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SUMMER GUIDE

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: June 11-14

Each week throughout the summer, we'll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off!

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 06/12/2015
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SUMMER GUIDE 2015

Kick Off Summer with a June Full of Pride, Beer, and Naked Bike Rides

Follow our guide to enjoying every single moment of Portland's most glorious season, and leave no weekend behind!

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 05/26/2015
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REAL ESTATE 2015

Meet Portland's New International Homeowners

Portland: family-friendly bedroom community to the world?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/07/2015
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CULTUREPHILE

The Story of Washington High School's Boom, Bust, and Rebirth as Revolution Hall

How the long-closed Southeast Portland high school became an ambitious new concert venue.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 04/02/2015
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V IS FOR VICTORY

Is This the Best Way to Educate Children with Autism?

At the pioneering Victory Academy, kids make strides through crafted curriculum, specialized architecture, and patience—lots of patience.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/05/2014
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DISPATCH

Can Pickathon Survive its Own Success?

The bucolic festival has always prized music over money. Can it find a way to thrive—and reinvent live concert video in the process? Aug 1–3

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 07/30/2014
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Mideast Muddle at Levant

Scott Snyder's “French-Arabesque” hot spot on East Burnside needs flavor talks and concept negotiations.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 02/03/2014
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TOP DOCTORS & NURSES 2013

Trauma Night

Jennifer Parker steers the sick and wounded through medicine’s darkest hours. We tracked her for one shift: a rare look at the complicated work of saving lives.

  • By Zach Dundas and Leah Nash
  • Published 01/02/2014
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BEST OF 2013

An Edible Year: Our 2013 Restaurant Reviews

Twelve months of edible opinions from Portland Monthly's restaurant critic Karen Brooks and our hungry team of food writers.

  • Published 12/19/2013
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BEST RESTAURANTS 2013

The Best of the Rest

Hungry for more? Read on for 25 of our other favorite spots.

  • By Karen Brooks and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 11/01/2013
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Holdfast Dining's One-Man Show

With just 10 stools and a rented kitchen, Will Preisch presents a pop-up vision of high-end eating: casual, personal, and thrilling.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 10/01/2013
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INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Arts in the September Issue

All the arts and culture-centric stories from Portland Monthly's September issue in one handy place

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 09/04/2013
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CULTURE

Newberg's Drive-In Keeps Americana Alive

How the historic 99W Drive-In keeps an all-American dream flickering for the next generation of movie lovers.

  • By Katie Gourley
  • Published 09/03/2013
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FEATURE

The New Hollywood Theatre

Thanks to a trio of film nerds, old is new and bad is good at today's transformed Northeast Portland cinema.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 07/01/2013
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CULTUREPHILE

Dancer Linda Austin Reaches for 30

Portland’s doyenne of experimental dance returns to the work that sparked her career.

  • By Heather Wisner
  • Published 06/03/2013
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FEATURE

The New Shul

Can Synagogue Shaarie Torah survive in a new age of Portland Judaism?

  • By Ketzel Levine
  • Published 02/22/2013
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FEATURE

What I Learned: Lessons from Portland High Schools

An anonymous survey of local high school students and teachers reveals what's really going on in today's high schools.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 01/17/2013
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Animal House

Ox restaurant ignites a new steak experience: brazen, barbecued, and beautiful.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 12/14/2012
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Culturephile

True West

Kelly Reichardt and Jon Raymond’s new film _Meek's Cutoff_ is loosely based on the true story of Stephen Meek, a guide who led a wagon train on an imagined shortcut through today’s Harney County. Unlike many Westerns or road movies before it, _Meek's Cuto

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/10/2011
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Article

A New Voice

Esquire writer Chuck Klosterman’s transition from youth-culture maven to novelist hasn’t snobbified his drinking habits. “I could really use a Mountain Dew,” he says before a reading of his debut novel, Downtown Owl, at Powell’s City of Books.

  • By Jason Cohen
  • Published 05/19/2009
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