PDX INDEX

Comparing the Costs of Portland's Top Colleges

As local schools prepare for commencement, we do the math on the class of 2015.

04/27/2015 By Mary Stutzman

DISPATCH

Your Roadmap to Portland's Comedy Scene

With underground shows, packed LGBT-centric stages, and a killer festival, local comics have never had it better.

04/27/2015 By Marty Patail

EDITORS' NOTE

Is Brunch in Portland Just a High-Calorie Spectator Sport?

Our Senior Editor shares the trials, tribulations, and unexpected bonuses of curating a list of the city's best brunches.

04/27/2015 By Kelly Clarke

STYLE PROFILE

Getting to the Heart of a Local Fashion Photographer's Laid-Back Style

Why Margaret Jacobsen rocks her natural hair and credits motherhood with defining her minimalist fashion sense.

04/27/2015 By Eden Dawn

VENTURES

How One Start-Up Star Plots Portland’s Tech Future

A digital archiving start-up joins the big leagues—complete with the requisite office kegerator.

04/27/2015 By Marty Patail

GARDEN INSPIRATION

A Dazzling Portland Garden with Tropical Flair

Step inside the lush garden of a Northeast Portland landscape designer who created her own ever-changing oasis.

04/27/2015 By Kate Bryant

BEST BRUNCH 2015

Host the Best Brunch Around with a DIY Granola Bar

Start with a perfect homemade base, and the add-in options are endless. Stress-free brunch at home? Done and done.

04/27/2015 By Kelly Clarke

RECIPE

How to Make the Perfect Brunch for a Crowd

Hosting brunch at home? You can prepare every single one of these dishes the night before. We make it easy—like Sunday morning.

04/27/2015 Edited by Benjamin Tepler and Kelly Clarke

BEST BRUNCH 2015

Toast Masters: The Best Loaded Artisan Breads for Brunching

The secret to a happy morning? Great bread with handcrafted extras.

04/27/2015 By Karen Brooks

BEST BRUNCH 2015

3 Perfect Brunch Cocktails for Day-Drinking Bliss

There’s more to brunch boozing than tired mimosas and Bloodies. These discoveries take the hair of the dog to new levels.

04/27/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

BEST BRUNCHES 2015

The 10 Best New Brunches in Portland

A bumper crop of delicious new brunches takes root in PDX, with global flavors and, just as important, no hours-long wait for tables—plus five more plates we can't resist.

04/27/2015 By Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, Karen Brooks, Benjamin Tepler, and Kelly Clarke

RISE AND DINE

Devouring Portland's Hottest Brunch Spots

We raise a Bloody Mary and toast the Rose City’s chosen meal.

04/27/2015

FEATURE

Is South Waterfront Portland's Next Great Neighborhood?

Powered by an ambitious new vision, the glossy, glassy, high-rise experiment down by the river is finally turning into a real neighborhood. The question is, what kind?

04/27/2015 By Nancy Rommelmann

HAPPENINGS

Your Style Guide to Going Out

Hit a free fashion show, check out cool new shoes, and get discounts everywhere with our roundup of design related events.

04/25/2015 By Eden Dawn

SPORTS

Match Preview: Timbers @ Fishing Village

1,500 traveling Timbers Army will be in full voice on Sunday. There's no need to stress the importance of this game.

04/24/2015 By Mike Schwartz

DEAR DONUT DIARY

"3 Things I Learned Opening A PDX Doughnut Shop in Japan"

Blue Star's Micah Camden reports from Tokyo on fancy donut mania, getting humbled by Japanese bakers, and why you ought to cover your tattoos before going to the gym.

04/24/2015 By Kelly Clarke

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Benefits, Ballet, and Storm Large

Plus Modest Mouse, Beirut, the Oregon Symphony Gala, and arts in schools.

04/23/2015 By Fiona McCann

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 23–26

Saul Williams and Sylvan Esso, the Symphony rocks Led Zeppelin, plus free classical concerts across town—this spring weekend is all about making sweet, sweet music.

04/23/2015 By Ramona DeNies

High-Minded Reads

The Literary Stoner: Bringing Weed to Your Reads

Crime-fighting cannabis and budding business—a visiting author takes on the new politics of pot (plus three more reads to get you rolling).

04/23/2015 By Ramona DeNies

FIT CITY

A Handful of New Fitness Studios Want to Inspire Your Workout

A popular Los Angeles fitness studio arrives in Portland, Lake Oswego's indoor cycling stars open a second location, plus new barre and belly dancing hot spots!

04/23/2015 By Allison Jones