Long Story Short

The Rugger

Meet San Juanita Moreno, 26-year-old from Eastern Oregon, who has found her place in Rugby amongst Portland's premier women's team and the Olympic US national team.

02/15/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

PORTLAND MONTHLY PHOTO ESSAY

Food Chain

A group of local photographers known collectively as PhotoForce turn their lenses toward Oregon's fight against hunger in this _Portland Monthly_ photo essay.

12/15/2009

Top Docs 2010

Team Trauma

They're the subject of TV melodramas, they see us on our worst days. We asked the emergency room doctors of our Top Docs list to tell us what it takes to work in the ER, what they love about their job, and which patients they'll never forget.

12/15/2009 By Kasey Cordell and Randy Gragg With Brian Barker

Feature

Golden Girls

Dee's Golden Door salon helps to revive a bygone era of community as a cast of regulars return week after week, month after month, year after year, and decade after decade.

11/09/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

Mudroom

Off Hours

Put on your red cap and white beard, get your copy of Footnotes in Gaza, and cheer for the Beaverducks in Off Hours, our monthly free-time to-do list.

11/09/2009

Home Decor

Ready Made

To achieve superior interior design with minimal elbow grease, it pays to be a household of artists (or at least to know a few).

05/19/2009 By Anna Hirsh

Aging

The New Old

If you must grow old (and sorry, you must), you may be living in the right place. As the number of seniors doubles, Portland is poised to show the rest of the country what it really means to age gracefully. "*Vital Signs*":http://www.portlandmonthlyma

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan, Randy Gragg, and Camas Davis

THE HIT LIST

Spin City

These local record stores are still rocking.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF

Heavy Metal

Looking for a job? On Portland's industrial waterfront you won't need a college degree or even a résumé. Just a willingness to put in a long, honest day's work.

05/19/2009 By Matt Williams

Outdoors

Casting Call

A fishing expedition with an expert guide will have you believing you can fly.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

THE HIT LIST

Get Up Offa That Thing

How do you banish the winter blues? Shake till you feel better.

05/19/2009 By The Editors

Editor's Note

Having a Blast

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

THE HIT LIST

Stir It Up

Tired of searching for the restaurant that turns out a perfect cassoulet? Learn how to make it yourself.

05/19/2009 By The Editors

Music

Strong Timbre

From November 6 to 8, more than 300 of the world’s best luthiers—artisans who make stringed instruments—will descend on Portland for the Violin Society of America’s international competition. Cellos, violas, violins, and bows will be appraised

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Books

Bound for Glory

Nazraeli Press makes photography books as beautiful—and as sought-after—as the images within them.

05/19/2009 By Harvest Henderson

Desirables

Pimp My Stride

Two Gen-Yers turn Air Jordans into modern Mona Lisas.

05/19/2009 By Matt Williams

Real Estate

Buy, Sell, Rent, Keep?

*Real Estate '09* Even if this twisted economy has you reeling, you could position yourself for a property win. Whether you're a buyer, seller, renter, of keeper, here's real estate news that you can use right now. *PLUS:* Exclusive details on dozens of P

05/19/2009 With Kasey Cordell and Brian Barker By Anna Sachse

HIT LIST

Buried Treasure

Get more for a lot less at local resale shops.

05/19/2009 By Jenny Davis

Aging

Golden Age

Country club or retirement home? At Terwilliger Plaza, sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Green City

Not in my Backyard

Invasive plants are out, native plants are in, and Portland gardeners are embracing their wild side.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson