Since joining Portland Monthly’s editorial team in 2010, Marty has covered books, tech start-ups, porn theater history, and population trends, and written features on the state’s UFO legacy and World Cup soccer fever in Portland. Marty commandeers the magazine’s front-of-the-book Mudroom section and backpage, and find excuses to leave the office by co-editing Portland Monthly’s travel blog, Tripster.

Burmese by birth and German by childhood, Marty arrived in Portland in 2005 by way of Los Angeles. He completed an MA in Medieval History at Portland State, where he got way into Derrida. When he’s not writing or editing, you can find him standing alongside his lovely wife in the Timbers Army, on his bike, or leveling his Titan.

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BEER

Celebrate National Radler Day at Hopworks BikeBar

The Radler: history's first beer made specifically for cyclists.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/22/2015
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DISPATCH

Riding Along with a Weed Dealer to Vancouver's Marijuana Main Street

Peering into Oregon's hazy, post-legalization future.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/22/2015
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BEST BEER

Drink in Style: Portland's New Beer Gear

Beervana is calling. Come prepared with these local drinking tools.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/22/2015
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BEST BEER

25 Oregon Beers We're Crushing on Right Now

From pils to porter, these local brews are calling.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/22/2015
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BEST BEER

Portland's Best New Brewpubs, Bottle Shops, and Beer Haunts

These 11 beer halls, restaurants, and retail outlets have once again raised the bar for great drinking destinations.

  • By Marty Patail, Ramona DeNies, Benjamin Tepler, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/22/2015
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EDITORS' NOTE

What Could Oregon Possibly Know About Making Good Beer?

Our associate editor reflects on 10 years of the Oregon craft beer revolution.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/22/2015
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VOX POPULI

What Portlanders Really Think About Oregon Beer

We asked about 850 of our readers about the state's unofficial beverage. Here's what we discovered.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/22/2015
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WIDE WORLD

Hot Travel Links: Game of Thrones Filming Locations, Peeing in the Hotel Pool, and the Wolves in Yellowstone

This week's best international travel stories.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/16/2015
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BARS

Worth a Visit: McMenamins' Cider Bar on NW 23rd

Not only has McMenamins been making cider for 25 years, the local institution is a Top 5 cider producer in Oregon.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/15/2015
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TELEVISION

The Bad Girls Club Is Casting in Portland

Yes, we talked to the casting director. Pro tip: don't bring a vibrator.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/11/2015
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START-UP

Upgrade Your Crowdfunding Rewards, Young Capitalist!

A new kind of crowdfunding site swaps swag for cold hard cash.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/26/2015
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BIG PICTURE

What Color is Your Aura?

One local photographer wants to help you find your true colors.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/26/2015
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VIDEO

Holy Cow! Portland Bridges by Drone!

FlyWorx, a Georgia-based imaging company, just released a jaw-dropping video of Portland's bridges by air.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/21/2015
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COMEDY FESTIVAL

Bridgetown Comedy Festival: The Recap

From Janeane Garofalo's Spanx to Dana Gould's questionable clown jokes, we scribbled down the best moments from the 2015 Bridgetown Comedy Festival—or at least the best ones we could remember!

  • By Marty Patail and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 05/12/2015
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VOX POPULI

Tell Us What You Think About Beer!

Take our free survey and enter to win a $50 gift card to Imperial.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/12/2015
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WIDE WORLD

Hot Travel Links: The Loch Ness Monster and the Upside of Climate Change

This week's best international travel stories.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/12/2015
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TRAVEL NEWS

You Can Call an Uber from the Airport Now

Rides from PDX to downtown will cost as low as $22.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/08/2015
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STAYCATION

The Jupiter Hotel's Beer Experience Package

Get ready for beer festival season with a sudsy stay at the trendy East Burnside hotel.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/08/2015
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WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: May's Best Local Stuff

This month's hottest locally made goods for Mother's Day, from handmade GMO-free soy candles to moss and lichen-filled bangles.

  • By Cervante Pope, Marty Patail, and Hannah Wallace
  • Published 04/27/2015
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DISPATCH

Your Roadmap to Portland's Comedy Scene

With underground shows, packed LGBT-centric stages, and a killer festival, local comics have never had it better.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/27/2015
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