FIT CITY

Check Out Portland Rock Gym’s Impressive Remodel

Heads up, climbers! The newest rock walls in town have popped up in the country's second-oldest climbing gym, along with a new weight room, yoga studio, and eats from Prasad.

09/29/2015 By Megan Haverman

FILM

What’s It Like Growing Up Black in West Linn?

Melissa Lowery is black, and she grew up in a predominantly white suburb of one of the country’s whitest cities. Her film Black Girl in Suburbia unpacks that experience for teenage girls living it today.

09/29/2015 By Katelyn Best

DESIGN EVENTS

5 Must-See Events at Design Week Portland's Pop-Up Festival in October

The citywide design celebration throws an autumn pre-func before the main event in April.

09/28/2015 By Zach Dundas

GOOD EATS

Healthy Haven Thrive Sauce and Bowls Now Open on NE Fremont

The health-conscious food truck puts down roots in the former Alameda Cafe space.

09/28/2015 By Molly Woodstock

ARCHITECTURE

Home Tour Alert! Step Inside Portland's Most Stunning Modernist Houses

The popular annual AIA homes tour unlocks eight gems of contemporary home design.

09/28/2015 By Alex Madison

HAPPENINGS

Fashion in Film Bites Into Bram Stoker's Dracula

The Hollywood Theater's quarterly Fashion in Film series pays tribute to Francis Ford Coppola's epic telling (and costuming) of Dracula. Gary Oldman, and Winona Ryder alert!

09/28/2015 By Eden Dawn

FIT CITY

Gym Spotlight: Me Fitness Studios

Me Fitness’s incredible array of classes, studios, and amenities make it one of the best fitness deals in town.

09/28/2015 By Molly Woodstock

FIT CITY

Editorial: Why Oregon Needs the Portland Marathon

Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) believes the city is a better place because of the annual Portland Marathon. He should know—he's run it 28 times.

09/28/2015 By Earl Blumenauer

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

The Eat Beat Weekly Planner: Food Events for Every Kind of Eater

Lardo’s up-and-coming chef pop-up, Forest Park pub crawls, and Nicky USA’s 15th annual Wild About Game competition.

09/28/2015 By Katie Vaughan

CLOSURES

R.I.P. All-Way: Downtown's Old-School Burger Joint Is Closed

Peter Bro shutters the year-old burger destination.

09/27/2015 By Kelly Clarke

NATURAL PATH

Cozy Up with a New Book on Preserving and Natural Housekeeping

Erica Strauss’s 'The Hands on Home' takes a deep dive into simple seasonal cooking, DIY laundry detergent, and homemade preserves.

09/25/2015 By Allison Jones

LIGHT A FIRE

Want to Celebrate Portland's Best Nonprofits with the City's Movers and Shakers?

Portland Monthly's annual Light a Fire awards party is back on October 20!

09/25/2015

MATCH PREVIEW

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers at Columbus Crew SC

Your weekly Portland Timbers recap, talking points, and water cooler stats

09/25/2015 By Mike Schwartz

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 24–27

Blackalicious and Beth Hart, the Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi meets the Forbeses at LiveWire!'s season opener, and fall theater starts up with a passion.

09/24/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Brandon Staley

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Loch Lomond, Third Angle, and More

Loch Lomond's new tune, Third Angle's green move, RACC's Fellowship Award winners and a shout-out for the elfishly-inclined...

09/24/2015 By Fiona McCann

ATTENTION CHEESE NERDS

Portland's Epic Cheese Festival The Wedge Is Back

With dozens of cheeses from 17 of the top Oregon cheesemakers—plus beer, wine, bagels, honey, and jam!

09/24/2015 By Allison Jones

BREAKING NEWS

Sushi Lovers, Listen Up: Nodoguro Adds a Second Night

At Southeast Portland’s house of casual Japanese cool, sushi heaven is no longer reserved for Sunday.

09/24/2015 By Karen Brooks

STAY & PAY

The 8 Most Expensive Airbnb Rentals in the Portland Area

Ready for a dream staycation? The average rental in Portland costs $131—but here's where to drop a cool grand (or more) a night.

09/24/2015 By Allison Jones

Q & A

Cathy Whims on a Decade at Nostrana

Portland’s doyenne of Italian cooking talks about working at Produce Row in the '70s, the long history of waiting in line for brunch, and what it means to be one of Hillary Clinton’s “culinary ambassadors.”

09/24/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

GOOD EATS

Inside Portland's New Chopped-to-Order Salad Bar Crisp

The North Williams restaurant mixes up Portland's salad bar offerings with a dozen signature salads, choose-your-own additions, panini and soups—plus beer and wine.

09/23/2015 By Allison Jones