Beer Me

Want to Go to Astoria's Dark Arts Festival? Get on That Now.

February is Stout Month, and Fort George Brewery's insanely popular mid-month block party can sell out within weeks. Heads up—tickets are already on sale.

11/23/2016 By Ramona DeNies

Getaways

10 Perfect Northwest Fall Day Trips

Apple picking to wine tasting to river rafting, here’s how to make hay while the sun still shines.

09/13/2016 Edited by Ramona DeNies By Margaret Seiler, Marty Patail, Molly Woodstock, and Julie Whipple

Fall Day Trips: Straight Coastin'

Island Farms and Rickety Ferry Rides: Adventure on the Back Roads to Astoria

Swap traffic for tranquility, and tourist crowds for little-known towns.

09/13/2016 By Margaret Seiler

WEEKEND AWAY

Head to the North Coast for Mushroom Foraging 101

With a full schedule of mushroom info hikes at Fort Stevens State Park and a few choice vacation rentals, you have no excuse not to stay on the North Coast this fall.

10/26/2015 By Allison Jones

COASTAL EATS

Local Radio Host and Laughing Planet Team Up to Resurrect Astoria’s Custard King

Road trip alert! KNRK 94.7 morning host Greg Glover to re-open 1950s-era frozen custard and burger stand on Astoria’s main drag this June.

05/12/2015 By Kelly Clarke

DAY TRIP

A Storm Chasing Weekend to Remember

This winter, head for the North Coast and revel in buckets of Oregon rain.

02/02/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Stout Month is Back!

Once again, Astoria's Fort George Brewery celebrates the coziest of winter brews this February with a month of good beer and cheer.

01/22/2015 By Cervante Pope

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Inside Astoria’s New Riverfront Brewpub Buoy Beer

Craft beer, fresh seafood, and front-row views of the Columbia combine with Astoria history in the North Coast town’s newest brewery.

09/02/2014 By Brooke Bass

Slideshow

Slide Show: Fresh Bites and Brews at Buoy Beer

Craft beer, fresh seafood, and front-row views of the Columbia combine with Astoria history in the North Coast town’s newest brewery.

09/02/2014

SEIZE THE SUMMER

8 Low-Key Oregon Adventures

The recipe for a great day will often involve a balanced blend of walking, pedaling, food, and beer.

08/01/2014 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Eden Dawn, Allison Jones, Margaret Seiler, Michael Zusman, and Maya Seaman

JUST BECAUSE

Ninja Turtles... in Astoria!

Before Michael Bay's dubstep-tastic reboot next month, we revisit Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, when Astoria doubled as ancient Japan.

07/11/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Goonies Day is Almost Here!

Starting June 6, Astoria pulls out the stops to celebrate the '80s cult classic. Yes, it's a thing.

05/15/2014 By Nicole Cordier

JUST BECAUSE

The Shipwrecks of the Northwest

A new softcover book, Man & the Sea, chronicles the stunning (and strangely beautiful) shipwrecks of Oregon's past.

03/06/2014 By Marty Patail

DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Last-minute Valentine ideas, swilling stout in Astoria, indulging your Olympic fantasies, and treasure hunting in Gold Beach

02/10/2014 By Caitlin Feldman

WEEKEND AWAY

Coastal Wine Fest Smackdown

We compare the Oregon coast's two biggest wine festivals: the Newport juggernaut and the Astoria upstart

01/31/2014 By Maya Seaman

GETAWAYS

A North Coast Winter Weekend

Oregon's northernmost shores aren't only for summer kite-flying! We've got the scoop on what to do, eat, and see in Astoria this season.

12/20/2013 By Allison Jones

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Oregon Coast Seafood Circuit

From fish and chips to fine dining powered by shoreline foraging, we reveal the best seaside spots to satisfy your coastal cravings.

09/03/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Travel Talk in the July Issue

Travel tips and outdoor adventures from Portland Monthly's July issue in one handy place, including Mt Hood hikes and our Oregon Golf Guide

07/03/2013 By Allison Jones

OREGON BEER GUIDE

Oregon Beer Destinations

Weekend trips into the heart of beer country—Astoria, Hood River, and Bend

07/01/2013 By Christian DeBenedetti

ON THE WATER

HWY 101

A mile-by-mile guide to secret eats, hikes, and sights on our iconic coastal road

05/01/2013 By Kasey Cordell