HEALTHY EVENTS

Have a Healthy, Happy December with these Local Wellness Events

From liver lessons and cricket flour cook-offs to solstice yoga and skiing with Santa, Portland keeps it weird this month.

12/03/2015 By Katelyn Best and Molly Woodstock

GOOD EATS

Portland’s Famous Vegan BBQ Cart Finally Has a Brick-and-Mortar Location

Homegrown Smokehouse and Deli settles in next door to SW Jefferson's plant-based cheese shop.

12/03/2015 By Molly Woodstock

BREAKING NEWS

Sneak Peek at Hat Yai, Langbaan’s Upcoming Sister Restaurant

It’s a curry house, a Southern Thai fried chicken joint, and the most intriguing restaurant on Portland’s horizon. As Hat Yai readies to open, Eat Beat has the first look at menu and chef details.

12/01/2015 By Karen Brooks

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

10 Local Gifts for the Portland Foodie

Our annual roundup of the shiniest kitchen tools, most covetable stocking stuffers, and undeniably crave-worthy foodstuffs to give this holiday season.

12/01/2015 By Benjamin Tepler and Kelly Clarke

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

9 Local Gifts for Health-Focused Folks

From cozy vests to chakra spray, we've got the scoop on this holiday season’s hottest healthful gifts.

12/01/2015 By Molly Woodstock

MUSIC

Listen to the Decemberists Playing Tunes From Their Beds

Portland’s online festival Bedstock is back with a line-up of over 40 musicians and writers, playing tunes and reading books from their beds for sick kids.

12/01/2015 By Fiona McCann

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

9 Local Gifts for the Northwest Adventurer

Ponchos, backpacks, and Cabin Porn, oh my! We've got you covered for the outdoorsy folk on your list.

12/01/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

7 Local Gifts for Design Lovers

From custom Pendleton sneakers to a locally crafted cribbage board, we have seven gift ideas that'll entertain.

12/01/2015 By Eden Dawn

The Wish List

Portland Monthly’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Whether you’re shopping for a foodie, a fashionista, an adventurer, or a health nut, our gallery of gift guides are here to save the day.

12/01/2015

SHOPPING

We've Got All the Seasonal Artisanal/Local Holiday Bazaars, Pop-Ups, and Markets You Can Handle, Portland

The city's de facto festival of awesome short-run indie shopping has begun!

12/01/2015 By Alex Madison

COMEDY

Ian Karmel Talks Off-Limits Jokes and Old Portland Nostalgia

He has Portlandia, Chelsea Lately, and Conan appearances under his belt, and now PDX comic Ian Karmel has a new album out on Kill Rock Stars. We caught up with Karmel to find out what's so funny about Portland.

12/01/2015 By Fiona McCann

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Pizza Jerk opens, Biwa does sashimi, and Ataula’s sister restaurant, 180, readies the deep fryer.

11/30/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

MUSIC

December: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

Modest Mouse, Mötley Crüe, Matt and Kim: December’s concerts bring some serious musical variety to Portland to brighten up the cold, dark nights. Check out our playlist if you don't believe us!

11/30/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

GOOD EATS

Kick-Start Your Nutrition Resolutions with these Healthy Local Snacks

These new Northwest products will keep you nourished and energized all winter long.

11/30/2015 By Molly Woodstock

SPORTS

The Portland Timbers Are Going to the MLS Cup Final And It's Blowing Our Minds

A classic goal + a classic cup-hoisting celebration = classic GIFs of the best moment in Portland soccer history.

11/30/2015 By Zach Dundas & Marty Patail

FILM

The True Cost of Fashion Will Change How You Shop

A documentary and a discussion that aim to change your shopping habits and the fashion industry.

11/30/2015 By Eden Dawn

PHILANTHROPY

New #OregoniansGive Campaign to Channel Holiday Spending to Local Nonprofits

Think of this Tuesday as the Black Friday of charity.

11/29/2015 By Marty Patail

HOLIDAY GETAWAY

How to Spend a Merry, Mellow Holiday Weekend at the Oregon Garden

Silverton’s Oregon Garden Resort is a low-key holiday haven—massive twinkling light displays, ice skating, and Frank Lloyd Wright, included.

11/26/2015 By Kelly Clarke

POP UP

LA Continues the California Invasion of Portland—With a Stylish Pop-Up?!

Adding to the Californian craze, an LA focused makers event sets up camp for two weeks. Good will or imperialism? Read on!

11/25/2015 By Eden Dawn

BOOKS

Meet Cheryl Strayed’s New Literary Love

Margaret Malone’s new debut short story collection People Like You has already been hailed by a slew of literary luminaries. We caught up with the Portland author to talk about big writers and little worlds.

11/25/2015 By Fiona McCann