Editor's Note

From the Editor: Portland's Soul Resides in Forest Park

Not exclusively, but certainly.

05/15/2017 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Oh, the Places Journalists Will Go

Have pen. Will travel.

04/17/2017 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Meet the Conspirators behind Our April Issue

These are the hardened operatives who make this magazine happen.

03/20/2017 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Coffee as Commodity and Connector

The bean brings us together in more ways than one.

02/20/2017 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Our Pets, Ourselves

Few topics have evoked greater passion among Portland Monthly staffers.

01/23/2017 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Endorsements 2017

Unusual times demand unusual measures.

12/21/2016 By Zach Dundas

Editor’s Note

Can Pop Culture Conquer All?

At the very least, it can shake us out of our weary funks.

11/14/2016 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

Why Do Portland Restaurants Pride Themselves on Inconvenience?

Not that we’ve got anything against secret prix fixe dinners served in the dishwashing station.

10/10/2016 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

Design in Portland Is a Team Sport

Collaboration: it’s just the local way.

09/21/2016 By Zach Dundas

Editor's Note

Good Things Happen When Co-Workers Drink Together

Style editor Eden Dawn dishes on the inspiration for our Twin Peaks-inspired fall fashion feature. (Sake was involved.)

09/13/2016 By Eden Dawn

Editor's Note

You Should Be Drinking a Martini at Jake’s Famous Crawfish Right Now

J’adore this old Portland warhorse.

08/15/2016 By Zach Dundas

EDITOR'S NOTE

Why Portland Monthly Won’t Keep Your Favorite Swimming Hole a Secret

Public land belongs to the public.

07/12/2016 By Zach Dundas

EDITOR'S NOTE

How Portlanders Are Reinventing Health and Exercise

Our city is far ahead of the pack.

06/24/2016 By Zach Dundas

EDITOR'S NOTE

When an Average White Editor Screws Up

The story behind Portland Monthly’s apology for an illustration and headline.

05/19/2016 By Zach Dundas

EDITORS' NOTE

Sorry, Tinder: The Road to True Love Still Runs Through a Bar

Arts Editor Fiona McCann recounts finding love while pulling pints in Buenos Aires.

04/22/2016 By Fiona McCann

EDITOR'S LETTER

An Apology From Portland Monthly

The combination of an illustration and a headline in our April issue caused justifiable offense.

04/01/2016 By Zach Dundas

EDITORS’ NOTE

Why Travel Writing Is the Worst Awesome Job Ever

And should be nothing to complain about—but sometimes we do anyway.

03/01/2016 By Rachel Ritchie

EDITORS' NOTE

Why Portland’s Comfort Food Haunts Are More Important Than Its Hottest Restaurants

It’s all about nourishing the soul.

01/25/2016 By Zach Dundas

EDITORS’ NOTE

Discovering Portland

Remembering the early days of arriving in the Rose City

12/20/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

EDITORS' NOTE

Why a Rainy Fall Feels Extra Necessary in Portland This Year

Our executive editor meditates on the joys of autumnal hibernation after a summer for the record books.

10/27/2015 By Rachel Ritchie