READ 'EM AND EAT

Local Beer Books are Invading Powell's in August

Get the scoop on which sudsy stars will be visiting Powell’s for book readings and tell-all Q&A sessions.

07/23/2015 By Allison Jones

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 23–26

Each week throughout the summer, we’ll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off! This week: the Portland Geek Olympathon, the Oregon Brewers Festival, Lents Street Fair, and PDX Pop Now!

07/23/2015 By Ramona DeNies

BOOKS

Check Out this Awesome Map of American Literary Road Trips, Including 'Wild'

Planning a road trip this summer? You could follow in the footsteps of any number of literary luminaries—including our own Cheryl Strayed—with the help of this marvelous new map from Atlas Obscura.

07/22/2015 By Fiona McCann

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

True Tuscan Flavors at SE Division's New Pinolo Gelateria

Serious gelato heads, listen up! In a sweet space next to Xico, a Pisa native is churning intensely wonderful flavors, freshly made daily.

07/22/2015 By Karen Brooks

MUSIC

Five Reasons Why Morrissey Should Be Right At Home in Portland

The singer and one-time Smiths frontman is at Edgefield Thursday. Looking at his lyrical back catalog, we think PDX is just the place to turn his aggression passive.

07/21/2015 By Fiona McCann

RUNWAY

A Fashion Show for Your Real-Life Closet

Alley 33 returns for a fifth year with a huge designer lineup of ready-to-wear looks for outfitting any local, head to toe.

07/21/2015 By Eden Dawn

HAPPY TRAILS

A Field Guide to the Best Hiking and Biking Trails in Oregon

34 amazing places to hike, bike, and explore from Hood to the coast—and beyond.

07/21/2015 Edited by Rachel Ritchie

AROUND THE WORLD

Hot Travel Links: Awful French Airplane Ideas, Chewing Gum in Russia, and the China-Portland Express

This week’s best international travel stories.

07/21/2015 By Marty Patail

PORTLAND BY THE NUMBERS

11 Infographics that Explain Portland Better than Portlandia

Maps, charts, and graphs that reveal our city's past, present, and future.

07/21/2015 Edited by Zach Dundas Illustrations by Amy Martin

ARCHITECTURE

This New Mini-Park at Portland State Is Completely Adorable In Every Way

Designed and built by students, this is the little public space that could.

07/20/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom

SUMMER GUIDE

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: July 24-26

Each week throughout the summer, we’ll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off! This week: the Oregon Brewers Festival, Lents Street Fair, and PDX Pop Now!

07/20/2015

HEALTH INSPIRATION

Portland Health and Fitness Pros Share the One Piece of Advice that Changed Their Lives

Sometimes, good advice sticks with you forever. We tap the collected decades of Portland trainers, health coaches, and nutritionists for the advice that helped take their own personal transformations to the next level.

07/20/2015 By Allison Jones

SPOTLIGHT

Portland's Colorful Mural Festival is Changing the Face of the City

Local and international artists take to the streets for the annual Forest for the Trees festival with 15 new murals.

07/20/2015 By Fiona McCann Photography by Michael Novak

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including wild game at Lardo, free hot dogs, and Peruvian Independence Day celebrations galore.

07/20/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

GOOD EATS

Where to Eat and Shop for Indian Food in Beaverton

A look at the metro area's standout Indian markets and eateries—and why they all lie west of Portland.

07/20/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

STYLE PROFILE

Vivian McInerny: Portland’s Fashion Ambassador

The Oregonian’s pioneering fashion editor on the story behind our clothes, dressing to her mood, and spotting Beyoncé before Beyoncé was Beyoncé.

07/20/2015 By Eden Dawn

WORD OF MOUTH

5 Things You Must Eat in Portland this August

Portland Monthly food critic Karen Brooks dishes on the restaurants, obsessions, and under-the-radar finds of the month.

07/20/2015 By Karen Brooks

RECIPE

4 Frozen Fruit Popsicle Recipes to Help You Beat the Heat

A Northwest take on Mexican paletas keeps your picnic super cool.

07/20/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

RESTAURANT REVIEW

From Russia, With Love

Portland's veteran chef reclaims the lost culinary world of his childhood—and creates one of the year's most dynamic dining experiences.

07/20/2015 By Karen Brooks

HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking Along the Oregon Coast

From epic views and Hobbit trails to boardwalk biking and strolls through quaint seaside towns, the coast is calling.

07/20/2015 By Allison Jones