BREAKING NEWS

Kir Jensen's Sugar Cube Bakery Closing May 3

The longtime sugar-pusher says a bittersweet goodbye to her Alberta bakery and hints at a "higher calling" coming soon.

04/28/2015 By Kelly Clarke

DESIGN EVENTS

Get the Inside Story of Tilikum Crossing, Portland's Newest Urban Icon

Three designers delve into the creation of the car-free bridge.

04/27/2015 By Randy Gragg

FEEL GOOD, DO GOOD

Loyly Sauna Will Donate Massage Proceeds to Nepal Quake Relief

Loyly is teaming up with local aid organization MercyCorps to support survivors of the recent 7.8 earthquake.

04/27/2015 By Allison Jones

URBAN DESIGN

Why Portland Desperately Needs More Urban Density

An in-depth look at one architect's bold argument for how Portland should plan to double its population

04/27/2015 By Rick Potestio

REVIEW

Review: R&B and Race in Stumptown Stages' 'Soul Harmony'

Soul Harmony's world premiere about a Jewish woman's collaboration with a black, male band which gave birth to R&B

04/27/2015 By Fiona McCann

FIT CITY

Run Through Mud, Fire, and Paintballs at these Crazy Summer Races

Summer’s a comin’—time to get off the treadmill and get your shoes dirty. Fun runs too easy? Test your mettle (and mad monkey bar skills) and sign up for an obstacle race!

04/27/2015 By Mary Stutzman

STYLE SPOTLIGHT

Behind the Scenes of the Italian Fashion Exhibit—Closing Sunday!

With only one week left of the stunning Italian Fashion exhibit at PAM, we get the insider scoop from curator Sonnet Stanfill on the best finds, how she got them, and their connection to Portland.

04/27/2015 By Eden Dawn

Best Brunch 2015

The Classic Portland Brunch Hall of Fame

These six stand-by restaurants may require a wait, but they're truly worth every minute.

04/27/2015 By Kelly Clarke

VOX POPULI

Portlanders Share Their Burning Opinions on Brunch

We asked 750 of our readers about Portland's favorite meal. Here's what we discovered.

04/27/2015 By Marty Patail

ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: May 2015

This month's best bets for things to see and do, including the can't-miss albums, books, and films of the month

04/27/2015

CULTUREPHILE

How One Local Musician Connects Portland's Greatest Bands

22 degrees of Dave Depper

04/27/2015 By Fiona McCann

EAT HERE NOW

Gluten-Free, Vegan Comfort Food at Juniper

Five local women blend social justice with triumphant dishes for everyone at their new downtown food cart.

04/27/2015 By Molly Woodstock

EAT THIS NOW

Artisan Hot Dogs Are Ready for the Spotlight in PDX

Behold, the next generation of America's great franks, as reimagined by local chefs.

04/27/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

WORD OF MOUTH

What to Eat in Portland in May

A sushi-inspired cheese bar and an obsession-worthy peanut butter truffle bar

04/27/2015 By Karen Brooks

HIGH SPIRITS

A Drinking Guide to Oregon Vermouth for Your Home Bar

A new wave of local vermouth spices up the liquor cabinet.

04/27/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Home at Last, Holdfast Blends Comfort and Avant Cuisine

The brick-and-mortar restaurant from former pop-up king Will Preisch plays the perfect stage for his modernist experiments.

04/27/2015 By Karen Brooks

BIG PICTURE

Soaring with the Champion Kiteboarders of Hood River

The Columbia River Gorge's epic wind and water create the ideal conditions for the extreme sport.

04/27/2015 By Deeda Schroeder

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: May's Best Local Stuff

This month's hottest locally made goods for Mother's Day, from handmade GMO-free soy candles to moss and lichen-filled bangles.

04/27/2015 By Hannah Wallace, Marty Patail, and Cervante Pope

INTERVIEW

Checking in with Portland's Rose Queen of 1957

Retired middle school teacher Alice Simpson, 76, was 18 years old when she was crowned. Here, she shares her memories.

04/27/2015 By Larisa Owechko

TECH

The App That Will Reshape Cycling in Portland

Ride will track the routes and behaviors of cyclists to help direct future bike lanes and signals.

04/27/2015 By Rene Bermudez