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Real Estate

Buy Here Now

You probably already have plenty of reasons for building your nest in Portland: a vast network of bike-friendly streets, a 60-minute drive to the slopes or the surf, and nearly 30 farmers markets, to name a few. But in our annual real estate roundup, we w

05/19/2009 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Top Stories

Science & Tech

Cell Division

OHSU scientist Shoukhrat Mitalipov believes his groundbreaking embryonic cloning and stem cell harvesting method will cure diseases like Parkinson’s. But President Bush doesn't like his solution. Which is why a growing number of stem cell researchers are

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

Article

Tangled Up In You and You and You

Brian is married to April, but he also likes Maggie. April loves Brian, but occasionally snuggles with Bill. And no one is jealous.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

SPRING FASHION 2008

Project Runway

These four native Oregonians have the rare mix of looks and moxie that translates into high fashion. _Why don't we all look this fabulous?_ A little smart shopping goes a long way, so search the *"Find a Shop":http://www.portlandmonthlymag.com/style-and

05/19/2009 Edited by Jill Spitznass

Market Watch

Above the Clouds

The national housing market is in free fall, but we’ve managed to stay aloft. Here’s why.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Housing Trends

The Home Front

Seven trends that are shaping how and where we live

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson, Kasey Cordell, and Camela Raymond

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Theater

Log Jam

The first-ever stage adaptation of Ken Kesey’s classic timberland novel hits the boards.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

The Music Biz

Club Web

How do you parlay a hip-hop obsession into a business? By building a virtual buzz.

05/19/2009 By Brett Olson

Two-Minute Critic

PDX Bike Militia

The PDX Bike Wildebeest Militia provides free bike escorts to any cyclist, anywhere, anytime.

05/19/2009 By Megan Callow

Film

Reel World

Why Portland seems to have as many movie sets as strip clubs.

05/19/2009 By Anna Hirsh

Music

The Day the Music Died

*EVERYTHING I LEARNED* about the Pacific Northwest, I learned from MTV. If not for the fact that I grew up in Arkansas, where the dearly departed oracle of underground rock 120 Minutes was one of the few cultural outlets available, I might be ashamed of t

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Eat & Drink

Review

Ciao Down

A new, family-friendly Italian eatery comes to restaurant-starved Beaumont-Wilshire. Reservations are definitely necessary.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Bottoms Up

Best Bars

When the crack of cold creeps into the evening air and it's dark by dinner, we know it's time to re-acquaint ourselves with Portland's best bars. Snuggle into a booth, belly up to the bar, and while away some rainy nights.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis, Stacey Wilson, Camas Davis, John Chandler, and Bart Blasengame With Brian Barker

Article

New World Cocoa

Forget the powdery hot chocolate mixes of yore. Take a sip of the real thing: drinking chocolates

05/19/2009 By Lizzy Caston

RECIPE

Green Revival

Goodbye, potatoes and kale. The high season for earthy, musky fava beans is here.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Good Libations

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Health & Wellness

Science & Tech

Cell Division

OHSU scientist Shoukhrat Mitalipov believes his groundbreaking embryonic cloning and stem cell harvesting method will cure diseases like Parkinson’s. But President Bush doesn't like his solution. Which is why a growing number of stem cell researchers are

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

Food News

Remedial Eating

Oregon's farm-to-school program manager convinces schools to buy the best local ingredients—while staying within the school system's very real budget.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Home & Real Estate

Market Watch

Hot ’Hoods

No matter what kind of buyer you are, one of these six ’hoods has a welcome mat with your name on it.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson With Brian Barker

Housing Trends

The Home Front

Seven trends that are shaping how and where we live

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson, Kasey Cordell, and Camela Raymond

Real Estate

Buy Here Now

You probably already have plenty of reasons for building your nest in Portland: a vast network of bike-friendly streets, a 60-minute drive to the slopes or the surf, and nearly 30 farmers markets, to name a few. But in our annual real estate roundup, we w

05/19/2009 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Market Watch

Above the Clouds

The national housing market is in free fall, but we’ve managed to stay aloft. Here’s why.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Living Here

Back to the ’Burbs

An intrepid suburban mom wonders if home sweet home really is just beyond the next development.

05/19/2009 By Pam Grimes

The Hit List

Haute Diggity

Need a boxwood for the backyard or a succulent for the sill? Look no further.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

News & City Life

Article

Tangled Up In You and You and You

Brian is married to April, but he also likes Maggie. April loves Brian, but occasionally snuggles with Bill. And no one is jealous.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Vegan

Feast of Flesh

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Good Reads

Teen Spirit

Politically savvy twins pen a book and raise an army -- at 19.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Sports Tech

Hit Man

The only man who can tell you how far Barry Bonds's last homer _really_ went lives here.

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan

Wildlife

Sleeps With Fishes

Oregon might take out a hit on the Columbia River's sea lions.

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

Style & Shopping

SPRING FASHION 2008

Project Runway

These four native Oregonians have the rare mix of looks and moxie that translates into high fashion. _Why don't we all look this fabulous?_ A little smart shopping goes a long way, so search the *"Find a Shop":http://www.portlandmonthlymag.com/style-and

05/19/2009 Edited by Jill Spitznass

Desirables

Grammar Girl

Noun offers a charming mix of vintage and contemporary goods that reflects a lifelong affection for nostalgia-tinged objects.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Travel & Outdoors

Stroll

Walk On

Only Portland boasts an integrated network of both trails and streets that turns much of our city into one giant pedestrian playground.

05/19/2009 By Anna Hirsh

Beyond the Bridges

Rogue Spirit

Paddling Oregon's legendary river with a crew of perfect strangers, one writer gets a lesson in the transformative power of white water.

05/19/2009 By David Wolman

Trail of the Month

Hoyt Arboretum

A morning spent exploring the rolling hills of this 185-acre wilderness museum will introduce visitors to nearly 9,000 tree and plant specimens from around t...

05/19/2009 By Brian Barker