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Oregon’s 50 Best Wines 2009

Oregon's one of the best wine-growing regions in the world—and we have the guide to finding the best quality and the best value to match it.

  • By Condé Cox and Randy Gragg
  • Published 08/18/2009
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Portland's Best Burgers

You got the need, the need for beef? Let our guide to Portland's best burgers give you the resources you need to make that educated culinary choice on that most American of dishes: the hamburger. We scoured the city to find the best in nine different ca

  • By Rachel Ritchie, John Chandler, Brian Barker, Randy Gragg, Kasey Cordell, and Martha Calhoon
  • Published 07/20/2009
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Rivers

Only fifty-five of Oregon's twelve thousand waterways are accorded protection by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Even so, exploring exploring all fifty-five would take a lifetime. For this summer, we’ve culled the list to an essential six. Our criteria? N

  • By Frederick Reimers, Ariel Bleicher, Alexis Rehrmann, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/22/2009
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Hikes & Bikes

One of the best things about living in Portland is the ease with which we can escape the city for more rugged delights. So we paged through guidebooks, consulted local experts, and wore a little leather off our own boots...

  • By Bart Blasengame, Victoria Nguyen, Ariel Bleicher, Kaitlin Johnson, Brian Barker, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/20/2009
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Buy Here Now

You probably already have plenty of reasons for building your nest in Portland: a vast network of bike-friendly streets, a 60-minute drive to the slopes or the surf, and nearly 30 farmers markets, to name a few. But in our annual real estate roundup, we w

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009
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The Parents’ Survival Guide

When you first reluctantly handed him over to his kindergarten teacher, your heart pounded. When he graduates years from now, you’ll breathe a sigh of relief. After all, the fact that your child is standing there, diploma in hand, is largely because of y

  • By Maura Flaherty, Sally Powers, Brian Barker, Kasey Cordell, and Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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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

  • By Kym Croft Miller, Randy Gragg, Stacey Wilson, and Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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B... Is for Bacon

We spent weeks eating breakfast all over the city to bring you a comprehensive roundup of morning eats (and drinks!) at sixty-four restaurants. Portlanders, prepare to grow hungry. *Plus* "The Royal Family of Breakfast":http://www.portlandmonthlymag.com/i

  • By Bart Blasengame, Lynette Sanchez, Nino Padova, Camas Davis, and Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Choose Your Own Adventure

It's short. It's sweet. It's summer. And there's nothing worse than wasting these sun-filled days by logging hours behind the wheel just to reach some far-flung peak. (Plus with today's gas prices, who can afford it?) So we give you this: 18 ultimate outd

  • By Christopher Van Tilburg, Camas Davis, Brian Barker, Kasey Cordell, Stacey Wilson, and Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Weekend Getaways

Go ahead, tell your boss you're headed out a little early next Friday--and the Friday after that. (We've even mapped out your itinerary so you don't have to plan a thing.) These destinations will make your fall the best prelude to winter you've ever had.

  • By Leslie Heilbrunn and Anna Hirsh
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Behold, an Oasis

Hidden amid Portland's concrete and barbed wire, blue herons hunt fish and chorus frogs sing in waters that are cleaner than they have been in years. Plus: How to explore these gems yourself.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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The 2008 Northwest College Report

You’re the one filling out the application, but the school’s got to meet your criteria, too. And we’re not just talking about SAT scores and financial aid packages. We mean those less quantifiable campus-life kinds of things. In our 2008 NW College Repor

  • By Kasey Cordell and Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Best Restaurants 2007

What does Portland’s culinary revolution taste like? Grab a seat at one of the city’s top 10 hot spots to find out.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Top Docs 2008

Which doctor would you call if you or a loved one needed medical care?
That’s the question we asked more than 8,000 Portland-area physicians through our online survey. Doctors voted for up to two physicians each in as many as 48 different specia

  • By Sally Powers
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Buy, Sell, Rent, Keep?

*Real Estate '09* Even if this twisted economy has you reeling, you could position yourself for a property win. Whether you're a buyer, seller, renter, of keeper, here's real estate news that you can use right now. *PLUS:* Exclusive details on dozens of P

  • By Anna Sachse, Brian Barker, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009
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House Calls

Some Portland doctors and nurses want to do more than just treat patients—they want to fix the broken US health care system. Here’s how a group of community clinics is cutting costs, improving their clients’ health, and transforming the doctor’s off

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Happy Hours

It's the revival of vodka, gin, and whiskey. These spirits are being brought back to life thanks to Portland's distillery movement. Here's a guide to 24 of the most delicious—and more.

  • By Bart Blasengame, Kaitlin Johnson, Brian Barker, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009
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The Insider’s Guide to Oregon Wine Country

We Portlanders are lucky to live less than an hour from hundreds of top-notch wineries in the Willamette Valley—and it’s only a few more hours to Southern Oregon’s winemaking region.

  • By Condé Cox, Megan Callow, Camas Davis, and Stacey Wilson
  • Published 05/19/2009
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The Hidden Coast

Leave the tourist traps for the Winnebago set and explore The Hidden Coast. Follow our mile-by-mile guide to those wonders of the Oregon Coast that can be found only off the beaten path.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Best of the City 2008

Dig into our surefire, gotta-get-cracking, must-do list of the city's most fabulous people, places, and things.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009
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