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5 Things About James Beard, Portland's Original Foodie

The first chef on television still captures our hearts and culinary imagination

  • By Marty Patail and Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/24/2015
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Century-Old Underwear (And Other Victorian-Era Fashion) Graces the Pittock Mansion

The renowned local mansion/museum lays out some antique finery.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 08/03/2015
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Goonies Never Say Die! Sean Astin Looks Back on 30 Years of the Truffle Shuffle

Newsflash: 1985 was THREE DECADES AGO. Take in this shocking fact during a trip down memory lane.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 05/26/2015
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Dive Into Portland's Swimsuit History

Portland's Jantzen pioneered the swimsuit. A century later, we're still making a splash.

  • Published 05/26/2015
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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
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50 Moments That Shaped Portland's History

How many flips of an 1835 copper penny did it take for Asa Lovejoy and Frances Pettygrove to name our city?

  • Published 05/05/2015
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Will Portland’s Historic Houses Survive the Wrecking Ball?

When one venerable house faced demolition, neighbors banded together to save it. But in a booming city, no one can save them all.

  • By Winston Ross
  • Published 04/07/2015
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Local Journalist Reveals the Scandalous History Behind a Major Board Game

Mary Pilon on her new book, The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/02/2015
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Death & Taxis: A Look Back At Portland's Storied Cab History

It's inescapable—Uber is coming to Portland. We explore the backstory of the city's relationship with paid drivers across the decades.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/02/2015
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The Story of Washington High School's Boom, Bust, and Rebirth as Revolution Hall

How the long-closed Southeast Portland high school became an ambitious new concert venue.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 04/02/2015
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