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Bright Lights

Portland Nice: The Rose City’s Thorny Race Politics

See excerpts from our April 9 Bright Lights discussion with three prominent African American leaders on how our city’s well-known liberal values may be thwarting a more equitable future.

  • By Rhea Combs
  • Published 05/18/2012

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Haute History

A tour through fashion emblems of the past century—and where to find them now

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 04/27/2012

Long Story [Short]

The Straight Shooter

At the end of this year, Portland’s famously ornery city councilman and former fire lieutenant will retire. So...what’s next for Randy Leonard?

  • By Sarah Mirk
  • Published 04/27/2012

Mudroom

Hand Jive

Is a gesture worth a thousand words? The Language Hunters hope their hands will speak volumes.

  • By Will Lambeth
  • Published 04/27/2012

Mudroom

This Land Is Whose Land?

The "doctrine of discovery" comes under careful scrutiny by a legal scholar from (where else?) Lewis & Clark College.

  • By Chris Lydgate
  • Published 04/27/2012

Mudroom

Affairs, Snared

A local tech start-up’s innovative way to filter the news so we only get the "juicy stuff."

  • By Shane Danaher
  • Published 04/27/2012

Rainmaker

Tree Titan

He speaks for the trees.

  • By Bill Lascher
  • Published 04/27/2012

Mudroom

Gear Shift

Kickstarter’s industrious Portland future takes crowdfunding beyond the demo tape.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 04/27/2012

Feature

Running in Place

Next month, Portland voters will weigh the merits of many would-be mayors. But how do the three major candidates—Eileen Brady, Charlie Hales, and Jefferson Smith—see the city they want to lead?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/23/2012

Rainmaker

True Calling

Ruby Receptionists successfully answers the call for friendly phone facilitators.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/23/2012

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Nimby Nation

Neighborhoods are PDX’s secret superpower.

  • By Amanda Waldroupe
  • Published 03/16/2012

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It’s Thomas Lauderdale’s Universe!*

Musician, activist, raconteur—the suave Pink Martini leader sits at the center of his own cosmos of clout.

  • Published 03/16/2012

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Where Isn’t Charles Wilhoite?

The Everywhere Man’s public roles, past and present

  • By Amanda Waldroupe
  • Published 03/16/2012

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To Heir is Human

As five Portland power families pass the torch, can the next generation step up?

  • By Zach Dundas and Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/16/2012

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Power Breakfast

Portland movers’ morning meals

  • Published 03/16/2012

Article

Defining the Decades

Portland power players of the past

  • By Carl Abbott
  • Published 03/16/2012

Mudroom

Brazil Bonanza

Local companies are finding a booming new market in Brazil.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/24/2012

Web Exclusive

The Sunday Life Line

Confronted by skyrocketing prices in inner North and Northeast Portland, many African Americans who grew up there have moved to the more affordable edges of the city. So churches are finding ways to bring them back for services. Every Sunday, Roberta Tyle

  • By Stephen Person and Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/23/2012

Rainmaker

Raising the Barre

Barre3’s ballet-Pilates-yoga fusion has attracted some big names—including Louise Ciccone, better known as Madonna.

  • By Ramona DeNies and Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/23/2012

Feature

Beyond the Churches

Jefferson High School & SEI

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/17/2012
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