#30 Plaid Pantry

It really is difficult to say an entire franchise of rundown mini marts sucks… but that’s the magical uniqueness of Plaid Pantry. These tacky urban landmarks can be seen on street corners throughout Portland. Since it was founded in 1963, generations of Portlanders have walked through the grease-streaked glass doors … Continue reading

#23 Videorama Clerks

Most Portlanders have seen the indie comedy classic, Clerks. The antics of Dante Hicks (Brian O’Halloran) and Randal Graves (Jeff Anderson) during their work day made us laugh and cry. Through Clerks, Kevin Smith introduced a View Askewniverse of “fictional characters” that continue to entertain us even today. True diehard … Continue reading