PDX INDEX

Portland: A Safe Haven for Refugees?

And so far, most of them are not Syrian.

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

DISPATCH

The Timbers: A Championship 40 Years in the Making

For the first time since they started in 1975, Portland’s soccer stars defend a title.

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

ART

The "World's Greatest Cat Painting" Is Coming to the Portland Art Museum

Long before the masses shared their cat photos on Facebook, aristocrats commissioned oil paintings.

01/22/2016 By Marty Patail

WEEKEND AWAY

A Portlander's Guide to Austin, Texas

Take advantage of new Alaska Airlines nonstop flights to dig into our weird (and warm!) Texas counterpart.

01/22/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Oregon Dominates the 2016 Good Food Awards

At the major annual food fest, artisan producers from across Oregon scored big. (Only a certain state to our south—so, like, whatever—earned more accolades.)

01/21/2016 By Alex Keith

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 21–24

Epic charisma alert! On stage this weekend: Josh Ritter, Nathaniel Rateliff, Nathan Brannon, and Bri Pruett. Plus Book of Mormon packs up.

01/21/2016 By Ramona DeNies and Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

STYLE SPOTLIGHT

A Glimpse into Portland's Menswear Scene

Take a peek into our city's impressive lineup of local brands—and the men behind them.

01/21/2016 By Caitlin Collins

THEATER FESTIVAL

Five Picks for the Fertile Ground Festival

Dozens of new, homegrown works of theater and performance will hit stages over the next 11 days. Here are the five shows we’re most looking forward to.

01/20/2016 By Ramona DeNies and Fiona McCann

MUSIC

The Crystal Ballroom Turns 102, and Everybody Is Invited

Portland's iconic venue is turning 102 on Sunday, and throwing a mighty, musical birthday bash. For free.

01/20/2016 By Jack Rushall

NEWS

Ursula K. Le Guin Blasts The Oregonian

Portland's science-fiction trailblazer denounces the newspaper for giving a mouthpiece to the Malheur militias.

01/20/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson

EAT THIS NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From poke bowls at World Foods to fried chicken at Dub’s St. Johns, these are the things you must consume immediately.

01/20/2016 By Eat Beat Team

BODY TALK

Tummy in a Twist? Try Natural Cures for Your Digestive Woes

Ease your stomach’s suffering with these tips, tricks, and supplements.

01/20/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

FILM FESTIVAL

POWFest to Host Twilight Director Catherine Hardwicke

Portland's annual women's film festival is bringing award-winning director Catherine Hardwicke to town in March, as part of the lineup for POWFest 2016.

01/19/2016 By Fiona McCann

GEAR UP

Are You Wearing the Wrong Running Shoes?

A Portland footwear expert shares six steps to preventing injury and finding that perfect fit.

01/19/2016 By Molly Woodstock

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Brunch Serene at SW Portland’s Broder Söder

Broder’s third Scandinavian outpost is more than the sum of its parts.

01/19/2016 By Kelly Clarke

WEEKEND AWAY

Spend a Weekend at an Amazing Private Coastal Camp

The Wetlands Conservancy is hosting a special getaway at Westwind, a stunning wilderness area below Cascade Head on the Salmon River estuary.

01/18/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew: January 2016

Le Vieux to shutter, elite Tokyo Ramen comes to Portland, and Park Kitchen eliminates tipping.

01/18/2016 By Alex Keith

BREAKING NEWS

Portland’s Din Din Will Close in February

Courtney Sproule is hanging up her apron for now. We’ll miss her unusual blend of French cooking, seasonal intensity and changing monthly décor.

01/18/2016 By Karen Brooks and Benjamin Tepler

DESIGN

Design Week Portland Returns With Bold Thinkers and Big Ambitions

From TED Talk-style lectures to an event combining archery, projection mapping, and booze, the annual festival has something for everyone.

01/18/2016 By Caitlin Collins

GOOD EATS

Beat the Winter Blues with Three Fabulous New Local Beverages

Kombucha, kvass, and jun, oh my! These probiotic drinks may lower inflammation, increase fat loss—and even boost your will to live. (Really!)

01/18/2016 By Molly Woodstock