Beyond the Bridges

Town of Plenty

Corvallis isn’t all dive bars and Beavers anymore.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Meow

Pets in Portland

The Results of Our Readers' Choice Pets Survey

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis, Jill Spitznass, John Chandler, and Jenny Davis

Stay Well

House Calls

Some Portland doctors and nurses want to do more than just treat patients—they want to fix the broken US health care system. Here’s how a group of community clinics is cutting costs, improving their clients’ health, and transforming the doctor’s off

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Tis the Season

Holiday How-To

Ever wondered how to make a perfect Hot Buttered Rum? Or how to beat those dreadful seasonal blues? Find out in our quick and slightly quirky guide to surviving the holidays.

05/19/2009 With Jill Davis, Stacey Wilson, Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, John Chandler, Nino Padova, Lucas Bradley-Kelly, Jenny Davis, and Anna Dukehart

Article

Behold, an Oasis

Hidden amid Portland's concrete and barbed wire, blue herons hunt fish and chorus frogs sing in waters that are cleaner than they have been in years. Plus: How to explore these gems yourself.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Bottoms Up

Best Bars

When the crack of cold creeps into the evening air and it's dark by dinner, we know it's time to re-acquaint ourselves with Portland's best bars. Snuggle into a booth, belly up to the bar, and while away some rainy nights.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis, Stacey Wilson, Camas Davis, John Chandler, and Bart Blasengame With Brian Barker

Call Now

Dr. Right?

What you should know before you go

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Gardening

Perennial Favorites

When lovers of salvias and slime molds crave a good book, they turn to horticultural publisher Timber Press.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Run, Spot!

Best in Show

Looking to spend some quality time with your pup? The fast-growing sport of dog agility will have both of you jumping for joy.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Editor's Note

Vine Dedication

Winery owners sweated as rains unleashed a viticultural version of the Ten Plagues on local vineyards

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Editor's Note

Good Libations

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Editor's Note

Mission (Barely) Possible

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis