Only in Portland would you find audience members such as these festively dressed citizens at a City Council Meeting. During this important meeting, “the Portland City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that prohibits plastic shopping bags at checkstands of major grocers and certain big-box stores. The new rules, designed to curb pollution, take effect Oct. 15.” source: The Oregonian

We are all excited about this decision, apparently not as much as these folks though. For the full story,