Portland monthly mag july 2011 xg8fvb

Cover Story

Forest Park Guide

Forest Park is a natural treasure that's worth playing in and protecting.

06/29/2011 Edited by Brian Barker

Top Stories

FOREST PARK

Forest Park Guide: The New Face of Forest Park

Forest Park finally has a full-time ranger—and renewed support from the city.

06/29/2011 By Brian Barker

GET OUT

Forest Park Guide: The Best Hikes

There's no shortage of hiking trails in Forest Park. The trick is picking a favorite.

06/29/2011 Edited by Brian Barker

FOREST PARK

Forest Park Guide: The Best Runs

Pick up the pace and work up a sweat—and an appetite—on a pair of park runs.

06/29/2011 Edited by Brian Barker

FOREST PARK

Forest Park Guide: The Best Bikes

See the splendor of nature go whizzing by as breathtaking scenery is matched with a bicycle's breakneck speed.

06/29/2011 Edited by Brian Barker

PAIRINGS

Beer Meets Grill

Because fine food and craft beer constitute the latest culinary dream team, we asked three local brewers to share their favorite BBQ recipes—and explain which summer brew will best accompany their dish of choice.

06/24/2011 By John Chandler

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Culturephile

Farm to Stage

A burgeoning butoh artist finds inspiration in her own backyard.

06/29/2011 By Anne Adams

Long story [short]

The Champion

Not to get on a soap box, but this Portland teen is legit racing champion.

06/29/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

Mudroom

Do This Now!

This month it's all about blues, bikes, Bastille Day, and—Katy Perry?

06/29/2011

Mudroom

Fantasy Mayor 2012

Perhaps the perfect Portland mayor can be found among the pages of history.

06/29/2011 By Zach Dundas

Mudroom

Scene & Heard

Scaring up ghosts is not as easy as it looks.

06/29/2011 By Sarah Mirk

Mudroom

The Perfect Party

The Dude abides at this month's Perfect Party.

06/29/2011

Mudroom

Press Play

Local writers get the last word with e-books.

06/29/2011 By Martin Patail

Eat & Drink

Article

Cellar Notes

Cabernet Sauvignon is a wine style closely associated with California. Of course, we've got our own cabs here in the Northwest.

06/29/2011 By Condé Cox

Review

Sunshine Tavern

Sunshine Tavern's bill of fare embellishes and upgrades some familiar Portland dishes.

06/29/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

Pour

Viva La Fresca

Agua Fresca is a tropical refresher with homegrown ingredients.

06/29/2011 By Deena Prichep

Slideshow

10 Essential Summer Treats

Our guide to Portland's quintessential dishes of summer.

06/29/2011 By Allison Jones

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Aaron Woo

Just watch. You too can find the finesse to fashion a frittata.

06/24/2011 Edited by Benjamin Tepler

Recipe

Squash-Buckler

Chef Aaron Woo from Natural Selection has a bounty of ideas for summer squash.

06/24/2011 By Deena Prichep

PAIRINGS

Beer Meets Grill

Because fine food and craft beer constitute the latest culinary dream team, we asked three local brewers to share their favorite BBQ recipes—and explain which summer brew will best accompany their dish of choice.

06/24/2011 By John Chandler

IN THE KITCHEN

Video: In the Kitchen with Aaron Woo

Natural Selection chef Aaron Woo shows us how to make a baby squash–and–caramelized onion frittata.

06/24/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

Editor's Note

Article

Editor’s Note

Parks have always been a battle between expenses and aesthetics.

06/29/2011 By Randy Gragg

Home & Real Estate

Mudroom

Plantwise: What’s Growing This Month

Summer is the time to plant seeds and make plans.

06/29/2011 By Kate Bryant

News & City Life

Mudroom

Five Questions For… Steve Haley

A local Mercy Corps man sees change afoot on the front lines.

06/29/2011 By Zach Dundas

Mudroom

The Flax Man

Is flax the fashionable fabric of the future?

06/29/2011 By Zach Dundas

Style & Shopping

Corner Shop

Indie Lane

A trip to the mall is not typically a great way to learn about local fashion. But Burnside's 811 mall is anything but typical.

06/29/2011 By Eden Dawn

Travel & Outdoors

FOREST PARK

Forest Park Guide: Growing Pains

The lowdown on Forest Park's Invasive species.

06/29/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

FOREST PARK

Forest Park Guide: Wildlife Crossing

Exploring Forest Park’s animal magnetism.

06/29/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

FOREST PARK

Forest Park Guide: The Best Bikes

See the splendor of nature go whizzing by as breathtaking scenery is matched with a bicycle's breakneck speed.

06/29/2011 Edited by Brian Barker

FOREST PARK

Forest Park Guide: The Best Runs

Pick up the pace and work up a sweat—and an appetite—on a pair of park runs.

06/29/2011 Edited by Brian Barker

GET OUT

Forest Park Guide: The Best Hikes

There's no shortage of hiking trails in Forest Park. The trick is picking a favorite.

06/29/2011 Edited by Brian Barker

FOREST PARK

Forest Park Guide: The New Face of Forest Park

Forest Park finally has a full-time ranger—and renewed support from the city.

06/29/2011 By Brian Barker

Cover Story

Forest Park Guide

Forest Park is a natural treasure that's worth playing in and protecting.

06/29/2011 Edited by Brian Barker

Beyond the Bridges

Wild Wheels

Nature lovers and daredevils alike are finding Oakridge an attractive spot for cycling adventure.

06/29/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

Mudroom

Learn the Longboard

Longboard is the latest thing on four wheels.

06/29/2011 By Katherine Garvey

Mudroom

Getting Traction

Leave it to an outdoorsman from Oregon to build the perfect bulldozer.

06/29/2011 By Eleanor R. Brown

Mudroom

PDX INDEX: Fireworks

There's always something blowing up at PDX Index.

06/24/2011 By Emily Burton