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THE OLYMPIANS

A First Look at the New Olympia Provisions Cookbook

Portland's own meat makers bring a rare cosmopolitan food experience to the table with an eye-popping collection of recipes, stories, and photographs.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/24/2015

PROFILE

Ursula K. Le Guin is Breathing Fire to Save American Literature

At 85, she may be Portland’s greatest writer. She may also be the fiercest.

  • By Taylor Clark
  • Published 07/20/2015

HOME DESIGN

Inside Portland's Oldest Cohousing Community

Founded by 15 families in 1971, Sunlight Holding Co takes the concept of community and a "sharing economy" to the next level.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/22/2015

PORTLAND MONTHLY PROFILE

Wendy Red Star Totally Conquers the Wild Frontier

Exploring the native America of a Portland artist on the rise

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/02/2015

SPREZZATURA!

The Portland Art Museum's Extravaganza of Italian Fashion

With an imported look at Italian style, Portland Art Museum reveals how a scruffy upstart country captured the world’s aesthetic imagination. Sound familiar? (We can dream!)

  • By Shawn Levy and Eden Dawn
  • Published 02/02/2015

WOOL FUTURES

A Historic Oregon Ranch is Crusading to Revive the American Clothing Industry

How Imperial Stock Ranch is partnering with national designers and high-end boutiques to save American wool.

  • By Karen Karbo
  • Published 01/05/2015

SOARING TECH

Drones are Set to Conquer Oregon's Skies. Are You Ready?

Oregon’s drone dreamers envision an innovative, lucrative “Silicon Sky.” First, they must overcome the feds, privacy proponents, and public fear.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 12/01/2014

V IS FOR VICTORY

Is This the Best Way to Educate Children with Autism?

At the pioneering Victory Academy, kids make strides through crafted curriculum, specialized architecture, and patience—lots of patience.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/05/2014

TITANS OF TEA

The Story Behind Steven Smith's Obsession with Tea

After transforming American tea with Tazo and Stash, Steven Smith chases the world’s greatest leaves.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 11/03/2014

FEATURE

Reasons to Love Portland

From poetry to poutine, from high tech to high fashion, we celebrate what makes our city the best anywhere.

  • By Laini Taylor, Justin Hocking, Brian Doyle, Rene Denfeld, Greg Young, Lexy Folkes, Peter Holmstrom, Maya Seaman, Molly Woodstock, Marty Patail, Kelly Clarke, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Carl Abbott, Allison Jones, Benjamin Tepler, Aaron Scott, Rachel Ritchie, Zach Dundas, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/25/2014

PROFILE

Death Becomes Her

The "Green Reaper" of Boring, Oregon finds a calling—and a fresh start for an industry in flux—with wicker caskets, backyard burials, and free baby hugs.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 02/03/2014

ENTERTAINMENT

Live Wire Radio Goes for National Glory

After a decade of cracking up local listeners, Portland's radio dynamos aim to be public radios next big thing—and they just might make it.

  • By William Anthony and Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/02/2014

FEATURE

The Last Days of My Left Breast

I’m a stripper, rocker, bartender, and writer. I had a lot of plans last year, but none of them involved breast cancer. The disease sidetracked my livelihood, threatened my life, and forced me to reinvent my chest. So far, I’ve lived to to tell the tale.

  • By Viva Las Vegas
  • Published 04/15/2013

Feature

Tilting at Landfills

Fifth-generation farmer Ramsey McPhillips and a motley crew of neighbors wage a quixotic battle to stop North America’s largest garbage company from growing even bigger in the heart of Oregon's wine country.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/23/2012

Feature

Collective Memory

A new museum at the Oregon State Hospital takes visitors behind the walls and through the history of the enigmatic facility.

  • By Emily Grosvenor
  • Published 08/23/2012

Feature

Fall Arts Preview: The Collaborative Way

Portland artists routinely team-up to break new ground. We've singled out a half-dozen partnerships for this fall's season preview.

  • By Aaron Scott and Randy Gragg
  • Published 08/23/2012

Feature

Red Sea

At Alaska’s wild Graveyard Point, a Portland family works to reinvent the salmon business.

  • By Tim Sohn
  • Published 08/23/2012

Food Cart City

Pod Perfection

Mississippi Marketplace: N Mississippi Ave, south of Skidmore St

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 08/20/2012

Beervana

Best Beers

Portland Monthly, through dedicated, exhaustive, unrelenting research, has selected and refined a list of Oregon's best brews. Maybe you agree, maybe you disagree. Either way, we love beer, and we love you. This one's for you, Portland!

  • By John Chandler and Brian Barker
  • Published 08/20/2012

Beervana

Taste of Beervana

Portland Monthly's selection of can’t-miss beer hot spots and why we like 'em. From Saraveza in North Portland to the Horse Brass Pub in Southeast, each location has made it to four-star "special lady" status in our little black book of bars.

  • By Rachel Ritchie, John Chandler, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 08/20/2012
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