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DESIGN WITH A CONSCIENCE

Merging Architecture and Recovery at a New Women's Rehab Project

A new Portland drug- and alcohol-free facility offers recovering women a permanent home emphasizing community and design.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 01/05/2015

PDX INDEX

Candy Cravings in Oregon, By the Numbers

As the nation's sweet season approaches—hello, Halloween—we take a look at the state's sugar consumption.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 09/26/2014

FASHION INSPIRATION

Textile Hive's Fabric Fantasia

A vast textile archive exposes local designers to the world’s patterns.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 09/26/2014

BREAKING NEWS

Gluten-Free Kyra's Bake Shop's Big Expansion

Lauded Lake Oswego baker and "Cupcake Wars" champion Kyra Bussanich will debut a bigger, brighter cafe this fall.

  • By Nicole Cordier and Allison Jones
  • Published 09/11/2014

INTERVIEW

Could Mushrooms Offer the Cure for Cancer?

A Q&A with Paul Stamets, one of the nation’s leading mycologists (mushroom scientists)

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 09/10/2014

HOME DESIGN

5 Fabulous High-Design Tiles

From handcrafted Grecian patterns to intricate mosaic styles, these five fresh tiles will add depth and drama to your home.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 09/02/2014

LOCAL FOOD

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.

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

FASHION

Inspiring Finds for Stylish Living from Superstar Blogger Honey Kennedy

The globally influential voice for classic aesthetics and natural fabrics reveals some recent favorites—and how it all goes back to grandma.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 08/28/2014

BIG PICTURE

See Portland's Crazy Burning Man Fire Ship

A local artist spent nearly a decade building this thing. For Burning Man. Obviously.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 08/01/2014

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Final Weekend of Lily Festival

This weekend marks the end of Forest Grove's 2nd annual Lily Festival.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 07/29/2014

TRAVEL NEWS

Should We Ban Smoking on Oregon's Beaches?

Oregon moves to ban smoking on all 362 miles of the state's coastline.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 07/28/2014

DESIGN SHOWCASE

10 Fantastic Portland-Designed Bags

If there's one thing Portland knows how to make, it's a killer bag. From outdoorsy knapsacks to dressed-up clutches, here's a selection of the local scene's best.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 07/22/2014

JUST BECAUSE

Our 10 Favorite Oregon Instagrammers

We scrolled through our Instagram feed to pick our 10 favorite Oregon photographers.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 07/01/2014

BEST GUESTHOUSES

Best Places to Board Your Pooch in PDX

We know leaving a pet behind can be painful, so we sniffed out five of Portland's top spots to stash your dog while you're away.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 07/01/2014

PDX INDEX

Oregon Beer Month, By the Numbers

From the Oregon Brewers Festival to the boom of craft brewers within city limits, we explore the huge business of beer in Oregon.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 07/01/2014

NORTHWEST EVENTS

A Celebration of Oregon Liquor

On July 12, sample over 100 handcrafted spirits at the 2014 Oregon Distillers Festival.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 06/30/2014

GET OUT

Rent a Houseboat on Shasta Lake

Houseboat rentals on California's Shasta Lake make the perfect summertime adventure.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 06/24/2014

JUST BECAUSE

Pittock Mansion Turns 100

In honor of the Pittock Mansion's centennial anniversary on July 13, we take a tour through the estate's storied past.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 06/23/2014

GIVEAWAY

What's the 8th Wonder of Oregon? Tell Us and Win!

We're giving away these 7 sweet sew-on patches, courtesy of Travel Oregon. Just tell us what the 8th Wonder of Oregon should be.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 05/28/2014

PRO TIPS

Construction Map Helps Summer Travel Planning

Oregon's new summer construction map alerts travelers to roadwork closures and delays.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 05/27/2014
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