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BEER ME

The New Guide to Oregon’s Best Beer

To misquote a misquote, “Beer is proof that Oregon wants us to be happy!” Join us in reveling in our backyard beer mecca.

06/29/2015 Edited by Marty Patail

Top Stories

HOME DESIGN

Inside Portland's Oldest Cohousing Community

Founded by 15 families in 1971, Sunlight Holding Co takes the concept of community and a "sharing economy" to the next level.

06/22/2015 By Randy Gragg

POLITICS

Meet the Oregonian Who Helped Transform the Patriot Act

Ron Wyden's most secretive staffer helps the senior US senator craft his take on national surveillance.

06/22/2015 By Nigel Duara

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Portlandia Meets Pickathon

Plus Wild Kratts is Portland bound, Hollywood Theater's birthday celebrations, and Fight Club rock opera, anyone?

07/16/2015 By Fiona McCann

VIDEO

'Wild' Author Cheryl Strayed Calls on Millennials to Step Up on Climate Change

Portland's own Queen of Letters Cheryl Strayed has lent her voice to a new video on climate change, an environmental call to arms for millennials .

07/07/2015 By Fiona McCann

INTERVIEW

Portland Author Roger Hobbs on Writing and "Delicious" Suits

The Reed College graduate shares the "very structured form" of writing a thriller.

06/22/2015

THE ESSENTIALS

July's Pop Culture Hot List

The book, the album, and the comic that you can't miss this month

06/22/2015

BOOKS & TALKS

Top Picks for the 2015 Tin House Lit Readings

Four authors to catch in Reed College's outdoor amphitheater this month.

06/22/2015

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Bach to the Future? The Oregon Symphony Looks for New Horizons

Can CEO Scott Showalter drive the symphony into a new era?

06/22/2015 By Fiona McCann

Eat & Drink

BEST BEER

The Law that Changed Oregon's Beer Culture Forever

Thirty years ago, a political battle made the craft brew revolution possible.

03/08/2016 By Peter Holmstrom

BEER ME

The New Guide to Oregon’s Best Beer

To misquote a misquote, “Beer is proof that Oregon wants us to be happy!” Join us in reveling in our backyard beer mecca.

06/29/2015 Edited by Marty Patail

VOX POPULI

What Portlanders Really Think About Oregon Beer

We asked about 850 of our readers about the state's unofficial beverage. Here's what we discovered.

06/22/2015 By Marty Patail

EAT HERE NOW

5 Reasons to Check Out the New Portland Mercado

The east side's new Latino marketplace debuts with 7,000 square feet of authentic street food and south-of-the-border shopping.

06/22/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

RECIPE

Upgrade Your Picnic Hot Dogs with Stellar Toppings and Sides

Stray Dogs give Fourth of July outdoor eats some major pop.

06/22/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

ROUNDUP

Meet the Willamette Valley's Best Blackberries

Prime picks from the center of the blackberry universe, which just happens to be in our own backyard.

06/22/2015 By Michael Zusman

BEST BEER

Little Big Beer: Why Bud Wants to Buy Your Local Brewery

10 Barrel Brewing and Elysian were just the beginning, folks.

06/22/2015 By Brian Yaeger

BEST BEER

Drink in Style: Portland's New Beer Gear

Beervana is calling. Come prepared with these local drinking tools.

06/22/2015 By Marty Patail

BEST BEER

A Portland Beer Expert Shares Lessons from Belgium

Studying to become a "Certified Cicerone"—the beer equivalent of a sommelier—Lucy Burningham takes notes for local brewers.

06/22/2015 By Lucy Burningham

BEST BEER

Know Your Hops: A Guide for Aspiring Beer Snobs

Mosaic, citra, or warrior hops? Learn the difference and take your beer know-how to the next level.

06/22/2015 By Ramona DeNies

BEST BEER

The Rise of the Grapefruit IPA

Behold five local beers that could easily replace lemonade.

06/22/2015 By Brian Yaeger

BEST BEER

Portland's Best New Brewpubs, Bottle Shops, and Beer Haunts

These 11 beer halls, restaurants, and retail outlets have once again raised the bar for great drinking destinations.

06/22/2015 By Zach Dundas, Benjamin Tepler, Ramona DeNies, and Marty Patail

BEST BEER

25 Oregon Beers We're Crushing on Right Now

From pils to porter, these local brews are calling.

06/22/2015 By Marty Patail

Editor's Note

EDITORS' NOTE

What Could Oregon Possibly Know About Making Good Beer?

Our associate editor reflects on 10 years of the Oregon craft beer revolution.

06/22/2015 By Marty Patail

Home & Real Estate

HOME DESIGN

Inside Portland's Oldest Cohousing Community

Founded by 15 families in 1971, Sunlight Holding Co takes the concept of community and a "sharing economy" to the next level.

06/22/2015 By Randy Gragg

News & City Life

PORTLAND BY THE NUMBERS

11 Infographics that Explain Portland Better than Portlandia

Maps, charts, and graphs that reveal our city's past, present, and future.

07/21/2015 Edited by Zach Dundas Illustrations by Amy Martin

SOCCER

The Buzzsaw: Timbers vs. San Jose Earthquakes

A depleted San Jose is ripe for the picking, and in a highly competitive Western Conference, three points at home is vital.

07/01/2015 By Mike Schwartz

PDX INDEX

Should Oregon Raise the Minimum Wage?

$15 an hour would change a LOT of lives.

06/22/2015 By Jayce Wagner

DISPATCH

Riding Along with a Weed Dealer to Vancouver's Marijuana Main Street

Peering into Oregon's hazy, post-legalization future.

06/22/2015 By Marty Patail

LONG STORY SHORT

Bringing Outrigger Canoeing from the Islands to the Northwest

JD Davies, a master of water sports on the Columbia River, revives an ancient floating art form.

06/22/2015 By Christopher Van Tilburg

REPORT

Under Armour is Coming to Portland to Challenge Nike, Adidas, and Columbia

How a Baltimore upstart is taking on Portland's sportswear titans with a new Northwest hub.

06/22/2015 By Fiona McCann

SPORTS

A New Lifestyle Magazine Spreads the Love of Disc Golf

"It's not just a bunch of hippies throwing Frisbees at trees!"

06/22/2015 By Rachel Davidson

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: July 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from the departing Oregonian publisher to the a 16-year-old robotics prodigy.

06/22/2015 Illustrations by Matty Newton

BUSINESS

The International Stories Behind the Rugs at Portland's Kush

The local business shares the challenges of a global trade.

06/22/2015 By Mary Stutzman

5 THINGS ABOUT

The Dirt on Southeast Portland's New Goat Blocks

We dig into the massive development on the SE Belmont blocks once roamed by charismatic goats.

06/22/2015

TECHNOLOGY

Small Wonders of Oregon's Nanotech Frontier

How the state's enterprising nanotech companies are innovating at the micro level.

06/22/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

POLITICS

Meet the Oregonian Who Helped Transform the Patriot Act

Ron Wyden's most secretive staffer helps the senior US senator craft his take on national surveillance.

06/22/2015 By Nigel Duara

Style & Shopping

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: July's Best Local Stuff

This month's hottest locally made goods, from penny-inspired pendant lights to the perfect weekend travel bag.

06/22/2015

Travel & Outdoors

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Boulder Lake Makes an Ideal Summer Day Hike

With picture-perfect picnic tables, pine-dotted cliffs, and wildflowers, this 11-acre lake is calling.

06/22/2015 By Rachel Ritchie