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

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

ANIMATION

Portland Animator Bill Plympton’s Cheatin’ Heart

The local filmmaker is back in town for the opening of his latest feature, Cheatin’.

04/23/2015 By Fiona McCann

GOOD EATS

Bend’s Plant-Based Burger Joint Hits Hawthorne

Next Level Burger brings organic and vegan bacon cheeseburgers to Southeast Portland.

04/23/2015 By Molly Woodstock

HOME DESIGN

Dwell Magazine's Showpiece Modern House Debuts in PDX

The sleek design mag unveils its collaboration with GM's Monogram appliances brand.

04/23/2015 By Mary Stutzman

GET OUT, GET HEALTHY

The Balance Calendar—PDX Fitness and Health Events

Barefoot hikes, post-race chocolate milk recovery, sound therapy, and food for fitness classes.

04/22/2015 By Allison Jones and Mary Stutzman

FILM

Get Ready For Your Gus Van Sant Big Screen Movie Marathon

Portland's NW Film Center is running a major Gus Van Sant retrospective, with his defining movies shown alongside those that influenced this local filmmaker.

04/22/2015 By Rene Bermudez

MARKET WATCH

Portland Farmers Market's New Vendors and Neighborhood Opening Dates

The 2015 market season is kicking into gear with eleven new faces and six neighborhood markets ready to set up shop in May and June.

04/22/2015 By Allison Jones

EAT WITH YOUR EYES

Inside P.R.E.A.M.’s Pizza Party HQ

An exclusive first look at the hottest new pie spot in town.

04/22/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Get Your Tickets to Portland Monthly's Country Brunch 2015

Tickets are now on sale for our May 3 celebration featuring breakfast fare from six top Portland restaurants and six of the city's best bloody marys.

04/22/2015 By Eat Beat Team

BEAN SCENE

Bean Heaven at Cup & Bar: Where Coffee and Chocolate Collide

Trailhead Coffee and Ranger Chocolate team up for tastings, tours, and one killer affogato.

04/21/2015 By Rachel Davidson

LOOKBOOK

Brass Beauties: Seaworthy's Stately New Jewelry

Accessory designer Marisa Howard churns out another collection showcased in a new dramatic lookbook.

04/21/2015 By Eden Dawn

Restaurant and Bar Updates

Portland News to Chew

Blue Star Opens in Japan, Stumptown launches Cold Brew Nitro, and Justin Wills plans a second restaurant in Newport.

04/21/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

STEALS & DEALS

Local Knitwear Company Dehen 1920's First-Ever Sample Sale

The decades-old knitwear company, known for its classic sweaters and varsity jackets, hosts a rare warehouse sample sale.

04/21/2015 By Eden Dawn