Movie House Magic

Our Favorite Local Theaters

07/24/2012 By Stacey Wilson


Becoming Nicole

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

05/21/2010 By Stacey Wilson

Beyond the Bridges

Forget Paris

A weekend escape with your honey is just a short road trip away.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Visual Art


Painter Elise Mravunac looks at the big picture.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson


Toy Story

Four small shops that play big

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson


Spin City

These local record stores are still rocking.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Market Watch

Hot ’Hoods

No matter what kind of buyer you are, one of these six ’hoods has a welcome mat with your name on it.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson With Brian Barker

Housing Trends

The Home Front

Seven trends that are shaping how and where we live

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson, Kasey Cordell, and Camela Raymond

Market Watch

Above the Clouds

The national housing market is in free fall, but we’ve managed to stay aloft. Here’s why.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Cover Story

A Shameless Peek at Portland's Money

To our great surprise, in spite of Portland’s rep as a city given to monetary modesty, people talked. From lottery millionaires to a drag queen with a penchant for vodka martinis and a family who made a pact to buy nothing new for an entire year (not even

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis, Stacey Wilson, Randy Gragg, and Kym Croft Miller

Beyond the Bridges

Beyond Manhattan

Looking for the authentic New York City? Then get thee to Brooklyn, where neighborhoods in transition are defining the Big Apple’s future.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Bottom Line

Outside the Box

With the push of a button, iTV turns tube-viewing from passive act to interactive pursuit.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Light a Fire

The Givers

On October 28, we dined at The Nines with our heels on and our checkbooks out in celebration of the 2008 Light A Fire awards. Lucky for us, there are lots of opportunities in Portland to do-good in high style. See the calendar below for upcoming events.

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon and Stacey Wilson


Party Animal

Libertarian presidential hopeful Michael Jingozian explains why he’s qualified to be America’s chief executive officer.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Cool Jobs

A Novel Affair

Media guide Sandra Rafalik ensures visiting authors have what they need—like socks.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson


Vintage Charms

Forget Napa. Oenophiles are abuzz over Walla Walla, where wine is poured without a hint of hauteur.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Behind the Scenes

How'd You Get That Gig?

Ah...Life on the set on a Hollywood movie. The glitz, the glam—the sixteen-hour days, the freezing cold, the 3 a.m. call times. Making movies might be the toughest job a person could ever love, and these five Portlanders should know.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Tis the Season

Holiday How-To

Ever wondered how to make a perfect Hot Buttered Rum? Or how to beat those dreadful seasonal blues? Find out in our quick and slightly quirky guide to surviving the holidays.

05/19/2009 With Jill Davis, Stacey Wilson, Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, John Chandler, Nino Padova, Lucas Bradley-Kelly, Jenny Davis, and Anna Dukehart

Green City

Not in my Backyard

Invasive plants are out, native plants are in, and Portland gardeners are embracing their wild side.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson


Counter Culture

Grab a stool at a local diner and dig into Portland's best old-school eats.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson