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Cover Story

Oregon's 50 Best Wines 2011

For this year’s list of Oregon’s 50 best wines, we gathered five of the city’s top wine connoisseurs for marathon blind-tasting sessions of some 400 of the bottles our fair state has to offer.

08/20/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Allison Jones

Top Stories

SEW TOUGH

A Stitch in Time

Apparel company Dehen is about to take a high-fashion chance that “Made in Portland” still means something.

08/19/2011 By Zach Dundas

Feature

City of Industry

A photo essay of seven local factories reveals a thriving manufacturing trade.

08/17/2012 By Zach Dundas

Feature

Fall Arts Preview 2011

From theater and dance to a 16th-century masterpiece painting, the fall season of arts offerings is ripe with couples’ collaborations.

08/19/2011 By Randy Gragg and Anne Adams

Article

Smile Science

What’s behind a perfect smile? Plus: how to tell a real grin from a fake one.

08/19/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Mudroom

Word on the Street

Oregon Ducks football season is here. Tie a string around your finger, Coach!

08/19/2011

Mudroom

Do This Now!

Didja ever notice that there's plenty to do in September? Like see Jerry Seinfeld!

08/19/2011

Mudroom

Oregon: Empire!

Remember when we owned Seattle?

08/19/2011 By Zach Dundas

Mudroom

Fantasy Mayor 2012

With a few edits, our new and improved Sam Adams could be a formidable candidate.

08/19/2011

Mudroom

Five Questions For…Craig Thompson

Local graphic novelist Craig Thompson addresses Islamophobia

08/19/2011 By Aaron Scott

Mudroom

PDX Index: First Thursday

First Thursday by the numbers.

08/19/2011 By Eleanor R. Brown

Mudroom

The Perfect Party

It's all Reed College alums at our Perfect Party. Better stock up on tofu paté.

08/19/2011

Mudroom

Old School

Reed College: Tent pole in the circus of Portland Weird or bastion of conservatism?

08/19/2011 By Ethan Epstein

Long Story [Short]

The Hopeful

Former commercial photographer Dan McLaughlin is putting Malcolm Gladwell’s _10,000 hour rule_ to the test on the golf course. (Where else?) We checked in to see how he’s holding up.

08/19/2011 By Sarah Skidmore

Feature

Fall Arts Preview 2011

From theater and dance to a 16th-century masterpiece painting, the fall season of arts offerings is ripe with couples’ collaborations.

08/19/2011 By Randy Gragg and Anne Adams

Web Exclusive

Video: The Dan Plan

08/19/2011

Eat & Drink

Cover Story

Oregon's 50 Best Wines 2011

For this year’s list of Oregon’s 50 best wines, we gathered five of the city’s top wine connoisseurs for marathon blind-tasting sessions of some 400 of the bottles our fair state has to offer.

08/20/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Allison Jones

Article

Oregon’s 50 Best Wines: An Appendix

Want to be a wine critic? Just fill in the blanks of our Mad Libs-style tasting notes, and you'll be halfway there.

08/19/2011

Eat & Drink

Dazed and Infused

Gilt Club's strawberry-infused vodka cocktail is sure to quench your late-summer thirst.

08/19/2011 By Deena Prichep

Savor

Garden Varieties

Three local chefs share recipes straight from their gardens.

08/19/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

Eat & Drink

Cellar Notes

Sip and savor a trio of wines with a holy history.

08/19/2011 By Condé Cox

Mudroom

Scene & Heard: Dogtown

Happy hour at a dog hotel is a howling success.

08/19/2011 By Georgia Perry

Eat & Drink

High Spirits

Peruse an innovative menu of fresh combos and local liquor at the newly opened Bent Brick.

08/19/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

Roundup

Crumb Trail

Our chocolate-chip trip through the city uncovered a wealth of cookie creativity.

08/19/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

IN THE KITCHEN

Video: In the Kitchen with Colin Pomeroy

Gilt Club bartender Colin Pomeroy walks us through the steps of preparing a berry-infused Strawberry Brunette cocktail.

08/19/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Colin Pomeroy

Gilt Club bartender Colin Pomeroy walks us through the steps of preparing a berry-infused Strawberry Brunette cocktail.

08/19/2011 Edited by Benjamin Tepler

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Art's Footprint

First Thursday celebrates 25 years of art walking.

08/19/2011 By Randy Gragg

Health & Wellness

Article

Smile Science: True Lies

A sincere smile requires more than lip service.

08/19/2011 By Daniel Mollet

Article

Smile Science

What’s behind a perfect smile? Plus: how to tell a real grin from a fake one.

08/19/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Article

Smile Science: The Anatomy of a Smile

Beauty isn’t just in the eye of the beholder; the ideal smile is made up of some very measurable components. We tell you what they are (and how to get ’em).

08/19/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Home & Real Estate

Mudroom

Plantwise: What’s Growing This Month

Get your digging done for Fall's cover crop planting.

08/26/2011 By Kate Bryant

News & City Life

Feature

City of Industry

A photo essay of seven local factories reveals a thriving manufacturing trade.

08/17/2012 By Zach Dundas

Mudroom

The Bottom Line

Local company gDiapers moves beyond the pail.

08/19/2011 By Zach Dundas

TEE UP

Video: The Dan Plan

Can golf be mastered in 10,000 hours?

08/19/2011 With Portland Monthly Staff

Style & Shopping

SPRING FASHION

Video: Spring Fashion Behind-the-Scenes

See our Spring Fashion feature come to life in this behind-the-scenes video bouquet.

03/23/2012 Styled by Eden Dawn With Mike Novak and Kasey Cordell Videography by Chet Sargent

SEW TOUGH

A Stitch in Time

Apparel company Dehen is about to take a high-fashion chance that “Made in Portland” still means something.

08/19/2011 By Zach Dundas

Corner Shop

The Evolution of Man

Duds for dudes just got a bit more rugged in this town.

08/19/2011 By Eden Dawn

Mudroom

A Cut Above

Experience the majesty of the $55 shave.

08/19/2011 By Ryan Donaldson

A CUT ABOVE

Video: The Royal Shave

We test a new shaving sanctuary's luxury lather.

08/19/2011 With Chelsea Fitch and Ryan Donaldson

Web Exclusive

Video: The Royal Shave

08/19/2011

Travel & Outdoors

Beyond the Bridges

The Long Goodbye

Get your final fill of summer sun at Washington's Long Beach Peninsula.

08/19/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Trail of the Month

Little Huckleberry Mountain

Come for the berries and stay for the dramatic views on your hike up Little Huckleberry Mountain.

08/19/2011 By Brian Barker

Mudroom

Bike Bros

Ziba takes on a bike-building challenge

08/19/2011 By Zach Dundas

Web Exclusives

Slideshow

Portland Adult Soap Box Derby

Spills, thrills, and skills on display once again

08/29/2011 By McKenna Johnson

Slideshow

Alberta Street Fair

Thousands of fair-weather folks were drawn to the Alberta Arts District for the 15th Annual Alberta Street Fair on Saturday, August 13

08/29/2011 By McKenna Johnson