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PEOPLE

The 50 Most Influential Portlanders

Who will define Portland in a new era? We asked around (and around some more) to discover this inspiring collection of movers, shakers, rising stars, and established figures with fresh ideas who are already changing the city.

12/16/2011 With Sarah Mirk, Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, Rachel Ritchie, Martin Patail, Benjamin Tepler, Randy Gragg, Ramona DeNies, Ashleigh Westmoreland, Meghan Ratliffe, Derek Pettie, Kate Moening, Carl Abbott, and Amanda Waldroupe Edited by Zach Dundas

Top Stories

VELO

True Grit

There's room to move in this grueling cycle sport where riders outnumber fans.

12/16/2011 By Shoshanna Cohen

WHAT'S UP, DOC?

Portland’s Top Doctors 2012

Our seventh annual list of Portland’s best physicians is even better—312 doctors, rated by education, experience, research, and peer nominations. *PLUS:* Wisdom from top docs on keeping your heart healthy, your brain sharp, your body hydrated, and more!

12/16/2011 Edited by Martin Patail

Slideshow

Portlandia Abroad

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein take Portland’s quirky culture to the streets of Europe, India, and beyond in a pictorial sketch comedy.

12/16/2011

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Vox Populi

Vox Populi: We Asked 100 People at the Holiday Ale Fest…

We poll the locals at the Holiday Ale Fest about beer, politics, and baby names.

12/23/2011

Mudroom

Do This Now!

We've sniffed out soul music, cyberpunk, and savvy canines this month.

12/23/2011

Mudroom

Fantasy Mayor 2012

We're wondering about the viability of a certain disgraced Italian leader.

12/23/2011

Article

Five Questions For…Ancient Portland

The history of Portland goes much, much further back than you think. Lewis and Clark simply jumped on the bandwagon.

12/23/2011 By Martin Patail

Rainmaker

Mobile Mappers

Feeling lost at Powell's or the Portland Art Museum? There's an app for that.

12/23/2011 By Ramona DeNies

Scene & Heard

Lucky Monday

Fun and new friends are an easy score at Bourbon and Bingo.

12/23/2011

Long Story [Short]

The Blacksmith

Timberline Lodge has its own blacksmith hammering out exquisite ornamental touches.

12/23/2011 By Paul Lindholdt

Now Read This

Crazy Enough

Storm Large's manic memoir is a ragamuffin to rock-star story.

12/23/2011 By Anne Adams

Now Hear This

Music Review: La Grande by Laura Gibson

Portland songstress finds mystery and excitement in new emotional territory.

12/23/2011 By Kate Moening

Mudroom

The Perfect Party

Richard Lariviere's hat, a sharpshooting lady Viking, and a revolutionary rooster earn seats at the table.

12/23/2011

Culturephile

Avant Bard

A new piano-pounding narrator gives Shakespeare's _Cymbeline_ a jazzy jolt.

12/23/2011 By Martin Patail

Eat & Drink

IN THE KITCHEN

Video: In the Kitchen with Tony Meyers

Watch as Tony Meyers, executive chef at Serratto Restaurant, shows us how to make his venison osso buco.

12/16/2012 By Benjamin Tepler

NYC to PDX

Empire State of Mind

Portland players take a bite out of the Big Apple's culinary community.

12/23/2011 By Zach Dundas

Introducing

Introducing: Chop

Dig into one of Portland's brand-new secrets.

12/23/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

Cellar Notes

Cellar Notes: Keeping Wine Weird

Wines from the mountainous Northeast of France are anything but ordinary.

12/23/2011 By Condé Cox

Review

Littlest Italy

Is Luce a Fellini movie, a Lombardy roadside attraction, or a food lover's minimart as imagined in Portland?

12/23/2011 By Karen Brooks

Pour

Balance Bar

Cocktail consultant Ryan Magarian finds a home behind the bar.

12/22/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

RECIPE

The Wild Side

Venison shanks add some kick to chef Tony Meyer's osso buco recipe.

12/16/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

Editor's Note

EDITOR'S NOTE

The 99 Percent Solution?

Has Portland's plan for the future gotten lost in the consensus?

12/23/2011 By Randy Gragg

Health & Wellness

WHAT'S UP, DOC?

Portland’s Top Doctors 2012

Our seventh annual list of Portland’s best physicians is even better—312 doctors, rated by education, experience, research, and peer nominations. *PLUS:* Wisdom from top docs on keeping your heart healthy, your brain sharp, your body hydrated, and more!

12/16/2011 Edited by Martin Patail

VELO

True Grit

There's room to move in this grueling cycle sport where riders outnumber fans.

12/16/2011 By Shoshanna Cohen

Home & Real Estate

Mudroom

Winter Gardens

Inspired ideas for winter work in your hibernating garden aren't in short supply.

12/23/2011 By Kate Bryant

Habitat

Life Style

A Pearl District condo is transformed from blank slate to a bastion of urbane beauty.

12/23/2011 By Amara Holstein

News & City Life

LIVING HERE

Nimby Nation

Neighborhoods are PDX’s secret superpower.

03/16/2012 By Amanda Waldroupe

Article

It’s Thomas Lauderdale’s Universe!*

Musician, activist, raconteur—the suave Pink Martini leader sits at the center of his own cosmos of clout.

03/16/2012

Article

Where Isn’t Charles Wilhoite?

The Everywhere Man’s public roles, past and present

03/16/2012 By Amanda Waldroupe

WHO'S WHO

To Heir is Human

As five Portland power families pass the torch, can the next generation step up?

03/16/2012 By Randy Gragg and Zach Dundas

NOSH

Power Breakfast

Portland movers' morning meals

03/16/2012

HISTORY

Defining the Decades

Portland power players of the past

03/16/2012 By Carl Abbott

Mudroom

The Shape We're In

The Rose City's latest movers and shakers are a diplomatic and cooperative bunch.

12/23/2011 By Zach Dundas

PEOPLE

The 50 Most Influential Portlanders

Who will define Portland in a new era? We asked around (and around some more) to discover this inspiring collection of movers, shakers, rising stars, and established figures with fresh ideas who are already changing the city.

12/16/2011 With Sarah Mirk, Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, Rachel Ritchie, Martin Patail, Benjamin Tepler, Randy Gragg, Ramona DeNies, Ashleigh Westmoreland, Meghan Ratliffe, Derek Pettie, Kate Moening, Carl Abbott, and Amanda Waldroupe Edited by Zach Dundas

Style & Shopping

Slideshow

Portlandia Abroad

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein take Portland’s quirky culture to the streets of Europe, India, and beyond in a pictorial sketch comedy.

12/16/2011

Prêt-à-Portland

Material Girl

After a tearful tryout, Tigard's Amanda Grisham proves to be an emerging designer.

12/16/2011 By Eden Dawn

Travel & Outdoors

Mudroom

Rough Crossing

Morrison Bridge maintenance is mired in congestion.

12/23/2011 By Audrey Van Buskirk

Trail of the Month

Buzzard Point Trail

Hike to the Pioneer Woman's Grave and then go for tacos—just east of Government Camp.

12/23/2011 By Brian Barker

Web Exclusives

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Tony Meyers

Creative culinary mind Tony Meyers prepares his venison osso buco as part of our "In the Kitchen" video series.

12/16/2011 Edited by Benjamin Tepler