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The Life of a Locally Designed Dress

Follow one of Project Runway winner Michelle Lesniak's signature garments from inspiration through its appearance at the Museum of Contemporary Craft.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/01/2014


The Perfect Weekend in Vancouver B.C.

Escape to Canada's Cascadian metropolis for 72 hours of great food, chic hotels, dreamy bike rides, and city strolls—all just a few hours to the north.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/01/2014


The Road to Legal Gay Marriage in Oregon

Meet the unlikely team that changed the course of Oregon law (and love).

  • By Matty Newton and Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 07/01/2014


Would You Swim in the Willamette? Prove it.

Why the annual Big Float challenges Portlanders to dive in to the river that runs through us.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 07/01/2014


A Locally Made Camping Gear Guide

Get ready for summer excursions with these made-in-Oregon goods, from high-style hiking boots to Big Bottom Whiskey's pouches of bourbon.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/01/2014


How Ken Kesey's Iconic Merry Pranksters Reinvented the American Counterculture Road Trip

Fifty years ago, Oregon's iconic novelist launched American counterculture on a long, strange trip.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/01/2014


Should We Fear a Massive Portland Earthquake, Or Just Prepare For It?

How our executive editor stopped worrying and started getting prepared for the Big One. But is the rest of Portland ready?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/01/2014


The Perfect Party: July 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from PDX-bound chef Peter Cho to the newly elected Multnomah County chair.

  • By Matty Newton
  • Published 07/01/2014


A Summer-Camp Craft Becomes High Art

Portland artist Jo Hamilton crochets larger-than-life portraits and wall-sized cityscapes—you'll never look at a ball of yarn the same way.

  • By Angela Sanders
  • Published 07/01/2014


Oregon Beer Month, By the Numbers

From the Oregon Brewers Festival to the boom of craft brewers within city limits, we explore the huge business of beer in Oregon.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 07/01/2014


Sharing Portland’s Food Supply

The story behind the tiny nonprofit Urban Gleaners, one woman's mission to share the city's excess food.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/01/2014


The Big One: A Northwest Earthquake Survival Guide

The Cascadia Subduction Quake is coming. How bad will it be? Bad. (Maybe the worst natural disaster in US history.) Can we prepare? YES!

  • By Peter Holmstrom, Nomad, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 07/01/2014


Charting the Rise of Portland's Hottest UnRestaurants

In back rooms, on off nights, and behind borrowed counters, forward-thinking chefs are redefining dinner in Portland.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 07/01/2014


A Celebration of Oregon Liquor

On July 12, sample over 100 handcrafted spirits at the 2014 Oregon Distillers Festival.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 06/30/2014


Match Preview: Timbers vs. Sporting Kansas City

Getting stoked for Friday night's match against Sporting Kansas City and looking ahead to the July 9 showdown against Seattle

  • By Mike Schwartz
  • Published 06/27/2014


Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 26-29

See David Sedaris for free, buy Jack White tickets, chill at the Brewer's Festival, watch singing buckets of chum, listen to Steven Malkmus and the Jicks—and support OCAC at the same time!

  • By Schuyler Keenan, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/26/2014


Sharon Van Etten Finds Some Distance

The singer-songwriter’s new album, Are We There, adds propulsion to her emotionally arresting songs. She performs at the Doug Fir on July 2 & 3.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 06/26/2014


What the Festival Makes Another Splash on the Summer Festival Scene

From top notch DJs to glamping, belly dancing to Bob Marley yoga, daytime pool ragers to a nighttime Illuminated Forest—Oregon’s WTF had it covered this year.

  • By Brooke Bass
  • Published 06/25/2014


'The Discoverers' Puts an Oregon Spin on the Dysfunctional-Family Indie Comedy

Starring Griffin Dunne and Stuart Margolin, the story of a family dropped into a Lewis and Clark reenactment trek thrives with sharp, and sometimes heartwarming, dialogue. Now at the Fox Tower.

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 06/25/2014


Café Castagna Gets a Middle Eastern Accent

On June 26, one of Portland’s iconic neighborhood cafes adds a new chef, a new menu, and a fresh direction.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 06/24/2014
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