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Cool Cocktails

Happy Hours

It's the revival of vodka, gin, and whiskey. These spirits are being brought back to life thanks to Portland's distillery movement. Here's a guide to 24 of the most delicious—and more.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell and Bart Blasengame With Brian Barker and Kaitlin Johnson

Top Stories

Cool Cocktails

And Now, Meet Your Makers

Oregon's microdistilling scene followed the microbrewery boom of two decades ago. Now, five of eight local craft distilleries are located in Portland's city center, near SE Seventh Avenue and Hawthorne Boulevard, an area that is already becoming known as

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell, Paige Williams, Kaitlin Johnson, and Bart Blasengame With Brian Barker

Cool Cocktails

Time in a Bottle

Hood River Distillers is the Northwest's oldest and largest liquor company. One of the last regional distilleries in the country, Hood River Distillers sold off most of its stills in the late sixties and hasn’t really used one since, though this might soo

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan

Ahoy!

Hell & High Water

The mouth of the Columbia River is one of the most unpredictable and dangerous stretches of navigable water on the planet. Since 1792, at least two thousand ships have sunk here in the “graveyard of the Pacific”; Kevin Dooney is among only sixteen men and

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Q & A

Rosie Sizer

Rosie Sizer became Portland's police chief in 2006. Lately, gang violence and a budget crisis have demanded her attention. We sat down with her in late March for a check-in.

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

Observed

Terry's Gift

The late Terry Toedtemeier was the Portland Art Museum's curator of photography. Toedtemeier shaped the Portland art scene during his twenty-three years as a curator and nature photographer and by co-authoring a book, _Wild Beauty: Photographs of the Colu

05/19/2009 By Tim Appelo

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Now Read This

Tall Tales

With 150 years of history to dig through, Richard H. Engeman provides an easy-to-follow guide chock-full of cross-references in his book, The Oregon Companion.

05/19/2009 By Isaac Darnall

Observed

Terry's Gift

The late Terry Toedtemeier was the Portland Art Museum's curator of photography. Toedtemeier shaped the Portland art scene during his twenty-three years as a curator and nature photographer and by co-authoring a book, _Wild Beauty: Photographs of the Colu

05/19/2009 By Tim Appelo

Mudroom

Chemical Reaction

Portland State University scientist, Tammi Lasseter Clare, believes her new Laboratory for the Science of Art and Conservation can save some of the Northwest’s precious art.

05/19/2009 By Lynette Sanchez

30 Seconds With…

Blind Pilot

Inside Portland's music and entertainment scene with Blind Pilot's bandmembers.

05/19/2009

Now Hear This

Music Review: Rainy-Day Requiem by Viva Voce

Viva Voce's latest album, Rose City, reveals itself to be a sublimely sweet love letter to Portland.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Eat & Drink

Recipe

Clear Creek Distillery’s Egg Nog

Nuttin' but nog.

05/19/2009

Review

Fair Catch

Bamboo Sushi offers Portland restaurant goers a taste of sustainability. Founded on the philosophy of promoting sustainable fishing practices, Bamboo is now famously certified by the Green Restaurant Association as the first “green” sushi restaurant in th

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon

Cool Cocktails

Time in a Bottle

Hood River Distillers is the Northwest's oldest and largest liquor company. One of the last regional distilleries in the country, Hood River Distillers sold off most of its stills in the late sixties and hasn’t really used one since, though this might soo

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan

Cool Cocktails

Stumble Zone

We stumble through the Portland bar scene and show you how to do a pub crawl of your own.

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Mudroom

How To... Make Your Own Beef Jerky

Our own Oregon cowboy gives us the recipe for successful beef jerky.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

INTRODUCING

Indish

Portland's newest Indian restaurant, Indish, offers authentic Indian home-cooking.

05/19/2009 By Isaac Darnall

Cool Cocktails

And Now, Meet Your Makers

Oregon's microdistilling scene followed the microbrewery boom of two decades ago. Now, five of eight local craft distilleries are located in Portland's city center, near SE Seventh Avenue and Hawthorne Boulevard, an area that is already becoming known as

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell, Paige Williams, Kaitlin Johnson, and Bart Blasengame With Brian Barker

Cool Cocktails

Happy Hours

It's the revival of vodka, gin, and whiskey. These spirits are being brought back to life thanks to Portland's distillery movement. Here's a guide to 24 of the most delicious—and more.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell and Bart Blasengame With Brian Barker and Kaitlin Johnson

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note

Here’s To Us

05/19/2009 By Paige Williams

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

Life as Story

A passion for possessions with purpose shaped the style of design-savvy couple Bryce Dugan and Charles Froelick (owner of the Pearl's Froelick Gallery), and turned their Portland bungalow into a work of art.

05/19/2009 By Anna Sachse

News & City Life

Q & A

Rosie Sizer

Rosie Sizer became Portland's police chief in 2006. Lately, gang violence and a budget crisis have demanded her attention. We sat down with her in late March for a check-in.

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

Ahoy!

Hell & High Water

The mouth of the Columbia River is one of the most unpredictable and dangerous stretches of navigable water on the planet. Since 1792, at least two thousand ships have sunk here in the “graveyard of the Pacific”; Kevin Dooney is among only sixteen men and

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Currency

Earth and Money

Dan Weldon, Portland's first ecobanker, can help you save the earth and your money with the GreenStreet Lending Initiative.

05/19/2009

Economy

The Bounceback

Earlier this year Oregon became ground zero for economists Joel Kotkin and Richard Florida's bickering. Forbes columnist, Kotkin, and Florida, his longtime adversary in regional-economics punditry, hash out what will save Portland's economy.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Style & Shopping

Cornershop

Parallel

Parallel aligns itself with Portland's shopping hot spots.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Style Essential

Brighten Up!

In Portland, bold color brings spring style into bloom.

05/19/2009 By Melissa Tessitor

Travel & Outdoors

Beyond The Bridges

H20000000h!

At Great Washington's Great Wolf Lodge, families howl over epic waterslides. Last year, Grand Mound, Washington—equidistant between Portland and Seattle—joined eleven other locations across North America as a destination for the Great Wolf Res

05/19/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

History

Period Piece

The Governor Hotel—a famous Portland destination—turns one hundred this year, and to celebrate we unlock its secrets.

05/19/2009 By Isaac Darnall

Mudroom

Five Reasons: Why Portland Kicks Seattle’s Ass

After _Seattle_ magazine printed the reasons not to move to Portland, we couldn't help but fight back. Here's why Portland--not Seattle--is the Northwest's best city.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame