ESSAY

Are Portlanders Anti-Science?

From vaccinations to fluoride to GMOs, one biologist argues that Portland needs to get back to the lab.

04/02/2015 By Jason Maxfield

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: April's Best Local Stuff

This month's hottest locally made goods, from locally made ketchup to a wrist strap that hides 25 screwdrivers, wrenches, and openers

04/02/2015

THE TIMELINE

Death & Taxis: A Look Back At Portland's Storied Cab History

It's inescapable—Uber is coming to Portland. We explore the backstory of the city's relationship with paid drivers across the decades.

04/02/2015 By Marty Patail

CUTE ATTACK

One Woman's Crusade to Save the Neighborhood Squirrel

Furry friend or vermin? The line is blurry at this Vancouver-based wildlife rehabilitation nonprofit.

04/02/2015 By Rene Bermudez

INTERVIEW

Local Journalist Reveals the Scandalous History Behind a Major Board Game

Mary Pilon on her new book, The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game

04/02/2015 By Marty Patail

ENVIRONMENT

Did a Monstrous Prehistoric Flood Seed Oregon’s Mystery Trees?

How a lone stand of aspens in West Linn reveals the legacy of a massive cataclysmic event.

04/02/2015 By Mary Stutzman

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: April 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from gay rights advocates against Jeb Bush to new governor Kate Brown.

04/02/2015

ARCHITECTURE

The Genius Scandinavian Architects Making Portland’s Public Market

A famed Norwegian design firm promises to turn a patch of asphalt into the James Beard Public Market—using global expertise.

04/02/2015 By Randy Gragg

PDX INDEX

Oregon's Beer Industry, By the Numbers

It's a well-known fact that Portland has more breweries within our city limits than any other metropolis in the world...but how many is that, exactly?

04/02/2015 By Cervante Pope

DISPATCH

Trail Blazers Star Damian Lillard’s Psychological Secret Weapon

How the fourth-quarter hero stays calm under pressure (hint: it involves a "mental coach").

04/02/2015 By Marty Patail

Article

Classical Crooners: Boyz II Men Meets the Oregon Symphony

Boyz II Men are joining the Oregon Symphony for a night of symphonic soul. But how did this happy marriage come about? We comb through their respective timelines to find out what brought the nineties soulsters and our own Symphony together at last.

04/01/2015 By Rene Bermudez

VISUAL ARTS

Offbeat Art: Three Shows that Break from the First Thursday Crawl

Not your first First Thursday? Try a new route around the arts world with these three art shows in alternative spaces.

04/01/2015 By Larisa Owechko

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

P.R.E.A.M. Announces Preview Dinners

The hotly anticipated hip hop-themed pizza spot test-drives its wood-fired oven.

04/01/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

EAT THIS NOW

China's Famed Street Crepes Come to Portland

New downtown food cart Bing Mi! delivers jian bing for a crazy-good breakfast on the go.

04/01/2015 By Karen Brooks

BEER BULLETIN

Bring Beer Cocktails Home with an Innovative New Bar Book

Jacob Grier blends brews and booze in Cocktails on Tap

04/01/2015 By Kelly Clarke

RECIPE

Spread the Spring with Rhubarb and Rose Petal Jam

A farmers market pro weaves together two flavorful seasonal ingredients for biscuit-ready preserves.

04/01/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING NEWS

Kitchen Shuffles at Olympia Provisions; McMinnville Gets Two New Restaurants

Executive chef Colin Stafford leaves his post for wine country while OP Southeast chef Alex Yoder steps up as head honcho for both restaurants.

04/01/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

BEST BRUNCH 2015

The Ultimate Guide to Portland Brunch

Hungry for brunch? We've got the details—from wait times to must-order dishes—for 55 of our favorites.

04/01/2015 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Molly Woodstock

THEATER REVIEW

Review: Wives and Knives in Third Rail's Belleville

A young married couple in Paris, some secrets that should never be spoken—what could go wrong? Third Rail brings home the evil.

03/31/2015 By Ramona DeNies

VISUAL ART

Five Portland Colleges Come Together for PNCA Show

PNCA’s new building is to show a juried undergraduate exhibition from five different colleges and universities.

03/31/2015 By Cervante Pope