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ARCHITECTURE

This New Mini-Park at Portland State Is Completely Adorable In Every Way

Designed and built by students, this is the little public space that could.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 07/20/2015

SPOTLIGHT

Portland's Colorful Mural Festival is Changing the Face of the City

Local and international artists take to the streets for the annual Forest for the Trees festival with 15 new murals.

  • By Fiona McCann and Michael Novak
  • Published 07/20/2015

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: August 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month’s most fascinating people, from a superhuman mountainclimber to a long-lost put bull.

  • Published 07/20/2015

ENVIRONMENT

Inside the Oregon Nonprofit Preserving the World's Best Apples

The Temperate Orchard Conservancy is fighting real estate woes—and the clock—to save 4,000 varieties of the Northwest's major crop.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 07/20/2015

DISPATCH

How the Oregon Dunes Inspired Sci-Fi Classic 'Dune'

50 years ago, Frank Herbert's cult-classic novel got its start along the Oregon coast.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 07/20/2015

VOX POPULI

What Portland Would Look Like as an Independent Country

We asked our readers to vote on how our city would operate as a sovereign nation. Here's what we found (all hail the barter economy!)

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/20/2015

NEWS

Portland Japanese Garden Unveils Major $33.5 Million Expansion

Construction will begin this September on three new LEED-certified buildings and seven new garden spaces.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/16/2015

5 THINGS ABOUT

The Dirt on Southeast Portland's New Goat Blocks

We dig into the massive development on the SE Belmont blocks once roamed by charismatic goats.

  • Published 06/22/2015

PDX INDEX

Will Wild Wolves Survive in Oregon?

As the state’s gray wolf population continues to grow, new legislative stipulations could impede further progress.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 05/26/2015

PDX INDEX

Comparing the Costs of Portland's Top Colleges

As local schools prepare for commencement, we do the math on the class of 2015.

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 04/27/2015

FEATURE

Is South Waterfront Portland's Next Great Neighborhood?

Powered by an ambitious new vision, the glossy, glassy, high-rise experiment down by the river is finally turning into a real neighborhood. The question is, what kind?

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 04/27/2015

VOX POPULI

What's Your Wildest Summer Memory?

Have you ever had to spoon your dog for warmth on a backpacking trip? Tell us and enter to win a $50 gift card to Imperial!

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/15/2015

REAL ESTATE 2015

How the New Max Orange Line Will Change Portland

The new Max line debuts in September. In neighborhoods the new train will connect, change is already rolling.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 04/07/2015

NORTHWEST NEWS

How Do You Save an Important Oregon Watershed?

A community restoration program has planted more than 4.5 million trees in the last decade…and they’re not stopping anytime soon.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 04/06/2015

CUTE ATTACK

One Woman's Crusade to Save the Neighborhood Squirrel

Furry friend or vermin? The line is blurry at this Vancouver-based wildlife rehabilitation nonprofit.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 04/02/2015

ENVIRONMENT

Did a Monstrous Prehistoric Flood Seed Oregon’s Mystery Trees?

How a lone stand of aspens in West Linn reveals the legacy of a massive cataclysmic event.

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 04/02/2015

ARCHITECTURE

The Genius Scandinavian Architects Making Portland’s Public Market

A famed Norwegian design firm promises to turn a patch of asphalt into the James Beard Public Market—using global expertise.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2015

LONG STORY SHORT

What Does it Feel Like to Wear a Blouse of Bees?

Portland's Bee queen, Sara Mapelli, advocates for pollinators via daring acts of performance art.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/20/2015

ARCHITECTURE

The Epic Political Backstory Behind the (In)famous Portland Building

The clashing visions behind downtown’s most controversial building

  • By Caleb Diehl
  • Published 03/12/2015

VOX POPULI

Are You Afraid of the Dentist?

Take our free dental survey and enter to win a $100 gift card to Imperial.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/11/2015
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