Jeffrey Morgenthaler: The Man Behind the Bar

The legendary Clyde Common bartender reveals his slow rise to cocktail stardom (by way of dive bars and white collar ambitions).

06/02/2014 By Kelly Clarke


The Rise of Park Avenue West

After failed dreams and a family feud, a 30-floor building is set to be Portland's fourth-tallest.

06/02/2014 By Randy Gragg


Adventures in the Quest to Save the Feral Honeybee

How—and why—Bee Local's Damian Magista rescues wild pollinators.

06/02/2014 By Maya Seaman


The Perfect Party: June 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from the cast of the Goonies to Cyndi Lauper.

06/02/2014 Illustrations by Matty Newton


Portland's Original Sin

Erickson’s Café, “the temple of 10,000 delights,” slaked pioneer Portland’s many mighty thirsts.

06/02/2014 By Doug Kenck-Crispin


Pedalpalooza, By the Numbers

The annual bike event offers way more than the World Naked Bike Ride, no butts about it.

06/02/2014 By Greg Young


Portland Shacks Up with Airbnb

Is sharing really caring? We track the controversies surrounding the house-share company's new Portland office.

06/02/2014 By Zach Dundas


If Portland Monthly Became a Tabloid...

Ever wondered what we'd look like if we were "Portland's only reliable newspaper"?



The Lost Album of Okinawa

In 1945, a Portland navy officer salvaged a book of photos from the Okinawa battlefield. Seven decades later, his widow began a journey to find its owners.

06/02/2014 By Aaron Scott


Slide Show: Light A Fire 2013

On November 12, the ninth annual Light A Fire Awards dinner honored individuals and organizations whose acts of service embody Portland’s spirit of giving and who make our region a better place to live, love and grow.



World Cup Beer Garden Comes to NW 21st

Starting June 12, the pop-up World Cup Beer Garden opens on NW 21st next to the former Gypsy Lounge.

05/30/2014 By Greg Young


The Birth of Crater Lake

As Crater Lake National Park turns 112, we explore the devastating volcanic eruption that formed it 7,700 years ago.

05/30/2014 By Caleb Diehl


The Turning Point: Timbers vs. Whitecaps

The Timbers look to make it three-in-a-row during Sunday's Cascadia clash against a dangerous Vancouver side.

05/30/2014 By Mike Schwartz


Portland Crowned King of Bike Commuting

A new report by the US Census Bureau shows that more Portlanders bike to work than residents of any major US city.

05/29/2014 By Caleb Diehl


Quick Turnaround: Timbers at Chivas USA

On the heels of a weekend win in New York, the Timbers travel to LA in search of another victory this Wednesday.

05/27/2014 By Mike Schwartz


Running With the Bulls: Timbers vs. RBNY

A cross-country trip to play the New York Red Bulls on Saturday will test the Timbers' depth and speed.

05/22/2014 By Mike Schwartz


Last Gasp: Timbers vs. Columbus Crew

Following (another) last-minute draw against the Galaxy, the Timbers face the Columbus Crew.

05/16/2014 By Mike Schwartz


The Portland Kitchen Cooks Up Success

A free after-school program provides underprivileged students the chance to gain vocational skills and healthy eating habits.

05/15/2014 By Nicole Cordier


The World’s Fastest Growing Sport Gets a Little Bigger in Oregon

The Circuit bouldering gym opens its 19,000-square-foot third location in Tigard this summer. We've got the first look!

05/15/2014 By Salish Davis


Breakfast with Landycakes: Timbers vs. LA

A caffeinated Timbers team is set to clash with the Galaxy this Sunday morning.

05/09/2014 By Mike Schwartz