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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


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


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


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


The Swimming Hole Code of Conduct

Or, how not to infuriate your fellow bathers.

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


Your Essential River Rat Gear Guide

From doggie life preservers to the most refreshing beer for your cooler, here’s our favorite Northwest-made stuff to schlep to the swimming hole.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/12/2016


Here’s a Map of 19 Great Swimming Holes within 3 Hours of Portland

You're welcome.

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


Meet Four Portland Designers Blazing the Trail of Plus Size Fashion

Our city’s plus size fashion scene comes into its own.

  • By Abibat Durosimi, Christopher Dibble, and Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/12/2016


A History Sleuth Tracks Down Portland’s Most Mysterious Founder—and Unearths a Much Rougher Origin Story Than You Know

According to Randall Trowbridge, primordial Portland was less “Little House on the Prairie and a little more Deadwood.”

  • By Leah Sottile
  • Published 07/12/2016


Ground Kontrol vs. Quarterworld: Which Portland Arcade Reigns Supreme?

Two arcades that are also bars? Adulthood is no longer mandatory.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/12/2016


From Canned Sparkling Wine to New Pendleton Blankets, August’s Best Locally Made Goods

Oregon makers are in a class of their own.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/12/2016


At One Oregon Youth Jail, Young Men and Unwanted Dogs Help Each Other

Project POOCH saves dogs’ lives while teaching skills to young offenders.

  • By Claire Colby
  • Published 07/12/2016


As the Portland Streetcar Turns 15, Here’s What You Need to Know about Our Little Trolley

Including whether you should wait or walk.

  • By Marty Patail and Margaret Seiler
  • Published 07/12/2016


In the Run-Up to Rio, Can the Nike Oregon Project Outpace Controversy?

Portland native Galen Rupp is on track to run the Olympic marathon. Chasing him, and coach Alberto Salazar, is the elite sport’s complicated relationship with performance shortcuts.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/12/2016


Are Portlanders Doomed to Be Vitamin D-Deficient?

Climate change notwithstanding.

  • By Kailla Coomes
  • Published 07/12/2016


Enchanted Forest, Oregon’s Brilliantly Surreal Amusement Park, Turns 45

The family-run Willamette Valley icon lives on as a fortress of yesteryear fun.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/12/2016

Body Talk

Is Oregon the Most Body-Positive State in America?

Our state loves telling Instagram to #EffYourBeautyStandards.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 07/12/2016


Natural Wine-Focused Restaurant Dame Announces Head Chef

An acolyte of Seattle's top talents, from Ethan Stowell to Renee Erickson, will head the NE Killingsworth kitchen with Mediterranean- and European-influenced plates.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/12/2016


This Book about a Corporate Flight Attendant Will Make You Even More Resentful about Flying Economy

We caught up with Ann Menke to hear about her new book, her career as a flight attendant to billionaires, and that time when Jerry Seinfeld dropped trou on her flight.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 07/12/2016


Breakside Brewery Hosts a Luau, Riesling Invades the City, and More Portland Food Events

… including this year’s Chef in My Garden dinners, a Beast/Han Oak collaboration, and a posthumous book tour from the late, great Marcella Hazan.

  • By Michelle Porter
  • Published 07/11/2016
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