COMEDY

6 Acts We're Excited to See at the Stumptown Improv Festival

Smart, spontaneous, surprising, spoofy, and bound to sell out, this weekend's fest draws improv acts from Los Angeles to New York to share the stage with local talent. Here's who we're ready to laugh at.

08/12/2015 By Allison Jones

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Broder Soder, North Valley Vineyards, and Hop Dog are open, Coquine and Nomad.PDX expand their hours.

08/11/2015 By Katie Vaughan

GOOD EATS

2 Crazy Delicious New Ways to Make Corn on the Cob

Move beyond butter with a pair of creative recipes for the summer staple.

08/11/2015 By Allison Jones

MUSIC

From 1967–2015: Ural Thomas Then And Now

Ural Thomas is releasing a new version of his hit "Pain is the Name of Your Game" over 50 years after it first came out. The new track—recorded with The Pain— is a departure from the 1967 original. It's not all that's changed between then and now...

08/11/2015 By Katie Vaughan

SUMMER GUIDE

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: Aug 14-16

Each week throughout the summer, we’ll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off! This week: the Adult Soapbox Derby!

08/10/2015 By Fiona McCann

FOOD NEWS

Salt & Straw Expands Its Los Angeles Empire

The enterprising ice cream thinkers open two new locations: one in Abbot Kinney, another in the Arts District

08/10/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

AROUND THE WORLD

Hot Travel Links: New Hypersonic Planes, an Airport Terminal for Animals, and Cecil the Lion

This week's best international travel stories.

08/10/2015 By Marty Patail

BREAKING NEWS

Cheese Plate PDX Team Closes Cart to Open Vegan Restaurant

Say goodbye to the cherished, cheesy Alberta St. cart on Sunday, August 16.

08/10/2015 By Molly Woodstock

BODY TALK

Stock Up on Natural Beauty Products at Pacifica's Summer Warehouse Sale

The local beauty company is opening its doors August 14-16 with up to 90% off perfumes, soy candles, makeup, skin care, and more.

08/07/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

What Are the Next Big Trends in Smoothies and Juice?

We asked Portland's juice bar professionals to share their take on what's on the horizon of healthy sipping.

08/07/2015 By Allison Jones and Molly Woodstock

NEWS

How One Hatchery Moved 160,000 Baby Salmon

Faced with dangerously warm temperatures, Warm Springs National Fish Hatchery moved its entire salmon population to the Gorge.

08/07/2015 By Megan Haverman

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Bon App Loves PDX; Oregon Cheeses Win Big

Kachka and Milk Glass Market make the Top 50 from Bon Appétit and local cheeses blow away the competition at the American Cheese Society competition.

08/07/2015 By Katie Vaughan and Benjamin Tepler

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 6–9

Wilco on the Edgefield lawn, Wicked at the Keller, dancing at Director Park, and everybody, avec bicyclette, soaring across the bridges of Portland.

08/06/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Brandon Staley

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers vs. Chicago Fire

Sitting fifth in the West, the Timbers look to douse the Fire on Friday.

08/06/2015 By Mike Schwartz

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Patti Smith is Portland Bound!

Plus beloved bookstores Division Leap and Passages are on the move again, just months after opening in the Towne Storage building.

08/06/2015 By Fiona McCann

GOOD EATS

So What's the Deal with Bone Broth, Anyway?

With the opening of Portland's first bone broth bar, we ask the question on everyone's mind: isn't that just soup without stuff in it?

08/06/2015 By Allison Jones

BEER

Old Town Brewing is Mushrooming—Figuratively and Literally

The Northeast Portland brewery grows into a major distribution deal and unveils an experimental funghi ale.

08/05/2015 By Marty Patail

FREE STUFF

Win Tickets to Alley 33, the Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show

Alley 33 is Saturday. You could be there for free.

08/05/2015 By Eden Dawn

CONCERTS

Air Guitar Championship Contenders Get Ready to Rock Portland

They will rock you, with their invisible instruments and major airness factor. That's right, the Air Guitar Championships hit Portland this week and contenders are ready to shred.

08/04/2015 By Katie Vaughan

OPENING WATCH

New Seasons Slabtown Opens in Northwest Portland

The supermarket opens the doors of its first store in the quadrant with free food, ice cream, and more.

08/04/2015 By Allison Jones