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2016 ELECTION

Promises, Promises: Five City Government Candidates on the Arts

Is the arts an election issue? Portland's mayoral and City Council candidates showed their cards on culture at a packed debate on Tuesday.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/28/2016

5 THINGS ABOUT

Union Station Turns 120

We visit our iconic train station’s past and predict its future.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 01/25/2016

PDX INDEX

Portland: A Safe Haven for Refugees?

And so far, most of them are not Syrian.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/25/2016

HOME DESIGN

Inside Portland's Oldest Cohousing Community

Founded by 15 families in 1971, Sunlight Holding Co takes the concept of community and a "sharing economy" to the next level.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/22/2015

MEDIA ON HIGH

The Story Behind the "Actors, Models & Talent For Christ" Billboards

The Christian agency launched the career of Megan Fox and Mina Suvari—could a pious Portlander be next?

  • By Rachel Saslow
  • Published 05/26/2015

SUMMER GUIDE 2015

Looking Back on 40 Years of Portland Pride

As the Portland Pride Festival turns 40, we look back on four decades of courage, progress, and raucous good times.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 05/26/2015

CULTURE

Viva La Radio! Portland's Mexican Culture is in the Air

Across Portland, radio links Portland's Hispanic community to the world at large.

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 04/27/2015

BIG PICTURE

This Ain't Your Typical Treehouse

"It's just like building any other cabin, only it's 30 feet off the ground."

  • By Haley Martin
  • Published 03/02/2015

ESSAY

A Native Portlander Returns to Find Her Hometown Radically Transformed

After years away, a prodigal daughter comes back to a city of handlebar mustaches, salty ice cream, kid-friendly breweries, and vegan preschools.

  • By Rachel Saslow
  • Published 03/02/2015

REPORT

Will PNCA’s Landmark New HQ Spark a Renaissance in Old Town?

We take a look at the transformation of Portland's first post office into the growing art school's beating heart.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 02/03/2015

WE ASKED, YOU OVERSHARED

Portlanders Share Stories of Their Worst Dates Ever

If you think Valentine's Day is hellish, at least you can be glad you're not going out with these romantic offenders.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/02/2015

#OREGONWOMAN

An Open Letter to the Women of Oregon, from Governor Barbara Roberts

Oregon Governor Barbara Roberts (1991-1995) on the hardship, endurance, bravery, and strength required to make a difference.

  • By Barbara Roberts
  • Published 02/02/2015

#OREGONWOMAN

The Startling Truth About Pay Inequality in Oregon

Did you know that women in Oregon earn 79¢ for every dollar a man earns? We offer an annotated guide to the shocking numbers behind our state's wage gap.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 02/02/2015

IN THE ZONE

Can “Mindfulness” Boost A Business? One PDX Meditation Hub Wants To Find Out

Northwest Portland's Hush Meditation is demystifying meditation for career movers and the secular zen-curious.

  • By Keegan Clements-Housser
  • Published 02/02/2015

SPREZZATURA!

The Portland Art Museum's Extravaganza of Italian Fashion

With an imported look at Italian style, Portland Art Museum reveals how a scruffy upstart country captured the world’s aesthetic imagination. Sound familiar? (We can dream!)

  • By Shawn Levy and Eden Dawn
  • Published 02/02/2015

DISPATCH

Is Coffee Doomed? One Portlander's Plan to Save the Bean

David Griswold is connecting farmers and roasters for a more sustainable harvest.

  • By Hanna Neuschwander
  • Published 01/05/2015

THE MONEY ISSUE

Who Let the Doge Out?

Mining for millions (or ... not) with the world’s most adorable cryptocurrency

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/05/2015

DISPATCH

Leveraging the Success of 'Leverage' for Future Portland-Based TV Hits

The crew behind the TNT hit reunites to tell new tales of the weird with 'The Librarians.' Debuts Dec 7

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • 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

BIG PICTURE

Keep Sporting Weird: A New Book Profiles the World's Oddest Athletic Pursuits

From ostrich racing to chess boxing, a new photography book documents the world’s strangest athletic dreams.

  • By Sarah Richards
  • Published 11/18/2014
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