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Q&A

5 Reasons We Don’t Get Numbers

And it has nothing to do with math.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/01/2016

PDX INDEX

The New York Times Has Been Obsessed With Portland Even Longer Than We Thought

From 1854 to today, the Gray Lady has played our city hot and cold.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/01/2016

DISPATCH

This Portland Fabric Lab is Testing the Fashion of the Future

Whether you’re making a waterproof jacket or high-tech sports bra, Elizabeth LeMay has got it dialed.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 03/01/2016

EDITORS’ NOTE

Why Travel Writing Is the Worst Awesome Job Ever

And should be nothing to complain about—but sometimes we do anyway.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/01/2016

HOME DECOR

A Portland Start-Up Will Turn Your iPhone Snapshot into Frame-Worthy Art

Whether the picture was worth taking in the first place is still up to you.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 02/29/2016

BODY TALK

The All-Natural Winter Face Skincare Fix

Essance Skincare founder Jasmine Tran produces organic superfood for your skin.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 02/29/2016

ARCHITECTURE

Can a Classic Pacific Northwest House Also Be a Great Contemporary House?

Portland architect Rick Berry puts a new-school edge on regional design.

  • By Caitlin Collins
  • Published 02/29/2016

Books

Monica Drake on the Folly of Loving Portland

The local author—whose new short story collection is out March 8—talks about hearing Chuck Palahniuk recite her work at Powell's, cheaper times in Portland, and why this is still a great town in which to be a writer.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 02/26/2016

PUBLISHING NEWS

Tin House Publisher Win McCormack Purchases The New Republic

The progressive magazine, which has weathered several tumultuous years, has been sold to McCormack, a longtime publisher and one of Oregon's biggest Democratic donors.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 02/26/2016

EAT WITH YOUR EYES

Inside Ransom Distillery’s Tasting Room

Classic cocktails and hearty Italian deli fare make this laid-back tasting room in McMinnville a great place to sample the gin maker’s full lineup.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 02/25/2016

OREGON WOMAN 2016

Bri Pruett and Courtenay Hameister: Funny in Oregon

A stand-up comedian and former Live Wire radio host talk women in comedy, Portland creatives, and artisanal cheese.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 02/25/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 25–28

Lewis Black puts on his angry face, New Orleans funk comes to the Crystal, and Romeo and Juliet do some pirouettes. Send February out with a bang.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 02/25/2016

DANCE

How Do You Make Performance Art Less Stuffy? With Step Aerobics

Portland’s Physical Education hosts readings, curates shows, and offers free dance classes. And now they’re throwing a dance party to help fund it all.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 02/25/2016

HEALTHY EVENTS

Have a Healthy, Happy March with These Local Wellness Events

Hop into spring with a clear head and healthy body by signing up for a wildflower & wine hike, a mini yoga retreat, or a lecture on how to get better sleep.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 02/25/2016

URBAN DESIGN

Can San Francisco's Planning Czar Tell Portland How to Grow?

The Bright Lights discussion series presents a conversation with Gil Kelley, San Francisco's director of long-range planning.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 02/24/2016

MUSIC

Wanna Hear All-New Songs from Some of Portland’s Best Bands—for Free?

Boone Howard, And And And, Genders, the Domestics, and more. They’ve all joined forces for a new record showcasing Portland’s music scene right now.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 02/24/2016

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Eat, Drink, and Live Large at the Allison’s Cuvée Weekend

Food and wine event gives Portlanders an affordable way to check out the Newberg luxury hotel and spa without shelling out for a room. But believe us, you’ll want to go back and stay a night.

  • By Margaret Seiler and Eden Dawn
  • Published 02/24/2016

WEEKEND GETAWAY

Newberg’s Semisecret Luxury Destination

We were invited to the Allison Inn & Spa, and now we really, really want to go back. So about that raise….

  • By Margaret Seiler and Eden Dawn
  • Published 02/24/2016

THEATER

Oregon-Born Playwright Aaron Posner Gives Chekhov the Bird

In Stupid Fucking Bird, playing through March 27 at Portland Center Stage, the Eugene-raised Posner serves up an irreverent riff on The Seagull.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 02/24/2016

EAT THIS NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From prime rib eye at the Woodsman Tavern to old-school breakfast at Fuller’s Coffee Shop, these are the things you must eat and drink right now.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 02/24/2016
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