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BEST OF OREGON

Oregon's 50 Best Wines 2013

20 varietals, 11 AVAs, and 25 bottles under $30! We asked Portland wine experts to pick their favorite bottles of the year—and the results are delicious.

10/01/2013 By Allison Jones

Top Stories

FEATURE

Meet Portland's Top Urban Winemakers

Oregon's new wine country looks a little different: gritty industrial spaces, uncommon grape varieties, and not a vine in sight. Best of all? It's right down the street.

10/01/2013 By Cole Danehower

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Portland's Best Places to Work

Making a living in Portland is nothing like it used to be. Meet 17 fast-growing local companies, from law firms to micro-breweries, where people learn new skills, have fun, and get stuff done.

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas With Camille Grigsby-Rocca and Emily Gravlin

FALL FASHION

The New Workplace Chic

This fall's style sheet includes tailored workwear featuring playful textures, bold colors, and eye-catching prints. We show you how to combine fashion and work like a professional.

10/01/2013 By Eden Dawn Photography by Nicolle Clemetson

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

EVENTS

Do This Now: October

Our picks for your calendar this month, from the Portland Zombie Walk and Tattoo Expo to the Wordstock Festival.

10/01/2013 By Katie Gourley

CULTURE

OMSI Recreates Sherlock Holmes's HQ

This month, OMSI debuts a touring exhibition exploring the science and history behind fiction's greatest detective. What goes into the show's full-scale "re-creation" of Sherlock's imaginary headquarters at 221B Baker Street?

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

SPOTLIGHT

Mapping Elliott Smith's Portland

With sweetly melancholic songs about everything from the Rose Parade to the sidewalks of Alameda, Elliott Smith remains perhaps the closest thing Portland has to a bard.

10/01/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

NOW READ THIS

Book Review: Cari Luna's 'The Revolution of Every Day'

The recent New York transplant's debut novel explores questions of home and homelessness in the mid-1990s.

10/01/2013 By Katie Gourley

ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: October 2013

Macklemore vs. Martin, Twelfth Night of the Living Dead, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

10/01/2013

CULTUREPHILE

Tending Tradition at the Portland Japanese Garden

The world-class garden's CEO Steve Bloom and curator Sadafumi Uchiyama seek to reinvent an exquisite, endangered art.

10/01/2013 By Randy Gragg Photography by Ashley Anderson

INTERVIEW

Malcolm Gladwell (The Extended Interview)

The best-selling author of The Tipping Point and Blink on his imitators, rooting for the favorite, and becoming Goliath

09/10/2013 By Taylor Clark

Eat & Drink

FEATURE

Meet Portland's Top Urban Winemakers

Oregon's new wine country looks a little different: gritty industrial spaces, uncommon grape varieties, and not a vine in sight. Best of all? It's right down the street.

10/01/2013 By Cole Danehower

INTRODUCING

Old Salt's Ambitious Marketplace

The minds behind Grain & Gristle launch a food bazaar in the Cully neighborhood.

10/01/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

WALLET GUIDE

Embrace Autumn, Explore Brandy

On our sipping list this month? Four brandy-powered cocktails, from a simple classic to a perfect grown-ass milkshake

10/01/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

POUR

The Gospel of Reverend Nat's Hard Cider

An innovative local cidery attracts a body of believers

10/01/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

RECIPE

Make Pok Pok's Famous Wings at Home

Pok Pok built a national empire on addictive Vietnamese chicken wings. Meet the man behind the recipe.

10/01/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Holdfast Dining's One-Man Show

With just 10 stools and a rented kitchen, Will Preisch presents a pop-up vision of high-end eating: casual, personal, and thrilling.

10/01/2013 By Karen Brooks

BEST OF OREGON

Oregon's 50 Best Wines 2013

20 varietals, 11 AVAs, and 25 bottles under $30! We asked Portland wine experts to pick their favorite bottles of the year—and the results are delicious.

10/01/2013 By Allison Jones

Editor's Note

EDITOR'S NOTE

Message in a Bottle

Does wine always tell a story? Sure. But more important, I’ve learned, it always gives you a story to tell.

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

Home & Real Estate

PLANTWISE

How to Get Rid of Your Lawn

Ditch the grass in favor of garden beds and flowers—without breaking your back

10/01/2013 By Kate Bryant

News & City Life

LONG STORY SHORT

The Story of Timbers Playmaker Diego Valeri

Portland's Argentinian superstar reflects on the City of Roses, his lifelong relationship with soccer, and his teammates

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas & Marty Patail Photography by Dan Root

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Portland's Best Places to Work

Making a living in Portland is nothing like it used to be. Meet 17 fast-growing local companies, from law firms to micro-breweries, where people learn new skills, have fun, and get stuff done.

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas With Camille Grigsby-Rocca and Emily Gravlin

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Workplace Tips from the Pros

What three stand-outs from Oregon Business Magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon” can teach us about building a great workplace.

10/01/2013 By Randy Gragg

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Five Office Ideas Your Boss* Should Know About

Workplace insights from Jon MacDonald, founder of The Good—a four-year-old, 19-person digital marketing firm aimed at sportswear and outdoors clients

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Q&A: Wieden & Kennedy's Keesha Jean-Baptiste

The HR director of Portland's legendary ad agency spills the secrets to getting hired at WK.

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Q&A: Urban Airship's Scott Kveton

The cofounder and CEO of the Portland-based mobile app company, founded in 2009, shares the secret to his success: transparency.

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

PORTLAND BUSINESS

Hello My Name is: Startup

As we all know, innovation is mostly about the name. Your step-by-step guide to branding the next hot Portland tech company

10/01/2013

HISTORY

Looking Back on the 1973 Oil Crisis

Forty years ago, Oregon got a peak-oil preview.

10/01/2013 By Katie Gourley

CULTURE

Pomegranate, Portland's Modern Priestess

A moderm Portland witch stirs up podcasts and therapy sessions

10/01/2013 By Angela Sanders

CULTURE

How Pink Martini Became a Portland Export Worth Millions

On the occasion of the band's eighth record, Get Happy, we look back on nearly ten years of international musical success

10/01/2013 By Alisha Gorder

PDX INDEX

PDX Index: Ghosts, Vampires and Monsters

A by-the-numbers guide to things that bite and go bump in the night.

10/01/2013 By Emily Gravlin

BUSINESS

Lisa Sedlar Brings Green Zebra to Market

A New Seasons vet aims to reinvent the American convenience store.

10/01/2013 By Will Lambeth

NEWS

The Perfect Party October 2013

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from track star Mo Farah to Reese Witherspoon.

10/01/2013

NEWS

Oregon's Suburban Newspaper Wars

Why the Oregonian and Pamplin Media Group are battling for the burbs—and what that says about the future of hyperlocal print media

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas and Sam Coggeshall

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Videos: Portland's Best Places to Work

Freewheeling offices (yes, that is a kegerator). Revolutionary fitness programs (everyone knows how far you ran). The end of vacation as we know it (relax—it’s a good thing). Making a living in Portland is nothing like it used to be.

09/13/2013 Videography by Sreang Hok

BACKPAGE

Vox Populi: How Portlanders Work (Extended Results)

We asked nearly 1,000 of our readers about their office romances, workplace coffee habits, and most embarrassing on-the-job experiences.

09/13/2013

Style & Shopping

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Video: Behind the Scenes of Our Fall Fashion Feature

Check out this fun video from our workwear fashion shoot, and see what it takes to put together polished, perfected fall outfits for the camera.

10/09/2013 Videography by Ashley Anderson

TROPHY CASE

Trophy Case: October's Best Local Stuff

The month's winning finds, from Bridge and Burn's collaboration with Poler to Tami Parr's Pacific Northwest Cheese

10/01/2013

FALL FASHION

The New Workplace Chic

This fall's style sheet includes tailored workwear featuring playful textures, bold colors, and eye-catching prints. We show you how to combine fashion and work like a professional.

10/01/2013 By Eden Dawn Photography by Nicolle Clemetson

Travel & Outdoors

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Eightmile Loop Trail #496

A Hood River-area mountain biking trail for experts and beginners alike

10/01/2013 By Brian Barker

Web Exclusives

LISTEN

Playlist: Elliott Smith's Portland

Explore the songwriter's PDX references, from “Rose Parade” to “Needle in the Hay”

09/13/2013

PORTLAND WINE

An Interactive Guide to Portland's Urban Wineries

Oregon’s new wine country looks a little different: gritty industrial spaces, uncommon grape varieties, and not a vine in sight. Best of all? It’s right down the street. Here's where to find them all.

09/13/2013 Illustrations by Julie Reposa By Cole Danehower