EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 7–10

Obama AND Bill Moyers? Very statesmanlike! Also, drunk comedians (so, so many), duct tape art, and a penal colony tale from Down Under.

05/07/2015 By Ramona DeNies

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Mythbusters, Mothers, and Marty McFly

Plus Uhh Yeah Dude, Jason Isbell, Ry Cooder, the Vanport Multimedia Project, and Yo-Yo Ma

05/07/2015 By Fiona McCann

BODY TALK

The User's Guide to Healthy Portland Beards

Freaked out by recent news of, um, less-than-appetizing beard bacteria? We've got your step-by-step local solution.

05/07/2015 By Allison Jones

DESIGN NEWS

Local 'Makers' Decline to Meet Obama at Nike, and Take A Shot at the Swoosh

The Portland Made Community has the President's attention for contributions to the economy, but won't do a face-to-face in Beaverton.

05/07/2015 By Eden Dawn

THE MORNING AFTER

Bloodies, Biscuits, and Tiny Horses: PoMo's Country Brunch, Recapped

A sell-out crowd devours Portland's hottest morning dishes and crowns Raven & Rose and Doug Fir the city's Bloody Mary champs at PoMo's annual Brunch party.

05/07/2015 By Kelly Clarke

THE GRAPEVINE

Oregon's 25 Best Wines Under $25: Call for Submissions

We’re looking for the 25 best budget-friendly wines in Oregon, but before our expert panel’s blind tasting can commence, we need your help!

05/06/2015 By Allison Jones

MUSIC

The Ten Best Magnetic Fields Songs (In Alphabetical Order)

With Magnetic Fields frontman Stephin Merritt in town, we flipped through his back catalog and got hung up on 69 Love Songs all over again.

05/06/2015 By Fiona McCann

OPENINGS

“Portland’s Best Falafel Sandwich” Moving to Micro-Restaurant Row

Food cart ChickPeaDX will make its brick-and-mortar debut at NE Sandy’s new Zipper building.

05/06/2015 By Molly Woodstock

HEALTH RESOURCES

The 411 on 211: Connecting Locals with Life-Saving Mental Health Services

National Mental Health Awareness Day is May 7, so we took some time to speak to an incredible nonprofit serving Oregonians and Washingtonians in need.

05/05/2015 By Molly Woodstock

BREAKING NEWS

Iconic Big Egg Cart Closing Sunday To Open Brick-And-Mortar

After this weekend, Portland’s temple to fried egg sandwiches will get a new lease on life: the just-closed Sugar Cube space on Alberta, opening late June.

05/05/2015 By Karen Brooks

ANIMATION

Super Animated: Hours of Fun at the NW Animation Fest

We're slap bang in the midst of a slew of animation at Hollywood Theatre. Catch some clips of what's on show this week.

05/05/2015 By Fiona McCann

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

James Beard shutout, Josh Ozersky is dead at 47, and some of the year’s most exciting restaurants are finally here.

05/05/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

FIT CITY

Gym Spotlight: New Summit Fitness

A new Lake Oswego fitness studio offers Real Ryder "unstationary" cycling, lunchtime TRX bootcamps, and summer paddleboarding.

05/05/2015 By Allison Jones

BRIGHT IDEA

New Craigslist-Style Marketplace For Your Home Garden

Portland-based website JustFreshy gives local growers and makers space to buy, trade, and sell what's in season.

05/05/2015 By Molly Woodstock

DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Travel stories, roots and vines, farm dinners, and summer festivals...it's time to gear up for sunshine!

05/05/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

1845-2013

50 Moments That Shaped Portland's History

How many flips of an 1835 copper penny did it take for Asa Lovejoy and Frances Pettygrove to name our city?

05/05/2015

ARCHITECTURE

Why Are Portlanders Obsessed With Tiny Houses?

A new documentary examines four local endeavors in super-small living.

05/05/2015 By Zach Dundas

THEATER

What if Howard Zinn Wrote a Vegas Casino Show?

It might play like Milagro Theatre's American Night.

05/05/2015 By Ramona DeNies

EAT HERE NOW

The Long-Awaited Portland Mercado Debuts with Homegrown Latin American Cuisine

Where to eat and drink at Portland’s first dedicated Latino marketplace.

05/04/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

GEAR UP

Local Nut Butter Supports U.S. Trail Running Team

Bogg's Trail Butter's new blend will benefit our country's competitors in the World Trail Championships—including one ultramarathon runner from Portland.

05/04/2015 By Sarah Ostaszewski