Essay

How to Become a Portlander in 11 Not-Very-Easy Steps

You're going to love it here. We're going to love you. Promise.

06/30/2017 By Courtenay Hameister

Top Stories

Eat Here Now

A Newcomer's Guide to Portland's Essential Restaurants

Shout it loud: Portland’s scrappy food scene punches way above its weight. Want to dive in? Start here.

06/30/2017 Edited by Benjamin Tepler By Eat Beat Team

Outdoors

10 Hikes and Bike Rides Every Portlander Must Know

Our great outdoors can be close to home, truly wild, or even both. Get out there.

06/30/2017 Edited by Ramona DeNies

Tenant Tips

A Cheat Sheet for Portland Renters

Here's how to live that tenant life.

06/30/2017 By Marty Patail

Table of Contents

Eat & Drink

The City's Best

7 Can't-Miss Portland Bars

Our impressive annual rainfall inspires an equally remarkable drinking scene. Begin imbibing here.

06/30/2017 Edited by Benjamin Tepler

The City's Best

Your Guide to Portland's Essential Food Markets

From seafood to sausage, cheese to chocolate, here's where locals pick up the good stuff.

06/30/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke

Starter Kit

5 Must-Eat Portland Dishes

From game-changing ice cream to the best Thai chicken and rice imaginable, here are the local eats you can't miss.

06/30/2017 Edited by Benjamin Tepler

Eat Here Now

A Newcomer's Guide to Portland's Essential Restaurants

Shout it loud: Portland’s scrappy food scene punches way above its weight. Want to dive in? Start here.

06/30/2017 Edited by Benjamin Tepler By Eat Beat Team

Health & Wellness

Top Dentists

Portland's Top Dentists 2017

Got plaque? From family dentists to prosthodontists, find yourself a pro in this list of top local toothtenders, as chosen by their peers.

06/30/2017 Edited by Ramona DeNies

Top Docs

Portland’s Top Doctors & Nurses 2017

We asked Portland’s doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and complementary medicine providers: to whom would you trust the care of your loved ones? Here are their top choices.

06/30/2017 Edited by Ramona DeNies

Home & Real Estate

Tenant Tips

A Cheat Sheet for Portland Renters

Here's how to live that tenant life.

06/30/2017 By Marty Patail

Handpicked Hoods

Portland’s Hottest Hoods: Which One Is for You?

Whether you’re a bargain hunter, a downsizer, or a young and single urbanist, here’s the place to be.

06/30/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Real Estate 2017

Portland Neighborhoods by the Numbers 2017: The Suburbs

The metro area is hotter than Mount St. Helen’s core of liquid hot magma.

06/30/2017 Edited by Ramona DeNies

Real Estate 2017

Portland Neighborhoods by the Numbers 2017: The City

From the east side to the west side, Portland’s real estate market is still riding high. (No surprise.)

06/30/2017 Edited by Ramona DeNies

News & City Life

The Shakedown

You Just Moved Here. So What Gives, Portland?

We subject the Rose City to a sniff test.

06/30/2017 By Marty Patail

Private Schools

Exploring Greater Portland’s Private Schools

Language immersion? Waldorf? Natural learning relationships? A snapshot of the metro area’s menu of specialized education options.

06/30/2017 Edited by Ramona DeNies

The Other Districts

A Look at Portland’s Metro-Area School Districts—Other Than PPS

Together, these surrounding districts educate nearly four times as many students.

06/30/2017 By Margaret Seiler and Zach Dundas

PPS 411

Portland Public Schools Is in a State of Flux. What Do Parents Need to Know?

From boundary reviews to bond campaigns, here’s the 411 on PPS.

06/30/2017 By Margaret Seiler

Family

20+ Ideas for Family Fun in Portland

We’ve got 10 gold-standard destinations and off-the-radar alternatives that will blow your little ones’ little minds.

06/30/2017 Edited by Fiona McCann By Zach Dundas, Margaret Seiler, and Kelly Clarke

Portland Bucket List

50 Things Every Portlander Must Do

From transplants to natives, we present a quirky and quintessential bucket list for every type of Portlander.

06/30/2017 Edited by Marty Patail

Pop Culture

Your Ultimate Portland Pop Culture Cheat Sheet

What are the movies, books, comics, songs, and pop culture moments (as found on YouTube) that define our city? We’ve brought them all together, right here.

06/30/2017 Edited by Fiona McCann

Q&A

Portland Thorns Goalkeeper Nadine Angerer on Her Adopted Hometown

"I wouldn’t have said I could imagine living in the US, but I could imagine living in Portland."

06/30/2017 By Katelyn Best

Q&A

Talking with Ted Wheeler, Our First Portland-Born Mayor Since WWII

"I have no great nostalgia for the way Portland was in the ’70s and early ’80s."

06/30/2017 By Marty Patail

Essay

How to Become a Portlander in 11 Not-Very-Easy Steps

You're going to love it here. We're going to love you. Promise.

06/30/2017 By Courtenay Hameister

Style & Shopping

The City's Best

Portland's Top Places to Shop

From midcentury furniture to locally designed suits, the best of Portland’s thriving indie retail world awaits you.

06/30/2017 Edited by Eden Dawn

Travel & Outdoors

Outdoors

10 Hikes and Bike Rides Every Portlander Must Know

Our great outdoors can be close to home, truly wild, or even both. Get out there.

06/30/2017 Edited by Ramona DeNies