Editor's Note

Nothing Was the Same

Editor-in-chief Marty Patail reflects on a changing Portland

06/01/2020 By Marty Patail

City Slicker

The Game-Changing Perk of Homeownership No One Told Me

On moving from "big city" downtown to the unofficial club that is "the neighborhood."

04/01/2020 By Marty Patail

Saucy Boy

Portland Is a Drinking Town Through and Through

The evolution of boozing in a city otherwise known as Beervana.

02/25/2020 By Marty Patail

Golden State of Mind

Portland, It's Time to Stop Hating on California

The anti-California sentiment runs deep here, and not always in a joking way.

01/21/2020 By Marty Patail

Editor's Note

The Best Way to Experience Portland Is on Two Wheels

Riding a bike transformed the way I see this city.

05/28/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Hit the Road

It's been a long winter. Shake it off.

02/26/2019 By Kelly Clarke

Editor's Note

A Tarot Skeptic Gets Her Cards Read

And finds some inspiration in divination.

01/29/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

Editor's Note

An Editor's Life in Letters

A Hollywood marquee, a swaying ladder, and some big hunks of plastic were once part of Portland’s tapestry.

12/21/2018 By Margaret Seiler

Editor's Note

Is It Possible To Have Too Much Lodge Luxury?

A travel writer rips through seven opulent retreats in one week. Hallucinations ensue.

11/20/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Editor's Note

Portland Monthly Turns 15—and Welcomes a New Editor in Chief

Remember when Voodoo Doughnut was edgy? We've come a long way since 2003.

10/24/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Editor's Note

Why One Portland Monthly Editor Left Old-School Web Design Behind

And now prefers to write about design in all its many forms.

09/18/2018 By Marty Patail

Editor's Note

From the Editor: A Goodbye

Editor in chief Zach Dundas bids Portland Monthly farewell.

09/11/2018 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

From the Editor: What We Talk about When We Talk about Portland

Has our town gone to hell? Let's discuss.

08/14/2018 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

From the Editor: The Coast of Tomorrow

And the luxury of stepping out of the news cycle.

07/17/2018 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Bad Vibes Bay

As Portlanders, our relationship with San Francisco is ... complicated.

06/19/2018 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

Are We Loving the Outdoors to Death?

Humans are overrunning the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest. What's to be done?

05/22/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Editor's Note

From the Editor: The Spirit of '68

Finding the Paris-Portland connection.

04/24/2018 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

From the Editor: A Radical Plan to Transform the Rose Quarter

With the Albina Vision Trust, Portland native Rukaiyah Adams sets out to transform the problem-plagued neighborhood.

03/27/2018 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Journalist vs. Asphalt

Home knows no bounds.

02/27/2018 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Maybe This Cannabis-Infused Marshmallow Will Fix Everything

In 2018, we're ready to try just about anything.

01/30/2018 By Zach Dundas