Five Classic Portland Runs

Whatever your quadrant, there’s a beautiful route for you.

04/15/2016 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg With Sarah Cadwell


Meet the Bosnian Artist Who Watches Over Portland’s Most Valuable Art Trove

By day, Miroslav Lovric is a security guard at the Portland Art Museum; by night, he’s a painter inspired by the masters he guards.

12/10/2015 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


Inside the Oregon Nonprofit Preserving the World's Best Apples

The Temperate Orchard Conservancy is fighting real estate woes—and the clock—to save 4,000 varieties of the Northwest's major crop.

07/20/2015 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


Leveraging the Success of 'Leverage' for Future Portland-Based TV Hits

The crew behind the TNT hit reunites to tell new tales of the weird with 'The Librarians.' Debuts Dec 7

12/01/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


Drones are Set to Conquer Oregon's Skies. Are You Ready?

Oregon’s drone dreamers envision an innovative, lucrative “Silicon Sky.” First, they must overcome the feds, privacy proponents, and public fear.

12/01/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


Transforming Portland's Art-World Boundaries

How Philly transplant Amy Adams blurs lines with her east-side gallery.

11/03/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


The Road to Legal Gay Marriage in Oregon

Meet the unlikely team that changed the course of Oregon law (and love).

07/01/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg Illustrations by Matty Newton


Local Author's Robot Apocalypse Takes Over the World

Author Daniel H. Wilson has won legions of fans with his provocative tales of robot uprisings.

05/29/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


Reasons to Love Portland

From poetry to poutine, from high tech to high fashion, we celebrate what makes our city the best anywhere.

04/25/2014 With Marty Patail, Randy Gragg, Aaron Scott, Benjamin Tepler, Allison Jones, Carl Abbott, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Kelly Clarke, Molly Woodstock, Maya Seaman, Peter Holmstrom, Lexy Folkes, Greg Young, Rene Denfeld, Brian Doyle, Justin Hocking, and Laini Taylor Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Zach Dundas


PoMo's Guide to Spring's World-Class Arts Events

Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.

02/27/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott With Jonathan Frochtzwajg and Nathan Tucker


Portland's Latest Prize-Winning Poet Remembers William Stafford

National Book Award winner Mary Szybist reflects on Oregon's verse icon.

02/03/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


Race to the Stage

Portland theaters and the August Wilson Red Door Project turns the spotlight on race and the legendary African American playwright.

01/21/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


Q&A: "The Monster-Builder" Playwright Amy Freed

The Pulitzer-finalist talks about why she's debuting her new play at ART and how the comedy is a protest against bad architecture. Jan 28–Mar 2

01/20/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


House of Tayo's Afro-Dandyism

How Stumptown savvy helped launch a Rwandan fashion brand

01/02/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


Wreck the Halls

Hark! This holiday season, four local theater companies are taking risks to cut through the seasonal show treacle.

11/21/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


The PoMo Guide to Portland's Holiday Shows

From new holiday plays and the Tony Starlight Christmas Show to Handel’s Messiah and the Christmas Ship Parade, Portland's putting on plenty of festivities this season.

11/14/2013 By Aaron Scott and Jonathan Frochtzwajg


How Carli Davidson is Reinventing Pet Photography

A local photographer goes from blogs to book deal with her photos of dogs midshimmy.

11/01/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


Disjecta Announces 2014 Biennial Artists

The contemporary-art center reveals its wide-ranging selections for the major exhibition—the first biennial curated by a non-local.

10/30/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


Review: CoHo's "The Outgoing Tide"

Sharply drawn characters and CoHo's economical staging rescue "Outgoing Tide" from its own plot.

10/21/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


Light A Fire 2013

Our ninth annual celebration honoring the individuals and organizations who make Portland more prosperous, beautiful, healthful, and sustainable—in a word, better.

10/11/2013 Edited by Aaron Scott By Benjamin Tepler, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Kelly Clarke