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Meet Your Maker

Since 1947, Langlitz Leathers Has Crafted Portland’s Coolest Motorcycle Jackets

And it all started with a bad bike crash.

  • By Leah Sottile
  • Published 09/21/2016

Meet Your Maker

Textile Artist Tricia Langman Brings the World of Batik to Portland

The native Londoner unites a DIY ethic with international design.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/21/2016

Meet Your Maker

Portlander Kurt Mottweiler Crafts Crazy-Cool Analog Cameras

Gizmodo likens his work to “mysterious nautical equipment.”

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 09/21/2016

Meet Your Maker

Fine Art to Adult Coloring Books, Portlander Lisa Congdon Makes Her Own Business Model

“If you want to make a living as an artist, you have to do a lot of everything.”

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/21/2016

WHAT WE ATE

Portland’s Restaurant History: The People, Places, and Plates That Set Our City’s Epic Table

How did we conquer the food world? We chronicle more than a century of Portland dining.

  • By Molly Woodstock, Michael Zusman, Kelly Clarke, Benjamin Tepler, and Karen Brooks
  • Published 08/15/2016

RECIPES

Eight Classic Portland Recipes, 1932 to Now

From Henry Thiele’s German pancakes to Lucy Brennan’s avocado daiquiri, here’s how to eat (and drink) your way through Portland history.

  • By Kelly Clarke, Benjamin Tepler, and Karen Brooks
  • Published 08/15/2016

TOP CHEF

The (James) Beard Supremacy: Five Portland Chefs Who Slay

Cory Schreiber, Philippe Boulot, Cathy Whims, Greg Higgins, and Vitaly Paley embody the mission of Oregon’s original locavore.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 08/15/2016

HAIL CAESAR

How Zefiro Changed Everything for Portland’s Food Scene

In the ‘90s, the most mythical of Portland restaurants ruled over NW 21st and Glisan.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 08/15/2016

FOOD HISTORY

Pioneer Salt, Giant Pancakes, and Sexy Salads: The Two-Century-Long Story of How Portland Conquered the Food World

Here are the wild spots, rule breakers, lost treasures, and unforgettable dishes that forged our food culture.

  • By Ashley Marti/Local Haven, Molly Woodstock, Michael Zusman, Kelly Clarke, Nicolle Clemetson, and Karen Brooks
  • Published 08/15/2016

OREGON WOMAN 2016

Ten Extraordinary Oregon Women Fighting for Change and Disrupting the System

We asked these local luminaries to pair off for conversations about what it means to be an Oregon woman today. Here’s what they said.

  • By Marty Patail, Kelly Clarke, Ramona DeNies, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/23/2016

OREGON WOMAN 2016

Two Fierce Oregon Women Who Insist on Defining Themselves

Nkenge Harmon Johnson of the Urban League of Portland and comics writer Kelly Sue DeConnick talk self-determination, aging, and what it’s like to work in a male-dominated industry.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/23/2016

OREGON WOMAN 2016

Why Oregon Women Need Radical Reform at Home and On the Job

Andrea Paluso of Family Forward Oregon and p:ear's Pippa Arend discuss self-sacrifice, the value of caregiving, and the decision to have children (or not).

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 02/23/2016

OREGON WOMAN 2016

How Two Oregon Women Learned to Find Their Voice

Transgender advocate V Thongrivong and Pink Martini’s China Forbes talk performing, family, and gratitude.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 02/23/2016

OREGON WOMAN 2016

Guiding Oregon’s Arts and Assets

Meyer Memorial Trust’s Rukaiyah Adams and WillaKenzie Estate’s Ronni Lacroute discuss power, tokenism, and feeling pushed away from math class.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 02/23/2016

OREGON WOMAN 2016

Why Being an Oregonian is All About Idealism

Advertising guru Mira Kaddoura and indigenous people’s advocate Alyssa Macy talk opportunity, diversity, and why Oregon always calls us back home.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/23/2016

LONG STORY SHORT

Will Lewis Leads a New Generation of Gamers

With the Portland Indie Game Squad and Pixel Arts Game Education, a new community is born.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 01/25/2016

A NEW HOPE

How A Couple of Portland Guys Saved Star Wars

OK, we exaggerate. By a lot. But when JJ Abrams calls to chat about his movie, it’s natural to jump to hyperbole.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 11/23/2015

LOCAL DESIGN

Meet Portland's Hottest Makers of the Moment

From stylish modern macrame to museum-quality vintage poster restoration, Portland's creative class keeps getting cooler.

  • By Fiona McCann, Kelly Clarke, Rachel Ritchie, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/05/2015

SHOP LOCAL

There Is Such a Thing as Men's Fashion in Portland

It's not all tees and plaid and jeans in PDX—we take a look at the state of men's style with 7 shops that will take you from classic to modern (without looking like a local stereotype).

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 09/22/2015

SHOP LOCAL

The Best Places to Shop for Kids Toys and Games in Portland

6 places to bring your babes to toyland, from a Portland kid's perspective

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 09/21/2015
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