BIG PICTURE

Visiting Portland’s New Elephant Lands

The Oregon Zoo’s pachyderms have a new, bigger home.

04/22/2016 By Marty Patail

5 THINGS ABOUT

What You Need to Know about the Mayor’s Race

The crowded contest to be Portland’s next mayor could be decided during the primary on May 17.

04/22/2016 By Marty Patail

MARIJUANA

Oregon’s Super-High Standards for Marijuana Edibles

And why you can’t eat this cannabis ice cream (yet).

04/22/2016

DISPATCH

How Science Revealed Portland’s Air Quality Crisis

The secrets are in the moss.

04/22/2016 By Jason Maxfield

BEER

Prost and Stammtisch Celebrate the 500th Birthday of the German Beer Purity Law

Owner Dan Hart tells us why the Reinheitsgebot still matters.

04/21/2016 By Marty Patail

ARTS NEWS

PICA Lands a New Home in Northeast Portland

The contemporary and experimental art presenter has been given a 16,000-square-foot warehouse just off N Williams Ave.

04/21/2016 By Fiona McCann

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 21–24

From feisty newsboys to wisdom from a pizza king to three days of heavy metal, the weekend is here and ready to be seized.

04/21/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson and Ramona DeNies

GET OUT

Run Towards Paid Parental Leave This Mother’s Day

Family Forward Action hosts Run Mama Run, a 5k, 10k, and Kids' Fun Run on May 8.

04/21/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

BRUNCH BONANZA

Get Your Tickets to Portland Monthly’s Country Brunch 2016

Bites and Bloody Marys from 13 of the city’s brunch masters, plus live tunes, lawn games, and baby cows.

04/20/2016 By Kelly Clarke

STYLE SPOTLIGHT

Jeans Shopping Without Anger!

Pop-up shop Qcut claims to take the hellish elements out of jean shopping with made-to-order denim just for you.

04/20/2016 By Claire Colby

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: What Defines Portland?

As Portland Monthly gets ready to celebrate the city’s finest people, places, and traits, have your say on 10 crucial questions.

04/20/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

BREAKING NEWS

Chef Doug Adams Leaving Imperial for an Undisclosed Project

The guy who brought Texan spice and Top Chef fans to the downtown hot spot will phase out this year to pursue a new opportunity.

04/20/2016 By Karen Brooks

WEED

It's 4/20—So Here Are Smoking Deals at 10 Portland Dispensaries

Dave's not here, man, but cheap bud is.

04/20/2016 By Claire Colby

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From rotisserie chicken at Arrosto to customizable bubble tea at Townshend’s, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

04/20/2016 By Eat Beat Team

AIRPORT LOVE

Want to Get Felt Up in Klamath Falls?

Four Oregon congressional reps unite to restore TSA screening in Klamath Falls, which could mean the return of commercial flights to Crater Lake. (Well, nearby.)

04/19/2016 By Ramona DeNies

CULTURE CALL SHEET

Pop Culture: What We’re Really Into Right Now

From Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt to Young Thug’s most recent mix tape, Portland Monthly staffers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.

04/19/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

SEAFOOD SOIREES

Celebrate Cascadia's Fruits of the Sea with These Three Seafood Festivals

Two coastal outings (plus one in Puget Sound) promise a bounty of fresh Pacific oysters, Dungeness crab, and sweet Hood Canal spot shrimp.

04/19/2016 By Jack Rushall

SUNNY HIKES

Five Spring Hikes for Soaking Up the Sun

These exposed treks, all within two hours of downtown Portland, help you replenish your inner reservoir of precious vitamin D.

04/19/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Sarah Iannarone Makes Her Case To Become Portland’s Mayor

She joined the race late. She’s never held office. But this passionate advocate for the city’s future argues that Portland needs a serious urbanist in its top job.

04/18/2016 By Zach Dundas and Marty Patail With Sika Stanton