MUSIC

Review: The Decemberists’ 'What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World'

The local indie kings return from a four-year absence with an infectious, eclectic album that reveals a band all grown up. Out Jan 20

01/15/2015 By Cervante Pope

FIT CITY

11 Fun Runs, Half-Marathons, and Marathons to Tackle in 2015

We select the races most worth your training time around the state and give you deadlines so you don't miss registration!

01/15/2015

JUST BECAUSE

Yes, It's Come to This: The PDX Airport Carpet IPA

Rogue Ales pays homage to Portland's greatest rug.

01/14/2015 By Marty Patail

OPENING WATCH

6 New Plant-Based PDX Eateries to Get Your Veg On in 2015

Embrace your herbivorous side with samosa bowls, cheesesteaks, Mediterranean eggplant, and chocolate vodka mousse.

01/14/2015 By Molly Woodstock

GET OUT

January Wellness Events to Inspire Your Best Year Yet

Our calendar of health-focused workshops and detox dinners will help you keep those resolutions fresh, fun, and on track.

01/14/2015 By Allison Jones

BREAKING NEWS

Inside Portland’s First Food Hall, Pine Street Market

The first details emerge on an ambitious, indoor food-and-drink pod opening downtown this fall.

01/14/2015 By Karen Brooks

FIT CITY

Free Pop-Up Workouts Are Coming to Portland

The Boston-based free workout fanatics behind the November Project are bringing flash mob-style fitness to PDX.

01/14/2015 By Claire McNally

DEEP STEEP

Can Green Tea Keep You Warm From The Inside Out?

Local functional nutrition expert Andrea Nakayama gives us the scoop on green tea's lesser known health benefits—and a recipe for her chai matcha latte.

01/13/2015 By Allison Jones

HIT LIST

A Handful of Hot New Brunch Options for 2015

From Vietnamese-accented Southern fare to Asian-inspired comfort favorites, these 8 additions to Portland's bustling brunch scene are set to bring a world of variety to your weekend morning meal.

01/13/2015 By Allison Jones

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

PREAM’s Chinese-Italian Pop-Up

Menu details for the hip-hop-inspired pizza sensation’s new pop-up dinner series.

01/13/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

FILM

Homer Groening: The Legend, the Father, the Simpson

The father of Simpsons creator Matt Groening was a filmmaker in his own right, as shown in this retrospective with Matt in attendance on Jan 17.

01/13/2015 By Larisa Owechko

GOOD EATS

Made-In-PDX Pantry: 7 New Healthy Food Companies

Paleo pancake mixes, deliciously creamy coconut yogurt, hot sauce with soul, and all-natural bitters for your conscious home bar

01/13/2015 By Allison Jones

DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

The Oregon Truffle Festival, the Eagle Cap Extreme, and the Winter Folk Festival...it's shaping up to be quite the month!

01/13/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

BOOKS & TALKS

Author Michael Chabon Talks Comic Books and Songwriting

The Pulitzer-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay spills the details on his collaboration with Portland comic czar Matt Fraction and British super-producer Mark Ronson in preview of his Jan 15 talk.

01/13/2015 By Allison Jones

GEAR UP

Old Airline Seats Become Trendy New Bags

A collaboration between Southwest Airlines and Portland's Looptworks turns yesterday's plane seats into tomorrow's carry-ons.

01/12/2015 By Mary Stutzman

BOOKS & TALKS

Oregon Book Awards Finalists Announced

Books about the End Times, the wonders of soil, PTSD fever dreams, and more top the list.

01/12/2015 By Aaron Scott

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including the Oregon Truffle Festival, dance parties at DaNet, and izakaya dinners at Nodoguro

01/12/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HEALTH NEWS

Providence Oregon Ditches Soda and Sugary Drinks

The health care organization will remove all added-sugar beverages from its Oregon hospitals and medical offices in 2015.

01/08/2015 By Allison Jones

VIDEO GAMES

Party Like It's 1848—The Original Oregon Trail Game is Back

We tick off the 5 things we can’t wait to revisit on the newly re-released computer classic

01/08/2015 By Mary Stutzman

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 9–11

First Thursday gets some sun, non-holiday plays finally begin to open at local theaters, and the Crystal Ballroom celebrates 101 years with a free star-studded day, including music by Thomas Lauderdale and China Forbes, Stephen Malkmus, and more.

01/08/2015 By Ramona DeNies