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URBAN FUTURES

Can Art Save a Neighborhood? The Creator of Houston's Project Row Houses Speaks

TUESDAY: Rick Lowe, an artist/activist, transformed 22 shotgun shacks into a haven of community-minded creativity. Can Portland learn from his work?

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/29/2016

SHAKEDOWN

The Oregonian Is Having a Bit of a Senior Moment

We size up the 166-year-old newspaper.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/22/2016

THE NUMBERS

What Do the Stats Say about Romance in Portland?

Good for fetishists. Bad for 20-something women.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 04/22/2016

HOW-TO

How to Do Polyamory, Successfully

It’s even harder than you think. Google can help.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/22/2016

HOW-TO

How to Maneuver the Murky World of Internet Dating

Dating coach Alma Rubenstein helps you navigate the stars and the swipes.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 04/22/2016

LOVE STORIES

Six Couples Reveal How They Found True Love

From church choir to the public bus, love finds you in the strangest places.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/22/2016

BIG PICTURE

Visiting Portland’s New Elephant Lands

The Oregon Zoo’s pachyderms have a new, bigger home.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/22/2016

5 THINGS ABOUT

What You Need to Know about the Mayor’s Race

The crowded contest to be Portland’s next mayor could be decided during the primary on May 17.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/22/2016

MARIJUANA

Oregon’s Super-High Standards for Marijuana Edibles

And why you can’t eat this cannabis ice cream (yet).

  • Published 04/22/2016

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: What Defines Portland?

As Portland Monthly gets ready to celebrate the city’s finest people, places, and traits, have your say on 10 crucial questions.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/20/2016

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Sarah Iannarone Makes Her Case To Become Portland’s Mayor

She joined the race late. She’s never held office. But this passionate advocate for the city’s future argues that Portland needs a serious urbanist in its top job.

  • By Sika Stanton, Marty Patail, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/18/2016

LONG STORY SHORT

Film Editor Kelly Lyon Dishes on Crafting Saturday Night Live Parodies

The Portlander describes what it’s like to craft some of SNL’s most viral clips, from the family Thanksgiving saved by Adele to Kristen Wiig’s perfume-ad spoof.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 04/15/2016

HOME DÉCOR

You Need One of These Free Refurbished MAX Signs

Don't fight it.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/30/2016

THE FUTURE

In a New Era of High Prices and Soaring Popularity, What Will Portland Become?

As the cost of living skyrockets, new people pour in, and shiny new buildings rise, Portland must act fast to save its soul.

  • By Marty Patail, Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Brian Libby, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/25/2016

WHAT'S NEXT

Portland Is Changing Faster Than You Can Believe

Here are five big game changers already in the works.

  • By Zach Dundas, Brian Libby, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/25/2016

URBAN GROWTH

Are Today’s Outskirts Tomorrow’s Bustling Urban Neighborhoods?

Hillsboro’s Orenco Station invents the anti-suburb.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/25/2016

URBAN PLANNING

You Think Portland Traffic is Bad Now?

Just wait. But all is not lost.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/25/2016

POLITICS

Why Portland’s Elected Leaders Keep Failing Despite the City’s Success

Portland is about to elect a new mayor. Again. Maybe this time, it will stick.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/25/2016

NEWS

5 Unsettling Lessons from Vice’s Guide to Surviving the Big One

Bungalows are cute, but they might be your downfall.  

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 03/04/2016

BIG PICTURE

It’s Not Spring Till the Cherry Blossoms Pop

These trees are pretty in pink.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 03/01/2016
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