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Bike Share

Biketown: Are We (Finally) Ready to Bike Share?

It's been a long time coming, and it's not even our first try. After 10 years of planning, Portland's Nike-sponsored bike share program is live.

  • By Regina Winkle-Bryan
  • Published 07/21/2016

BEER ME

Deschutes Brewery Created a Virtual Reality Marketing Campaign

It's like Johnny Mnemonic except in Bend.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/15/2016

Travel News

Alaska Airlines To Launch New Direct Flight from PDX to Sun Valley. Sick!

Sure, Mt Hood is home turf. But it's about to get a lot easier for Portlanders to shred the gnar at Idaho's premier ski resort.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 07/15/2016

Day Trip

Cycling Mosier's Twin Tunnels

Find sun and stunning vistas on this gentle, car-free stretch of the Historic Columbia River Highway Trail—Spandex optional.

  • By Regina Winkle-Bryan
  • Published 07/13/2016

BOOKS

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

GLAMPING

In Oregon, You Can Choose Your Own Tiny Home Adventure

From flamingo-ringed vintage Airflytes in wine country to shabby-chic coastal campers, tiny home (and trailer) tourism is on a roll.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 07/08/2016

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Destination Dining: Vashon Island’s Bramble House

Top Chef contestant Lia Lira returns home with a “modern American” restaurant that fuses global influences with island rusticity.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/06/2016

NONPROFIT

One Nonprofit Wants to Connect Every Ghanaian Child With a Portland Pen Pal

Harnessing the power of good old-fashioned snail-mail

  • By Claire Colby
  • Published 06/29/2016

PYROTECHNICS

What Does It Take to Light Up the Waterfront Blues Fest?

From ordering explosives to choreographing the 22-minute show, Heather Gobet is Portland's go-to pyrotechnician.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 06/28/2016

PARK FLICKS

A Giant Inflatable Movie Screen Pops Up in Four Oregon State Parks

This summer, the Hollywood Theatre launches its first outdoor film series event, with films playing in parks like Molalla River and Stub Stewart.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 06/24/2016

SPACE STUFF

Celebrate Independence Day the Interplanetary Way: with NASA and "Mohawk Guy" Bobak Ferdowsi

This Fourth of July, America probes (conquers?) a new frontier—the planet Jupiter—as spacecraft Juno enters the gas giant's orbit after a five-year trek. And yes, you can watch it LIVE.

  • By Michelle Porter
  • Published 06/22/2016

SLEEP IN THE TREES

10 Tree House Retreats for the Perfect Cascadian Summer Getaway

Branch out! From the Siskiyou Mountains to the Snoqualmie River, these "treesorts" take rustic camping to new heights.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 06/22/2016

FREE DESERT

Want to Win 10 Free Acres of Sagebrush in Central Oregon?

Portland-based Square Mile Cider is raffling off high desert land in Brothers, 30 miles east of Bend.

  • By Regina Winkle-Bryan
  • Published 06/14/2016

DAY TRIPS

Here's What It Looks Like to Railbike the Oregon Coast

This summer, you can ride abandoned rail tracks past estuaries and cheese factories, over bridges and under blue skies—all on a custom foot-powered, four-seater contraption.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 06/14/2016

PDX AIRPORT

The Portland International Airport Is Portland’s Most Portland Neighborhood

Mini movie theater to bike tool shed, lactation rooms to tasting rooms: PDX is the best.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/13/2016

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: Seven Essential Outdoor Escapes in Portland

Resplendent picnic views to car-free cycling—lucky for us, natural wonder is always close at hand.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 06/13/2016

BEER ME

Public Coast Brewery Washes Up on Cannon Beach

A new Oregon coastal brewery emphasizes simple, clean ales.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/10/2016

MASTER CLASS

Let the Senior Games Begin!

Think you'll still be running races at age 90? These athletes will school you.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 06/09/2016

SUMMER EATS

On the Oregon Coast, Hyperlocal Farmers Markets Take Root

From organic beets to fresh Pacific oysters, produce markets in and around Tillamook add snap to your beach weekend.

  • By Kailla Coomes
  • Published 06/07/2016

AIRPORT LOVE

British Invasion? Delta to Launch Nonstop PDX Flight to London

This time next year, PDX's largest global carrier will debut a red-eye flight to Heathrow.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 06/01/2016
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