Truffle Hunters Shut Out Of Some Favorite Spots This Season


It’s truffle season in Oregon’s forests. The fungus is prized by restaurants and can sell for $400 a pound or more. But this year truffle hunters are shut out of some of their favorite spots.

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Italian Art Comes To Portland Through 'Living With Glass' Exhibit


Living with Glass, an exhibit of Italian art, is currently on display at the Museum of Contemporary Craft. See a slideshow of some of the works of art made available by collector Dane Nelson.

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Ever Cheat At Monopoly? So Did Its Creator: He Stole The Idea From A Woman


The game Charles Darrow sold in the 1930s bore a striking resemblance to a game Lizzie Magie patented in 1904. In The Monopolists, Mary Pilon tells Monopoly's origin story.

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