bestnom1000x50

Amy Martin

Latest Articles

Roller girls go down

Don't you hate missing the best example of whatever point you were making?
Port shows no authority
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  May 22, 2009
060901_pthoere_list

From Dusk ’til Death

Johnny Cash is one of my heroes.
Cashing in on Johnny
By AMY MARTIN  |  August 30, 2006

Show some respect


Letters to the Portland editor: September 1, 2006
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  August 30, 2006
060825_list_alehouse.jpg

Farewell, sweet Alehouse

I’ve still got the rock ‘n’ roll all over me from Saturday night. The Alehouse's last night
Celebration
By LISA CRAIG  |  August 23, 2006

Letters to the Portland Editor, May 12, 2006:


Readers sound off on last week's Birth-Control series
By LETTERS TO THE PORTLAND EDITOR  |  May 10, 2006

Controlling birth

Not surprisingly, I am searching for yet another birth control pill that doesn’t wreck my life.
Pill pressure and reproductive rights
By AMY MARTIN  |  May 04, 2006


TJI PFS list photo 050506

Space exploration

The People’s Free Space — a Portland grassroots community organization — is finding that space, in fact, is not free.
Community group looks for co-op home
By BEATRICE MAROVICH  |  May 03, 2006

Herbal options

Herbal contraceptives are neither FDA-approved nor 100 percent effective; here we list those herbal remedies found in our research.
Pill pressure and reproductive rights
By AMY MARTIN  |  May 03, 2006

Free money

There is a program that might ease renter’s ache: Maine Residents Property Tax and Rent Refund Program.
Rent relief!
By AMY MARTIN  |  April 12, 2006
She Hates Me list photo 3/24/06

Loves me – not?

We all have that secret love that never dies; it’s just second nature to love them, to wonder how they are, where they are, and if they still love us.
Confessions of love, lies, and lesbians
By AMY MARTIN  |  March 22, 2006

Letters to the Portland Editor, March 3, 2006

One of those gems I've learned over the years is this: You can say anything you want to a woman, as long as it’s the right thing.
Readers fire back on the issues of political fundraising, Indian-cuisine lunches
By LETTERS TO THE PORTLAND EDITOR  |  March 01, 2006


Guitars 'R Us sidebar


 
By AMY MARTIN  |  February 23, 2006
Bands best list photo 2/24

Bands' best

We all have killer stories about our best nights out in Portland, but now is not the time for your stories.
Local musicians select their bands' top performances
By AMY MARTIN  |  February 23, 2006
Bands venues list photo 2/24

Eclectic venue

Distinct from readers' annual "Best Of" votes on their favorite venues are the opinions of the artists who play in town; where do they like playing the most?
Where does your favorite band like to play?
By AMY MARTIN  |  February 23, 2006

Sibilance

Matt Shardlow; RPM Challenge; impending spring Band Guide
Portland's local music news for the week of Feb. 3-9
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 02, 2006
Bad Dates 2/3/06 list photo

MILFs in the city

No one, aside from a few close friends, is remotely interested the dating life of a single mom. I know this, because I am one.
Confessions of a restaurant idiot savant
By AMY MARTIN  |  February 01, 2006


Cohousing TJI list photo 2/3/06

Community

A group of young adults, single parents, and families are planning to build a cohousing community, a neighborhood with residents conciously committed to living as a community. With much enthusiasm, around 50 people met January 29 to discuss the possibili
Sharing life as a group
By AMY MARTIN  |  February 01, 2006