OPENINGS

“Portland’s Best Falafel Sandwich” Moving to Micro-Restaurant Row

Food cart ChickPeaDX will make its brick-and-mortar debut at NE Sandy’s new Zipper building.

05/06/2015 By Molly Woodstock

HEALTH RESOURCES

The 411 on 211: Connecting Locals with Life-Saving Mental Health Services

National Mental Health Awareness Day is May 7, so we took some time to speak to an incredible nonprofit serving Oregonians and Washingtonians in need.

05/05/2015 By Molly Woodstock

BREAKING NEWS

Iconic Big Egg Cart Closing Sunday To Open Brick-And-Mortar

After this weekend, Portland’s temple to fried egg sandwiches will get a new lease on life: the just-closed Sugar Cube space on Alberta, opening late June.

05/05/2015 By Karen Brooks

ANIMATION

Super Animated: Hours of Fun at the NW Animation Fest

We're slap bang in the midst of a slew of animation at Hollywood Theatre. Catch some clips of what's on show this week.

05/05/2015 By Fiona McCann

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

James Beard shutout, Josh Ozersky is dead at 47, and some of the year’s most exciting restaurants are finally here.

05/05/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

FIT CITY

Gym Spotlight: New Summit Fitness

A new Lake Oswego fitness studio offers Real Ryder "unstationary" cycling, lunchtime TRX bootcamps, and summer paddleboarding.

05/05/2015 By Allison Jones

BRIGHT IDEA

New Craigslist-Style Marketplace For Your Home Garden

Portland-based website JustFreshy gives local growers and makers space to buy, trade, and sell what's in season.

05/05/2015 By Molly Woodstock

DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Travel stories, roots and vines, farm dinners, and summer festivals...it's time to gear up for sunshine!

05/05/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

1845-2013

50 Moments That Shaped Portland's History

How many flips of an 1835 copper penny did it take for Asa Lovejoy and Frances Pettygrove to name our city?

05/05/2015

ARCHITECTURE

Why Are Portlanders Obsessed With Tiny Houses?

A new documentary examines four local endeavors in super-small living.

05/05/2015 By Zach Dundas

THEATER

What if Howard Zinn Wrote a Vegas Casino Show?

It might play like Milagro Theatre's American Night.

05/05/2015 By Ramona DeNies

EAT HERE NOW

The Long-Awaited Portland Mercado Debuts with Homegrown Latin American Cuisine

Where to eat and drink at Portland’s first dedicated Latino marketplace.

05/04/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

GEAR UP

Local Nut Butter Supports U.S. Trail Running Team

Bogg's Trail Butter's new blend will benefit our country's competitors in the World Trail Championships—including one ultramarathon runner from Portland.

05/04/2015 By Sarah Ostaszewski

Music Festivals

Guide to 2015 Summer Concerts and Festivals

From Edgefield to Pickathon, Sasquatch to the Zoo, book your summer concert calendar with our 2015 guide!

05/04/2015 By Ramona DeNies

HEALTH NEWS

Can Walking for Two Minutes Offset the Health Risks of Sitting All Day?

We round up the latest research, health news, and fitness tips to energize and inspire.

05/01/2015 By Allison Jones

FIT CITY

Run like it’s 1848 at the Oregon Trail 5K

Love history? Like running? Get your game on at the Oregon Trail 5k and see if you can survive.

05/01/2015 By Mary Stutzman

BODY TALK

Love in the Time of Breast Cancer: Talking Treatment with Kids

Portland moms help explain breast cancer—and express love—to little loved ones.

04/30/2015 By Mary Stutzman

NORTHWEST TRAVEL

22 Reasons Why You Need to Be in Bend This Summer

A sun-perfect well of food, drink, and activities is ready to be tapped in Portland’s friendly neighbor to the south.

04/30/2015 By Larisa Owechko

GOOD EATS

Indulgent Portland Bar Food for Every Alt-Diet

Vegan, gluten-free, and omnivorous pals can eat and drink together in harmony with a new wave of Portland pub grub.

04/30/2015 By Molly Woodstock

SOCCER

Match Preview: Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

It’s time for the Timbers to prove they can do Cascadia right.

04/30/2015 By Mike Schwartz