HOME DESIGN

Sustainability Meets Idiosyncrasy in a Modern Spin on the Mom & Pop Shop

Inside Will Emery and Bonnie Serkin's SE Clinton home and business, both built for the long haul.

11/03/2014 By Randy Gragg

HOME DESIGN

Rummer Revival

During the ’60s and ’70s, Robert Rummer built nearly 1,000 iconic post-and-beam style homes in Oregon. This is the story of one.

08/01/2014

HOME DESIGN

An Eco-Chic Passive House

After years of designing elaborate energy-efficiency systems, architect Jeff Stern turned to a simpler concept for his own home: the thermos.

01/02/2014 By Randy Gragg Photography by Bruce Wolf

Feature

Our 10 Greatest Homes

We asked a panel of 5 experts to choose the 10 greatest homes in the city’s history. Bask in the architectural wonder, as we take you on a virtual tour of Portland’s finest residential structures, both present and past.

08/19/2012 By Randy Gragg

Habitat

Against the Grain

A builder and furniture maker proves you don’t need an architect’s license to create a beautifully designed house.

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond

Watch

Movie House Magic

Our Favorite Local Theaters

07/24/2012 By Stacey Wilson

Habitat

Ocean Theater

A former NBA hoopster falls in love with the Oregon Coast and builds a breathtaking bed and breakfast.

03/23/2012 By Randy Gragg

Habitat

Lure of the Local

In 1948, Pietro Belluschi designed a modest masterpiece of the Northwest Regional style of modernism. Now his son Tony has restored and expanded it with a deft touch.

11/23/2011 By Kristin Belz

Feature

Secret Gardens

The brothers McMenamin extend the same care and devotion to tending their gardens as they do their taps.

05/20/2011 By Kate Bryant

Corner Shop

Board Room

With La Niña predicted to drop an extra few hundred inches of powder on Mount Hood this winter, Dave Pietka’s latest endeavor, Castle Boardshop, seems practically assured of a soft landing.

12/22/2010 By Eden Dawn

Corner Shop

Class Act

Home furnishings boutique Ste. Maine in Westmoreland offers a classically classy selection of refurbished vintage items, exclusive international brands, and locally made custom pieces.

06/11/2010 By Martha Calhoon

Article

Cellar Notes

Where to go to get that premium corked vino.

04/16/2010 By Condé Cox

Recipe

Spear Me

Asparagus takes a break from the steamer and lands on your pizza.

04/15/2010 By Deena Prichep

Pour

Hive Minded

The ancient drink of the vikings gets reinvented as a sharp, fiery elixir.

01/19/2010 By Hannah Feldman

SAVOR

Jam Session

Take advantage of the multitude of mason jars filled with local fruit by making heritage deserts such as Julie Richardson's jam crostata.

01/19/2010 By Deena Prichep

PORTLAND PLATED

Worldly Bird

There's a lot more to fried chicken than the traditional dish we associate with the American South. A quick tour of Asia reveals enchanting alternatives.

12/11/2009 By Mike Thelin

Habitat

Moving Through the Landscape

Cycling couple Tim and Sue Butler wanted a house that reflected their love of the outdoors and avid cycling lifestyles. Path Architecture was there to help.

12/11/2009 By Amara Holstein

PORTLAND PLATED

The Italian Job

Master chef Robert Reynolds reinvents the staid pumpkin pie.

10/09/2009 By Martha Calhoon

Restaurant Review

Pepper Power

The Padròn pepper has Portlanders playing culinary Russian roulette.

08/18/2009 By Martha Calhoon

Burgers

Portland's Best Burgers

You got the need, the need for beef? Let our guide to Portland's best burgers give you the resources you need to make that educated culinary choice on that most American of dishes: the hamburger. We scoured the city to find the best in nine different ca

07/20/2009 With Martha Calhoon, Randy Gragg, Brian Barker, John Chandler, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Kasey Cordell