EDITORS' NOTE

Why EVERY Portland Parent Dreads the Words "Late Start"

When did navigating the schedule of an elementary school become a task that seems to require an advanced degree?

02/02/2015 By Zach Dundas

WE ASKED, YOU OVERSHARED

Portlanders Share Stories of Their Worst Dates Ever

If you think Valentine's Day is hellish, at least you can be glad you're not going out with these romantic offenders.

02/02/2015 Edited by Marty Patail

#OREGONWOMAN

Why Every Successful Business Needs Women

Only 7 percent of venture capital is invested in management teams that include women. Here's why that needs to change.

02/02/2015 By Zach Dundas

#OREGONWOMAN

An Open Letter to the Women of Oregon, from Governor Barbara Roberts

Oregon Governor Barbara Roberts (1991-1995) on the hardship, endurance, bravery, and strength required to make a difference.

02/02/2015 By Barbara Roberts

#OREGONWOMAN

The Startling Truth About Pay Inequality in Oregon

Did you know that women in Oregon earn 79¢ for every dollar a man earns? We offer an annotated guide to the shocking numbers behind our state's wage gap.

02/02/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

DAY TRIP

A Storm Chasing Weekend to Remember

This winter, head for the North Coast and revel in buckets of Oregon rain.

02/02/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: February's Best Local Stuff

This month's hottest locally made goods, from a pour-over coffeemaker for large batches to a sexy new way to store your vinyl collection

02/02/2015

BIG PICTURE

This Majestically Decayed Warehouse Is Incubating New Ideas in Food and Business

Could Ecotrust’s new project be a new asset for Portland’s gastro-entrepreneurs and an example of enlightened capitalism?

02/02/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: February 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Portland's Top Chef challengers to the author sometimes known as Lemony Snicket

02/02/2015 Illustrations by Matty Newton

IN THE ZONE

Can “Mindfulness” Boost A Business? One PDX Meditation Hub Wants To Find Out

Northwest Portland's Hush Meditation is demystifying meditation for career movers and the secular zen-curious.

02/02/2015 By Keegan Clements-Housser

SNAPSHOT

That Time Uber Barreled Through Portland

We take a by-the-numbers look at Uber's hit & run with City Hall.

02/02/2015 By Zach Dundas and Catalina Gaitán

THEATER

How to End Poverty in 90 Minutes (On a Stage)

Back from a five-year Portland absence, the innovative company Sojourn turns theater into a social-science laboratory.

02/02/2015 By Matthew Schonfeld

CULTUREPHILE

Is This Man Portland's Best Storyteller?

With his new book, the storyteller cements his status as one of Portland’s finest raconteurs.

02/02/2015 By Kevin Friedman

ARTS & CULTURE

PoMo Picks: February's Best Bets For Things to See and Do

Alton Brown' Edible Inevitable tour, So You Think You Can Dance, RuPaul's Drag Race, and the Portland Jazz Festival hit Portland this month!

02/02/2015

EAT THIS NOW

3 Comforting Dishes to Help You Survive the Late-Winter Drizzle

Hot, Creamy, Cheesy: these gray-day plates will keep spirits high until the sun returns.

02/02/2015 By Benjamin Tepler and Kelly Clarke

EAT HERE NOW

All-Way's Hamburger Time Machine

Broder’s Peter Bro resurrects the diner that time forgot, deliciously.

02/02/2015 By Kelly Clarke

POUR

Townshend's Tea Unveils a New Line of Spirits Distilled from Tea

After tackling bubble tea, chai, and kombucha, a local outfit unveils the world’s first tea-based spirits.

02/02/2015 By Allison Jones

SPREZZATURA!

The Portland Art Museum's Extravaganza of Italian Fashion

With an imported look at Italian style, Portland Art Museum reveals how a scruffy upstart country captured the world’s aesthetic imagination. Sound familiar? (We can dream!)

02/02/2015 By Eden Dawn and Shawn Levy

GIFT IDEAS

8 Places to Find Locally-Grown Flowers for Valentine's Day

Portland florists design Valentine's Day posies and bouquets from locally-grown and organic flowers. Show them the love!

01/30/2015 By Kate Bryant and Allison Jones

TRAVEL NEWS

Check Out the New Spa at Sou'Wester Lodge

The beloved Seaview, WA trailer resort gets a fancy new garden spa and Finnish sauna.

01/30/2015 By Marty Patail