Hammer of the Gods: Murray Perahia’s Epic Portland Challenge

With hand surgeries now behind him, the legendary pianist is back to perform Beethoven’s jaw-dropping masterpiece, Hammerklavier.

04/07/2016 By Thomas Cobb


Eastern Oregon's Farm-to-Table Lostine Tavern

Why did locavore crusader Lynne Curry open a standout eatery in a one-horse town on the way to the Wallowa Mountains?

09/02/2014 By Benjamin Tepler


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.

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


Review: Pianist Stephen Hough

While standing ovations are virtually pro forma at Portland concerts, the one given to this acclaimed British pianist was well deserved.

04/08/2014 By Thomas Cobb


Review: Emanuel Ax with the Oregon Symphony

The Canadian pianist delivered beautiful interpretations of Bach and Strauss, book-ended by two works that showed very different sides of Beethoven.

01/13/2014 By Thomas Cobb


Combat Childhood Obesity One Meal at a Time

You don’t need a reality show to combat childhood obesity.

05/02/2013 By Genevieve J. Long, PhD 


A Book-Infused Beer—And More!

Micro-stories about K-Stew's Portland secret, baby elephants, and Blazers karaoke



The Perfect Party

Keep the baby—and the chickens—away from the hungry lion, please.


Trail City

Heroes of the Intertwine

Let's take a moment to deliver some well-deserved thanks to those visionary folks who've fought to keep our trails and parks pristine.

06/15/2012 Edited by Brian Barker


Beat the Heat

July is a busy month for garden enthusiasts so keep an eye on the thermometer.

06/15/2012 By Kate Bryant

Back Page

Gorge Futures

What does the future hold for the Gorge? We offer some unlikely scenarios.


Back Page

The New Rose Parade

The Rose Festival parade is due for some updates—our special floats should keep the show going strong another 100 years.


Vox Populi

Vox Populi: We Asked 100 People at a Timbers Game…

Portland Timbers fans sound off on the mayoral race, taxes, and superpowers.


Cover Story

The Quintessential Portland Gardener

Putting plants to soil has an expansive tradition in our region, one of the world's most fertile valleys.

03/23/2012 By Kate Bryant


Maiden in China

Bridal couture expert Sophie Chang enjoys the best of both worlds—China and the United States, that is.

01/26/2012 By Ashleigh Westmoreland

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: Amped Up

All of the best culinary minds in Portland understand the power of pairing.

10/14/2011 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: The Best of the Rest

Our 30 other favorite restaurants in and around Portland.

10/14/2011 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks


Smile Science: True Lies

A sincere smile requires more than lip service.

08/19/2011 By Daniel Mollet

An Appendix

Eat Outside: Off the Eaten Path

Welcome to great outdoor eating with serene scenery.



Forest Park Guide: Growing Pains

The lowdown on Forest Park's Invasive species.

06/29/2011 By Benjamin Tepler