Spotlight

Batman Would Surely Approve of This Beautiful New Portland Craft Gallery

Day in the Life Gallery lets fine crafts shine in all their glory and wants to tell you what makes each piece special.

04/29/2021 By Eden Dawn

Real Estate

What Happened After the HGTV Cameras Stopped Rolling for These Oregon Homeowners?

Over the years, Portland and environs have starred in our fair share of episodes of House Hunters.

04/24/2021 By Julia Silverman

Interior Design

How to Make Vintage Shopping Work for Your Home

Portland interior designer Max Humphrey's new book, Modern Americana, shows how the old can be new.

04/13/2021 By Reina Harwood

Real Estate

Five Years in the Making, Argyle Gardens Is a Departure for Affordable Housing in Portland

Is North Portland’s design-forward cohousing building a one-off, or the new face of affordable housing in the city?

03/31/2021 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate

How the "Great Renumbering" Tamed the Chaos of Portland Streets

In the 1930s, the city's new address stem brought sense, order, and jobs.

03/31/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Real Estate

The Pandemic-Era Condo Market Has Finally Picked Up—But at Blast-from-the-Past Prices

In the Pearl, condo prices dropped more than 10 percent, back to their 2014 value.

03/30/2021 By Renata Geraldo

Real Estate

Are Rents in Portland Finally Trending Down?

Signs of the city's declining rent are especially evident in areas like downtown and Northwest.

03/30/2021 By Renata Geraldo

Real Estate

It’s Tough to Buy a House in Portland Right Now

But the city’s suburbs and exurbs are even hotter markets.

03/29/2021 By Anthony Macuk

Design

Osmose Design Has Transformed Montavilla’s Lazy Susan Into a Retro, Cozy Diner

It's not quite midcentury, but it's comfy.

03/26/2021 By Marty Patail

Design

A Traditional West Hills Ranch Shows Its Wild Side

Portland design firm Penny Black brought in clean surfaces, big windows, and bright splashes of lime green.

03/20/2021 By Marty Patail

Home & Garden

Try Planting These Spring Pretties to Give Your Garden a Boost

Here's what to plant for a yard bursting with blooms and sweet-smelling flowers.

03/20/2021 By Marisa Kula Mercer

Design

3 New Portland Books that Just Look Good

Impress your friends by sporting these new book on your coffee table—but you should also read them too.

03/19/2021 By Marty Patail

Shopping

In a Year that Decimated Small Businesses, This Family-Owned Portland Nursery Hit a Sales High

Cornell Farms reported a more than 40 percent increase in sales in 2020 over the year before.

03/10/2021 By Elizabeth Dye

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: Ashcreek, Crestwood, and Maplewood

Scandinavian design, hidden natural areas and internationally-themed groceries

02/25/2021 By Julia Silverman

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: Multnomah Village, Hillsdale, and Burlingame

Knock-your-socks-off bakeries, hilly public parks, and the pancakes that started it all

02/25/2021 By Kelly Clarke

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: Woodstock

A college campus canyon, family-friendly thrift stores and rooftop brews

02/25/2021 By Morgan Westling

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: Nob Hill and Slabtown

New condos, old favorites, art house cinema, and one not-so-spooky Witch's Castle

02/25/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: The Jade District

To-die-for dim sum, mountain bike Mecca and a take-that-Canada night market scene

02/25/2021 By Kelly Clarke

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: Division and Clinton

Stress-melting spas, restaurant empires, and Rocky Horror forever

02/25/2021 By Fiona McCann and Margaret Seiler