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Best of the City

Progress Report

Our Best Schools 2007

05/19/2009 By Sally Powers Research by Anne Brice, Maura Flaherty, Eric Gold, Joanna Kang, and Katrina Myers

Top Stories

Basketball

Calling the Shots

So he replaced the "Jail Blazers" with a squad of do-gooders, including superstar Greg Oden. Now that Oden is benched, will Portlanders stay in Pritchard's court?

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

LONG READ

The Creek

The winning story from the 2008 Wordstock Short Fiction Competition will be published in our upcoming December issue.

05/19/2009 By Joshua Michael Riedel

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

LONG READ

The Creek

The winning story from the 2008 Wordstock Short Fiction Competition will be published in our upcoming December issue.

05/19/2009 By Joshua Michael Riedel

Basketball

Calling the Shots

So he replaced the "Jail Blazers" with a squad of do-gooders, including superstar Greg Oden. Now that Oden is benched, will Portlanders stay in Pritchard's court?

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

Article

Trial by Fire

A freak conflagration reaffirms a noted Northwest landscape artist’s ties to his home ground.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

WELIKEDIT

Local Book Reviews December

Portland's best tunes, reads, and more

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

5 MINUTES WITH…

Debbie Stoller

Debbie Stoller is the New York-based editor of third-wave feminist magazine Bust

05/19/2009 By Anne Brice

Ho Ho Ho

Santa’s Secret

Playing Jolly Old Saint Nick isn’t as easy as it looks.

05/19/2009 By Jonathan Fine

Eat & Drink

INTRODUCING…

Sel Gris

The chef and the friendly staff have executed their dining mission with crystal-clear execution.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

EAT THIS NOW

Soon Doobu at Toji Korean Grill House

Brought to the table in a hot clay pot, the classic Korean tofu soup known as soon doobu comes bright red and bubbling

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

CHEAPDATE

Little Red Bike Café

It's a cozy, sunlit refuge that opens at 7 a.m. each morning, six days a week.

05/19/2009 By Joanna Kang

Eat This Now

Tailored Tapas

Does the latest Spanish-inspired eatery to hit Portland pass muster? It does if you customize your meal just right.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Fermentation Confirmation

Strong Brew

Traditional kombucha tea promises long life; when it’s bottled by Tazo’s co-founder, it tastes good, too.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Pinkies Up!

Bubble Up

Domestic sparklers don’t even come close to trumping a superb bottle of champagne

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Recipe

Roasted Quince Compote

05/19/2009

RECIPE

Roasted Quince Compote

The tropical flavors and heady scent of the bright yellow, hard-skinned quince lend it delicious staying power.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

SAVOR

Local Pearls

The variety and abundance of Pacific Northwest oyster coves make our region a shucker’s paradise.

05/19/2009 By David Welch

THE HIT LIST

Season Ale

Six winter-worthy brews that spread hops and joy but once a year

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

It Takes a Village

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

Contemporary Craft

High-end modern furnishings and chic handmade decorative pieces put a new spin on Arts & Crafts.

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond

Best of the City

Progress Report

Our Best Schools 2007

05/19/2009 By Sally Powers Research by Anne Brice, Maura Flaherty, Eric Gold, Joanna Kang, and Katrina Myers

News & City Life

Living Here

Meter Eaters

A new SmartMeter method saves money…and face.

08/15/2012 By Eric Gold

Winter Remedy

On Bended Knee

Don’t just ski this winter; set your heels free and go tele’ it on the mountain.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

Dock Envy

On the Waterfront

Where Portland once flexed its maritime muscle, shipbuilding (of sorts) surges anew.

05/19/2009 By Chris Lydgate

5 Minutes With...

Professor Pain

Torture expert Darius Rejali talks about what sleeping bags have to do with national security.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Pedicabs

Spoke City

Pedal-powered taxis compete to sweep shoppers off their tired feet.

05/19/2009 By Lucy Burningham

Politics

The Oracle

Why you want political consultant Kari Chisholm to pick your fantasy football team

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Style & Shopping

Diary

My News Shoes

Being a television news reporter in Portland requires fancy footwork. And sensible footwear.

05/19/2009 By Jamie Wilson

Sew Delicious

A Great Notion

It may bill itself as a “neighborhood fabric boutique,” but Bolt is more than just a material source

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Footsore

Heart and Sole

Nike’s new Native American shoe meets mixed reviews.

05/19/2009 By Rachel Ritchie

Pets

Cat Couture

In the cats-versus-dogs debate, feline fans invariably cite kitties’ low-maintenance needs in their arguments.

05/19/2009 By Katrina Myers

Travel & Outdoors

PARKS & WRECK

Stumping Grounds

What’s right about Oregon’s first new state park in nearly three decades? Not much.

05/19/2009 By Bill Donahue

Beyond the Bridges

Beyond Manhattan

Looking for the authentic New York City? Then get thee to Brooklyn, where neighborhoods in transition are defining the Big Apple’s future.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson