TRAVEL NEWS

Forest Service Waives Fees at National Parks for MLK Day

Just stay away from the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

01/13/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Top Picks for Chefs Week PDX

The third-annual food festival from Top Chef front-runner Gregory Gourdet is bigger and more star-studded than ever.

01/12/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

MUSIC

El Vy Pays Tribute to Bowie on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Portland's Brent Knopf joined El Vy bandmate Matt Berninger and New Orleans' Stay Human for a tribute to the late star on last night's The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Added bonus: Matt Sheehy (of Ramona Falls and Lost Lander) on bass.

01/12/2016 By Fiona McCann

OUTDOORS

Are Recumbent Trikes the Bikes of the Future?

Southeast Portland’s RecumbentPDX meets the demand for the recumbent trike—and it’s not as dorky as you think.

01/11/2016 By Alex Keith

OUTDOORS

This Portland-Made Trailer Will Make Your Glamping Dreams Come True

It's got a boat for a roof. Repeat: It's got a boat for a roof.

01/11/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

GOOD EATS

Feed Your Healthy Eating Resolutions at Rabbits Cafe, Now Open in Big Pink

The Sonny Bowl spinoff serves smoothies and vegan macro bowls to the downtown lunch crowd.

01/11/2016 By Molly Woodstock

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Tapalaya Hosts a Ramen Pop-Up, Dessert Theater “Healthy Lifestyles,” and More Portland Food Events

…including Morgan Street's dessert theater, charity dinners at Relish Gastropub, and a pozole pop-up at Verde Cocina.

01/11/2016 By Alex Keith

GYM SPOTLIGHT

Discover a Former Sicilian Circus Performer's Specialized Pilates Method

Northeast Portland's new Begin Pilates studio makes Pilates accessible for any age level.

01/11/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 7–10

Baron Vaughn at the Doug Fir, Miz Kitty in her Parlour, Federale gets spaghetti (western), and First Thursday brings memories of war and Warhol.

01/07/2016 By Ramona DeNies and Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

URBAN DESIGN

Bright Lights: Portland's Mayoral Candidates Talk About How Design Can Shape the City's Future

Ted Wheeler and Jules Bailey square off on the cityscape as Portland heads for its May primary election.

01/06/2016 By Randy Gragg

TRAVEL NEWS

Hollywood Theatre to Open a Cinema Inside PDX Airport

Add one more reason to the list of why Portland’s airport is ranked #1 in the country.

01/06/2016 By Marty Patail

BOOKS

Literary Arts Announces Oregon Book Awards Shortlists

What were the best books published by writers from Oregon last year? Literary Arts weighs in with its shortlist for the Oregon Book Awards, with writers from Ashland to Eugene, and plenty of Portland represented.

01/06/2016 By Fiona McCann

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Early Slurps at Olympia Oyster Bar

The latest addition to Portland’s oyster scene brings cocktail talent and gussied bivalves.

01/06/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

HEALTH SPOTLIGHT

5 Things You Need to Know about Multnomah County’s HIV Health Services Center

Our local full-service HIV clinic is a role model for similar centers nationwide.

01/06/2016 By Katelyn Best

EAT THIS NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From hot buttered rum at the Box Social to meatloaf buns at the Woodsman Tavern, these are the things you must devour this week.

01/06/2016 By Eat Beat Team

FILM

Desperately Seeking Fashion

The Hollywood Theatre continues its Fashion in Film series with Madonna on the big screen!

01/05/2016 By Eden Dawn

NATURAL PATH

One Great Reason to Ditch Your New Year’s Resolution Right Now

According to one local wellness expert, making that resolution might have been a huge mistake. Here’s how you can fix it.

01/05/2016 By Dr. Samantha Brody

MUSIC

January.... A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

Josh Ritter, JD McPherson, and Jessica Lea Mayfield: The new year is playing host to a plethora of musical acts, from homegrown greats to international superstars—and we have the playlist to prove it.

01/04/2016 By Fiona McCann and Ramona DeNies

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Either/Or’s Ro Tam Is Bringing Won Ton Noodle Soup to Sellwood

Traditional techniques, old-school crooners, and moody nights will come together in February at a tiny new shop from a dedicated brother-sister team.

01/04/2016 By Karen Brooks

DESIGN

Can Mobile Apps Be Art?

One pioneering PCC course thinks so.

12/31/2015 By Marty Patail