Category Archives: Waterfront

Experience the Titanic — without sinking — in Portland

The Titanic (courtesy of Portland Science Center)

The world’s most heavy-handed metaphor is coming to Portland. (I stole that tag line from my colleague, Dan.) The Titanic. It’s one of history’s most famous maritime disasters and a ship whose name has come to be an instantly recognizable euphemism for arrogance and failure to plan ahead. In case there’s anyone reading this who […]

Landmark downtown Portland grocery store the last of a dying breed

Paul's Food Center (Google Street View)

Portland television station WCSH 6 broke the news Thursday evening on a story that a number of us area journalists have been poking around on for about a week: The building that houses landmark downtown grocery store Paul’s Food Center is being sold. The buyers, we ultimately found out, were a pair of LLCs led […]