NORTHWEST NEWS

Why Are Inmates Planting Trees in Tillamook Forest?

A prison work camp deep in the Tillamook Forest turns inmate labor into reforestation and firefighting.

03/10/2015 By Larisa Owechko

DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Savor Oregon food and wine in Cannon Beach, pick up some fine furniture in Yachats, and gorge yourself on cheese in Central Point!

03/10/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

THEATER REVIEW

With Timmy Failure, the Oregon Children's Theatre Outsmarts Itself

A bestselling children’s book gets a world premiere stage adaptation from the Oregon Children’s Theatre. We like it—and that's maybe a problem.

03/09/2015 By Ramona DeNies

TREAT YO SELF

Inside NW Portland's New Holistic Med Spa and Wellness Center

Santé Aesthetics & Wellness offers an upgrade to Portland's soaking, sauna, and holistic healthcare options.

03/09/2015 By Allison Jones

Trend Watch

Hot Dogs: So Hot Right Now

The iconic ballpark frank is going through a major Portland renaissance.

03/06/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

SOCCER

Match Preview: Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake

There is no more fitting a way to start this season, with these expectations, than by beating RSL.

03/06/2015 By Mike Schwartz

STEALS & DEALS

Don't Miss Twist's Massive Annual Jewelry Sale

For nine days, Twist unleashes a stash of high-end jewelry slashed up to 75% off on top-shelf lines like Pamela Love and Pippa Small.

03/06/2015 By Eden Dawn

THE GRAPEVINE

Popping the Cork on Oregon's Latest Wine News

Cafe Castagna's flat-price wine list, new winemaking facilities in the valley, events worth toasting, and Oregon's latest AVA

03/05/2015 By Allison Jones

JUST BECAUSE

Taste Test: Airline Snacks

Portland Monthly's editorial staff sampled airline nuts and crackers... for science!

03/05/2015 By Marty Patail

SOCCER

The Portland Timbers 2015 Season Preview

This team, right now, is the deepest, most talented group in Portland’s MLS era.

03/05/2015 By Mike Schwartz

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 5–8

It's almost weekend warrior time! Hit play on four days of video games and God Game(s), glass and glass slippers, political art and Mary Stuart.

03/05/2015 By Ramona DeNies

MUSICAL NOTES

Oregon Symphony Brings Video Game Music to the Schnitz

The Oregon Symphony plays music from the Legend of Zelda, Elder Scrolls, and Halo on March 6 as part of a bid to reach beyond the classical community.

03/05/2015 By Rene Bermudez

BUDGET SMARTS

Get Smarter For Cheap at Portland’s Underground Grad School

A new DIY school offers Portlanders a deep-dive on academic subjects at bargain prices.

03/04/2015 By Fiona McCann

GEAR UP

Health Gadgets, from the Goofy to Gotta-Have

Oregon-made fitness and sleep trackers, the ultimate standing desk mat, and...faux yoga mat bag beer coolers?

03/04/2015 By Allison Jones

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Whale Watching Week Returns on the Oregon Coast

Spring Whale Watching Week (March 21-28) will draw gray whale lovers to dozens of locations up and down the Oregon coast.

03/04/2015 By Allison Jones

FARM FRESH

Find Your Farming Soulmate at the CSA Share Fair

The free fete includes chef demos, cookbook swaps, tastings, kids’ games, and 30+ farms to choose from.

03/04/2015 By Molly Woodstock

BOOK BUZZ

Portland Author Tom Spanbauer Wins Stewart Holbrook Literary Legacy Award

The novelist and local writing guru is honored for his “outstanding contributions to Oregon’s literary life"—and we're here for that.

03/03/2015 By Fiona McCann

BREAKING NEWS

Navarre Outpost Opens in Japan

Indie chef John Taboada plants his Portland food philosophy in Tokyo’s youth culture-obsessed Harajuku district

03/03/2015 By Karen Brooks

GOOD EATS

Gluten-Free Pie for Pi Day: 3.14.15

This year, math lovers and gluten-fre pie geeks can join forces for Pi Day on March 14, 2015—bonus points for celebrating at 9:26 am or pm!

03/03/2015 By Allison Jones

GALLERY HOPPING

A First First Thursday for PNCA's New Home

Spring has sprung early in Portland and First Thursday invites art lovers to take to the surprisingly unsoaked streets. We've got six gallery picks—one of them at PNCA's brand new 511 Building.

03/03/2015 By Rene Bermudez