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Parks and Rec

Punchbowl Falls: Meet Oregon's Newest County Park

After a century-long wait, Hood River County unveils this 102-acre public patch of pristine salmon habitat. And you can visit!

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 07/28/2016

Breaking News

Blue Star Donuts to Open PDX Airport Outpost

Travelers will be able to nab a Cointreau crème brulee on their way outta town by Thanksgiving.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 07/27/2016

Forest Flicks

Ride Bikes and Watch Pee-wee Herman on a Giant Inflatable Screen

For the second installment in the Hollywood Theatre's outdoor film series, catch Pee-wee's Big Adventure at Stub Stewart State Park—with a pre-flick guided bike ride.

  • By Marisa Russell and Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 07/26/2016

Bike Share

Biketown: Are We (Finally) Ready to Bike Share?

It's been a long time coming, and it's not even our first try. After 10 years of planning, Portland's Nike-sponsored bike share program is live.

  • By Regina Winkle-Bryan
  • Published 07/21/2016

BEER ME

Deschutes Brewery Created a Virtual Reality Marketing Campaign

It's like Johnny Mnemonic except in Bend.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/15/2016

Travel News

Alaska Airlines to Launch New Direct Flight from PDX to Sun Valley. Sick!

Sure, Mount Hood is home turf. But it's about to get a lot easier for Portlanders to shred the gnar at Idaho's premier ski resort.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 07/15/2016

Day Trip

Cycling Mosier's Twin Tunnels

Find sun and stunning vistas on this gentle, car-free stretch of the Historic Columbia River Highway Trail—spandex optional.

  • By Regina Winkle-Bryan
  • Published 07/13/2016

BEER

In the Heart of Wine Country, This Newberg Brewery Crafts Hyperlocal Wild Ales

Think you know farmhouse ales? At Wolves & People, think again.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/12/2016

WATER WORLD

Your Ultimate Guide to Northwest Swimming Holes

From hidden gems to trusty stalwarts, here’s where to cool down when the mercury soars. Plus: your essential river rat gear guide and some etiquette suggestions (if we may).

  • By Caleb Diehl, Margaret Seiler, Benjamin Tepler, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/12/2016

TAKE THE PLUNGE

9 Incredible Northwest Swimming Holes

Breath-stealing waterfalls. Secluded lakes. Rollicking rivers. The Northwest’s greatest summer destinations hide off the beaten path—and within three hours of Portland.

  • By Caleb Diehl, Margaret Seiler, Benjamin Tepler, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/12/2016

GET OUT

The Pacific Northwest Swimming Hole Hall of Fame

The one caveat: everyone else knows about these 10 spots, too.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/12/2016

MANNERS

The Swimming Hole Code of Conduct

Or, how not to infuriate your fellow bathers.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 07/12/2016

GEAR UP

Your Essential River Rat Gear Guide

From doggie life preservers to the most refreshing beer for your cooler, here’s our favorite Northwest-made stuff to schlep to the swimming hole.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/12/2016

JUMP IN

Here’s a Map of 19 Great Swimming Holes within 3 Hours of Portland

You're welcome.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 07/12/2016

DISPATCH

Enchanted Forest, Oregon’s Brilliantly Surreal Amusement Park, Turns 45

The family-run Willamette Valley icon lives on as a fortress of yesteryear fun.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/12/2016

BOOKS

This Book about a Corporate Flight Attendant Will Make You Even More Resentful about Flying Economy

We caught up with Ann Menke to hear about her new book, her career as a flight attendant to billionaires, and that time when Jerry Seinfeld dropped trou on her flight.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 07/12/2016

GLAMPING

In Oregon, You Can Choose Your Own Tiny Home Adventure

From flamingo-ringed vintage Airflytes in wine country to shabby-chic coastal campers, tiny home (and trailer) tourism is on a roll.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 07/08/2016

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Destination Dining: Vashon Island’s Bramble House

Top Chef contestant Lia Lira returns home with a “modern American” restaurant that fuses global influences with island rusticity.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/06/2016

NONPROFIT

One Nonprofit Wants to Connect Every Ghanaian Child With a Portland Pen Pal

Harnessing the power of good old-fashioned snail-mail

  • By Claire Colby
  • Published 06/29/2016

PYROTECHNICS

What Does It Take to Light Up the Waterfront Blues Fest?

From ordering explosives to choreographing the 22-minute show, Heather Gobet is Portland's go-to pyrotechnician.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 06/28/2016
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