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PYROTECHNICS

What Does It Take to Light Up the Waterfront Blues Fest?

From ordering explosives to choreographing the 22-minute show, Heather Gobet is Portland's go-to pyrotechnician.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 06/28/2016

SOCCER

A Gutsy Road Win Proves The Thorns Are Still the Team to Beat

Three takeaways from Portland's 2-1 win in Orlando.

  • By Katelyn Best
  • Published 06/28/2016

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Chef Aaron Barnett on Ego, Offal, and the Next Big Threat for Portland Restaurants

The chef of St. Jack and La Moule has spent a decade in Portland, seeing it become a city where "kidneys sell like crack." Now he sees the restaurant world changing around him.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 06/27/2016

BEER ME

The Portland Pickles, Our Adorable Amateur Baseball Team, Have a Beer

Laurelwood Brewing throws out the first pitch.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/24/2016

SOCCER

The Thorns Are on Fire

Portland shuts out league-leading Chicago and proves it's the best team in the league.

  • By Katelyn Best
  • Published 06/24/2016

PARK FLICKS

A Giant Inflatable Movie Screen Pops Up in Four Oregon State Parks

This summer, the Hollywood Theatre launches its first outdoor film series event, with films playing in parks like Molalla River and Stub Stewart.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 06/24/2016

ACTIVISM

Wieden & Kennedy Employees Shame Pro-Gun Politicians for Meaningless Tweets

A group of employees at the Portland ad agency is turning politicians' "thoughts and prayers" into a book for charity.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 06/24/2016

NATURAL HEALING

Why This Crowdfunded Urban Therapy Yurt Really Works

At least according to one Portland counselor.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 06/24/2016

Q&A

How OHSU’s Research Spins Off into Tech Start-Ups

Dan Dorsa, OHSU senior VP of research, explains the “MedTech Alliance.”

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/24/2016

MEDICAL RESEARCH

Meet the Portland Father-Daughter Team Chasing Unconventional Cures to MS

Dan Wieden, cofounder of Wieden & Kennedy, and daughter Laura work to speed up the sluggish research clock.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/24/2016

DISEASES

Have These Portland State Researchers Found a Cure to Malaria?

“We know that the compound has worked, but we don’t actually know how it works.”

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 06/24/2016

CHILDBIRTH

It’s Official: Water Birth Carries No Added Risk

According to a groundbreaking Oregon State study, it’s just as safe to deliver in water as on land.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 06/24/2016

MEDICINE

How Portland Helps the World’s LGBT Couples Have Babies

Would-be parents from across the globe converge here for science, surrogates, and security.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/24/2016

RESEARCH

Right Now, You’re Breathing Out Microscopic Ecosystems That Can Tell Scientists Exactly Who You Are

And the research could have implications stretching from health care to crime fighting.

  • By Julian Smith
  • Published 06/24/2016

PROFILE

Meet the Portland Personal Trainer Who Promises Body Positivity and Zero Bro Vibes

Lacy Davis once battled anorexia and bulimia. Now she’s flipped the switch on a new kind of workout culture.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/24/2016

RINGTONE ACTIVISM

This Ringtone of Michelle Obama Telling Men to “Be Better” Is Going Viral

My pal made me a thing as a joke. Huffington Post called him a genius.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/24/2016

CULTURE CALL SHEET

Pop Culture Watch: What We're Really into Right Now

From Orange Is the New Black to Tegan and Sara's Love You to Death, Portland Monthly staffers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 06/23/2016

SPACE STUFF

Celebrate Independence Day the Interplanetary Way: with NASA and "Mohawk Guy" Bobak Ferdowsi

This Fourth of July, America probes (conquers?) a new frontier—the planet Jupiter—as spacecraft Juno enters the gas giant's orbit after a five-year trek. And yes, you can watch it LIVE.

  • By Michelle Porter
  • Published 06/22/2016

ACCESSORIES

This Portland Start-Up Wants You to Lick Your Cat

The Kickstarter-funded Licki Brush lets you groom your pet.

  • By Michelle Porter
  • Published 06/21/2016

BEER ME

Meet Rainier’s First New Beer in 20 Years

A post-Prohibition-style ale bottled in burly pounders? Pale Mountain Ale marks the iconic brewery's return to Washington state after 13 years in SoCal. Tagline: “It’s good to be home.”

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 06/17/2016
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