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


Five Essential Talking Points in Portland's Epic Water War

With ballots out to voters, the fate of the legendary Bull Run watershed (and City Council's political clout) hangs in the balance.

05/08/2014 By Zach Dundas


Is the Big One Coming? Take Our Survey!

Answer 25 free questions on earthquakes, and enter to win a $150 gift card to Pazzo

05/02/2014 By Marty Patail


Now or Never: Timbers vs. DC United

Dead last in the league, the Portland Timbers' winning ways need to start this Saturday.

05/01/2014 By Mike Schwartz


Reasons to Complain About Portland

From brunch lines to our terrible drivers, we balance our May issue love fest with a little bit of whine.

05/01/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff


Glenda Goldwater, Portland's Bon Vivant

Go to an arts event: an experimental performance, a symphony gala, or the latest gallery opening. You’ll nearly always see Glenda Goldwater, impeccably dressed, white hair reaching above the crowd, horn-rimmed glasses turning her eyes into a diptych.

05/01/2014 By Randy Gragg


The Next Generation of Portland Start-Ups

Portland’s fertile silicon soil has nurtured winners like Chirpify, VendScreen, Simple, and Puppet Labs. Here are five fast-growing start-ups signaling the next wave.

05/01/2014 By Marty Patail


Tea and Circumstantial Evidence

Once a month, a bunch of nice ladies (and a few gents) gather for Chinese food and civilized banter about violent crime.

05/01/2014 By Angela Sanders


In Portland, Even Our Rats are Special

An in-depth look at the life and times of our city's above-average rodents

05/01/2014 By Merilee Karr


The Perfect Party: May 2014

We asked elected officials to toss invites to great Portlanders, and they came up with this all-star fantasy guest list.

05/01/2014 Illustrations by Matty Newton


The Flight of the World's Last Mini Guppy

Can the flight aficionados at the Tillamook Air Museum save this giant cargo plane built to transport rockets, school buses, and giraffes from Africa?

05/01/2014 By Marty Patail


Is Portland Ready for Google Fiber?

A by-the-numbers look at the high-speed option that could change the way Oregonians access the internet.

05/01/2014 By Peter Holmstrom


Cinnabon Conjures A Bit of Portland Voodoo

How Portland's quirky tastes are secretly influencing food-court culture.

05/01/2014 By Zach Dundas


Humans of Portland Defy All Stereotypes

An Oregonian spin-off of New York's famous photoblog reveals a portrait of a city unlike any other.

05/01/2014 By Molly Woodstock


5 Portland Bands You Need to Hear Now

These incendiary acts may be new to the scene, but they’ve already locked into solid grooves of their own. Best of all, you can still catch them at intimate venues—but probably not for long.

05/01/2014 By Ryan White


Reasons to Love Portland

From poetry to poutine, from high tech to high fashion, we celebrate what makes our city the best anywhere.

04/25/2014 With Marty Patail, Randy Gragg, Aaron Scott, Benjamin Tepler, Allison Jones, Carl Abbott, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Kelly Clarke, Molly Woodstock, Maya Seaman, Peter Holmstrom, Lexy Folkes, Greg Young, Rene Denfeld, Brian Doyle, Justin Hocking, and Laini Taylor Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Zach Dundas


Oregon's Beauty Captured in Stunning Slow Motion

From downtown Portland to frozen Multnomah Falls, Uncage the Soul brings Oregon's sights to life with stunning slow motion and time lapse videos.

04/25/2014 By Nicole Cordier


Righting the Ship: Timbers vs Houston Dynamo

After a disappointing (but oddly encouraging) loss, the Timbers hope to turn things around against a struggling Houston team.

04/24/2014 By Mike Schwartz


Match Preview: Timbers vs Real Salt Lake

On Saturday, April 19, the winless Timbers face their toughest task yet: a victory at Real Salt Lake.

04/17/2014 By Mike Schwartz


Who Should Control Portland's Drinking Water?

A controversial campaign aims to take Bull Run away from City Council.

04/15/2014 By Zach Dundas