BUZZSAW

The Timbers Head North to Ax the Canadian Menace

On Sunday, the second leg of the Western conference semifinals in Vancouver, BC has the Timbers at a slight advantage.

11/04/2015 By Mike Schwartz

NORTHWEST HAPPENINGS

This November, Be Grateful for These Healthy Events

Make fire cider, learn to snowshoe, combat eating disorders with yoga, and choose between a turkey trot and a Tofurky trot.

11/04/2015 By Molly Woodstock

FIT CITY

This Anti-Gravity Treadmill Makes Running a Reality for Anyone

This cool technology at downtown's Optimal Results Physical Therapy changes the active recovery game.

11/04/2015 By Allison Jones

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From a last Alsatian supper at Gruner to the city’s best fried brunch, these are the places you must visit this week.

11/04/2015 By Eat Beat Team

FURNITURE

This New Sustainable Furniture Design Company Is Portland Through and Through

Folk launches with a Northwest-minimalist aesthetic and high-minded aspirations.

11/04/2015 By Alex Madison

HIT LIST

Portland’s Best Hot Chocolate

Three spots to get your hot cocoa fix, from glossy, chile- and lime-spiked Thai Coconut to a trio of dark chocolate "shots."

11/03/2015 By Karen Brooks

GOOD EATS

Prasad East Opening Inside the Portland Rock Gym

The popular health food haven's new Northeast outpost is perched on the gym's second floor.

11/03/2015 By Molly Woodstock

FILM FESTIVAL

Dan Savage Returns With 11th HUMP! Festival

HUMP!, the Pacific Northwest’s amateur dirty film festival, is back for its 11th year. We spoke to festival creator Dan Savage about Tinder, sex trends, and why he’s giving thanks to Apple.

11/03/2015 By Fiona McCann

EAT HERE NOW

Southern-Fried Brunch at Muscadine

The year-old temple to Southern cookery is hitting its stride with “Nashville Hot” catfish, buttermilk fried chicken, and heirloom red peas.

11/02/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

GEAR UP

Expert Tips for Your Rainy-Day Bike Commute

From the right gear to smart maintenance, here’s how to keep riding through the winter.

11/02/2015 By Katelyn Best

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew: November 2015

Bamboo Sushi to open a fourth location, Ned Ludd says goodbye to brunch and pizza, and Son of a Biscuit just says goodbye.

11/02/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

HEALTHY EVENTS

Sample Hundreds of Healthy Snacks at the Portland VegFest

Taste new plant-based treats—and meet “Bizarro” cartoonist Dan Piraro—at the city’s 11th annual vegan convention.

11/02/2015 By Molly Woodstock

SOCCER

We Just Witnessed One of the Greatest Games in MLS Playoff History

“Maybe it was the Timbers Army … or God.”

10/30/2015 By Mike Schwartz

GIVEAWAY

Win a One-Night Stay at McMenamins' New Anderson School Hotel

Ready to check out the McMenamins' new five-acre compound in Bothell, Washington? Enter to win!

10/30/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

READ EM' AND EAT

See Nigella Lawson and Learn to Bake with Cannabis this Month at Powell’s

Seven cookbooks to check out this month at the city's favorite literary locale.

10/30/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

BEHIND THE SCENES

The Shining Fashion Tribute: How We Did It

Relive the horror of The Shining this Halloween with a look back at our very DIY October fashion feature.

10/30/2015 By Eden Dawn

WEEKEND GETAWAY

Suck It, Winter! Let's Hit the Spa!

Treat yourself with some well-deserved pampering at the Oregon coast.

10/29/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

FOOD NEWS

Gruner to Shutter; Ox to Open a Second Restaurant

The alpine institution will close its doors after six years, with Ox’s Argentine grill-masters taking over the space in March.

10/29/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

BOOKS AND TALKS

Writer John Irving on Religion, Reading, and Returning to Portland

He appeared at the first Wordstock, and ten years later he’s back for its relaunch. We spoke to the World According to Garp author about his new book, Portland, and what he’d like to say to Shakespeare.

10/29/2015 By Fiona McCann

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 29–Nov 1

Boo! The Oregon Symphony gets scary, alongside Shakey Graves, horror improv at the Brody Theater, the Decemberists' Jenny Conlee, and a wild piano ride with the ghost of Fats Waller.

10/29/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Megan Haverman