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Pinkies Up!

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.

05/19/2009 With Stacey Wilson and Megan Callow By Camas Davis and Condé Cox

Top Stories

Rock Out

Fly Girls

The minute Katie Alto, 13, lowers her drumsticks, becomes—well, a kid. “This one’s called ‘Global Warming,’ she says. "And it’s an original? It’s gotten a lot of controversy lately, like on talk shows? But we wrote it, and it’s what we believe. So, yeah

05/19/2009 By Alexis Nelson

Local Politics

The Underdog

Sean Cruz, candidate for state senate, has been homeless, jobless, and clincially depressed. In other words, he's perfect for public office. And he'd really like your vote.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

Deck the Walls

You Need Art

That Georgia O'Keeffe poster in your foyer, the one you bought in 1989 to cheer up your college dorm room? That's so not grown-up décor.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Deck the Walls

You Need Art

That Georgia O'Keeffe poster in your foyer, the one you bought in 1989 to cheer up your college dorm room? That's so not grown-up décor.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Books

Bound for Glory

Nazraeli Press makes photography books as beautiful—and as sought-after—as the images within them.

05/19/2009 By Harvest Henderson

Rock Out

Fly Girls

The minute Katie Alto, 13, lowers her drumsticks, becomes—well, a kid. “This one’s called ‘Global Warming,’ she says. "And it’s an original? It’s gotten a lot of controversy lately, like on talk shows? But we wrote it, and it’s what we believe. So, yeah

05/19/2009 By Alexis Nelson

Arts News

Ties That Bind

An esteemed New York museum shines the spotlight on Portland. Again.

05/19/2009 By Chas Bowie

Music

Jick Magnet

Rocker and literate lyricist Stephen Malkmus talks about yogic singing, fatherhood, and his impending death.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Eat & Drink

Review

Rowdy Rustic

A sophisticated Italian restaurant alights on Sellwood’s main drag and attracts an unlikely crowd of lively Portland diners.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

P.S.... Now!

I Want NY Pizza

Two-Minute Critic

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Yes or No?

Terroir-ism

The restaurant may have served a “taste of the Northwest,” but the website offered a taste of everywhere else.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Booze News

Takeout on Tap

Fill up a growler at one of our city’s fine brewpubs and carry home a bit of happy hour cheer.

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan

RECIPE

Divine Dish

Autumn Comfort Mac: Our fearless food correspondent attends a local recipe contest in search of transcendent mac ’n’ cheese.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

Shop

Waiting for Gouda

Foster & Dobbs Authentic Foods offers an applause-worthy selection of cheeses and olives.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Vine Dedication

Winery owners sweated as rains unleashed a viticultural version of the Ten Plagues on local vineyards

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Health & Wellness

Health News

Size Matters

Asking the obese to pay higher health insurance premiums sure doesn’t sound fair. So does a “skinny discount” sound better?

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

High-Water Haven

Winter floods and financial red tape couldn’t stop an architect couple from building their dream cabin in Hood River.

08/17/2012 By Brian Libby

News & City Life

Sustainability

Energy Exchange

Portland is ready to turn China’s cities green. But is China ready for Portland?

08/14/2012 By Jill Davis

Local Politics

The Underdog

Sean Cruz, candidate for state senate, has been homeless, jobless, and clincially depressed. In other words, he's perfect for public office. And he'd really like your vote.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

Sports

Mad Season

Why no self-respecting Oregonian will miss this year’s NCAA basketball tournament.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Service Animals

Rex Rx

Meet the new breed of service hounds: autism dogs.

05/19/2009 By Ashley Griffin

Style & Shopping

Desirables

Pimp My Stride

Two Gen-Yers turn Air Jordans into modern Mona Lisas.

05/19/2009 By Matt Williams

Travel & Outdoors

Route Doubt

Money Cycle

How can a half-mile bike trail cost $750,000?

05/19/2009 By Hannah Feldman

Pinkies Up!

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.

05/19/2009 With Stacey Wilson and Megan Callow By Camas Davis and Condé Cox

Trail of the Month

Frog Lake Buttes

It’s worth the strenuous three-mile climb for a stunning 360-degree panorama of winter backcountry splendor.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker