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Dark Journey

In the tough-on-crime ’90s, Oregon’s Measure 11 sentencing law sent teenager David Pedersen to juvenile jail—and then adult prison—for armed robbery. Fifteen years later, Pedersen got out and staged a West Coast killing spree.

  • By Alison Barnwell
  • Published 05/24/2012
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Human, Nature

Lorenzo Triburgo merges transgender men and corny, Bob Ross–style landscapes in portraits that playfully puncture assumptions about men, women, landscape, and photography.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/18/2012
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A Guide to Portland’s Vintage Shops

We tour Portland's local vintage stores to help you determine where to shop for that perfect old-school party dress, kitchen set, coffee table, and more.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 04/27/2012
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The Arlene Effect

Arlene Schnitzer first took an art class because it fit her schedule. What she learned would shape Portland’s visual arts scene for decades.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/27/2012
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RECIPES

Spring-Fresh Recipes

With the farmers markets back in full swing, we offer five recipes from local chefs and farmers for making magic out of seasonal bounty.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 04/27/2012
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UFO Oregon

A Guide to Oregon’s Extraterrestrial Past and Present!

To celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the state’s most famous UFO sighting, we probed experts and skeptics for a guide to our otherworldly history.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 04/20/2012
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Running in Place

Next month, Portland voters will weigh the merits of many would-be mayors. But how do the three major candidates—Eileen Brady, Charlie Hales, and Jefferson Smith—see the city they want to lead?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/23/2012
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Spring Fashion 2012

From flirty dresses to cute cardigans and power blazers, this month’s Spring Fashion feature blooms with color.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 03/23/2012
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Neighborhoods by the Numbers: Real Estate 2012

Looking to buy a home? Need to know which neighborhood has the best middle school? Or is safest for your car? Check out our expanded real estate stats and make an informed decision.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 03/23/2012
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Spring Arts Date Book

With boundary-busting ballet from Sweden, queer theater from San Francisco, and Carlos Kalmar’s take on Stravinsky’s _Rite of Spring_, Portland is abloom with arts offerings for the season.

  • By Martin Patail, Anne Adams, John Chandler, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 02/23/2012
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By the Grace of God

As a tide of new owners and rising prices flooded inner North and Northeast Portland’s historically African American neighborhoods, many of the area’s black residents were pushed out. Now, scattered across the farthest reaches of America&rsquo

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/17/2012
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The Lion’s Song

Singer Thomas Mapfumo is an iconic cultural figure in his native Zimbabwe. How did he end up in Eugene?

  • By Eric Hansen
  • Published 01/20/2012
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Features

Progress Report 2012: Our Schools

A decision about your child's schooling is one of the most important you'll ever make. It helps to be educated!

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 01/20/2012
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Slideshow

Portlandia Abroad

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein take Portland’s quirky culture to the streets of Europe, India, and beyond in a pictorial sketch comedy.

  • Published 12/16/2011
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Prêt-à-Portland

Material Girl

After a tearful tryout, Tigard's Amanda Grisham proves to be an emerging designer.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 12/16/2011
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True Grit

There's room to move in this grueling cycle sport where riders outnumber fans.

  • By Shoshanna Cohen
  • Published 12/16/2011
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Portland’s Top Doctors 2012

Our seventh annual list of Portland’s best physicians is even better—312 doctors, rated by education, experience, research, and peer nominations. *PLUS:* Wisdom from top docs on keeping your heart healthy, your brain sharp, your body hydrated, and more!

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 12/16/2011
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Gift Guide

Gift Guide 2011: Put a Bow on It

Twenty local gift ideas for every size budget.

  • By Kali Sanders
  • Published 11/23/2011
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First the Dishes, then the Revolution

Much of the mainstream media coverage of the Occupy movement has focused on negatives. At its center, however, stood Occupy’s most civilized achievement: a bustling communal kitchen that fed hundreds of people every day.

  • By Amanda Eckerson
  • Published 11/23/2011
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Mile High Club

Ambitious rocketeers from Portland State University man a high-desert launchpad.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 11/18/2011
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