Book Events

Is Portland the Center of the Women’s Soccer Universe?

Yes, according to a new book by retired pro soccer player Gwendolyn Oxenham. She’ll be at Powell’s with Thorns midfielder Allie Long on September 29.

09/21/2017 By Katelyn Best

Runway Show

Knock Out Plus Size Fashion Show Returns to Portland

After selling out its inaugural year, the body-positive show returns with big names, a curated pop-up shop, and tons of feel-good vibes.

09/21/2017 By Eden Dawn

Everyday Activism

Support the Columbia Gorge by Buying Lagers, Light Bulbs, and Lube

On Monday, September 25, dozens of N Mississippi Avenue businesses will donate a portion of sales to Eagle Creek fire relief efforts.

09/21/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Power Plant

How Houseplants Can Save Your Life (Well, Close)

Create an indoor garden to heal all that ails you.

09/21/2017 By Regan Breeden

Body Talk

Portland's Bloom Beauty Summit Showcases Celebrity Stylists of Color

Join makeup artists, hairstylists, and life coaches for a two-day natural beauty expo.

09/18/2017 By Kayla Brock

Healthy Events

Have a Happy, Healthy October with These Local Wellness Events

Run in your best Halloween costume (with dogs!), learn how to fight food waste, and taste the city’s best apples, ferments, and vegan snacks.

09/18/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Sweat Equity

An All-Natural Portland Deodorant Brand Goes Big

Schmidt's started in a Foster-Powell home. Now it's got a massive factory and a Florida-based investor.

09/13/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Everyday Activism

How You Can Help Rebuild the Gorge (and Not Make Things Worse)

"If you wanna go fast, go alone; if you wanna go far, go together."

09/07/2017 By Kelly Clarke

The Sky Is Falling

The Gorge Is On Fire. Should You Go Outside Today?

The air is clearing, but it's still not completely safe.

09/06/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Events

Have a Happy, Healthy September with These Local Wellness Events

Portlanders can surf, run, ferment, bike, stretch, rock climb, and give back to Oregon’s public lands.

08/23/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Health News

Oregon Just Passed the Most Progressive Reproductive Health Policy in America

The newly signed Reproductive Health Equity Act guarantees copay-free legal abortion (and vasectomies) for all, among other provisions.

08/18/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Veggie Love: Vegan Victory

How the Vegans Conquered Portland

Our city is America’s meat-free Shangri-la, built one vegan cronut and jackfruit wrap at a time.

08/14/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Gym Spotlight

Portland’s New Body-Positive, Queer-Centric Gym Opens September 2

What’s it like to work out in a space that shuns diet culture? Liberation Barbell wants to find out.

08/14/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Get Outside

New Biketown Program Helps Cyclists with Disabilities Get on the Road

Portland's bike share program now offers hand cycles, trikes, supportive cuffs, and more.

08/10/2017 By Anyi Wong-Lifton

Books

Walking the World with Pacific Northwest Writer Robert Moor

The Canada-based journalist's debut book, On Trails, is already a bestseller. (Doubly impressive, we'd say, for a writer who hasn't yet hiked the glory of Oregon.)

07/27/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Healthy Events

Have a Happy, Healthy August with These Wellness Events

Walk with corgis, run along the Oregon Trail, cycle on a Portland rooftop, and learn how to prepare a pelvic steam.

07/26/2017 By Molly Woodstock and Regan Breeden

Film

What's So Important about Bone Marrow Donation?

A local documentary sheds light on the difficulties of finding a bone marrow match for cancer patients with diverse ethnic backgrounds.

07/12/2017 By Bryanna Briley

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy July with These Portland Wellness Events

Learn to climb at Smith Rock, raft the White Salmon River, cook Ayurvedic meals, and practice yoga at Ponzi Vineyards.

06/27/2017 By Bryanna Briley

Urban Trails

Gateway Green, an Urban Park in the Works for 12 Years, Is Open

Portland's new oasis for mountain biking and urban hiking is wedged between two highways.

06/20/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Healthy Events

A Local Doctor Shares the Stories of Homeless and Impoverished Portlanders

Hear Dr. Patricia Kullberg read from her memoir, On the Ragged Edge of Medicine, on Monday, June 26.

06/15/2017 By Bryanna Briley