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The Hopeful

Former commercial photographer Dan McLaughlin is putting Malcolm Gladwell’s _10,000 hour rule_ to the test on the golf course. (Where else?) We checked in to see how he’s holding up.

  • By Sarah Skidmore
  • Published 08/19/2011
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Beer Meets Grill

Because fine food and craft beer constitute the latest culinary dream team, we asked three local brewers to share their favorite BBQ recipes—and explain which summer brew will best accompany their dish of choice.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 06/24/2011
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Fantastic Three

A trio of Portland’s writers make the final cut for the Oscars of science fiction writing.

  • By Camille Alexa
  • Published 04/22/2011
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The Wildcrafter

After getting his start scouring the Oregon woods for mushrooms in the 1980s, Lars Norgren now supplies some of Portland’s top restaurants and farmers markets with edible fungi and weeds.

  • By Hannah Wallace
  • Published 04/22/2011
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Sibling Song

With 50 pianos and as many vocalists comes _World So Sweet_, a resonating ensemble and incredible performance to be released in May.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 02/14/2011
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Human/Nature

In his new autobiography, _Cache: Creating Natural Economies_, Spencer Beebe offers a tell-all look at his successes, failures, and the larger, often rut-ridden forks in the road between.

  • By Spencer Beebe
  • Published 11/18/2010
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The Game Changer

As Division I Basketball's only openly gay coach, Portland State women's hoops coach Sherri Murrell is breaking records on and off the court.

  • By Jason Cohen
  • Published 10/08/2010
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63 Things Every Portlander Must Do

Must Do: Shop

Go shopping for some of Portland's most desired commodities: costumes, with help from Alicia J. Rose; plants, with help from Elizabeth Beekley; records, with help from Jay Martin; and fabric, with the help of Bill Crane.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 07/15/2010
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63 Things Every Portlander Must Do

Must Do: Become a Fan

Become a fan of Portland's home teams, from mainstream sports to more alternative arenas. Learn how to enlist in the Timbers Army from Shawn Levy, or let Beth Burns burden you with a cyclocross addiction. Best yet, become a derby devotee by following Judg

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 07/15/2010
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63 Things Every Portlander Must Do

Must Do: Culture

Recommendations by Christina Sells, Sarah Dougher, Nate Overmeyer, Thomas Lauderdale, and Matt Zaffino on how to get down with Portland culture. Sneak peak must-do's: listen to folk music, learn how to dance, and get retired.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 07/14/2010
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63 Things Every Portlander Must Do

Must Do: Eat & Drink

Take a walk on the wild side: Justin Oswald's guide on where to get good, fresh meat in Portland. Don't like meat? How about Paige Powell's guide to going vegan? If you'd rather eat out, there's Robert More's recommendations for dining with strangers. Or

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 07/14/2010
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Becoming Nicole

One teacher's odyssey: the math of transitioning from a man to a woman.

  • By Stacey Wilson
  • Published 05/21/2010
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Right Turn

Oregon’s conservatives grow a stronger fan base as pundits and militants use red-hot rhetoric to call for revolution. But what will Oregon's conservative uprising look like?

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 02/17/2010
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Hell & High Water

The mouth of the Columbia River is one of the most unpredictable and dangerous stretches of navigable water on the planet. Since 1792, at least two thousand ships have sunk here in the “graveyard of the Pacific”; Kevin Dooney is among only sixteen men and

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Crushed

Cuneo Cellars was thriving until a combination of good faith and bad business lost Gino Cuneo his winery. Now the pioneering Oregon winemaker is back, with his own name and a new brand.

  • By Jim Gullo
  • Published 05/19/2009
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