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The Pursuit of Happiness (and Health) in Portland

Homing in on what it means to live the good life in the City of Roses.

07/13/2015 By Zach Dundas

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What Could Oregon Possibly Know About Making Good Beer?

Our associate editor reflects on 10 years of the Oregon craft beer revolution.

06/22/2015 By Marty Patail

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How Will You Spend YOUR Precious Portland Summer?

Whatever you do, make these fleeting warm months epic.

05/26/2015 By Zach Dundas

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Is Brunch in Portland Just a High-Calorie Spectator Sport?

Our Senior Editor shares the trials, tribulations, and unexpected bonuses of curating a list of the city's best brunches.

04/27/2015 By Kelly Clarke

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Portland Real Estate Is Still Dirt Cheap—And That's the Problem

Are you willing to beg for your dream home?

04/08/2015 By Zach Dundas

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Why We're Donating a Portion of March Newsstand Sales to the Women's Foundation of Oregon

Our state is full of both inspiring #oregonwoman success stories and startling statistics of poverty and assault. Here's how to help.

03/20/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

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Why EVERY Portland Parent Dreads the Words "Late Start"

When did navigating the schedule of an elementary school become a task that seems to require an advanced degree?

02/02/2015 By Zach Dundas

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Making a Magazine Is A Little Like Time Travel

While you're celebrating the new year, we're thinking about summer—and beyond.

01/05/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

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How Winter Separates True Portlanders from the PDX Pretenders

Bring forth what misery you can muster, O Atmosphere! We will treat the cold and wet as yet another excuse to be awesome.

12/01/2014 By Zach Dundas

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Giving Thanks for a Year of Great Eating (and More) in Portland

Finding inspiration in the year's best restaurants and incredible nonprofits in the month of gratitude.

11/03/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

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What's Not to Love About Portland in October?

Pumpkin patches, hot soup, and scarves. Summer may be the Rose City's easiest sell, but true Oregonians cherish the fall.

09/26/2014 By Zach Dundas

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Devouring Our State of Deliciousness

How Oregon's edible bounty unites a state of transplants and loyal locals at the dinner table

09/02/2014 By Zach Dundas

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Celebrating Portland’s Season of the Sun

Our executive editor explores why Oregonians deserve a kick-ass summer more than any others.

08/01/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

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Living the Good Life, PDX-Style

Homing in on what it means to be healthy in the City of Roses, from good wine to great hikes.

07/15/2014 By Zach Dundas

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Should We Fear a Massive Portland Earthquake, Or Just Prepare For It?

How our executive editor stopped worrying and started getting prepared for the Big One. But is the rest of Portland ready?

07/01/2014 By Zach Dundas

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The Portland Horizon's OTHER Mountain

Our executive editor meditates on the view of Mount St. Helens from her office.

06/02/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

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Loving Portland, For Better or Worse

Portland Monthly's executive editor reflects on 15 years of learning to love this crazy town.

05/01/2014 By Zach Dundas

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The Past, Present, and Future of Portland Real Estate

Learning from a legacy of construction booms and growing pains

04/02/2014 By Randy Gragg

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Is Portland Monthly's Sports Coverage Cursed?

A look back at our mixed-bag relationship with local basketball stars, soccer players, and other local athletes

03/03/2014 By Zach Dundas

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Journeys Into Night

Whether you’re seeking a suitable school, a backyard burial, or the perfect destination for your next night out, we’ve got you covered.

02/03/2014 By Rachel Ritchie