Health News

Oregon’s First LGBTQ Primary Health Clinic Opens in Portland

Located on SE Belmont, Prism Health is the latest extension of the Cascade AIDS Project.

12:10pm By Molly Woodstock

Books

10 Must-Visit Portland Indie Bookstores

Independent Bookstore Day is Saturday, April 29. Get thee down to these local treasures.

10:54am By Lauren Kershner

Comedy

Bridgetown Comedy Festival Returns—Maybe for the Last Time

Cofounder Andy Wood is considering calling time on Portland’s best-loved comedy fest.

10:42am By Fiona McCann

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 27–30

The Tempest meets Cuban operetta, Joseph plays the Crystal, spoken-word poets vie for top lyrical laurels, dance hits the big screen, and Patti Austin pays tribute to Ella Fitzgerald.

10:22am By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Meagan Nolan

Habitat

How Portland-Born Architect John Yeon Gave the Northwest Its Signature Style

A major new exhibit at the Portland Art Museum explores Yeon's legacy.

9:31am By Zach Dundas

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: April 26–May 3

Dungeness crab omelets at Headwaters to smoked chicken at Big's, these are the things you must eat this week.

04/26/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Sports

The Timbers Are Adding 4,000 Seats to Providence Park and It Looks Incredible

The $50 million-plus Providence Park expansion will be privately funded.

04/26/2017 By Marty Patail

James Beard Awards

Portland Monthly Food Critic Karen Brooks Wins a 2017 James Beard Award

Our own master wordsmith, veteran Portland food voice, and all-around punk rocker takes home the James Beard journalism prize, alongside accolades for two other Oregonians.

04/25/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Books

Literary Arts Announces Oregon Book Award Winners

Awards went to Tracy Daugherty, Walidah Imarisha, and Joyce Cherry Cresswell, among others. Read on for the full list.

04/25/2017 By Fiona McCann

Breaking News

Vegan Israeli Restaurant Aviv to Replace Heart Bar

Starting May 3, Gonzo’s Tal Caspi will serve up his signature falafel and shawarma fries in the former Portobello space on SE Division.

04/25/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Weekly Planner

A Gamay Noir Festival, Peruvian Pop-Ups at Andina, and More Portland Food Events

… including an Ava Gene’s cookbook release dinner, seafood Sundays at Teutonic, and Noble Rot’s 15th birthday bash.

04/25/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Community

Portland Action Agenda: Ways to Make a Difference, Apr 24–May 7

Give Wikipedia entries a feminist overhaul, march for workers' rights, hear from Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King, strip for Planned Parenthood, and learn how to decolonize queerness.

04/24/2017 By Portland Monthly Staff

News to Chew

Pok Pok NW Opens, Roe Moves West, Plus More PDX Food News

… including brunch at Jackrabbit and major openings for Laurelhurst Market’s chicken operation and Fifty Licks ice cream.

04/21/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Events

What to Do Every Day at Design Week 2017

As Design Week 2017 kicks off, we present our picks for the must-do events.

04/21/2017 By Eden Dawn

Film

Timberline Lodge Plays Host to a New Horror Film Festival

The Overlook Film Fest takes over the historic Mt Hood lodge with 37 new and classic horror flicks. Here are our top picks.

04/20/2017 By Elise Herron

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 20–23

Solange headlines Soul'd Out, Marc Maron takes the mic, the XX plays the Coliseum, and powerhouse shows about race and Rodney King hit the stage. Also? Salt-N-Pepa and Vanilla Ice are in town.

04/20/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson and Meagan Nolan

Theater

Hip Hop Meets Theater in Spiritrials

A personal tale packs political punch in Dahlak Brathwaite's solo show.

04/20/2017 By Fiona McCann

Restaurant Openings

Celebrate Earth Day at Off the Griddle's Grand Opening

The long-defunct food cart returns as a brick-and-mortar on SE Foster. Drop by on April 22 for veggie burgers and vegan Jell-O shots.

04/20/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Television

Wanna Be in a New HBO Show with Tim Robbins and Holly Hunter?

Here, Now is being shot in Portland, and the casting director needs extras, stat!

04/19/2017 By Eden Dawn

Body Talk

Decolonize Body Positivity with Gloria Lucas of Nalgona Positivity Pride

How do historical trauma and modern-day oppression relate to eating disorders? Find out at this intersectional workshop on Friday, April 28.

04/19/2017 By Emilly Prado