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Welcome to Heroin City

posted May 4, 2012, 10:00 AM by dm gillis
On my first attempt at buying heroin in Portland I was told to come back in an hour. I’m a reasonably clean cut, 34-year-old white man with one wrist tattoo, no drug contacts; a photographer, not an addict. Within five minutes at O’Bryant Square downtown, I had sidled up to a gaunt middle-aged man, and asked if he knew where I could find some “black” — a street name for black tar heroin. Read more