DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival kicks off, the Jupiter Hotel launches a boozy package, and Travel Oregon offers a free "wintercation."

02/24/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

RED CARPET

The Oscars Red Carpet Highs and Lows

Get out that judgey face, we're serving up opinions on the red carpet gowns (including a local designer) and the seemingly never-ending show.

02/23/2015 By Eden Dawn

BREAKING NEWS

Gonzo Launches Hummus Line and Pop-Up

The popular Middle Eastern food cart expands its empire.

02/23/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

FASHION SHOW

Fade to Light (The Party Fashion Show) Returns Wednesday

Ten designers take over the Crystal Ballroom stage Wednesday night for a fashion multi-media explosion. And we have tickets to give away!

02/23/2015 Photography by Eden Dawn

SOCCER

Preseason Match Preview: Timbers vs Vancouver Whitecaps

The Timbers return from a training camp for a 3-game preseason tournament at Providence Park starting on Sunday.

02/20/2015 By Mike Schwartz

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Olympic Provisions changes its name, Pioneer Square becomes a cart pod, and major national accolades pile up for Portland chefs.

02/20/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

PERSPECTIVES

Portland to Patagonia: The Long (Long, Long) Road South

Last year, Seth McBride became the first-ever quadriplegic cyclist to complete a transcontinental expedition from Portland to the southernmost tip of South America. This is his amazing story.

02/20/2015 By Larisa Owechko

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Langbaan, Ataula, and Kachka make GQ’s Best New Restaurant List

Three Portland hotspots make the cut, with Langbaan in the number two slot.

02/20/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

SPORTS

Why Timbers Coach Caleb Porter Believes Last Year Wasn't a Total Disaster—and This Year Could Be Amazing

His first season rocked. His second ended before it began. Now, as the Portland Timbers kick off a difficult and decisive 2015 season, head coach Caleb Porter calmly charts course for the playoffs.

02/20/2015 By Marty Patail

LONG STORY SHORT

Portland Singer-Songwriter Vikesh Kapoor's Journey from Punk to Folk

The Pennsylvania native shares his love of universal storytelling, his parents' immigrant experience, and Craigslist jobs.

02/19/2015 By Zach Dundas

EDITORS PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 19–22

World-class fingerpicking' and Electric Boogaloo: the next four days go posh, with Freda Payne, Ruth Ozeki, and Tommy Emmanuel. But watch out for zombies.

02/19/2015

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Shakespeare Fest: Know Before You Go

The world-famous annual Bard-off kicks off tomorrow in Ashland ("It is on, people! It is so on!" gushed one blogger). Should you believe the hype? Yes—and we've got four reasons why.

02/19/2015 By Rene Bermudez

WHEN TELEVISION ROCKS

Video Crush: Bob's Burgers Does Sleater-Kinney

Rejoice! The kids from FOX's hit animated show get a visit from Sleater-Kinney. And yes, there is much skanking and pogoing. We've got the clip.

02/19/2015 By Rene Bermudez

PDX JAZZ FESTIVAL

The Jazz Fest Insider: What Would Chris Brown See?

With last night's super sold-out Bebel Gilberto concert, the 2015 PDX Jazz Fest is on deck. We asked some of Portland's hottest musicians what shows headline their list.

02/19/2015 By Ramona DeNies

GEAR UP

Northwest-Designed Sports Bras We're Loving Right Now

Whether you need some light lift during your downward dog or extreme support for a half marathon, these bras won't let you (or the girls) down.

02/19/2015 By Allison Jones

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland’s 2015 James Beard Award Semi-Finalists

Major nominations for this year’s class of culinary professionals.

02/18/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

FARM FRESH

'Tis the Season to Sign Up for 2015 CSA Shares

Whether you want produce for the year or just the summer season, veg out on these local farm share options.

02/18/2015 By Mary Stutzman

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Sensory Overload at Bang Bang

Aggressively seasoned Southeast Asian bar snacks join NE Fremont’s growing restaurant row.

02/18/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

FIT CITY

The Beautiful Machine: Exploring the Gyrotonic Movement System in PDX

The most powerful exercise method you’ve never heard of is thriving in Portland. Here’s why.

02/18/2015 By Allison Jones