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SOCIAL DATEBOOK

Deadline Extended for Light A Fire Nominations: July 9

Who do you think is raising the bar in our city? Nominate organizations and individuals for Portland Monthly’s annual nonprofit awards.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/27/2013

DESIRABLES

White is Right At Home

We're reminded that design in the classic, clean color goes well with anything, anytime.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/26/2013

DESIRABLES

Tabletop "Boxcar" Planters

Chic and sleek, solid walnut or ash, these planters are made for your sculptural succulent favorites.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/24/2013

DESIRABLES

Metal Planters, Made in the USA

A small Anchorage company makes stylish and economical modern planters, delivered free to your front door.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/24/2013

RECIPES

Summer Is Ice Cream Cake Season

Tips for making the celebratory treat that combines the best with the best, even if it’s not completely homemade.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/22/2013

DIY

How to Share in the Sharing Economy

Inspired by Oregon’s pioneer settlers of the 19th century, we explore how to participate in a “shared economy” in present day Portland.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/21/2013

GARDENING

National Pollinator Week 2013

National Pollinator Week 2013 kicks off with a compelling local story underscoring the importance of avoiding the use - and misuse - of toxic insecticides

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/21/2013

DESIGN NEWS

Architecture by the 50%

Women are half the population, but not on the roster of design award winners. Denise Scott Brown still can't share the Pritzker Prize for architecture her partner Robert Venturi won in 1991.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/19/2013

GARDEN EVENTS

Designers Garden Tour 2013

Visit seven gardens on Portland’s west side for DIY design inspiration—or to find the perfect designer for your own garden.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/17/2013

OUT AND ABOUT

Sustainable Living in Aurora

The people of the Aurora Colony created a template for how to live the authentic, local, and sustainable life.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/17/2013

DESIRABLES

Garden Structures Looking Up

Arborela makes it easy to create a garden room, whether for people or for tomatoes.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/14/2013

GOOD IDEAS

A Dash of Basalt in Your Soil, Ma'm?

A locally produced rock offers a steady dose of minerals and trace elements to garden soil and containers. It might even make your tomatoes taste better!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/14/2013

THE GRAPEVINE

A Bag of 'Portland Sangria' for Summer Parties

ENSO urban winery simplifies sangria with a two-bottle bag that's ready for picnics, camping, or backyard barbecue.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 06/14/2013

RECIPES

The Great Grain Adventure With Oat Groats

A deliciously long way from instant oatmeal, hulled oat groats are whole grains full of nutty sweetness.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/13/2013

DESIGN NEWS

Portland ParkScore #7 in National Tests!

Take that, #10 Seattle! For us in Portland, appreciating our parks is second nature.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/12/2013

WE HEART VIDEO

How to Organize Your Closet

Wrap up that spring cleaning with tips on how to organize a fashion lovers closet.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 06/12/2013

MARKET WATCH

S-s-s-s-s-Strawberry Shortcake

We’re cheering the revival of not only the red-haired 1980s cartoon character but also the classic dessert.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/10/2013

PLANT THIS

Made for Shade: a Tough and Classy Planter

Plant this easy combo of good-looking, shade-tolerant plants in a shady pot.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/10/2013

GIFT IDEAS

Father Knows Best...

...what he wants on Father's Day. We help you deliver June 16!

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/07/2013

PLANT THIS

A Gentle Giant: Gorgeous Geraniums

Made for shade, this super bionic looking, hot-pink geranium will inspire curiosity and plant lust!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/07/2013
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