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TOP SCHOOLS 2015

Academic Success, Hunger Games-Style?

Trackers Earth, a radical homeschool program, teaches archery, blacksmithing, and survival with an "unschooling" philosophy.

  • By Eric Earle
  • Published 01/27/2015

CULTUREPHILE

Transforming Portland's Art-World Boundaries

How Philly transplant Amy Adams blurs lines with her east-side gallery.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/03/2014

LIGHT A FIRE

Lifetime Achievement: Kathy Oliver of Outside In

Helping homeless and low-income communities lead healthy, productive lives

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 10/23/2014

LIGHT A FIRE

Extraordinary Volunteer: Connie Kramer of Store to Door

Helping seniors and those with disabilities live full, independent lives

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 10/23/2014

LIGHT A FIRE

Give Back to Portland's Best Nonprofits

Looking to help your community in a meaningful way? We've compiled a practical menu of options for lending your support to our 2014 winners.

  • Published 10/22/2014

DESIGN WEEK 2014

#DWPDX: 5 Insider Picks for Design Week Portland’s Amazing Downtown HQ

The curator of the design spectacular's home base calls out the best events under the temporary domes that will take over Pioneer Courthouse Square.

  • By Brooke Sahni
  • Published 09/26/2014

STYLE

DIY Fall Hair and Makeup Trends

As autumn arrives, local stylist Kelly Peach demonstrates three romantic looks you can handle at home.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 09/02/2014

HEALTH

Shifting Gears

A recession-era career switch takes a Portlander from showroom to emergency room.

  • By Chris Lydgate
  • Published 07/14/2014

DISPATCH

Sharing Portland’s Food Supply

The story behind the tiny nonprofit Urban Gleaners, one woman's mission to share the city's excess food.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/01/2014

THE GRAPEVINE

Win Tickets to the PDX Urban Wine Experience

Want to taste your way through Portland’s top urban wine producers? We’re giving away a four-pack of tickets to the action.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 05/29/2014

FEATURE

Reasons to Love Portland

From poetry to poutine, from high tech to high fashion, we celebrate what makes our city the best anywhere.

  • By Laini Taylor, Justin Hocking, Brian Doyle, Rene Denfeld, Greg Young, Lexy Folkes, Peter Holmstrom, Maya Seaman, Molly Woodstock, Marty Patail, Kelly Clarke, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Carl Abbott, Allison Jones, Benjamin Tepler, Aaron Scott, Rachel Ritchie, Zach Dundas, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/25/2014

STYLE

Portland Fashion's Mini-Mogul Cassie Ridgeway

How the 26-year-old designer and owner of Southeast Hawthorne boutique Mag-Big nurtures Portland's local style scene

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 03/03/2014

LIGHT A FIRE

Lifetime Achievement

Awarded to a person who shows tireless commitment to the nonprofit community over a lifetime of service

  • Published 02/03/2014

LIGHT A FIRE

Emerging Leader

Awarded to a staff or board member under the age of 30 with demonstrated ability to further the nonprofit’s mission

  • Published 02/03/2014

FEATURE

Light A Fire 2013

Our ninth annual celebration honoring the individuals and organizations who make Portland more prosperous, beautiful, healthful, and sustainable—in a word, better.

  • By Kelly Clarke, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Benjamin Tepler, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/11/2013

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Video: Behind the Scenes of Our Fall Fashion Feature

Check out this fun video from our workwear fashion shoot, and see what it takes to put together polished, perfected fall outfits for the camera.

  • By Ashley Anderson
  • Published 10/09/2013

HOT FOOD STORIES

Portland News to Chew

Multnomah Whiskey Library and La Taq open, Kevin Sandri leaves the Alberta St Pub, and more of the week's Portland food and drink news.

  • By Molly Woodstock, Allison Jones, and Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 10/09/2013

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Eat the October Issue

All the food-centric stories from Portland Monthly's October issue in one handy place

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 10/03/2013

FEATURE

Meet Portland's Top Urban Winemakers

Oregon's new wine country looks a little different: gritty industrial spaces, uncommon grape varieties, and not a vine in sight. Best of all? It's right down the street.

  • By Cole Danehower
  • Published 10/01/2013

CULTUREPHILE

Tending Tradition at the Portland Japanese Garden

The world-class garden's CEO Steve Bloom and curator Sadafumi Uchiyama seek to reinvent an exquisite, endangered art.

  • By Ashley Anderson and Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/01/2013
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