Slideshow

Slide Show: Handmade Bike Show

11/04/2009

Sweet Rides

Handmade Bike Show

Two-wheeled innovations abound

11/04/2009 By Veronica Martin

Sustainability

Greened Spaces

On September 19, Portland will trade parking spots for parks.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Comedy

Laughs on Hawthorne

More than 100 extremely funny folks—including Janeane Garofalo and David Koechner—will hold court on upper SE Hawthorne Boulevard for four days of high hilarity during the second annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival, April 23–26.

05/19/2009 By Randy Gragg

HIGH SPIRITS

Pop the Cork

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Article

Natural Cycles

Five art installations by regional artists are evocatively situated in the natural setting of Tryon Creek State Park. There is plenty of time to catch the yearlong exhibit, but why not go today, before this eerie, towering figure made of leaves and branch

05/19/2009

Article

Presidential Parties

Those who voted for McCain kept a very low profile at the two election night parties that we attended. Outside an Obama Campaign office, supporters flowed onto the streets; and Obama supporters cheered at an election party hosted by _Portland Monthly_. Fl

05/19/2009

Ho Ho Ho

Santa’s Secret

Playing Jolly Old Saint Nick isn’t as easy as it looks.

05/19/2009 By Jonathan Fine

5 Minutes With...

Generation B

Portland NAACP president Charlene McGee talks about Barack, BlackBerries and how perceptions color the world.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

Winter Wonderland

Finding Frosty

How to build the perfect Portland snowman

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Boom

Star Power

Western Display Fireworks’ pyro-in-chief Bob Gobet gets fired up about shows for billionaires and the art of making people swoon.

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

Beaker Boon

Chemical Reaction

Want to unlock the mysteries of science? Start with a beer.

05/19/2009 By Jonathan Fine

Two-Minute Critic

PDX Bike Militia

The PDX Bike Wildebeest Militia provides free bike escorts to any cyclist, anywhere, anytime.

05/19/2009 By Megan Callow

Election

Party Animal

Libertarian presidential hopeful Michael Jingozian explains why he’s qualified to be America’s chief executive officer.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Blacklist

Dangerous Minds

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Summer Trends

Growing Pains

Does our blossoming burg still have room for the Rose Festival?

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

Tis the Season

Holiday How-To

Ever wondered how to make a perfect Hot Buttered Rum? Or how to beat those dreadful seasonal blues? Find out in our quick and slightly quirky guide to surviving the holidays.

05/19/2009 With Jill Davis, Stacey Wilson, Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, John Chandler, Nino Padova, Lucas Bradley-Kelly, Jenny Davis, and Anna Dukehart

Article

Mean Girls Like Me

When a friend told me that Portland’s Roller Derby league, a group of eight teams called the Rose City Rollers, would be holding tryouts for its upcoming season, I saw a chance to prove I’m as tough as I tout myself to be and signed up.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Fly High

Water Wings

During Flugtag, you don’t need a pilot’s license to fly over the Willamette—just a costume, a contraption, and some courage.

05/19/2009 By Anna Hirsh

Politics

Operation Oregon

Barack Obama has an army on the ground here. And most of its leaders aren’t even 30.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame