SPORTS

Portland’s Roller Derby All-Stars Bring Home a World Championship

With a nailbiting win over New York, our own Rose City Rollers took home the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association Championship.

11/25/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

OUTDOORS

Free Parking at Oregon State Parks on Black Friday

We've got just one more reason to skip the stores and head out outdoors.

11/25/2015 By Marty Patail

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 25–29

Storm Large's Holiday Ordeal, Bag&Baggage's 1940s "radio massacre," Blitzen Trapper, RAC, and Ian Karmel, plus Dirty Revival at the Doug Fir while drones take over the Clinton.

11/25/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Brandon Staley

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

Thanksgiving is all about comfort: dive into Nostrana’s cheese-baked pizzoccheri pasta and cradle eggnog lattes at Coffeehouse Northwest

11/24/2015 By Eat Beat Team

BOOKS

Take a Peek Inside One Portland Uber Driver’s Diary

Uber driver Tom Vandel teamed up with artist Karen Wippich for an illustrated insider’s look into life behind the wheel.

11/24/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

BEAN SCENE

Four Reasons to Sip at Coffeehouse Northwest

Northwest Portland’s premier coffee shop unveils a holiday menu worth celebrating. Glug eggnog latte with extra purpose on Thanksgiving morning, when all “pay what you like” proceeds go to charity.

11/24/2015 By Karen Brooks

KITCHEN SHUFFLES

Sugar Cube’s Kir Jensen is Renata’s New Pastry Chef

After closing her much-loved bakery, the dessert ace lands at the high-profile Italian kitchen—lemon curd and nocino in hand.

11/24/2015 By Kelly Clarke

OUTDOORS

A Northwest Filmmaker Is Standing Up to Oregon's Logging Industry

Peeling back the "emerald curtain"—strips of trees left around certain clearcuts—Shane Anderson wants to show Oregonians what's really going on in our forests.

11/24/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

STEALS & DEALS

The Local Guide to Black Friday, Small Biz Saturday, and Cyber Monday

It's the biggest shopping weekend of the year and we have all the info on how to keep those dollars local.

11/24/2015 By Eden Dawn

GOOD EATS

These Next-Level CSA-Style Boxes Include Everything You Need for a Week of Local Meals

ACME Farms + Kitchen lets busy home cooks skip the grocery store trek—and the “what’s for dinner?” brainstorm.

11/24/2015 By Molly Woodstock

SUSTAINABILITY

How the 'Up-Cycling' Design Company Looptworks Reinvented Portland's Most Legendary Motorcycle Jackets

The sustainability-focused manufacturer turns excess leather into premium luggage. Everyone wins.

11/24/2015 By Alex Madison

FOOD NEWS

Breakside Brewery to Open in Northwest Portland

The beloved craft beer maker plans a third location (and patio) in Slabtown.

11/23/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Cookbook Socials, IKEA Julbord Blowouts, and More Portland Food Events

...including festive tap-takeovers, holiday party planning from the experts, and turkey nachos.

11/23/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

HOLIDAY HOW-TO

10 Tips for Emotionally Surviving the Season of Holiday Feasts

Whether you’re dealing with dietary restrictions, disordered eating, or judgmental dinner guests, this expert guidance will help.

11/23/2015 With Molly Woodstock

MUSIC

Listen to the New Typhoon Remix Right Here Right Now

Portland’s populous (12 members, give or take) indie rock band Typhoon has teamed up with longtime friends, collaborators, and occasional roommates My Body for a new three-track EP. And we’ve got the first one right here!

11/23/2015 By Fiona McCann

SOCCER

We Could Watch Portland Timbers Goalscorer Dairon Asprilla Break the Laws of Physics All Day

A bending shot from distance proved the match-winner in the Timbers' critical playoff game last night.

11/23/2015 By Zach Dundas

THE HISTORY ISSUE

The Heroes, Villains & Rogues Who Shaped Portland

Worrying about “keeping the city weird?” Don’t. As these tales reveal, Portland has always been stranger, bloodier and more fascinating than you ever imagined.

11/23/2015 Edited by Zach Dundas

THE PROFESSIONAL

The Ballad of Pete Krebs: One Legendary Musician Unites Decades of Portland Music

Close to fame, close to death, or just playing close to home, the songwriter’s saga ties local music together.

11/23/2015 By Ryan White

EAT HERE NOW

Scottie's Pizza Parlor's Pie Fidelity

A new Division Street pizza parlor spreads the gospel of the “corner slice.”

11/23/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

COCKTAIL RECIPE

Teardrop's Cocktail Onions Will Transform Your Holiday Drinks

Peel back the layers of the Gibson cocktail with this DIY garnish.

11/23/2015 By Rachel Ritchie