HEALTHY EVENTS

Have a Healthy, Happy New Year with These Local Wellness Events

Learn about cross-country skiing, winter skin care, athlete nutrition, and ultramarathon training at these January events.

12/30/2015 By Molly Woodstock

GOOD EATS

Fresh-Pressed Portland Juice Cleanses

Shed those holiday-induced toxins with a quick cleanse from a local juice bar.

12/30/2015 By Molly Woodstock

BEER

The 9 Best Oregon Winter Ales

Portland Monthly picks its favorite beers for fireside sipping. Hurry before they're gone!

12/29/2015 By Marty Patail

PARTY TIME

Last-Minute New Year's Eve Destinations (and Where to Grub the Morning After)

A handful of the city’s best bars and restaurants give you a reason to venture out on New Year's Eve.

12/29/2015 By Kelly Clarke

WINE!

The Year in Oregon Wine

Intense heat, great values, and new destinations defined the state's fast-growing vino industry in 2015. Here's Portland Monthly's coverage from the year.

12/29/2015 Edited by Zach Dundas

FEATURES

Our Best Long Reads of 2015

A legendary writer. An iconoclastic artist. The myth of sustainable chicken. The truth about Portland and Californians. Dive deep into Portland Monthly's in-depth coverage of 2015.

12/29/2015 By Zach Dundas

FIT CITY

New Year’s Resolution Inspiration from Portland Health Pros

From gratitude and mindfulness to paddleboarding and painting, local wellness experts share their goals for 2016.

12/29/2015 By Molly Woodstock

MUSIC

Longtime PDX Rocker Jerry Joseph Talks Old Portland—and Afghanistan

He’s been rocking Portland since the '80s, and now he’s a member of the Oregon Music Hall of Fame. Jerry Joseph is back for his annual “New Year’s Eve Tour of Portland,” and he’s dishing on PDX music—then and now.

12/28/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

YEAR IN REVIEW

The Biggest Openings and Closures of 2015

The Eat Beat team examines the year in Portland restaurants.

12/28/2015 By Benjamin Tepler, Karen Brooks, and Kelly Clarke

HEALTH NEWS

Now You Can Beat That New Year’s Hangover with an Artisanal IV Drip

Chase those craft cocktails with a Portland company’s “mobile IV rehydration services.”

12/28/2015 By Molly Woodstock

WEED

How to Design a Portable Vaporizer

Designer James Monsees tells us how the PAX changed the game.

12/23/2015 By Portland Monthly Staff

TRAVEL NEWS

New Website Helps Oregonians Share Their Favorite Outdoor Spots

From hidden hiking trails to unused canoes, ShareOregon lets nature lovers share local gems.

12/23/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week: Dec 23–29

From char-spotted pepperoni pies at Pizza Jerk to grand whole Peking duck at Departure, these are the things you must devour this week.

12/23/2015 By Eat Beat Team

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Nodoguro Relocating to Stray Birds Space in NE Portland

Come January, the inventive Japanese tasting menu restaurant will hold court in one of the city’s most hidden, magical spaces. (Get ready for the 21-course “super hardcore” dinners.)

12/22/2015 By Karen Brooks

DANCE

What Does It Take to Dance The Nutcracker? This Oregon Writer Can Tell You

Author Lauren Kessler reflects on a year of the ballet in her latest book about dance, dreams, and sheer determination. She tells Portland Monthly what it's like to have your childhood dream come true (after 40 years).

12/22/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Spielman Bagels Expands to Northwest Portland

The local bagelmeisters will open a third location on NW Lovejoy.

12/22/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

FIT CITY

8 Weightlifting Tips to Take You from Beginner to Beast

Local trainers weigh in on building strength without letting the muscle bros scare you off.

12/22/2015 By Katelyn Best

LAUNCH

Sock It To Me Gets Undies!

Portland's sock titan continues their expansion by getting into the world of underpants.

12/22/2015 By Eden Dawn

OUTDOORS

A Local Video Shows Stunning Wilderness of Blue Creek

Portland-based photographer Andy Best gives the campaign to save an unblemished watershed in Northern California a boost.

12/22/2015 By Marty Patail

HOMETOWN PRIDE

The Washington Post Names Portland America’s Best Food City

After a two-month quest to find the nation’s best food city, food critic Tom Sietsema makes a case for the Rose City. Sorry, Seattle (a no-show) and D.C. (ranked no. 9!)

12/21/2015 By Eat Beat Team