracket. (🎨: Bridgeliner illustration) We’re on the quest for Portland’s Ultimate Brewery — and there’s no shortage of options. So we need your help to narrow the field to 32 contenders for this March Madness-style bracket. Tell us: What’s your favorite Portland brewery? And what’s the […]

/ June 22, 2021


🌈 How PDX Pride transformed during the pandemic

Today’s feature is about how Pride celebrations had to shift last year due to the pandemic and the magic that goes into it.

/ June 18, 2021


🦄 Prancing through the weird with Keeva the Unicorn Queen

We spoke with local Portland artist Keeva the Unicorn Queen, an advocate for self-love and the importance of never losing touch with your inner child.

/ June 9, 2021


🌈 How we’re celebrating Pride Month at Bridgeliner

June is Pride Month — and we want to highlight and celebrate Portland’s LGBTQIA+ communities and their history all month long.

/ June 4, 2021


👑 Treasuring the weird with attorney Aaron Cronan

It’s time to meet another of Weird Portland United’s board members (the unofficial ambassadors of Rose City’s weirdness), the treasurer of WPU Aaron Cronan!

/ May 26, 2021


🎨 Meet these wonderfully weird Portland muralists

WPU and PSAA have been looking for local artists to create a Weird Portland mural, and we’re highlighting the three finalists and their work.

/ May 19, 2021


❤️ Vote: How should we thank Portland’s vaccine volunteers?

How should the Bridgeliner community thank the vaccine distribution volunteers at the Oregon Convention Center for all of their hard work?

/ May 13, 2021


📣 We dare you to ‘Listen Courageously’

“List(e)n” has partnered with Bridgeliner and sister publications for “Listen Courageously – From Coast to Coast,” a virtual event redefining communication.

/ April 29, 2021


Reader giveaway: $100 credit from Gopuff

When you order your essentials to your door with Gopuff, you can expect your delivery in half an hour or less, that means–on time. They’ve got local favorites in addition to grocery basics like toilet paper. This week, one reader will win a box of Gopuff’s most popular items and $100 in Gopuff credit to […]

/ April 19, 2021


💖 The amazing women of Portland

We are celebrating some truly amazing Portland women who are making history and differences here in our city. From OG pioneers to the next generation.

/ March 26, 2021


🍩 And the winner is …

The announcement of who won the Ultimate Portland Doughnut Bracket. How far did your doughnut make it? What bracket should we do next? Let us know!

/ March 5, 2021


🍩 Chomp on this Championship Round

Which of these two delightfully delicious PDX doughnuts should be the Ultimate Portland Doughnut? Who will be the beast of yeast? Cast your vote now.

/ February 25, 2021


🍩 Ultimate Portland Doughnut Bracket: The Final Four

Which of these 4 delightfully delicious PDX doughnuts should make it to our FINAL ROUND? Cast your vote now.

/ February 18, 2021


The Ultimate Portland Doughnut Bracket: Meet the Elite Ate — er Eight

Which of these 8 delightfully delicious PDX doughnuts should make it to our Final Four? Cast your vote now.

/ February 11, 2021


Ultimate PDX Doughnut Bracket: The Sweet Sixteen

Which of these 16 delightfully delicious PDX doughnuts should make it to our Elite Eight Round? Cast your vote now.

/ February 4, 2021


Answering Portland’s ‘call of the weird,’ with The Unipiper

Portland’s own Unipiper walks us through our city’s weirdness, the creation of Weird Portland United, and how he became an unofficial ambassador of weird.

/ February 3, 2021


Vote for the Ultimate Portland Doughnut in Bridgeliner’s Bracket

Which of these 32 delightfully delicious PDX doughnuts should make it to our Sweet Sixteen Round? Cast your vote now.

/ January 28, 2021


Portland’s biggest restaurant openings and closings in 2020

Here are 11 of Portland’s biggest restaurant openings and the 10 saddest closings of this year.

/ December 18, 2020