GOOD EATS

We Tried Portland’s New “Kitchen Vessel” Delivery Service—Here’s What Happened

Did Terra’s Kitchen’s climate-controlled healthy meal kits make the grade?

12/11/2015 By Katelyn Best

AVANT GUARD

Meet the Bosnian Artist Who Watches Over Portland’s Most Valuable Art Trove

By day, Miroslav Lovric is a security guard at the Portland Art Museum; by night, he’s a painter inspired by the masters he guards.

12/10/2015 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 10–13

It's warm and dry inside, Portland—and we've got just the ticket! This weekend, it's George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, the Mystery Box Show's sexy storytelling, ZooZoo, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, and the English Beat.

12/10/2015 By Ramona DeNies

MUSIC

Why Have the Dandy Warhols Become Synonymous With Christmas in Portland?

Behold, four reasons why Portland’s living musical tradition has survived nearly two decades and seemingly consumed McMenamins' holiday programming.

12/10/2015 By Brandon Staley

MUSIC

What's It Like to Sing With the Portland Gay Men's Chorus? (Hint: Pretty Awesome)

The Portland Gay Men's Chorus is back for its annual holiday spectacle, replete with lights, dancing, and 120 singers radiating holiday cheer. Four chorus members dish on why they're a part of it all.

12/09/2015 By Fiona McCann

HOLIDAY EATS

Where to Eat on Christmas and New Year's

10 places to stuff your face during the holidays.

12/08/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

DESIGN

A Portland Start-Up's Cute, Customized Backyard Pods Could Be Your Fortress of Solitude

SQFT aims to combine flexible designs and ADU-like value with speed and sustainability.

12/08/2015 By Alex Madison

FASHION NEWS

The English Dept to Leave Downtown

The respected bridal boutique will share a building with vintage hotspot Xtabay.

12/08/2015 By Eden Dawn

STYLE SPOTLIGHT

A Portland Company Revives the Dickey. (Which Is Kind of Like a Shirt.)

How one local company wants to revive an old fashion trend.

12/08/2015 By Eden Dawn

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From creamy, masa-steeped hot chocolate at Portland Mercado to a final Middle East brunch at Levant, these are the things you must consume this week.

12/07/2015 By Eat Beat Team

JUST BECAUSE

@SocalityBarbie Gets an Environmental Counterpart

Meet @Nature_Glenn, a little plastic fella on a mission to keep Oregon's natural beauty #flawless.

12/07/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

NATURAL PATH

How To Melt Away Seasonal Stress In Three Easy Steps

Step back from the holiday hubbub and reprioritize with the help of a local naturopathic physician.

12/04/2015 By Dr. Samantha Brody

INTERVIEW

Q&A with Roger Porter: Eating Words Is a Feast of Reading

A new anthology of food writing, coedited by former Portland food critic Roger J. Porter, is an epic collection of food tales by familiar and surprising writers.

12/04/2015 By Karen Brooks

NEWS

Earl Blumenauer Teams Up With Salt & Straw to Get Bikes for Kids in Need

The Oregon Congressman is baking his legendary fruit cake. You read that correctly.

12/04/2015 By Marty Patail

BEER

Widmer Brothers Place High Stakes Bet with Columbus Brewery Over MLS Cup

On the line: A beer in honor of the winning team.

12/03/2015 By Marty Patail

DAY TRIPPER

A Guide to Hiking the Tillamook Spits

Changing tides and an evolving landscape offer thrilling glimpses into the history of the Tillamook coast—and two perfect weekend hikes.

12/03/2015 By Adam Sawyer

HOLIDAY BOOZING

Celebrate the Holidays Early with Aquavit Week 2015

The city’s best bars join forces to spotlight Scandinavia’s very merry go-to spirit.

12/03/2015 By Kelly Clarke

SOCCER

The Portland Timbers Are in the 2015 MLS Cup. Here's What You Need to Know.

On Sunday, the Portland Timbers will kick off their first championship match since 1975 against Columbus Crew SC.

12/03/2015 By Mike Schwartz

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

7 Local Gifts for the Arts Aficionado

Books, tickets, records, and art! We've got all you need for the culture buff in your life.

12/03/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Fiona McCann

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 3–6

Viva's eye-popping opera (and more fine holiday shows), Modest Mouse and the Portland Cello Project, Live Wire with John Hodgman, and a comic book full of BEER! Our stocking—er, weekend—is officially stuffed.

12/03/2015 By Ramona DeNies