SCENE & HEARD

Portland's Wheelchair Fencing Champion

Who: Leo Curtis, a wounded Iraq War veteran who now pursues global glory on wheels

08/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

FEATURE

Zenger Farm Grows Community Ties

In a messy part of the city, an urban farm grows connections between families and fresh food.

06/03/2013 By Randy Gragg

Long Story [Short]

The Defender

Chelsea Putnam is flying high in Ultimate Frisbee.

10/18/2012 By Roxanne Myslewski

Feature

Portland Meadows Gambles on a Comeback

Our local track tries to save horse-racing—and itself—with a bold marketing strategy

10/11/2012 By Zach Dundas

Long Story [Short]

The Incubator

At the helm of Portland Sewing, Sharon Blair is the city’s behind-the-scenes fashion matriarch, nurturing the careers of our brightest design talents while turning out her own line year after year.

06/22/2012 By Eden Dawn

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?

03/23/2012 By Zach Dundas

LEGENDARY

The Lion's Song

Singer Thomas Mapfumo is an iconic cultural figure in his native Zimbabwe. How did he end up in Eugene?

01/20/2012 By Eric Hansen

Features

Greener Pastures

After four generations of raising cows, Carman Ranch teetered on the brink of bankruptcy. Now, after eight hard years of applying new science, old methods, and high idealism, 32-year-old Cory Carman may have finally discovered the key to saving the family

10/14/2011 By Hannah Wallace

SEW TOUGH

A Stitch in Time

Apparel company Dehen is about to take a high-fashion chance that “Made in Portland” still means something.

08/19/2011 By Zach Dundas

Ax Season

The Coach

Portland Monthly's interview with Timbers' head coach, John Spencer. The Scotland native talks about his take on the American game, his hopes for Portland as a soccer city, and, of course, Oregon's beer and wine.

02/14/2011 By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail

Web Exclusive

Wine Tasting Day Trips

09/23/2010

Cover Story

Wine Country Weekends

Whether you're a seasoned explorer, or even a Willamette Valley vino newbie, we've got the travel tips.

09/14/2010 By Hannah Wallace

Bounty

Slide Show: Wine Country Weekends

Whether you're a seasoned explorer, a foodie, or even a Willamette Valley vino newbie, we've got the travel tip

09/14/2010

Long Story [Short]

The Trainer

In 2006, Oregon Zoo trainer Philip Fensterer took an unlikely stumble into the big-cat kingdom and never quite made it out of the den.

09/13/2010 By Lauren Fox

READ ALL ABOUT IT

The Cyborg: Web Exclusive

07/22/2010

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The Cyborg

Cyborg Anthropologist Amber Case examines the human/computer relationship, explaining that in this day and age, we are all cyborgs—all entirely dependent on technology, so much so that it has become a part of us.

07/14/2010 By Chris Bailey

Article

Crossing Guard

Local and state politicians battle to find a solution for the Columbia River Crossing, a 22 lane super highway connecting Oregon and Washington.

05/17/2010 By Randy Gragg

Long Story [Short]

The Mystic

One-part Radio Cab navigator and one-part Tuvan throat singing maestro, Enrique Ugalde and his latest Soriah album is highlighted.

04/20/2010 By Randy Gragg

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

Up-and-Comers

The neighborhoods of Kenton, Foster-Powell, and Boise are looking forward to an increase in value.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell, Randy Gragg, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Brian Barker

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

Holding Steady

Take a tour of crash-beating neighborhoods—the Northwest District, Cathedral Park, and Sabin.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell, Randy Gragg, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Brian Barker