HEALTHY EVENTS

The Balance Calendar: Portland Health and Fitness Events

Yoga and hiking at local wineries, a creative summit wellness retreat, and a worldwide gathering of mind-body healing practitioners

06/10/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

Why Cashew Cream is Our New Snacking Obsession

Whole foods expert Lauren Chandler shares an easy and endlessly customizable recipe for a creamy treat that can go sweet or savory.

06/10/2015 By Allison Jones

EAT HERE NOW

Is this Stretch of Downtown Portland's Little Italy?

Two new Italian-leaning watering holes anchor a budding stretch of Southwest Morrison.

06/09/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

FASHION NEWS

Portland's Fashion Community Rallies to Catch a Shoplifter

Sarah Bibb of Folly reached out to the community to help her catch a shoplifter—and the viral efforts worked.

06/09/2015 By Eden Dawn

ARCHITECTURE

Tour the Iconic Watzek House for Father's Day

The Northwest modernist gem tucked in the West Hills welcomes design fans.

06/09/2015 By Zach Dundas

TREND WATCH

Portland Chef Hat Bingo!

Spot these cool caps on each of your favorite Portland chefs—and snag one for yourself to up your kitchen style game.

06/09/2015 By Allison Jones

STYLE SPOTLIGHT

Local Design Students to Create Innovative Footwear Line

Old Town shoe academy Pensole employs the "Learn by Doing" model, giving their students just three weeks to design the next Asics line.

06/08/2015 By Eden Dawn

GYM SPOTLIGHT

Orangetheory Fitness Arrives in Tigard with Heart Rate-Powered Workouts

5 questions for the owners of the burbs' newest sweat destination, combining treadmill sprints and rowing machines with circuit-style strength training.

06/08/2015 By Allison Jones

BRAND DESIGN

The Crazy-Tight Deadline that Helped Simple Create a Beautiful Logo

How one Java script, a retro-future concept, and a few hours worked brand-design magic for the Portland banking startup.

06/08/2015 By Zach Dundas

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 4–7

Sufjan Stevens at the Schnitz, Richard Dawkins takes on God, rocker Jon Fine revisits his years with Bitch Magnet, and BodyVox gets cosmic.

06/04/2015 By Ramona DeNies

TALKS

Dawkins on God, Critics on Dawkins

The prominent—and controversial—New Atheist joins PSU Professor Peter Boghossian on stage for an evening of science and secularism.

06/04/2015 By Rene Bermudez

PRIDE WEEK

5 Rad Reasons to Kick off Pride Week at Flare

Salt-n-Pepa's Spinderella. Massive geodesic domes. "Justice juice." Here's what you'll find at Portland Monthly's BIGGEST. PARTY. EVER.

06/04/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Timbers vs. New England Revolution

All of a sudden, the Timbers are a playoff team.

06/04/2015 By Mike Schwartz

BREAKING NEWS

Burrasca Will Open Inside the Former Block’s Café Space in July

The celebrated Florentine cart will go brick-and-mortar with hand-made pastas, an all-Tuscan bar, and 'Big Night' charm.

06/04/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

THEATER REVIEW

The Liar at Artists Rep Bullies His Way Into Our Good Graces

The truth is our head is still spinning from Artists Rep's take on David Ives. Was there a message in the madcap madness? We're not sure—but the costumes are great!

06/04/2015 By Rachel Davidson

ART OPENINGS

Gordon Parks + Five First Thursday Cant-Misses

Art has no borders. From Life Magazine's barrier-smashing Gordon Parks to One Flaming Arrow's reclaiming of Indian land, we pick this month's can't-miss openings.

06/04/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Lisa Borst

HAPPENINGS

Your Guide to this Week's Design, Style, and Shopping Events

The first week of June is here and ready to razzle dazzle with First Friday, grand openings, and fancy second-hand sales.

06/03/2015 By Eden Dawn

BOOKS

Why Portland Was the Perfect Place to Write a Book About Sherlock Holmes

Our co-executive editor went deep on the Great Detective, and found the Rose City’s secret Victorian soul.

06/03/2015 By Zach Dundas

WIDE WORLD

5 Reasons Why Iceland Should Be On Your Travel Bucket List

The new direct flight from PDX to Keflavik is calling.

06/03/2015 By Kristin Donahue

EAT THIS NOW

Hawaiian-Style Spam For Breakfast at Hale Pele

The nerdy tiki enclave whips up a mean island brunch—with cocktails to match.

06/03/2015 By Benjamin Tepler