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Portland Art Museum's Bacon Bonanza

A by-the-numbers look at PAM's showing of the most expensive work of art ever sold at public auction

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 03/03/2014


Curling 101

The Winter Olympics’ most befuddling event, explained

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 02/03/2014


Valentine's Day Staycations

February 14 is right around the corner, so we found 13 amorous deals on how to eat, sleep, and play without leaving the city.

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 01/30/2014


Reading The Harding-Kerrigan Scandal

The fall of Portland's skating star through the eyes of ’90s academics

  • By Alexandria Bordas and Marty Patail
  • Published 01/02/2014


Portland Leads Nation in Discriminatory Travel Taxes

A new report shows Portland places a higher tax burden on tourists than any other city.

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 12/30/2013


Delta's Big Boarding Pass Blunder

When confirmation numbers go very wrong.

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 12/27/2013


Two Ugly Sweater Day Hotel Deals

Two local hotel deals honoring the timeless holiday tradition of National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day.

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 12/20/2013


Airline Gets Into Holiday Spirit

Calgary-based WestJet puts all other airlines to shame with its Santa surprise

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 12/17/2013


New Book Captures the Northwest's Splendor

A Eugene photographer reveals Washington's multifaceted beauty

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 12/02/2013


50 Moments That Shaped Portland

Our spin through Portland’s raucous 170 years reveals a city molded by punks and power brokers, by brilliant breakthroughs and a few heinous mistakes.

  • By Doug Kenck-Crispin, Alexandria Bordas, Cari Johnson, Caitlin Feldman, Marco España, Marty Patail, Zach Dundas, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/02/2013


Grant Michael's House of Vintage Oddities

A warehouse-like wonderland in the Central Eastside holds a menagerie of rusty, dusty, weird treasures.

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 11/26/2013


Q&A with Chris Santella, Bucket List Maker

The Portland author of "50 Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die" talks about his new book, traveling, and flyfishing.

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 11/18/2013


New Guide to the North Cascades Highway

A poet reveals the geological beauty of one of Washington's most scenic drives

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 11/07/2013


Sherlock Holmes Special at Governor Hotel

Starting October 10, Portland's Governor Hotel is offering a special deal for visitors to OMSI's International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes.

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 10/08/2013


Bend Jazz Series Kicks Off

From October through March, the Oxford Hotel in Bend will host an acclaimed lineup of some of the country's best jazz talent

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 09/23/2013
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