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EDITOR'S NOTE

When an Average White Editor Screws Up

The story behind Portland Monthly’s apology for an illustration and headline.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/19/2016

EDITORS' NOTE

Sorry, Tinder: The Road to True Love Still Runs Through a Bar

Arts Editor Fiona McCann recounts finding love while pulling pints in Buenos Aires.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/22/2016

EDITOR'S LETTER

An Apology From Portland Monthly

The combination of an illustration and a headline in our April issue caused justifiable offense.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/01/2016

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

EDITORS' NOTE

Why Portland’s Comfort Food Haunts Are More Important Than Its Hottest Restaurants

It’s all about nourishing the soul.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/25/2016

EDITORS’ NOTE

Discovering Portland

Remembering the early days of arriving in the Rose City

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 12/20/2015

EDITORS' NOTE

Why a Rainy Fall Feels Extra Necessary in Portland This Year

Our executive editor meditates on the joys of autumnal hibernation after a summer for the record books.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 10/27/2015

EDITORS' NOTE

To Halloween, or Not to Halloween—That is the Question

Our executive editor meditates on the challenges of the ghostly season when it comes to magazine making.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/21/2015

EDITORS' NOTE

Why Portland Monthly Staffers Drove Over 3000 Miles this Month

...all in the pursuit of the ultimate Northwest trails.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/20/2015

EDITOR'S NOTE

The Pursuit of Happiness (and Health) in Portland

Homing in on what it means to live the good life in the City of Roses.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/13/2015

EDITORS' NOTE

What Could Oregon Possibly Know About Making Good Beer?

Our associate editor reflects on 10 years of the Oregon craft beer revolution.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/22/2015

EDITORS' NOTE

How Will You Spend YOUR Precious Portland Summer?

Whatever you do, make these fleeting warm months epic.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/26/2015

EDITORS' NOTE

Is Brunch in Portland Just a High-Calorie Spectator Sport?

Our Senior Editor shares the trials, tribulations, and unexpected bonuses of curating a list of the city's best brunches.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 04/27/2015

EDITORS' NOTE

Portland Real Estate Is Still Dirt Cheap—And That's the Problem

Are you willing to beg for your dream home?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/08/2015

EDITORS' NOTE

Why We're Donating a Portion of March Newsstand Sales to the Women's Foundation of Oregon

Our state is full of both inspiring #oregonwoman success stories and startling statistics of poverty and assault. Here's how to help.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/20/2015

EDITORS' NOTE

Why EVERY Portland Parent Dreads the Words "Late Start"

When did navigating the schedule of an elementary school become a task that seems to require an advanced degree?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/02/2015

EDITORS' NOTE

Making a Magazine Is A Little Like Time Travel

While you're celebrating the new year, we're thinking about summer—and beyond.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 01/05/2015

EDITORS' NOTE

How Winter Separates True Portlanders from the PDX Pretenders

Bring forth what misery you can muster, O Atmosphere! We will treat the cold and wet as yet another excuse to be awesome.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/01/2014

EDITORS' NOTE

Giving Thanks for a Year of Great Eating (and More) in Portland

Finding inspiration in the year's best restaurants and incredible nonprofits in the month of gratitude.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 11/03/2014

EDITORS' NOTE

What's Not to Love About Portland in October?

Pumpkin patches, hot soup, and scarves. Summer may be the Rose City's easiest sell, but true Oregonians cherish the fall.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/26/2014
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