Wu’s Next?

David Wu's congressional seat has a storied past—and present.

10/14/2011 By Zach Dundas


Mobile Money

The big financial institutions are having some serious PR problems. Perhaps it's high time for Portlander Alex Payne's startup business BankSimple.

10/14/2011 By David Wolman


Light A Fire 2011

Our annual celebration of giving highlights the extraordinary work of 14 nonprofits and individuals working to better our community, from farmers who donate millions of pounds of food to fight hunger to high school students who help immigrants become Amer

10/14/2011 By Lucy Burningham


Portland’s Thriving Defense Industry

How peace-loving Portland makes big bucks off America’s wars.

09/21/2011 By Daniel Mollet


Burgerville’s Chief

The pescetarian CEO who helped green up Burgerville

09/21/2011 By Emily Burton


The Bottom Line

Local company gDiapers moves beyond the pail.

08/19/2011 By Zach Dundas


Video: The Dan Plan

Can golf be mastered in 10,000 hours?

08/19/2011 With Portland Monthly Staff


Seed Money

Farmland LP is a company on the grow—organically that is.

07/22/2011 By Eleanor R. Brown


Go West!

Hi-tech hub Hillsboro has a handle on the future.

07/22/2011 By Zach Dundas


The Hidden War

Bullets, bombs, IEDs. For today's armed forces, the risks are myriad. But for the women serving their country, some of the greatest threats come from an enemy within: their fellow soldiers. The stories of three Oregon women demonstrate the many ways sexua

07/20/2011 By Kasey Cordell


Urban Homesteading Portland Style

At this new shop in Sellwood returning to the prairie life is made very appealing…and you don’t even have to leave the big city. Learn how to can...

06/30/2011 By Teri Gelber


Five Questions For… Steve Haley

A local Mercy Corps man sees change afoot on the front lines.

06/29/2011 By Zach Dundas


The Flax Man

Is flax the fashionable fabric of the future?

06/29/2011 By Zach Dundas

Beer Tech

Apps on Tap

Now your favorite brew is only a click away



Army of Ones

Do Portlanders really need lessons in being even more unconventional?

05/20/2011 By Audrey Van Buskirk


Hot Wheel

The micro-cycle might be the next big thing in urban commuting.

05/20/2011 By Melanie Glass


Food Fixer

Kurt Huffman has his hands in more eateries than Zagat.

05/20/2011 By Zach Dundas


Gridiron Dreams

Amateur football in these parts sports a different kind of celebrity.

05/20/2011 By Martin Patail

Read This

A Chicken-Keeping Primer

Always had a hankering to raise a few hens and enjoy fresh eggs straight from your backyard? This new book from local owners of the Urban Farm Store will he...

05/06/2011 By Amara Holstein

Made in PDX

Lovely Woolly Laptop Cases

Local company The Good Flock makes stylish cases for laptops, iPhones, and iPads, while keeping everything organically modern.

05/03/2011 By Amara Holstein