5 Things About

Happy 50th Birthday, Marquam Bridge

Here’s everything you need to know about Portland’s ugliest crossing.

09/13/2016 By Brandon Staley

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Oregon Crushes at the American Cheese Society Competition

Forget the Olympics. We’ve already won big at the country's biggest annual cheese throwdown.

08/05/2016 By Michelle Porter

JUST BECAUSE

Our Favorite Oregon Songs

Charting the inspiration of musicians who have loved our state since 1960.

10/05/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

WANDERLUST

Paul Gerald's Favorite Places

The local writer and adventurer talks to us about Opal Creek, the magic of New Zealand, and the hazards of 24-hour layovers.

10/27/2014 By Brooke Sahni

DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Cider. Fall foliage. Pumpkins, mushrooms, apples, pears, and cranberries. Get out and enjoy harvest season!

10/06/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: October 2014

Kinky Boots, "solid light films," Diavolo's architectural dance company, and more of the month's best bets for things to see and do in Portland

09/26/2014

LOCAL FOOD

The A to Z Food Lover's Guide to Oregon

This alphabetic sampler of the state's best things to eat and drink will sharpen your appetite (and appreciation) for the fertile place we call home.

09/02/2014 Edited by Zach Dundas and Benjamin Tepler By Rachel Ritchie, Allison Jones, Kelly Clarke, Marty Patail, Maya Seaman, Nicole Cordier, Caleb Diehl, and Sarah Richards

DISPATCH

What's Killing the Oregon Sea Star?

Many of the state's colorful tide-pool treasures are being destroyed by a mysterious wasting syndrome that could drastically change our coastal biodiversity.

08/13/2014 By Sarah Richards

POUR

Portland Soda Works Geeks Out on Pop

Nationally lauded graphic novelist and former food critic Chris Onstad considers the cola.

08/13/2014 By Kelly Clarke

HIT LIST

Portland's Coolest New Iced Coffees

Inside local coffee shops’ battle to claim the title of most innovative cold brew.

08/01/2014 By Caleb Diehl

SEIZE THE SUMMER

The Northwest's Best Hidden Waterfalls

Cool off with a sojourn to one of these five falling favorites.

08/01/2014 By Adam Sawyer

SEIZE THE SUMMER

10 Adrenaline-Packed Summer Days

Looking for a healthy dose of adventure? Gather your friends, pack up your gear, and make it count.

08/01/2014 By Zach Dundas, Aaron Scott, Marty Patail, and Caleb Diehl Edited by Rachel Ritchie

RECIPE

5 Fresh Market-to-Table Recipes

We asked some of Portland’s best chefs, artisans, and farmers to share their favorite recipes for the season's bounty.

07/22/2014 By Benjamin Tepler Photography by Nomad

GET OUT

8 Great Afternoon Hikes and Rides

Five trails and three bike routes that celebrate Northwest splendor—without the long haul.

07/21/2014

GET OUT

3 Hot Spots to Kayak—Without Getting Wet

Portland is a paddler’s paradise so mellow, you might not even break a sweat. Here are three perfect spots for the kayaking novice.

07/15/2014 By Maya Seaman

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Your Guide to Taste Washington

March 29–30, head north for a cultured weekend of Washington food and wine—and hotel deals.

02/07/2014 By Maya Seaman

TIMELINE

Bounce On, Crystal Ballroom

As the landmark dance and concert hall celebrates 100 years, we look back on a century of sin and psychedelia.

01/02/2014 By Nathan Tucker

EDITOR'S NOTE

A Fork in History

How feasts, Beats, and barbecues shaped Portland's history

12/02/2013 By Zach Dundas

ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: December 2013

Remembering Drake's Degrassi roots, Oregon Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker by the numbers, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

12/02/2013

EVENTS

Do This Now: December

What's going on this month, from the 23rd annual Tuba Christmas Concert to the 26th annual SantaCon

11/21/2013 By Haley Martin