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Great Neighborhoods

Taking the Long View

We're looking beyond the gloom and seeing light at the end of the tunnel in the Portland housing market. Our annual Real Estate issue spotlights "the neighborhoods that have retained consistent property values."

03/19/2010 Edited by Brian Barker

Top Stories

The Governor’s Audition

Why You?

To aid you in voting for a gubernatorial candidate by May 4, four Oregonian women ask Bill Bradbury, John Kitzhaber, Chris Dudley, and Allen Alley the hard questions.

03/15/2010

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

Holding Steady

Take a tour of crash-beating neighborhoods—the Northwest District, Cathedral Park, and Sabin.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell, Randy Gragg, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Brian Barker

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

Up-and-Comers

The neighborhoods of Kenton, Foster-Powell, and Boise are looking forward to an increase in value.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell, Randy Gragg, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Brian Barker

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

The People's Republic of Sunnyside

Southeast Portland's Sunnyside neighborhood has a regal, district-wide energy plot.

03/16/2010 With Brian Barker

GARDEN ENVY

Yards Apart

Front-yard frills come in all shapes and sizes—you too can have a luxury lawn.

03/15/2010 By Camela Raymond

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

VIDEO

Bright Lights on Metro

Though their politics align in many ways, the three candidates for the position of Metro president bring different backgrounds and political instincts to the job. At Bright Lights on March 8, 2010 the candidates Rex Burkholder, Bob Stacey and Tom Hughes d

03/17/2010

A Random Survey at the Downtown Food Carts

Vox Populi

Everyday Portland food-cart passersby are queried on random topics of local interest ranging from housing to health care.

03/16/2010

Now Read This

Lean on Pete

Willy Vlautin's latest tale finds its 15-year-old protagonist searching for a family connection at Portland Meadows.

03/16/2010 By Randy Gragg

The Governor’s Audition

Why You?

To aid you in voting for a gubernatorial candidate by May 4, four Oregonian women ask Bill Bradbury, John Kitzhaber, Chris Dudley, and Allen Alley the hard questions.

03/15/2010

Bright Lights

Branding Oregon

Dan Wieden spoke at the Bright Lights discussion series on February 8. He discussed recent work from Wieden + Kennedy, one of the nation’s top creative firms in the ad business (and one of the largest remaining independent ones), as well as philanthropy

03/02/2010

Eat & Drink

High Spirits

Branch Whiskey Bar

The Branch Whiskey Bar has what it takes to be a neighborhood destination.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell

Introducing

Foster Burger

Peruse the plentiful patties at Foster Burger.

03/16/2010 With Brian Barker

VINO

Cellar Notes

Can we interest you in the noble, thick–skinned Spanish grape varietal called tempranillo?

03/16/2010 By Condé Cox

POUR

Cabinet Appointments

Urban Farmer's head bartender Dan Stern calls his favorite bottles for warm-weather entertaining.

03/16/2010 By John Chandler

SAVOR

Labors of Love

Evoe chef Kevin Gibson drops knowledge about his recipe for fried morel mushrooms with fava bean purée.

03/16/2010 By Hanna Neuschwander

Portland Plated

North Country

Noted Portland chef and tastemaker Chris Israel has created a taste for Danube dining at Grüner

03/16/2010 By Mike Thelin

The Mudroom

Perfect Pairings

Enjoy a cold one while you wait for a restaurant as we examine four ambiguously adept combos of eat and drink.

03/15/2010 By Kasey Cordell, Rachel Ritchie, Amber Villa-Zang, and Avz

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note

Finding Home

Editor-in-Chief Randy Gragg reflects on his past homes and the future of the Portland housing market.

03/15/2010 By Randy Gragg

Health & Wellness

The Mudroom

Labracadabra

The insanely cute labradoodle has earned space in our hearts as well as our publication.

03/16/2010 By Ted Katauskas

Two-Minute Critic

A Brine Time

Savor the seasoning at the Salt Grotto in the Pearl.

03/16/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Home & Real Estate

Great Neighborhoods

Taking the Long View

We're looking beyond the gloom and seeing light at the end of the tunnel in the Portland housing market. Our annual Real Estate issue spotlights "the neighborhoods that have retained consistent property values."

03/19/2010 Edited by Brian Barker

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

Where the Animals Roam

Active animal licenses are analyzed comparatively between Democrats and Republicans.

03/16/2010 Edited by Brian Barker

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

Walking to the Future

Portland is anticipating hefty changes over three decades, according to the city's new 30-year urban blueprint.

03/16/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

Condo Bonding

Are condos on the comeback trail? Here are some top-notch locales in your price range.

03/16/2010 By Randy Gragg

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

Shrink City

Portland Alternative Dwellings offers minuscule (56 square feet!) options for hesitant homeowners.

03/16/2010 With Brian Barker

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

The People's Republic of Sunnyside

Southeast Portland's Sunnyside neighborhood has a regal, district-wide energy plot.

03/16/2010 With Brian Barker

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

Up-and-Comers

The neighborhoods of Kenton, Foster-Powell, and Boise are looking forward to an increase in value.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell, Randy Gragg, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Brian Barker

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

Holding Steady

Take a tour of crash-beating neighborhoods—the Northwest District, Cathedral Park, and Sabin.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell, Randy Gragg, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Brian Barker

The Mudroom

Immigrant Song

The growth of diversity in Beaverton results in the once pasty-white suburb becoming one of Oregon's prominent melting pots.

03/16/2010 By Randy Gragg

GARDEN ENVY

Yards Apart

Front-yard frills come in all shapes and sizes—you too can have a luxury lawn.

03/15/2010 By Camela Raymond

News & City Life

The Remodeler

John Kitzhaber

Critical Oregon issues are discussed come voting time. John Kitzhaber marks a return.

03/18/2010

The Captain

Chris Dudley

Read Chris Dudley's complete interview transcript, and download the audio file.

03/18/2010

The Futurist

Bill Bradbury

Critical Oregon issues are discussed come voting time, with Bill Bradbury on the hot seat.

03/18/2010

The Mudroom

The China Connection

The business connection between China and Stumptown has many ties. From academia to green initiatives to tennie-runners, the imports, exports and collaborations are plentiful.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell

Travel & Outdoors

Dig

Western Wake-robin (Trillium ovatum)

The beauty of the Western wake-robin

03/16/2010 By Kate Bryant

Web Exclusives

The Simplifier

Allen Alley

Critical Oregon issues are discussed come voting time. A sit-down with Pixelworks co-founder Allen Alley.

03/18/2010