2) PT's Showclub | 200 Riverside St, Portland

3) All-Male Revue at Styxx | 3 Spring St, Portland

4) Atomic Trash! at Geno's | 625 Congress St, Portland


5 places to take amazing pics of the Maine coastline

1) Portland Head Light, Fort Williams Park, Shore Rd, Cape Elizabeth

2) Two Lights, Two Lights Rd, Cape Elizabeth

3) Peaks Island, Casco Bay

4) Portland Observatory, 138 Congress St, Portland

5) Kettle Cove, Ocean House Rd, Cape Elizabeth


7 rallies to demonstrate in

1) Topless March (if there is another one)

2) Women in Black (Congress Square, Fridays)

3) Peace Action Maine (Monument Square, Wednesdays @ noon)

5)  MoveOn.org political actions (sporadic, sign up for e-mail alerts)

6) Dyke March and Southern Maine Pride (June)

7) Take Back the Night (April)


 5 amazing films from the Incredibly Strange Films section at Videoport

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1) Buffalo '66

2) Eraserhead

3) Frownland

4) Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story

5) My Winnipeg


7 places to safely indulge your geekhood without being beaten up by jocks

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GREEN HAND BOOKSHOP

1) Enterprise Records | vinyl | 650 Congress St, Portland

2) Coast City Comics + Fun Box Monster Emporium | comics + vintage toys | 656 Congress St, Portland

3) Casablanca Comics | staff of walking encyclopedias | 151 Middle St, Portland

4) Yes Books | vast range of used tomes, conveniently organized in massive Jenga-tower piles | 589 Congress St, Portland

5) Strange Maine | boutique of the obscure and bizarre | 578 Congress St, Portland

6) Sounds Absurd | vinyl that does what the store name suggests | 55 Oak St, Portland

7) Green Hand Bookshop | cleverly curated selection | don't miss the International Cryptozoology Museum in back | 661 Congress St, Portland


2 spots for tagging, grafitti-ing

1) legal wall on Eastern Prom trail

2) Asylum wall (inquire within first)


4 Best Street Personalities

1) Mark the hot dog guy in Tommy's Park

2) the guy who ran out of gas on the other side of the Casco Bay Bridge and walked here to beg for money

3) Tinfoil Man

4) Cranky the Clown-School Dropout


 8 must-read Portland Web sites

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1) PortlandFoodComa.blogspot.com

2) StrangeMaine.blogspot.com

3) thePhoenix.com/AboutTown

4) AmandaJennifer.blogspot.com

5) PortlandFoodMap.com

6) HillyTown.com

7) DogAndPonyMusic.net

8) VideoportJones.wordpress.com


4 places to live if you're sick of the dorms

1) Your parents' house

2) Parkside

3) Munjoy Hill

4) Woodford's Corner


5 people we apologize for in advance

1) Bob Marley (the Mainah comedian, not the Jamaican Rasta-man)

2) Howie Carr

3) Michael Heath

4) Bishop Richard Malone

5) the guy on Congress St who calls you a "rich bastard" every time you walk by him


3 celebrities who would be at home in Portland, no real reason why, just a feeling

1) Sean Penn

2) Conan O'Brien

3) Kristen Stewart


 GENERAL REFERENCE

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6 hangover cures

1) Turkey/egg/avocado/cheese sandwich + coffee from OhNo

2) Breakfast pizza from Colucci's (emergencies only!)

3) Run Back Cove (if you're, like, that kind of person)

4) See a movie at the Nick

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