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THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Portland Monthly's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014

From a "store" full of 100% free stuff to the baby from Labyrinth, we take a look back at the stories you loved most this year.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/31/2014

INTERVIEW

Rebooting an Ugly PSU Building with Euro Style

World-renowned German architect Stefan Behnisch talks Portland and why dictators don’t necessarily build better.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/01/2014

PDX INDEX

Oregon Altruism, By the Numbers

How many of us volunteer? What percentage of our incomes go to charity? How much do our nonprofits really make?

  • By Anna Loh
  • Published 12/01/2014

BIG IN JAPAN

Why Are Tokyo Tastemakers Obsessed with Portland?

Why, exactly, would residents of tech-savvy Japan covet our roasted vegetables and Pendleton cardigans?

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 12/01/2014

VOX POPULI

Tell Us What You Think About Money

Take our free, anonymous survey and enter to win a $50 gift card to Imperial.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/11/2014

BIG PICTURE

We Need To Replace the Burnside Bridge. Should it Look Like This?

Come the Big One, the central bridge will serve as a lifeline for earthquake relief supplies. But who will pay for it, and what will its design say about the city?

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/03/2014

PDX INDEX

Candy Cravings in Oregon, By the Numbers

As the nation's sweet season approaches—hello, Halloween—we take a look at the state's sugar consumption.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 09/26/2014

ONE-SENTENCE STORIES

Humpty Dumpty, Record-Breaking Yogis, and Beer in Space

It's another installment of the shortest stories in journalism—because there's simply no time for details.

  • By Nomad
  • Published 09/02/2014

GO FORTH AND EAT

3 Ultimate Oregon Bounty Road Trips

Explore video tours of Willamette Valley's wine country, Central Oregon's cattle lands and breweries, and the South Coast's sunny shores—then hit the road yourself!

  • Published 08/14/2014

VOX POPULI

Tell Us What You Think About Wine!

Take our free survey and enter to win a $100 gift card to Doug Fir.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 08/12/2014

REPORT

The Highs and Lows of Car-Free Living in PDX

One man gave up his car in favor of Portland’s many mobility options. He loves it. Most of the time.

  • By Bill Lascher
  • Published 08/01/2014

ONE-SENTENCE STORIES

Being John Malkovich in PDX, Stolen Meteorites, and El Niño

It's another installment of the shortest stories in journalism—because there's simply no time for details.

  • Published 08/01/2014

PDX INDEX

Vacation Days, By the Numbers

Paid or not, Oregonians (and the tourists who love them) make the most of their days off.

  • By Sarah Richards
  • Published 08/01/2014

SEIZE THE SUMMER

5 Places to Splash in the City

Take your brood for a plunge without leaving Portland.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 08/01/2014

Slideshow

Slide Show: #LovingPDX, One Shot at a Time

Our readers show off their reasons to love Portland, from fresh summer berries to trail running in Forest Park.

  • Published 07/16/2014

BE PREPARED

The Big One: A Northwest Earthquake Survival Guide

The Cascadia Subduction Quake is coming. How bad will it be? Bad. (Maybe the worst natural disaster in US history.) Can we prepare? YES!

  • By Peter Holmstrom, Nomad, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 07/01/2014

LONG STORY SHORT

The Road to Legal Gay Marriage in Oregon

Meet the unlikely team that changed the course of Oregon law (and love).

  • By Matty Newton and Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 07/01/2014

BIG PICTURE

Would You Swim in the Willamette? Prove it.

Why the annual Big Float challenges Portlanders to dive in to the river that runs through us.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 07/01/2014

REPORT

Will Phil Knight's Cancer Challenge Hurt Oregon Charities?

Local nonprofits are pursuing huge fundraising goals. Will they all make the finish line?

  • By Nena Baker
  • Published 06/02/2014

LITERATURE FROM THE BLAST ZONE

Coming Back to the Lady

Legendary Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin offers a perspective on the blast and changing landscape of Mount St. Helens.

  • By Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Published 06/02/2014
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