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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

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Welcome to the Redesign

A chronicle of the magazine's fresh look, a year in the making

01/02/2014 By Michael Novak, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, and Kate Madden

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A Fork in History

How feasts, Beats, and barbecues shaped Portland's history

12/02/2013 By Zach Dundas

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Ten Years of Portland Monthly

Reflections on a decade of magazine making

11/01/2013 By Zach Dundas and Rachel Ritchie

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Message in a Bottle

Does wine always tell a story? Sure. But more important, I’ve learned, it always gives you a story to tell.

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

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Introducing Our New Editors

Meet Portland Monthly's executive editors Rachel Ritchie and Zach Dundas.

09/03/2013 By Randy Gragg

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The Father of Oregon's State Parks

How Samuel Boardman preserved—and created—Oregon's statewide green spaces

08/01/2013 By Randy Gragg

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The Future of Centennial Mills

A look at one of the most tantalizing and problematic development sites in the region

07/01/2013 By Randy Gragg

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New Heights

How one talented staffer has shaped the pages of Portland Monthly.

06/03/2013 By Randy Gragg

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Watershed Politics

Lawrence Halprin's designs for Keller Fountain and the farms and vineyards of the Willamette Valley

05/01/2013 By Randy Gragg

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Keep Portland Free(er)

The conundrum of historic districts

03/22/2013 By Randy Gragg

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Public Art & Debate

A look at Portland's newest public art project, Lead Pencil Studio's Inversion: Plus Minus, now rising in the Central Eastside.

02/15/2013 By Randy Gragg

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When I Learned

The impromptu history lesson that most changed my life.

01/24/2013 By Randy Gragg

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Sam Adams Exit Interview

Portland's departing mayor hastily answers some of our questions.

12/20/2012 By Randy Gragg

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OHSU's Commuter Science

OHSU creates connections between its doctors, campuses, and the city

11/21/2012 By Randy Gragg

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In Memoriam: Robert Reynolds

Every dead friend leaves a void, but the loss of the Portland food culture’s BFF is deep.

10/16/2012 By Randy Gragg

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Poll Positions

It's high time we crunched the numbers on our neighbors.

09/20/2012 By Randy Gragg

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Let the Feast Begin

Few people have made the simple act of cooking and eating your own food as accessible—and politically meaningful—as Mark Bittman.

08/23/2012 By Randy Gragg

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Season of Giving

In the weeks that passed between the time our editors researched and wrote “The Art of Eating Cheaply” and the time Portland Monthly went to press, something rather unfortunate happened: Prices went up.

08/16/2012 By Jill Davis

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Water Master

We can thank a 19th century city employee for tapping into the pristine Bull Run water supply.

07/18/2012 By Randy Gragg