BIBLES & KICKFLIPS

A Northeast Portland Church Combines Skateboarding and Bible Study

Skatechurch searches for the ollie grail.

03/25/2016 By Emma Mannheimer

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: April’s Best Local Stuff

This month’s hottest locally made goods, from precision-cut fire pits to oversize backyard games.

03/25/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

Q&A

Meet Portland’s World-Famous Cyber Dominatrix

“Humiliatrix” Ceara Lynch cracks the whip.

03/25/2016 By Alex Keith

PDX INDEX

Are Portlanders Paying the Arts Tax? (Not really.)

And where’s that money going, anyway?

03/25/2016 By Ramona DeNies

DISPATCH

Is Tipping Dead?

Restaurateur Scott Dolich of the Bent Brick and Park Kitchen embarks on a bold experiment to close the wage chasm between cooks and servers.

03/25/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

BIG PICTURE

It’s Not Spring Till the Cherry Blossoms Pop

These trees are pretty in pink.

03/01/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson

5 THINGS ABOUT

Beyond Pre: What to Know About Running in Oregon

As some of the world’s best runners converge in Portland for the Indoor Track & Field Championships, we take a look at a sport besieged by scandal.

03/01/2016 By Katie Vaughan

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: March’s Best Local Stuff

This month’s hottest locally made goods, from ergonomically pleasing knives to an app that’ll help you make spontaneous plans

03/01/2016 By Marty Patail

SCIENCE

Researchers Unlock the Secrets of Panda Sex

Hint: the Viagra might not be helping.

03/01/2016 By Marty Patail

Q&A

5 Reasons We Don’t Get Numbers

And it has nothing to do with math.

03/01/2016 By Marty Patail

PDX INDEX

The New York Times Has Been Obsessed With Portland Even Longer Than We Thought

From 1854 to today, the Gray Lady has played our city hot and cold.

03/01/2016 By Marty Patail

DISPATCH

This Portland Fabric Lab is Testing the Fashion of the Future

Whether you’re making a waterproof jacket or high-tech sports bra, Elizabeth LeMay has got it dialed.

03/01/2016 By Megan Haverman

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: February’s Best Local Stuff

This month’s hottest locally made goods, from aphrodisiac bitters to exquisite stone jewelry

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

BIG PICTURE

Adding Soul to Custom Caskets

Two Portland tattoo artists create “death-positive” coffins in their own home.

01/25/2016 By Megan Haverman

NEWS

Local Tell-Reader Shows the Pros How to Win at Poker

Zachary Elwood tells us how to call someone’s bluff.

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

5 THINGS ABOUT

Union Station Turns 120

We visit our iconic train station’s past and predict its future.

01/25/2016 By Katie Vaughan

NEWS

Ruby Jewel Takes Its Ice Cream Sandwiches Nationwide

With a new production facility, the local ice cream maker eyes expansion.

01/25/2016 By Emma Mannheimer

PDX INDEX

Portland: A Safe Haven for Refugees?

And so far, most of them are not Syrian.

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

DISPATCH

The Timbers: A Championship 40 Years in the Making

For the first time since they started in 1975, Portland’s soccer stars defend a title.

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

BUSINESS AND BRANDING

How Would Don Draper Pray?

A Portland agency helps rebrand one of America’s most historic churches.

01/05/2015 By Brooke Sahni