GEAR UP

Ten Essential Tips for Running in the Cold, Dark, and Wet

Don't hit that snooze button! Earning your winter warrior cred is easier than you'd think.

02/18/2016 By Molly Woodstock

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 18–21

The PDX Jazz Fest pays tribute to the legacy of John Coltrane, films from all over the globe hit screens all over Portland, and a "slow tech" devotee takes on the digital age. Happy weekend, everybody.

02/18/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson and Ramona DeNies

MUSIC

Can Claire Chase Make Portland Fall in Love with the Flute?

The MacArthur Fellow—praised in the New York Times for her "extravagant technique" and "penetrating musicality"— gives Portlanders a taste of her 23-year new music project.

02/18/2016 By Fiona McCann

MUSIC

Rap Group Migos, Triumvirate of the Dab, Comes to Wonder Ballroom

The Atlanta-based trio brings their signature dance—and a new album—to Portland on Tuesday, February 23.

02/17/2016 By Marty Patail

PDX JAZZ FEST

2016 PDX Jazz Fest: What Would Coltrane Dig?

From Dianne Reeves to Coltrane’s own son Ravi, this month’s citywide jazz spectacular pays tribute to a legend who would have turned 90 this year. These are the shows we think he’d catch.

02/17/2016 By Ramona DeNies

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland Nets 15 James Beard Nominations

… plus three more Beard nods from around the state make 2016 the biggest year ever for Oregon.

02/17/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat this Week

From fried chicken at Interurban to hot buttered rum at Box Social, these are the things you must eat and drink right now.

02/17/2016 By Eat Beat Team

NEWS

BREAKING NEWS: Ground Kontrol Arcade Announces Major Downtown Expansion

The arcade and lounge will double in size, taking over the former Backspace Cafe and adding a custom bar.

02/17/2016 By Marty Patail

BREAKING NEWS

SamplingLab, The Store Where Everything Is (Or Was) Free, Closes Permanently

Who could’ve guessed that a shop stocked with free samples wouldn’t be sustainable?

02/16/2016 By Molly Woodstock

BREAKING NEWS

Vitaly and Kimberly Paley Will Dramatically Reimagine Historic Heathman Restaurant with Seafood-Centric Headwaters

New look, new direction, new seafood focus. Can the Paley’s Place team pull off another downtown hotel restaurant miracle blocks away from Imperial?

02/16/2016 By Karen Brooks

BREAKING NEWS

First Look and Menu Details for Ataula’s Sister Restaurant Chesa, Opening Next Week

Chef Jose Chesa gets serious with a design-savvy new dining room bursting with smoked paellas, modern tapas, and a major bar. Eat Beat has the first report.

02/16/2016 By Karen Brooks

NEWS

The City of Portland Finally Gets Its Own Warship

The war-ready USS Portland can deploy marines, helicopters, and tilt-rotor aircraft—thankfully not in Portland.

02/16/2016 By Marty Patail

WEDDINGS

Get Your Party Started at Rocked 2016

Sip bubbly, get inspired, party the afternoon away—oh, and plan your wedding.

02/16/2016 By Tessa Woolf

ARCHITECTURE

Real Architects Make Their Models Out of Wood

A World Forestry Center exhibit showcases a design technique no computer rendering can kill.

02/16/2016 By Caitlin Collins

GET OUT

Get Your Heart Aflutter with My City Bikes' New Cycling App

Burn off that Valentine’s Day candy binge with a scenic bike ride, and show your heart some love for American Heart Month.

02/16/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

NEWS

Uber Has To Pay Back All Those "Safe Ride" Fees

The city's least popular company probably owes you cash.

02/15/2016 By Marty Patail

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Food Cart Carte Blanche Closes, Kitchen Shake-Ups, and Little Big Burger Expands to Seattle

... and more Portland food news.

02/15/2016 By Alex Keith

IN THE AIR

Indoor Skydiving on Valentine's Day—Because Why Not?

This is the last V-Day deal we'll write about. Probably.

02/12/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

GOOD EATS

Vegan Ben & Jerry’s Flavors Coming to Portland This Month

Prepare yourselves: pints of dairy-free Chunky Monkey are heading your way.

02/12/2016 By Molly Woodstock