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HISTORY

A Color-Coded Look at Portland's Urban Growth

A local data tinkerer tracks PDX's progress with interactive map dubbed Portland, Oregon: The Age of a City

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 11/01/2013

HISTORY

The Last (Dirty) Picture Show

Amid buzzy restaurants and rising condos, the Oregon Theater stands as a fading reminder of the seamy '70s.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/01/2013

HISTORY

Looking Back on the 1973 Oil Crisis

Forty years ago, Oregon got a peak-oil preview.

  • By Katie Gourley
  • Published 10/01/2013

Slideshow

Slide Show: Vintage 1973 Oil Crisis Photos

In the early 1970s, the brand-new EPA commissioned documentary photos to build support for its environmental mission. We share Oregon's place in the pictures.

  • Published 09/12/2013

CULTURE

Newberg's Drive-In Keeps Americana Alive

How the historic 99W Drive-In keeps an all-American dream flickering for the next generation of movie lovers.

  • By Katie Gourley
  • Published 09/03/2013

NEWS

Why Portland's Central Library Matters More than Ever

Multnomah County's downtown landmark celebrates its centennial this month—and sets course for the future.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/03/2013

HISTORY

The Willamette River's History

A Portland cartographer reveals our favorite river's unseen movements.

  • By Gino Cerruti
  • Published 07/01/2013

SCENE & HEARD

Veteran Pan Am Stewardesses Look Back

What was the golden age of jet travel really like?

  • By Angela Sanders
  • Published 07/01/2013

OREGON BEER GUIDE

Mapping Beervana’s History [Infographic]

Like any civilization, our city of beer can get complicated. Here’s a guide to its founders and the paths they paved.

  • By Lucy Burningham
  • Published 07/01/2013

Slideshow

Slide Show: Portland's Pan Am Stewardesses

Fly back in time (first class, of course) to the golden age of air travel

  • Published 06/14/2013

NEWS

How to Make a Mummy

And why that mummy might explode

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/03/2013

SPORTS HISTORY

The 1946 Portland Rosebuds

A short history of Portland's last Negro league baseball team

  • By Ryan Whirty
  • Published 06/03/2013

Slideshow

Slide Show: Ancient Oddities from OMSI's 'Mummies of the World'

Mummies of the World can be seen at OMSI from June 14 through September 28, but here's a first-look glimpse at the exhibition's stars.

  • Published 05/17/2013

SCENE & HEARD

The Accidental Story of Louie Louie

How the Kingsmen created Portland's greatest classic rock hit.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/22/2013

PLANTWISE: EVENTS

The History of Portland's Lan Su Chinese Garden

Landscape architect Ben Ngan presents a visual and historical account of the design and creation of Portland's Lan Su Classical Chinese Garden

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 02/24/2013

FEATURE

The New Shul

Can Synagogue Shaarie Torah survive in a new age of Portland Judaism?

  • By Ketzel Levine
  • Published 02/22/2013

HISTORY

Tom McCall's Way with Words

On the 100th anniversary of his birth, we let Oregon's most legendary governor speak for himself

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/20/2013

NEWS

The Story of O

Can the Oregonian survive? We look to the newspaper's past for clues.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/15/2013

Slideshow

Slide Show: A Short History of The Oregonian

We take a tour through the 163-year-old newspaper's tumultuous past

  • Published 02/15/2013

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Slide Show: History of the Oregonian

Extra! Extra! We take a tour through the 163-year-old newspaper's tumultuous past.

  • Published 02/15/2013
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