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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

SHOP LOCAL

Portland's Best Bookstores that Aren't Powell's

Find your personal page paradise with our guide to the city's under-the-radar literary hideaways—plus a few record shops to further your analog bliss.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/21/2015

SHOP LOCAL

How to Bring Some Portland Style to Your Next Camping Adventure

Level up your camping trip with the newest finds from retro, pattern-happy Poler and sleek, lightweight Snowpeak—plus 6 more outdoor outfitters to get you out in style.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 09/21/2015

SHOP LOCAL

Portland's 10 Essential Jewelry Shops

The city's purveyors of baubles are united by passion and knowledge, and distinguished by aesthetics that can range from vintage elegance to handmade bohemianism.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/21/2015

SHOP LOCAL

11 Fashion-Forward Portland Boutiques We Love

Discover the city's top style strongholds, and take a closer look at Portland's changing shopping habits with the owner of Frances May.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 09/21/2015

SHOP LOCAL

9 Only-in-Portland Places to Shop for Quirky Gifts and Goodies

From vintage dresses to a taxidermied mouse in a cowboy hat, these eclectic shops invite your urban scavenging.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/21/2015

FASHION SLIDE SHOWS

The Best of Portland Monthly's Fall Fashion Picks

Our seasonal style blow-outs will kick your autumn into gear.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/17/2015

THE BALANCE

The Most Powerful Exercise Method You've Never Heard Of

Exploring the origins of Gyrotonic, and why it's thriving in Portland

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/13/2015

#OREGONWOMAN

Three Women Transforming Ranching in Eastern Oregon

Cory Carman, Jill McClaran, and Carrie Hermens are on the top of Oregon's meat game

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 03/02/2015

#OREGONWOMAN

Portland’s First Female Head Brewer Talks Fermentation, Culinary School, and Anheuser-Busch

10 Barrel Brewing's Whitney Burnside has climbed to beer ladder from Laurelwood to Upright to Elysian to Pelican. Now, she talks about her biggest challenge yet.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/02/2015

#OREGONWOMAN

Portland’s Pioneer of Natural Hair Care Fought the Law (and Won)

Amber Starks of Conscious Coils saw a flaw in the licensing laws for natural hair care and decided to do something about it.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/02/2015

#OREGONWOMAN

How Kendall Clawson Doubled the Number of Women Running Oregon

The Office of the Governor's Deputy Chief of Staff has fought for the LGBTQ community, supported people diagnosed with AIDS, and radically changed the face of the state's policy boards. And she's not done yet.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/02/2015

#OREGONWOMAN

Marcela Alcantar's Incredible Journey

Marcela Alcantar, president of Alcantar & Associates, on her roots in Mexico, her love of dirt, and launching the Diversified Builders and Engineers Council

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/02/2015

#OREGONWOMAN

Writer and Private Investigator Rene Denfeld on Portland Sexism

"The women are going to raise the kids and the chickens, and the guys are going to drink beer, look like lumberjacks, and throw darts."

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/05/2015

HOMETEAM ADVANTAGE

Break a Sweat Like Portland's Top Athletes

From rugby to ice hockey to Mixed martial arts, we work out with some of the city’s most impressive athletes to find out what makes them tick, how they stay fit, and how you can get in on the action.

  • By Marty Patail, Allison Jones, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 12/31/2014

FEATURE

Portland Alt-Fitness Guide

Find your sanctuary of sweat in Portland's exploding universe of diverse exercise options.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 12/01/2014
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