phile under: outlandish style

Portland Fashionista Greets Gaga

How do you wow the woman who’s worn everything? These Paloma Soledad creations, featured at last night’s Lady Gaga fashion show, made it look lik...

08/20/2010 By Anne Adams


Hide & Sleek

This fall, pull out your old leather jacket—or, better yet, buy a new one—and rise to the realms of trendy.

08/16/2010 By Martha Calhoon

phile under: queer friendly

New all-ages brunchtime drag revue!

Coffee, Eggs, Wigs and Legs!

08/09/2010 By Anne Adams

phile under: flash mob

Hootin’ Annies!

Heads up, SantaCon. A red-and-white summer spectacle is hot on your heels.

08/02/2010 By Anne Adams


Generation Next

Can she sustain her parents' version of the Good Life, or might her road be a greener one? Photographs by Rafael Astorga

04/05/2010 Edited by Jill Spitznass

phile under: art

Rauer New Director of NAAU

01/23/2010 By Lisa Radon


Golden Girls

Dee's Golden Door salon helps to revive a bygone era of community as a cast of regulars return week after week, month after month, year after year, and decade after decade.

11/09/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann



Parallel aligns itself with Portland's shopping hot spots.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Men's Apparel

Detail Man

LOCAL 35 owner Justin Machus claims to be “just a jeans and T-shirt guy,” but don’t let this seemingly humble self-assessment fool you.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass