ZOOMTOPIA!

Why a Portland Start-Up Thinks It Just Reinvented American Health Care

The drop-in clinic's ambitious expansion is aimed at patients who want to buy health, not medical procedures.

08/24/2015 By Zach Dundas

TROPHY CASE

Portland Chefs Share Why Their Favorite Knives Are a Cut Above

5 local kitchen legends reveal their collective crush on the new Portland Knife House.

08/24/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: September 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month’s most fascinating people, from LaMarcus Aldridge to Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock

08/24/2015

PORTLAND FOOD

Vegan Cheese for the Omnivorous Masses

Heidi Ho has taken on 'Shark Tank' and Whole Foods. Can they conquer your palate?

08/24/2015 By Molly Woodstock

PORTLAND FOOD

5 Things About James Beard, Portland's Original Foodie

The first chef on television still captures our hearts and culinary imagination

08/24/2015 By Zach Dundas and Marty Patail

INTERVIEW

"We Do Best When We Focus on What Makes Portland Cool"

Feast co-founder Mike Thelin on Portland's premier food festival

08/24/2015 By Marty Patail

PDX INDEX

The Many Mysteries of Vaping, by the Numbers

Dialing in the digits of Oregon's newest—and least regulated—industry.

08/24/2015 By Katie Vaughan

WOOD WORK

Can a Couple of Americans Transform the Ancient Art of Bonsai?

America's first homegrown bonsai exhibition and competition will showcase 70 trees from across the country.

08/24/2015 By Marty Patail

FALL ARTS

Behind the Curtain: Meet the People Who Make the Portland Art World Possible

Who really creates high culture's high season? The local specialists behind the scenes.

08/24/2015 By Fiona McCann

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.

08/24/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

BIG PICTURE

Like Most of Our Favorite Things, Portland's Newest Bridge Was Hand Made

Local photographer Bruce Forster shares dozens of photos of Tilikum Crossing's built-by-hand span.

08/24/2015 By Marty Patail

TRIKE LIFE

How a New HQ Will Help B-Line Trikes Deliver Farm Fresh Goods to Portland Restaurants

The delivery trikes have been a mainstay of Portland streets since 2009, and a new hub could make the model even stronger.

08/24/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom

BREAKING NEWS

Sandwich Expansion: Bunk Sandwiches Opening in Brooklyn this Fall

Williamsburg is about to meet its new favorite sandwich, and Eat Beat has the exclusive details on the cross-country development.

08/21/2015 By Karen Brooks

GOOD EATS

The Trending Smoothie Ingredient that Could Boost Your Libido (and More)

Local nutrition experts weigh in on the potential benefits of maca—and we round up a few places to try it for yourself.

08/21/2015 By Allison Jones

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Bit House Saloon is Shaking Up Portland's Best Summer Cocktails

A new Central Eastside watering hole crafts stellar, fancy-free cocktails.

08/21/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 20–23

Watkins Family Hour, Debussy (like, revolutionized!), your last chance for free Original Practice Shakespeare, and a Saturday cinema escape into the wild worlds of modern virtual reality.

08/20/2015 By Ramona DeNies

MOVIE

Infinitely Polar Bear: China Forbes On the Movie of Her Family

A new movie starring Mark Ruffalo as a bipolar father is actually the true story of one Portlander's childhood. We spoke to Pink Martini singer China Forbes about family, mental illness, and seeing her life played out in frames.

08/20/2015 By Fiona McCann

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Oregon Play Premiere Receives National Acclaim

Plus a hunt for magazine stories, grant time for visual artists, and two resignations on the Portland arts scene.

08/20/2015 By Fiona McCann

MUSIC

The Pros and Cons of the New, Mostly-Instrumental Album from 'Battles'

We caught up with Battles’ Ian Williams ahead of the band's MusicFestNW appearance on Saturday and to find out what organic chicken has to do with music.

08/20/2015 By Brandon Staley

BOOKS AND TALKS

From Buffy to Bookstores: Geek Queen Felicia Day's Fantastical Life

You may know her from her appearances on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but Felicia Day is also the woman behind Geek and Sundry and a reformed gaming addict. We talked to her about writing, web series and World of Warcraft.

08/20/2015 By Megan Haverman