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BEST OF THE CITY 2016

PDX Essentials: Quadrant by Quadrant, All the Things We Can’t Live Without

Secret beaches to art deco splendor to OG dive bars, here are some of our favorite things in every corner of Portland.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 06/13/2016

THE SHAKEDOWN

What’s the Deal with Dan Staton?

The Multnomah County Sheriff will soon retire after some… unpleasantness.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/13/2016

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: Readers' Poll Results

We asked. You voted. Find out which song best defines Portland, which piece of public arts reigns supreme, and which restaurants should be chucked off a cliff.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 06/13/2016

ARCHITECTURE

Yes, the Memorial Coliseum Is Now a "National Treasure"

The symbolic designation could save the controversial 56-year-old stadium from the wrecking ball.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 06/10/2016

MASTER CLASS

Let the Senior Games Begin!

Think you'll still be running races at age 90? These athletes will school you.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 06/09/2016

PODCAST

New Portland Podcast Dives into Food, Race, and Lemon Bars

Chef Soleil Ho and writer Zahir Janmohamed launched Racist Sandwich to give voice to people of color in the local food industry.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 06/08/2016

DESIGN

Portland Designer Resurrects Painted "Ghost Signs" of Advertising's Past

Turn-of-the-century advertisements get new life.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/07/2016

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Courtenay Hameister on Dating and Mating in Portland

The writer and former Live Wire host logged 28 first dates in a year, all entered on her Excel spreadsheet. She dishes on the data-paved road to love.

  • By Fiona McCann and Sika Stanton
  • Published 06/01/2016

BIRD: ON IT

Yes, Portland Has an Official Bird—for 30 Years Now

As Great Blue Heron Week enters its 30th year, we answer all your burning questions. Like, which beer should I drink to celebrate, and what poem should I recite?

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 05/31/2016

SOCCER

Thorns Keep a Clean Sheet against Reign Rivals

The Portland Thorns passed a crucial test in a home draw against Seattle Reign this weekend. Here are our takeaways from the game.

  • By Katelyn Best
  • Published 05/31/2016

HEALTH NEWS

Oregon Quietly Increases Protections for Transgender Students

While other states battle Obama over bathroom rights, our department of education is fostering safe learning environments for everyone.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/27/2016

BEER ME

Portland’s 12 Best Soccer Bars We'll Be Rocking All through June

Two big-deal international tournaments mean major day-drinking (and, uh, soccer-watching) opportunities.

  • By Marty Patail and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 05/27/2016

FESTIVAL

A New Festival Memorializes Vanport, Beyond the Flood

At the Vanport Mosaic Festival, former residents of what was once Oregon's second-largest city—destroyed by a 1948 flood—tell their stories.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 05/26/2016

MINI-GOLF

Boozy Mini-Golf Returns to Goose Hollow for the Summer

Miniature golf + booze in a can + chef Jun Robles’s food cart = tipsy summer hangout.

  • By Claire Colby
  • Published 05/25/2016

SOCCER

Portland Thorns Bring it Home for a 'Very Special Night'

The Thorns dominate the Washington Spirit at home.

  • By Katelyn Best
  • Published 05/24/2016

THE BIG CATCH

You Should Be Eating More Amazing Oregon Fish

Oregon’s coastal waters teem with unique seafood. So why isn’t it ending up in our restaurants?

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 05/23/2016

BRIGHT LIGHTS

The Creator of Earth Day Unveils a Radical Environmental Vision for Cascadia

Denis Hayes will speak Monday, arguing that Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver can unite to green the world.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 05/20/2016

PDX INDEX

Portland Pride, 1975 to 2016

How a little festival got big.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/19/2016

HISTORY

Slide Show: The Columbia River Highway Turns 100

The state-of-the-art road was designed to make Oregon “the playground of America.”

  • Published 05/19/2016

SHAKEDOWN

What’s the Deal with Mt Hood?

Portland’s stratovolcano thinks it’s so big. We size it up for real.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/19/2016
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