HOME INSPIRATION

How One Portlander Found Abundance and Balance by Downsizing

Could you reduce your home's square footage by 70% and get rid of most of your belongings?

06/22/2015 By Tina Jeffers

INTERVIEW

Portland Author Roger Hobbs on Writing and "Delicious" Suits

The Reed College graduate shares the "very structured form" of writing a thriller.

06/22/2015

PDX INDEX

Should Oregon Raise the Minimum Wage?

$15 an hour would change a LOT of lives.

06/22/2015 By Jayce Wagner

DISPATCH

Riding Along with a Weed Dealer to Vancouver's Marijuana Main Street

Peering into Oregon's hazy, post-legalization future.

06/22/2015 By Marty Patail

LONG STORY SHORT

Bringing Outrigger Canoeing from the Islands to the Northwest

JD Davies, a master of water sports on the Columbia River, revives an ancient floating art form.

06/22/2015 By Christopher Van Tilburg

STYLE

Portland's Textile Trailblazers

Meet the local designers turning fabric from plain to patterned.

06/22/2015 By Eden Dawn

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Boulder Lake Makes an Ideal Summer Day Hike

With picture-perfect picnic tables, pine-dotted cliffs, and wildflowers, this 11-acre lake is calling.

06/22/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

SPOTLIGHT

Unlocking Portland's Stylish Hotel Boom

With over ten new and updated properties around town, the city's lodging revolution is here.

06/22/2015 By Camille Grigsby-Rocca

REPORT

Under Armour is Coming to Portland to Challenge Nike, Adidas, and Columbia

How a Baltimore upstart is taking on Portland's sportswear titans with a new Northwest hub.

06/22/2015 By Fiona McCann

SPORTS

A New Lifestyle Magazine Spreads the Love of Disc Golf

"It's not just a bunch of hippies throwing Frisbees at trees!"

06/22/2015 By Rachel Davidson

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: July's Best Local Stuff

This month's hottest locally made goods, from penny-inspired pendant lights to the perfect weekend travel bag.

06/22/2015

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: July 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from the departing Oregonian publisher to the a 16-year-old robotics prodigy.

06/22/2015 Illustrations by Matty Newton

BUSINESS

The International Stories Behind the Rugs at Portland's Kush

The local business shares the challenges of a global trade.

06/22/2015 By Mary Stutzman

5 THINGS ABOUT

The Dirt on Southeast Portland's New Goat Blocks

We dig into the massive development on the SE Belmont blocks once roamed by charismatic goats.

06/22/2015

TECHNOLOGY

Small Wonders of Oregon's Nanotech Frontier

How the state's enterprising nanotech companies are innovating at the micro level.

06/22/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

EDITORS' NOTE

What Could Oregon Possibly Know About Making Good Beer?

Our associate editor reflects on 10 years of the Oregon craft beer revolution.

06/22/2015 By Marty Patail

VOX POPULI

What Portlanders Really Think About Oregon Beer

We asked about 850 of our readers about the state's unofficial beverage. Here's what we discovered.

06/22/2015 By Marty Patail

THE ESSENTIALS

July's Pop Culture Hot List

The book, the album, and the comic that you can't miss this month

06/22/2015

BOOKS & TALKS

Top Picks for the 2015 Tin House Lit Readings

Four authors to catch in Reed College's outdoor amphitheater this month.

06/22/2015

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Bach to the Future? The Oregon Symphony Looks for New Horizons

Can CEO Scott Showalter drive the symphony into a new era?

06/22/2015 By Fiona McCann