Kids' Health

Meet the Tigard Teacher Pioneering a New Kind of Physical Education

A local sixth-grade teacher helps kids stay focused by filling the classroom with yoga balls and exercise bikes.

10/13/2016 By Maya Seaman

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week: July 27–Aug 3

Sustainable poke at Bamboo Sushi Annex, the city’s first Burmese food cart, and tacos galore are your required eating right now.

07/27/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Get Out

Move Over, Fitbit: There’s a New Player in Town

Why Pokémon Go is being billed as the new fitness app you (and your kids) need to try.

07/14/2016 By Maya Seaman


One-Minute Workouts Get You Fit, Says Science

Keep hitting snooze—a new study shows that one minute of high-intensity training is all it takes to improve aerobic health.

04/29/2016 By Maya Seaman


Society Nine Introduces Fight Gear Built for Bad-Ass Women

One local jiu jitsu and Krav Maga expert is out to level up women’s MMA and boxing gloves.

02/13/2015 By Maya Seaman


Is Soylent the End of Solid Food As We Know It?

Classified as food (not people) Soylent leads the way in meal alternatives. We gave it a try.

02/12/2015 By Maya Seaman


Pure Barre Tucks Itself Into Portland’s Fit-Conscious Community

We get the story behind Portland's two new Pure Barre locations—and give away a five-pack of classes to each.

02/09/2015 By Maya Seaman


A Free Week Of Butt-Kicking Workouts at Barre3's New Location

The popular ballet barre-yoga-pilates hybrid is celebrating the launch of their SW Portland location with free classes and giveaways Feb 16-22.

02/04/2015 By Maya Seaman


6 Amazing Living Walls Redefining "Greenspace" in Portland

We explore PSU's exciting outdoor Ecological Learning Plaza and a handful of the city's best vertical gardens.

10/10/2014 By Maya Seaman


The A to Z Food Lover's Guide to Oregon

This alphabetic sampler of the state's best things to eat and drink will sharpen your appetite (and appreciation) for the fertile place we call home.

09/02/2014 Edited by Zach Dundas and Benjamin Tepler By Rachel Ritchie, Allison Jones, Kelly Clarke, Marty Patail, Maya Seaman, Nicole Cordier, Caleb Diehl, and Sarah Richards


8 Low-Key Oregon Adventures

The recipe for a great day will often involve a balanced blend of walking, pedaling, food, and beer.

08/01/2014 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Eden Dawn, Allison Jones, Margaret Seiler, Michael Zusman, and Maya Seaman


Drinking Through Day One of the Oregon Brewer's Festival

Join the wackiest of Portland's beer-loving citizens for a few dozen beers this weekend. Here's what to look forward to.

07/24/2014 By Maya Seaman


3 Hot Spots to Kayak—Without Getting Wet

Portland is a paddler’s paradise so mellow, you might not even break a sweat. Here are three perfect spots for the kayaking novice.

07/15/2014 By Maya Seaman


Cover Oregon, By the Numbers

We break down the breakdown of the Oregon's healthcare insurance marketplace.

07/15/2014 By Maya Seaman


Where to Jump on the Michelada Bandwagon

Slay your summer thirst with Mexico's answer to the Bloody Mary at Taqueria Portland, Sunshine Tavern, and ¿Por Que No?

07/11/2014 By Maya Seaman


Getting to Know Japan’s Favorite Sip at Sake Fest PDX

Whether you're clueless when it comes to rice wine or you've been getting your Genshu on for years, the annual Sake Fest PDX will take your appreciation to the next level.

06/20/2014 By Maya Seaman


A Star Portland MMA Fighter Tells All

Glena “Heartless” Avila, 38, a Portland pro mixed martial arts fighter, mother of two, and the focus of the new documentary Glena that opens the Portland Film Fest. Watch the trailer now!

06/13/2014 By Maya Seaman


16 Perfect Trails for Exploring Mount St. Helens

Whether you're scouting for a family-friendly stroll or a three-day backpacking challenge, we've rounded up the best hiking opportunities on the volcano's west, east, and south sides.

06/02/2014 By Rachel Ritchie With Aaron Scott and Maya Seaman


Adventures in the Quest to Save the Feral Honeybee

How—and why—Bee Local's Damian Magista rescues wild pollinators.

06/02/2014 By Maya Seaman


Honeybees Check In at Local Hotels

Portland's Provenance hotels are all abuzz about their newest guests (and their sweet, sweet luggage).

05/16/2014 By Maya Seaman