Mercury Staffers are Sent on the Worst Assignments of their Lives... by YOU
My parents were in town this past weekend, which means I had to explain certain local situations, such as why a steady stream of 99% white, naked people were streaming past their hotel on bicycles, and the fact that, yes, while Portland is well known for its food carts, there is also a fierce little contingent of clothing carts like the one parked across the street from last night's restaurant. One of the originals to pick up this idea—which must be a permitting dream in comparison to what their food-slinging compatriots go through—is Wanderlust, which has successfully made the transition from offbeat mobility to traditional brick 'n' mortar, trading in a 1969 Cardinal Deluxe travel trailer for 2804 SE Ankeny. (Before you bemoan the loss of quirk, note that they will still be rolling out the cart for events.)
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