At any given time, your Fine Print blogger might be any staffer on the Portland Monthly masthead. We’re keeping an eye out for newsy or randomly interesting bits we think might interest you, and occasionally we’ll talk about the inner workings of the magazine—why we ran a particular story or chose one cover design over another, for instance.
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MANNERS

The Swimming Hole Code of Conduct

Or, how not to infuriate your fellow bathers.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 07/12/2016

JUMP IN

Here’s a Map of 19 Great Swimming Holes within 3 Hours of Portland

You're welcome.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 07/12/2016

PLAYLIST

The Perfect Portland Workout Playlist

An hour of sonic power from the local scene, now and always.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 06/24/2016

CULTURE CALL SHEET

Pop Culture Watch: What We're Really into Right Now

From Orange Is the New Black to Tegan and Sara's Love You to Death, Portland Monthly staffers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 06/23/2016

PRIDE

Portland’s Top LGBTQ Designers Take to the Catwalk for Flare

Portland Monthly hosts its first-ever fashion show as part of our Pride party, Flare. Here’s why you need to be there.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 06/13/2016

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

PDX Essentials: Quadrant by Quadrant, All the Things We Can’t Live Without

Secret beaches to art deco splendor to OG dive bars, here are some of our favorite things in every corner of Portland.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 06/13/2016

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: Readers' Poll Results

We asked. You voted. Find out which song best defines Portland, which piece of public arts reigns supreme, and which restaurants should be chucked off a cliff.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 06/13/2016

DRINK UP

Best Oregon Wines 2016: Call for Submissions

Portland Monthly is now accepting submissions for our 2016 list of Oregon's 50 best wines. Send 'em if you got 'em!

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 05/12/2016

NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

A Pocket Map to Portland’s Definitive Neighborhood Bars—All 76 of ‘Em

Our city has 95 neighborhoods. Seventy-six are blessed with at least one bar. Here are the city’s quintessential local watering holes.

  • By Sarah Cadwell and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/22/2016

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: What Defines Portland?

As Portland Monthly gets ready to celebrate the city’s finest people, places, and traits, have your say on 10 crucial questions.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/20/2016

CULTURE CALL SHEET

Pop Culture: What We’re Really Into Right Now

From Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt to Young Thug’s most recent mix tape, Portland Monthly staffers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/19/2016

NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

According to You, These Are Portland's Best Neighborhood Bars

We asked. You voted.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/13/2016

NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

Poll: What Are the Definitive Neighborhood Bars in North/Northeast Portland?

Readers, we want your thoughts: where do the real locals hang out?

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 02/22/2016

NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

Poll: What Are the Definitive Neighborhood Bars on Portland's West Side?

Readers, we want your thoughts: where do the real locals hang out?

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 02/22/2016

NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

Poll: What Are the Definitive Neighborhood Bars in Southeast Portland?

Readers, we want your thoughts: where do the real locals hang out?

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 02/22/2016

WEED

How to Design a Portable Vaporizer

Designer James Monsees tells us how the PAX changed the game.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/23/2015

CANNABIS

Six Expert Tips for Shopping for Weed in Portland

Weed is legal but you don't know what you're doing. We asked a Portland quality-control expert for guidance.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 10/19/2015

OREGON TRAILS

The Northwest's 8 Best Wildflower Hikes

Wildflower season is coming! Celebrate with some of our favorite floral displays in the region.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 03/26/2015

VOX POPULI

Thoughts on Brunch?

Take our free survey on Portland's most beloved meal and enter to win a $100 gift card to Imperial.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 03/17/2015

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 15–18

Reels from the "real" Homer Simpson, Michael Chabon's comic book escapades, crazy British theatre, and Dirty Dancing on stage—it's all in PDX this weekend!

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/15/2015
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