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Portland Alt-Fitness Guide

Find your sanctuary of sweat in Portland's exploding universe of diverse exercise options.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 12/01/2014


Oregon Golf Guide

In our tour of Oregon golf, we map Black Butte's new course, rank the resorts, get the dirt from the caddies, and offer options for apres-links dining.

  • By Branden Andersen, Gino Cerruti, Tim Neville, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 07/01/2013


Women's Health Annual 2012

Presented by SagaCity Media and OHSU Center for Women's Health

  • Published 09/06/2012

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Farmers Markets

Considering today’s craze for fresh, sustainable produce, it’s hard to believe that 25 years ago the farmers market scene was nonexistent. Here is our tip of the hat to the growers, markets, and food finds...

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/20/2012

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Oregon’s 50 Best Wines 2011

For this year’s list of Oregon’s 50 best wines, we gathered five of the city’s top wine connoisseurs for marathon blind-tasting sessions of some 400 of the bottles our fair state has to offer.

  • By Allison Jones and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 08/20/2012

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8 Great Northwest Swimming Holes

Our guide to close-in swimming holes doles out details on where to get wet, whether you’re a family of four looking for calm waters (and close-by restrooms) or an adventurous couple seeking a secluded spot to soak up the sun.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 07/17/2012

Trail City

The High Road

Happy 100th birthday to Terwilliger Parkway! You don't look a day over 95.

  • By Brian Barker and Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/15/2012

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Trail City

Within 20 miles of downtown you’ll find an astonishing 1,200 miles of trails and 40,000 acres of parks and natural areas. as hiking season arrives, we celebrate our seamless connection to nature by mapping 32 places to get outside in every corner of

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 06/15/2012

UFO Oregon

A Guide to Oregon’s Extraterrestrial Past and Present!

To celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the state’s most famous UFO sighting, we probed experts and skeptics for a guide to our otherworldly history.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 04/20/2012

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The Quintessential Portland Gardener

Putting plants to soil has an expansive tradition in our region—one of the world’s most fertile valleys. From growing vegetables that look as good as they taste to cultivating your own private Hawaii, we offer 50 ways to join the local avant-g

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 03/23/2012

Rise & Dine!

Portland’s Best Breakfasts

Just like mom said: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And after weeks stuffing ourselves silly while exploring the city’s myriad breakfast joints, we can attest that it also happens to be the most delicious.

  • By Karen Brooks and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 02/23/2012

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Relax: 50 Ways to Spoil Yourself This Season

For a season famous for good cheer, the holidays can prove pretty stressful. Fortunately, we’ve found 50 ways to soothe your soul (and mind, and body, and appetite) this winter. From hearty eats to muscle-mending maestros and luxurious in-town escap

  • By Derek Pettie, Meghan Ratliffe, Ashleigh Westmoreland, Ramona DeNies, Benjamin Tepler, Martin Patail, Rachel Ritchie, Zach Dundas, Brian Barker, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 11/18/2011


Slide Show: 50 Reasons To Love Winter

Do Portland's dark months have you feeling blue? Let us and "*Heidi, the new Timberline puppy*":/travel-and-outdoors/articles/meet-heidi-december-2010/, come to the rescue with 50 great ways to ward off the wet and chill. Consider it your personal guide t

  • Published 12/15/2010


50 Reasons To Love Winter

Do Portland's dark months have you feeling blue? Let us and "*Heidi, the new Timberline puppy*":/travel-and-outdoors/articles/meet-heidi-december-2010/, come to the rescue with 50 great ways to ward off the wet and chill. Consider it your personal guide t

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 12/15/2010

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Best Bars

Sipping Spots for Every Occasion

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 11/17/2010


Food Cart City

Portland's ever-expanding constellations of food carts have made us one of the top destinations in the world for street fare. From "the primo pods":/eat-and-drink/articles/carts-mississippi-0910/ to "roving taco trucks":/eat-and-drink/articles/carts-mobil

  • By Rachel Ritchie, Zach Dundas, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 08/17/2010


63 Things Every Portlander Must Do

We're all aware of the fact that, as a city, Portland has a lot to offer. But, unlike other cities, what Portland has to offer is decidedly _weird_. If you want to fit in, you've got to learn "where to shop":/style-and-shopping/articles/must-do-shop-0810/

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 07/14/2010

Fun 101

Your Family’s Ultimate Guide to Summer

Ready for a summer with the kids? The trick is to find activities that don't include vegging out in front of the TV or sleeping till noon. To keep their minds engaged and their muscles developing we've got 46 solutions to the doldrums, from bird watching

  • By Rachel Ritchie and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/19/2010


Oregon’s 50 Best Wines 2009

Oregon's one of the best wine-growing regions in the world—and we have the guide to finding the best quality and the best value to match it.

  • By Condé Cox and Randy Gragg
  • Published 08/18/2009


The Insider’s Guide to Oregon Wine Country

We Portlanders are lucky to live less than an hour from hundreds of top-notch wineries in the Willamette Valley—and it’s only a few more hours to Southern Oregon’s winemaking region.

  • By Condé Cox, Megan Callow, Camas Davis, and Stacey Wilson
  • Published 05/19/2009
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