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Do This Now: October

Our picks for your calendar this month, from the Portland Zombie Walk and Tattoo Expo to the Wordstock Festival.

  • By Katie Gourley
  • Published 10/01/2013

CULTURE

OMSI Recreates Sherlock Holmes's HQ

This month, OMSI debuts a touring exhibition exploring the science and history behind fiction's greatest detective. What goes into the show's full-scale "re-creation" of Sherlock's imaginary headquarters at 221B Baker Street?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/01/2013

SPOTLIGHT

Mapping Elliott Smith's Portland

With sweetly melancholic songs about everything from the Rose Parade to the sidewalks of Alameda, Elliott Smith remains perhaps the closest thing Portland has to a bard.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/01/2013

NOW READ THIS

Book Review: Cari Luna's 'The Revolution of Every Day'

The recent New York transplant's debut novel explores questions of home and homelessness in the mid-1990s.

  • By Katie Gourley
  • Published 10/01/2013

ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: October 2013

Macklemore vs. Martin, Twelfth Night of the Living Dead, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

  • Published 10/01/2013

CULTUREPHILE

Tending Tradition at the Portland Japanese Garden

The world-class garden's CEO Steve Bloom and curator Sadafumi Uchiyama seek to reinvent an exquisite, endangered art.

  • By Ashley Anderson and Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/01/2013

INTERVIEW

Malcolm Gladwell (The Extended Interview)

The best-selling author of The Tipping Point and Blink on his imitators, rooting for the favorite, and becoming Goliath

  • By Taylor Clark
  • Published 09/10/2013

Eat & Drink

Editor's Note

Home & Real Estate

News & City Life

LONG STORY SHORT

The Story of Timbers Playmaker Diego Valeri

Portland's Argentinian superstar reflects on the City of Roses, his lifelong relationship with soccer, and his teammates

  • By Dan Root and Zach Dundas & Marty Patail
  • Published 10/01/2013

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Portland's Best Places to Work

Making a living in Portland is nothing like it used to be. Meet 17 fast-growing local companies, from law firms to micro-breweries, where people learn new skills, have fun, and get stuff done.

  • By Emily Gravlin, Camille Grigsby-Rocca, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/01/2013

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Workplace Tips from the Pros

What three stand-outs from Oregon Business Magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon” can teach us about building a great workplace.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/01/2013

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Five Office Ideas Your Boss* Should Know About

Workplace insights from Jon MacDonald, founder of The Good—a four-year-old, 19-person digital marketing firm aimed at sportswear and outdoors clients

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/01/2013

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Q&A: Wieden & Kennedy's Keesha Jean-Baptiste

The HR director of Portland's legendary ad agency spills the secrets to getting hired at WK.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/01/2013

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Q&A: Urban Airship's Scott Kveton

The cofounder and CEO of the Portland-based mobile app company, founded in 2009, shares the secret to his success: transparency.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/01/2013

PORTLAND BUSINESS

Hello My Name is: Startup

As we all know, innovation is mostly about the name. Your step-by-step guide to branding the next hot Portland tech company

  • Published 10/01/2013

HISTORY

Looking Back on the 1973 Oil Crisis

Forty years ago, Oregon got a peak-oil preview.

  • By Katie Gourley
  • Published 10/01/2013

CULTURE

Pomegranate, Portland's Modern Priestess

A moderm Portland witch stirs up podcasts and therapy sessions

  • By Angela Sanders
  • Published 10/01/2013

CULTURE

How Pink Martini Became a Portland Export Worth Millions

On the occasion of the band's eighth record, Get Happy, we look back on nearly ten years of international musical success

  • By Alisha Gorder
  • Published 10/01/2013

PDX INDEX

PDX Index: Ghosts, Vampires and Monsters

A by-the-numbers guide to things that bite and go bump in the night.

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 10/01/2013

BUSINESS

Lisa Sedlar Brings Green Zebra to Market

A New Seasons vet aims to reinvent the American convenience store.

  • By Will Lambeth
  • Published 10/01/2013

NEWS

The Perfect Party October 2013

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from track star Mo Farah to Reese Witherspoon.

  • Published 10/01/2013

NEWS

Oregon's Suburban Newspaper Wars

Why the Oregonian and Pamplin Media Group are battling for the burbs—and what that says about the future of hyperlocal print media

  • By Sam Coggeshall and Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/01/2013

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Videos: Portland's Best Places to Work

Freewheeling offices (yes, that is a kegerator). Revolutionary fitness programs (everyone knows how far you ran). The end of vacation as we know it (relax—it’s a good thing). Making a living in Portland is nothing like it used to be.

  • By Sreang Hok
  • Published 09/13/2013

BACKPAGE

Vox Populi: How Portlanders Work (Extended Results)

We asked nearly 1,000 of our readers about their office romances, workplace coffee habits, and most embarrassing on-the-job experiences.

  • Published 09/13/2013

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