October: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

From the ferocious and danceable music of Peaches to the simple sound of RY X, October promises killer music nearly every day.

09/29/2016 By Lisa Dunn and Rebecca Jacobson

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 29–Oct 2

Trevor Noah. Lydia Loveless. A smut-filled theater festival. Jonathan Safran Foer. A symphonic spin on David Bowie. Ready for this?

09/29/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson, Regina Winkle-Bryan, and Jason Buehrer

Beer Me

Wayfinder Beer (Finally) Opens

The minds behind Podnah’s Pit, Double Mountain, and Sizzle Pie launch a vast new lager-centric beer hall in industrial Southeast. Opening date is October 1.

09/28/2016 By Ramona DeNies


Pocahontas to Cher, Anthony Hudson Goes Looking for Tiger Lily

Best known as drag clown Carla Rossi, the Portland performer digs into his experiences as a "faggy little half-white city Indian in a small town."

09/28/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson


Little Shop of Horrors Is a Bloody Good Time

Doo-wop girls to man-eating plants, Portland Center Stage’s cult musical revival is totally killer.

09/27/2016 By Kelly Clarke


Warby Parker Opens First Portland Shop (and Arcade!)

The NW 23rd shop will be much more than your average eyeglasses spot.

09/27/2016 By Eden Dawn


From Aging Trailer to Fabulous Glamper

A Portland couple converts an antique motor home into the retro-inspired camper of their dreams.

09/27/2016 By Claire Colby

Books & Talks

iO Tillett Wright Finds His Music in Darling Days

We caught up with the New York artist and activist, who's en route to Powell’s this week, to talk about his new memoir.

09/26/2016 By Lisa Dunn


PODCAST: Portland Entrepreneur Chaunci King on Building a Liquor Empire

With pear-flavored vodka Miru, the native Portlander takes on the largely white, male-centric booze industry.

09/26/2016 By Eden Dawn

Natural Path

A Supplement to Fight SAD-ness?

Vitamin D supplements are said to relieve depression during the rainy months. Is it science or rumor?

09/23/2016 By Webb Wright

City Planning

Here's What the Post Office Site in Northwest Could Look Like

The eastern edge of the Pearl is due for a major facelift.

09/23/2016 By Ko Ricker

Fashion Show

Knock Out: A Body Positive, Plus Size Fashion Show

On Sunday, Sept 25, head to Holocene for local and national plus size designers, body positive authors, pop-up shops, and boozy slushies.

09/23/2016 By Eden Dawn

News to Chew

Doug Adams to Open Hotel Restaurant, Celeb Chef Chris Cosentino Expands to Portland, Plus More PDX Food News

…including OPB’s new food podcast, a Vancouver project from a Ken’s Pizza alum, and a move across the river for Bar Avignon’s Eric Joppie.

09/23/2016 By Arlo Voorhees

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: September 22-29

Spicy, funky eats at Straits Kitchen, “Kimchiladas” at Han Oak, and Haitian xurros at 180 are your required eating and drinking for the week.

09/22/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Books & Talks

Susan Faludi on Her Trans Father, Identity, and Hillary vs. Trump

We caught up with the feminist writer and onetime Portland resident ahead of her upcoming Powell’s reading.

09/22/2016 By Fiona McCann

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 22–25

German films, Wanda Sykes, a Portland-set crime novel, Latin jazz, Art Garfunkel, a landmark August Wilson play—fall is here.

09/22/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson, Regina Winkle-Bryan, and Michelle Porter

Body Talk

Claybia Workshops Offer Healing, Self-Acceptance, and a Heck of a Conversation Piece

Come for the amazing pun, stay for the body positivity and arts & crafts time. (NSFW?)

09/22/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Horse Racing

An Idiot’s Guide to Betting on the Horses at Portland Meadows

As the horses return, we’ve got some gambling tips for the uninitiated.  

09/22/2016 By Arlo Voorhees


How to Spot the Four Types of Portland Designers

They are everywhere. Here’s our handy guide to finding them in the wild.

09/21/2016 By Zach Dundas

Tiny Homes

Want to Get in on Portland’s ADU Boom? Here’s What You Need to Know

Portland’s relationship with tiny homes? It’s complicated. Here’s how to budget for your ADU—and avoid bureaucratic hell.

09/21/2016 By Ramona DeNies