Wordstock 2010

Wordstock 2010: Jonathan Lethem

The Brooklyn-based bestseller takes us inside an alternate NYC

10/11/2010 By Martin Patail

Wordstock 2010

Wordstock 2010: Philip Margolin

A former defense attorney talks bestsellers, Perry Mason, and serial-killer presidents

10/11/2010 By Martin Patail

Wordstock 2010

Wordstock 2010: Timothy Egan

Timothy Egan talks conservation, the Dust Bowl, and "history at the margins."

10/11/2010 By Martin Patail

Article

Spirit of ’70

It has been forty years since the tumultuous year of 1970—we reflect on a notable timeline of events which steadfastly birthed a new Portland.

04/20/2010 By Martin Patail

Article

The Food Lovers’ Guide

We take our food seriously here in the Rose City, so it pays to know— where it grows, where to find it, and how to prepare it. Our indispensable Food Lovers Guide...

02/15/2010 By Mike Thelin, Eva Hagberg, Martin Patail, and Kaitlyn Evans

The Mudroom

PDX Index: Do-Gooders

Portland volunteers dollars and time, from Free Geek, Portland's Ponytail Roundup, Habitat for Humanity, SOLV, volunteer firefighters, and Peace Corps.

02/02/2010 By Martin Patail

Currency

Solid Grounds

Local youth mentoring program P:ear helps kids get off the street and behind the counter with a barista program.

01/19/2010 By Martin Patail

Christianity in Portland

Jesus' Favorite City

Despite a reputation as one of the "least-churched" regions in the country, Portland is a breeding ground for liberal Christianity. We sat down with a few of Portland's liberal church avant-garde and had a conversation about the value of religion.

12/11/2009 By Randy Gragg, Rachel Ritchie, and Martin Patail