BREAKING NEWS

Burrasca Will Open Inside the Former Block’s Café Space in July

The celebrated Florentine cart will go brick-and-mortar with hand-made pastas, an all-Tuscan bar, and 'Big Night' charm.

06/04/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

THEATER REVIEW

The Liar at Artists Rep Bullies His Way Into Our Good Graces

The truth is our head is still spinning from Artists Rep's take on David Ives. Was there a message in the madcap madness? We're not sure—but the costumes are great!

06/04/2015 By Rachel Davidson

ART OPENINGS

Gordon Parks + Five First Thursday Cant-Misses

Art has no borders. From Life Magazine's barrier-smashing Gordon Parks to One Flaming Arrow's reclaiming of Indian land, we pick this month's can't-miss openings.

06/04/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Lisa Borst

HAPPENINGS

Your Guide to this Week's Design, Style, and Shopping Events

The first week of June is here and ready to razzle dazzle with First Friday, grand openings, and fancy second-hand sales.

06/03/2015 By Eden Dawn

BOOKS

Why Portland Was the Perfect Place to Write a Book About Sherlock Holmes

Our co-executive editor went deep on the Great Detective, and found the Rose City’s secret Victorian soul.

06/03/2015 By Zach Dundas

WIDE WORLD

5 Reasons Why Iceland Should Be On Your Travel Bucket List

The new direct flight from PDX to Keflavik is calling.

06/03/2015 By Kristin Donahue

EAT THIS NOW

Hawaiian-Style Spam For Breakfast at Hale Pele

The nerdy tiki enclave whips up a mean island brunch—with cocktails to match.

06/03/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

BODY TALK

A Sweet, Soothing, and Natural Alternative to Waxing

Sugaring studios are popping up all around town, so we set out to see what the natural hair-removal technique is all about.

06/03/2015 By Allison Jones and Rachel Davidson

FOOD NEWS

Downtown Stalwart Martinotti's Will Close at the End of June

Say goodbye to another piece of Old Portland, as rising rents and changing tastes claim the 37-year-old import food shop.

06/02/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom

BODY TALK

The Major Skin Care Mistake You're Making at the Gym

A Portland skin-care veteran wants to school you—and change your face forever.

06/02/2015 By Allison Jones

HEALTH INSPIRATION

Grimm Star Claire Coffee's Pregnancy and New Mama Fitness Plan

We're bowing down in awe of the local actress's healthy attitude before and after giving birth to son Calvin.

06/01/2015 By Allison Jones

SOCCER

Match Preview: Timbers @ Colorado Rapids

Can this team take another step forward without stumbling back?

05/29/2015 By Mike Schwartz

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Hale Pale’s Blair Reynolds to open new bar, Bunk opens a Timbers outpost, and Racion shutters.

05/29/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Arts News: Kate Nash Surprise Show

The tres chic activist rocker hits Music Millennium, Hand2Mouth's sneak peek performance, and Disjecta's Chiara Giovando wants to meet you over mimosas.

05/28/2015 By Ramona DeNies

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 28–31

Smart, sexy, sweet, and screwball—everything we want in a sunny summer weekend!

05/28/2015 By Ramona DeNies

COMEDY

Seven Golden Moments with Kids in the Hall

The Canadians are coming! We help you prep for Cabbage Head, Tammy, the Head Crusher, and more.

05/28/2015 By Margaret Seiler

BREAKING NEWS

Blue Star Donuts Escapes to L.A. this Summer

The local doughnut chain will add a Venice shop and new flavors, to its fast-growing international empire in late July.

05/28/2015 By Kelly Clarke

CONCERTS

Portland Band Shy Girls Opens Up with a New Mixtape

Getting to know Dan Vidmar and his minimalist soul: ditch the freak folk and flannel, embrace your inner Luther Vandross.

05/28/2015 By Rene Bermudez

BOOKS & TALKS

Greg Rucka's Stumptown is Still Super Gritty

The Eisner-winning graphic novelist on the next volume in his noirish Dex Parios series; meanwhile, publisher Oni Press keeps Hollywood on speed-dial.

05/27/2015 By Rene Bermudez

TREAT YO SELF

6 Stress Relief Tips from Portland's Ayurvedic Experts

Calm yourself with Ahara Rasa's lessons from the time-honored Indian "science of life."

05/27/2015 By Allison Jones