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THE SHAKEDOWN

Should Portland Bring Back Pro Baseball?

America’s pastime has been banished from the city since 2010.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/12/2016

B-SIDES

What Makes Baby Ketten Karaoke Such an Enduring Force in Portland?

Standby tunes are forbidden at what the New York Times has called “America’s greatest karaoke night.”

  • By Casey Jarman
  • Published 07/12/2016

THE ESSENTIALS

Pickathon to Buster Keaton’s Oregon-Shot Silent Film: August’s Pop Culture Hot List

The festival, album, book, and film you can’t miss this month

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/12/2016

MUSIC

After Playing with Billie Holliday and John Coltrane, 80-Year-Old Portland Bassist Chuck Israels Still Fights for Jazz

Forget retirement.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/12/2016

PERFORMANCE

How the Small-But-Mighty Stumptown Improv Festival Powers Up Portland Comedy

In its third year, the fest promises another killer lineup of improv and sketch from Portland and beyond.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 07/12/2016

EAT HERE NOW

At Vivienne Kitchen & Pantry, “Pleasant” Is a Very Good Thing

Breakfast sandwiches to toothsome porridge to pork and beans, this new Hollywood cafe refreshes in its simplicity.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 07/12/2016

WORD OF MOUTH

What to Eat at Hat Yai, Langbaan’s Spin-Off Southern Thai Joint

Critic Karen Brooks gives (at least) one good reason southern Thai fried chicken is better than southern American fried chicken.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 07/12/2016

BEER

In the Heart of Wine Country, This Newberg Brewery Crafts Hyperlocal Wild Ales

Think you know farmhouse ales? At Wolves & People, think again.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/12/2016

RECIPES

Move Over, Gazpacho: This Summer Is All about Garlic Almond Soup

Here’s how to prepare Olympia Provisions’ silky-smooth, sherry-revved, garlic-forward sipper.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/12/2016

REVIEW

A Chef From Lima Unites Peru and Portland, Electric-Yellow Chile Swoops to Top-Notch Cebiche

Jose Luis de Cossio’s dishes are never boring.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 07/12/2016

HABITAT

Two Portland Artists Turn Interior Design Into Mind-Bending Art Projects

Trish Grantham and Michael Paulus create striking, one-of-a-kind painted interiors across the city.

  • By Heather V. Keeling
  • Published 07/12/2016

SUMMER READS

Summer Reading 2016: Brand-New Short Stories and Poems from Top Portland Writers

We’ve got fresh fiction from Margaret Malone, David Shafer, and Diana Abu-Jaber, plus poems by Anis Mojgani, Elyse Fenton, and Samiya Bashir. Dive in.

  • By Diana Abu-Jaber, Samiya Bashir, Elyse Fenton, Anis Mojgani, David Shafer, Margaret Malone, and Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/12/2016

SUMMER READING 2016

3 New Poems by Top Portland Poets

Fresh verse from Anis Mojgani, Elyse Fenton, and Samiya Bashir.

  • By Samiya Bashir, Elyse Fenton, and Anis Mojgani
  • Published 07/12/2016

SUMMER READING 2016

Night Air: A Short Story by David Shafer

“And I liked the Oregon license plate. Seriously. That tree. It reminded me of an air freshener, like Oregon was being clever.”

  • By David Shafer
  • Published 07/12/2016

SUMMER READING 2016

The Buried Forest: A Short Story by Margaret Malone

“The only other person on the beach gets closer. Hey, I know her. It’s that weird chick from the bakery who used to do that creepy thing with her eyebrows.”

  • By Margaret Malone
  • Published 07/12/2016

EDITOR'S NOTE

Why Portland Monthly Won’t Keep Your Favorite Swimming Hole a Secret

Public land belongs to the public.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/12/2016

WATER WORLD

Your Ultimate Guide to Northwest Swimming Holes

From hidden gems to trusty stalwarts, here’s where to cool down when the mercury soars. Plus: your essential river rat gear guide and some etiquette suggestions (if we may).

  • By Caleb Diehl, Margaret Seiler, Benjamin Tepler, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/12/2016

TAKE THE PLUNGE

9 Incredible Northwest Swimming Holes

Breath-stealing waterfalls. Secluded lakes. Rollicking rivers. The Northwest’s greatest summer destinations hide off the beaten path—and within three hours of Portland.

  • By Caleb Diehl, Margaret Seiler, Benjamin Tepler, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/12/2016

GET OUT

The Pacific Northwest Swimming Hole Hall of Fame

The one caveat: everyone else knows about these 10 spots, too.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/12/2016

MANNERS

The Swimming Hole Code of Conduct

Or, how not to infuriate your fellow bathers.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 07/12/2016
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