(JodiJacobson/iStock) Galleries and showings are a way of life in Oregon, and cannabis goes right along with them. The following are the best of the best in Portland and Eugene. Portland According to Portland history, the Pearl District got its name from a local gallery owner who felt that the buildings in the old warehouse district were like “crusty oysters and that the galleries and artists’ lofts within were like pearls.” So it should come as no surprise that this little patch of artistic paradise regularly caters to more than 10,000 visitors during its vast and widely celebrated art walk. Grab some buzzworthy Oregon Pinot Noir for a close-to-home strain that will make you feel like a tried and true local …Read More »
With the summer months boasting longer evenings and warmer nights, it is the perfect time to explore your city and discover all the creativity it has to offer. And what better way to enjoy that creativity than with an elevated mind? After all, cannabis, whether used as inspiration or simply for viewing pleasure, has been a point of artistic influence for years. So take a stroll through your local art walk after puffing on a pre-roll, and see just how gorgeous, interesting, creative, and thought-provoking myriad types of art can be when paired with the perfect strain. Below, we list some of the best art walks in major markets. Check out our picks, and who knows—you just might stumble upon …Read More »
(Oat_Phawat/iStock) The lush green state of Washington attracts introverted creative types from around the world. Here’s where to see the best of their work in Seattle, Olympia, and Spokane. Seattle In 1981, Pioneer Square introduced the first art walk to ever grace the USA. Assembled by a group of passionate art dealers, the event exploded in popularity and is now one of Seattle’s favorite monthly traditions. Not only will you have access to sidewalk showings and galleries, this little corner of Seattle has many public displays (like the famous Native American Totem Poles in Occidental Square) that you can view at any time. Before you go, plan to sink your teeth into the rich and delectable Bacon and Brie Burger …Read More »
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Welcome to The High Score, where we explore the creative, immersive intersections of cannabis and gaming through reviews, product pairings, and more. Check out more installments of The High Score series here.
Who could forget the feeling of tearing back wrapping paper to reveal the box of the legendary Nintendo 64? Children foamed at the mouth with rabid euphoria, an emotion few of us have been able to replicate in our adult lives. At this very moment, my Nintendo 64 remains plugged in alongside the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Playstation 4.
This week’s New Strains Alert has a little bit of everything. The Cali Connection riffs on Sour Diesel’s past and future with their strain, OG Sour Diesel. This cross of Sour OG and an East Coast Sour Diesel precursor shows the history and progression of one of the world’s most well-known strains. Good as Gold stopped by and shared a couple new OG strains, including Air Jordan OG and Allen Iverson OG. Tangerine Trainwreck Haze by Rare Dankness synthesizes unique and potent genetics, amplifying Trainwreck‘s exhilarating effects while deepening the exotic flavors and aromas of this sativa-dominant flower. If you have had the pleasure of trying any of these genetic crosses, leave a review and let the community known how your experience …Read More »
Premiere: The Old Slurpee-in-the-Bong Question Simmer down, now: Leafly’s first podcast has finally arrived. What Are You Smoking? features cannabis experts Jeremiah Wilhelm, Bailey Rahn, Will Hyde, and Brett Konen reviewing strains, test-firing products, offering up pro tips, and answering your questions. In this episode: We put the Pax III and Firefly 2 vaporizers head-to-head and answer the age-old query: Is it really a good idea to use blue raspberry Slurpee in your bong? Hosted by: Jeremiah Wilhelm is a strain researcher and subject matter expert at Leafly. A former budtender, Jeremiah is the site’s reigning beard champion and self-proclaimed Office Garden Gnome. Bailey Rahn is an editor at Leafly specializing in cannabis strains and health. When she’s not at Leafly, you’ll likely find …Read More »
When it comes to Smoke This, Play That, I have a specific vibe I want you to feel. I want you to fall into the sunken place of the music. I want you to get high as fuck, close your eyes, and let the THC take hold of your soul while directing through an entire album. This isn’t just some “Yo, let that album run one time for the one time” shit. Oh no. Oh. No. I not only want you to hear the music, I want you to damn near become one with the music. Because that’s how I feel when I’m high as hell, blasting a new album. So grab your preferred smoking device, and explore the following …Read More »
In 2013, Uruguay became the first country to completely legalize the production, sale, and use of cannabis. Individuals are allowed to apply for licenses to grow their own marijuana, either on their own or as a part of a “cannabis club.” But unlike Amsterdam, the country does not allow smoking cafes or retail stores packed with a variety of edibles, oils, or other cannabis products popular in canna-legal U.S. states. The Cannabis Regulation and Control Institute (Ircca) just announced that recreational pot will be available for sale at licensed pharmacies starting on July 19th. Sixteen pharmacies around the country will be selling two different government-grown strains of weed, known as Alfa I and Beta I. The legal cannabis comes packaged …Read More »
Happy Friday and welcome back to another New Strains Alert! This week we double-up on quality genetics with strains from Dinafem Seeds and Barney’s Farm. Dinafem comes out of the gate strong with CBD Critical Mass. Critical Mass was well-received for its massive yield as well as its enjoyable indica-dominant effects. Carrying on that torch, CBD Critical Mass was created through a collaboration with CBD Crew that helped create medicinally driven genetics. Be sure to read up on the other new strains just added from Dinafem below! Barney’s Farm has quite a few strains on Leafly, but these are all new. Bad Azz Kush came into being with the help of rapper Bad Azz himself. While the details remain unknown, the …Read More »
Movies and strains, strains and movies, you know why I’m here. I’ve spent the past month watching Netflix when I should be sleeping, and it’s all for you. You. All of you that need to know what to smoke and what to watch when you should be doing literally anything but. This is Smoke This, Watch That for July 2017. *sets off fireworks* Strains to Enjoy Skywalker I’ve been smoking a lot of this lately and so far the score is Skywalker – Win, Dante – Lose. It always melts my face and leaves me stuck for hours. Skywalker is one of those “I’m high and could smoke another, but if I smoke another, I might be TOO high” strains. …Read More »