NEWS

For Lummi Nation, a PDX Stop; for Mayor Hales, a Photo Op

A massive totem pole travels up the Columbia River with First Nations protesters, pauses in Portland for a blessing.

08/28/2015 By Alex Madison

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Pizza Social at Ned Ludd

The wood-fired eatery’s much beloved pizza Mondays have blossomed into chef collaborations, with Portland’s best pie slingers and avant-thinkers making guest appearances.

08/28/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

GEAR UP

Discount Gear Retailer The Clymb Hosts Weekend Pop-up Market

This weekend, drink free beer and get outdoor gear on the cheap at the Clymb's second annual pop-up market.

08/28/2015 By Brandon Staley

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 27–30

Y La Bamba's triumphant rooftop return! A cross-city bike tour of Portland's sweet new murals! Norwegian electropop and Pink Martini! James Franco's nose hairs (ok, maybe)!

08/27/2015 By Ramona DeNies

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Toby Froud In New Gallery Show

Plus a Portland musician's five-year court battle, last call for OBA submissions, Post5's team change and new shows of Disney on Ice Presents Frozen.

08/27/2015 By Fiona McCann

ARCHITECTURE & GNOME DESIGN

A Giant Gnome Will Lord Over Beaverton's Coolest Apartment Complex

A '70s-meets-Portlandia makeover anoints an elfin mascot to capture its quirky design aspirations.

08/27/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom

MUSIC

Listen to The Lonesome Billies' New Track (And Find Out Why They're Portland's Answer to the Spice Girls)

From seeds to tumbleweeds, Portland's own Lonesome Billies delivers classic country with an edge. So what's with the Spice Girls comparison? 

08/27/2015 By Megan Haverman

FILM FESTIVAL

Out Is Very In At The Portland Film Festival

Our quirky, crazy, super-cool film fest takes over town next week. Start with these seven picks.

08/27/2015 By Ramona DeNies

THEATER

NT Live Encore Festival Brings London Theatre to Portland—in High Definition

Some of the biggest stars in theater are bringing their acclaimed live performances to Portland—on video. It’s the NT live Encore Festival, and it's coming in high definition to a theatre near you. 

08/27/2015 By Alex Madison

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers @ Seattle Sounders

This game is about kicking your enemy while they’re down.

08/26/2015 By Mike Schwartz

GOOD EATS

Tomatoes and Melon: A Gazpacho Match Made in Farmers Market Heaven

A cool, bright bowl of high-summer bounty is waiting to make friends with your blender.

08/26/2015 By Allison Jones

OM BASE

8 Yoga (and Fitness) Apps to Bring Your Practice With You at Home and On the Go

Get your downward-facing dog fix without the crowds or studio prices with these eight yoga and fitness apps. Finding balance has never been easier.

08/26/2015 By Megan Haverman and Allison Jones

BOOKS & TALKS

The Dream of the 90s? A New Novel Set in Portland in 1992

We spoke to local writer Sara Jaffe about the real and imagined city that forms a backdrop to Dryland.

08/26/2015 By Fiona McCann

READ EM AND EAT

Fresh Flavors and Creative Watercolors Combine in Mi Comida Latina

An Oregon native pairs Latin recipes with vibrant hand-painted art.

08/26/2015 By Katie Vaughan

FASHION SHOW

Multimedia Fashion Free For All at Fade to Light

Once again creative fashion designers and their theatrics take over the Crystal Ballroom this week with titillating style displays.

08/25/2015 By Eden Dawn

AROUND THE WORLD

Hot Travel Links: Slimy Snails on Holiday, Airplane Weigh-Ins, and the Greatest Travel Jacket Ever Made

This week’s craziest international travel stories.

08/25/2015 By Marty Patail

WEATHER

5 Ways El Niño Could Ruin Portland's Winter

The "Godzilla" of El Niños is underway. Here's how it could affect Oregon's coming seasons.

08/25/2015 By Brandon Staley

SUMMER GUIDE

This Weekend, Do Your Own Hood to Coast

If you didn’t snag your spot in the 197-mile relay spectacle that is Hood to Coast, worry not—we’ve got just the DIY journey for you.

08/25/2015 By Fiona McCann and Rachel Ritchie

SHOP GLOBAL

A Shopper's Guide to Portland's Best International Markets

Explore the world—one bite at a time—at Portland's plethora of global markets, where local meals and ingredients become tasty travelogues.

08/24/2015 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Zach Dundas, Allison Jones, Marty Patail, Rachel Ritchie, Benjamin Tepler, and Molly Woodstock

CHICKEN V. EGG

The Truth About ‘Sustainable’ Chicken Is that It Doesn’t Really Exist

Diners want it. Chefs want it. Farmers want it. So why is organic, pasture-raised chicken so hard to find?

08/24/2015 By Hannah Wallace