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DISPATCH

Leveraging the Success of 'Leverage' for Future Portland-Based TV Hits

The crew behind the TNT hit reunites to tell new tales of the weird with 'The Librarians.' Debuts Dec 7

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 12/01/2014

BIG IN JAPAN

Why Are Tokyo Tastemakers Obsessed with Portland?

Why, exactly, would residents of tech-savvy Japan covet our roasted vegetables and Pendleton cardigans?

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 12/01/2014

BIG PICTURE

Keep Sporting Weird: A New Book Profiles the World's Oddest Athletic Pursuits

From ostrich racing to chess boxing, a new photography book documents the world’s strangest athletic dreams.

  • By Sarah Richards
  • Published 11/18/2014

V IS FOR VICTORY

Is This the Best Way to Educate Children with Autism?

At the pioneering Victory Academy, kids make strides through crafted curriculum, specialized architecture, and patience—lots of patience.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/05/2014

LONG STORY SHORT

Portland Opera Turns 50 This Month—and One Woman Has Been There For It All

From chorus girl to costume queen, Frances Britt has been involved with almost every Portland Opera production of the past half century. We look back at some of the wildest moments—and wildest costumes.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/03/2014

VENTURES

A Forward-Thinking Bank President in the Era of Mobile Deposits

A Wells Fargo president’s journey from the deposits counter to the corner office

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 11/03/2014

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: November 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from comedian Shane Torres to an HIV vaccine pioneer

  • By Matty Newton
  • Published 11/03/2014

DISPATCH

An International Ingredient from Oregon Farms Is Fostering Connection in Portland

How one convenience store teamed up with Willamette Valley growers for some teff love.

  • By Hannah Wallace
  • Published 11/03/2014

TITANS OF TEA

The Story Behind Steven Smith's Obsession with Tea

After transforming American tea with Tazo and Stash, Steven Smith chases the world’s greatest leaves.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 11/03/2014

MOVERS & SHAKERS

Perfect Party: October 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from a celebrity bartender to an NBA power player

  • By Matty Newton
  • Published 09/26/2014

FASHION INSPIRATION

Textile Hive's Fabric Fantasia

A vast textile archive exposes local designers to the world’s patterns.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 09/26/2014

LONG STORY SHORT

Portlandia's Mayor Turns to the Bottle

Kyle MacLachlan's Walla Walla winery Pursued by Bear is earning accolades from oenophiles nationwide. Here's how it came to be.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 09/26/2014

GROUP THINK

Ziba Made Your Ketchup Bottle—Now It's Remaking Itself

For 30 years, the storied design firm Ziba has created pioneering products for the world’s biggest companies. The most crucial project yet: moving forward.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/26/2014

POINT/COUNTERPOINT

Nicholas Kristof: Good, Or Evil?

High points and maybe not-so-high points of the Oregon-raised New York Times columnist's career

  • By Zach Dundas & Marty Patail
  • Published 09/02/2014

NEWS

Disney Destroys Portland's Star Wars Empire!

As Dark Horse loses Sci-Fi's most famous franchise, whole plot lines and characters disappear.

  • By Peter Holmstrom and Dark Horse Comics
  • Published 09/02/2014

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: September 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Katy Perry to a Chicago top chef

  • By Matty Newton
  • Published 09/02/2014

NEWS

How to Catch a War Criminal (in Beaverton)

A Portland-based Homeland Security investigator tracked a suspected Bosnian fugitive for months—only to find the arrest spawned as many mysteries as it solved.

  • By Nigel Duara
  • Published 09/02/2014

PORTLAND WEIRD

The Mind Behind the Woodstock Mystery Hole and the Universal Church O’Fun

Every August, devotees of Barron Mind’s mystery hole gather in SE Portland to catch meteors and learn how to be fun. Consider this our dispatch of nonsense.

  • By Caleb Diehl
  • Published 08/11/2014

BIG PICTURE

See Portland's Crazy Burning Man Fire Ship

A local artist spent nearly a decade building this thing. For Burning Man. Obviously.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 08/01/2014

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: August 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from a gluten-free cookbook celeb to the bear spotted in a Concordia neighborhood tree.

  • By Matty Newton
  • Published 08/01/2014
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