Sun's Out

The Portlander's Essential Guide to Our City's Top Summer Eats

Lush gardens, swanky marinas, grill mastery, frosty drinks, ice cream overload. And a llama.

06/19/2018 Edited by Zach Dundas Photography by Thomas Teal

Top Stories

Digital Doomlands

A Portland Journalist's New Book Ventures into Silicon Valley's Dark Side

In Live Work Work Work Die, Corey Pein digs up sobering stuff. If you're connected (and aren't we all?), be concerned.

06/19/2018 By Zach Dundas and Marty Patail Illustrations by Amy Martin

Top Nurses

Portland's Top Nurse Practitioners 2018

Here are the city's top NPs, according to their peers.

06/21/2018 Edited by Ramona DeNies

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

The Essentials

12 Things to See and Do in Portland: July 2018

Jazz in the Chinese Garden, outdoor movies galore, a sketch comedy bonanza, and the beautiful portraits of Borderland—summer’s got plenty in store.

06/19/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann

Film

In a New Film, a Father and Daughter Go Off the Grid in Forest Park

Debra Granik’s Leave No Trace chases a real-life Portland mystery.

06/19/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson

Film

Gus Van Sant’s New Film Resurrects Legendary Portland Cartoonist John Callahan

Starring Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill, Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot chronicles the life of the provocative quadriplegic artist.

06/19/2018 By Jason Cohen

Aria Ready?

Pop-Up Opera Returns to Portland This Summer

It's like a food cart, but for opera.

06/19/2018 By Fiona McCann

Best of the City

Sun's Out

The Portlander's Essential Guide to Our City's Top Summer Eats

Lush gardens, swanky marinas, grill mastery, frosty drinks, ice cream overload. And a llama.

06/19/2018 Edited by Zach Dundas Photography by Thomas Teal

Eat & Drink

Summer Eats: Fun in the Sun

11 Amazing Ways to Savor Summer in Portland

Garden bowers. Yacht-side patios. Slurping banana pudding milkshakes and swilling beers with llamas. We’ve got ideas.

06/19/2018 By Karen Brooks, Kelly Clarke, Rebecca Jacobson, Sam Pape, Benjamin Tepler, and Sarah Williams

Summer Eats: Welcome to the Frozone

14 Mind-Bogglingly Delicious Icy Treats to Devour in Portland Right Now

Beat the heat with Taiwanese snow cream, vegan shakes, boozy pops, and spicy pineapple floats. And much, much more.

06/19/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Summer Eats: Pantry Prowess

Boost Your Summer Food Game with These Portland Grocery Finds

From wall-to-wall sausages to daily fresh-pulled mozzarella, these are the goods to grab.

06/19/2018 By Zach Dundas

Summer Eats: Grill Skill

How to Grill the Perfect Burger (Seriously)

Grain & Gristle's Ben Meyer spills the secrets to his unbeatably juicy burger.

06/19/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Summer Eats: Sips

Drink These 15 Oregon Quaffs at Your Next Backyard Bash

From a gin gimlet to fermented pineapple wine, here's what to sip all summer long.

06/19/2018 By Ramona DeNies and Marty Patail

Summer Eats: Master the Markets

Beyond the Behemoths: 3 Smaller Portland Farmers Markets to Know

For speed and specialties, hit these spots.

06/19/2018 By Margaret Seiler

Summer Eats: Savor

3 Essential Grilling Recipes from Top Portland Chefs

Bratwurst and skirt steak feel like old news? From salty-sweet pork chops to herbaceous cucumber and haloumi, here's how to heat up your summer.

06/19/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Dining Guide

27 Portland Patios for Blissed-Out Summer Dining

Like food? And sun? This list is for you.

06/19/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Fresh Hopped

3 Old-School Portland Breweries Get Modern Makeovers

Bridgeport, Widmer, and Rogue revamp themselves for the New Portland beer scene.

06/19/2018 By Marty Patail

Word of Mouth

Portland's Real-Deal Farm-to-Table Cooking Isn't Where You'd Expect

Namely in a downtown wine shop.

06/19/2018 By Karen Brooks

Meat, Pray, Love

How Portlander Camas Davis Turned from Journalism to Butchery

Her new memoir, Killing It: An Education, chronicles the long, bloody move.

06/19/2018 By Natasha Tandler

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Bad Vibes Bay

As Portlanders, our relationship with San Francisco is ... complicated.

06/19/2018 By Zach Dundas

Health & Wellness

Top Nurses

Portland's Top Nurse Practitioners 2018

Here are the city's top NPs, according to their peers.

06/21/2018 Edited by Ramona DeNies

Medicine

Nurse Practitioners Could Solve Oregon's Primary Care Crisis. Will We Let Them?

Women dominate the increasingly crucial profession. They’ve had to fight for respect.

06/21/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Making a Difference

OHSU's Dean of Nursing on the Profession's Appeal and Evolution

"I’ve also seen us move from a more siloed approach to a real emphasis on collaboration across the spectrum of care," says Sarah Bakewell Sachs.

06/19/2018 By Zach Dundas

Home & Real Estate

Trophy Case

Upgrade Your Backyard Bash with This Portland-Perfect Stuff

Giant party games and wood-burning chimineas help get the party started.

06/19/2018 By Catherine Johnson

News & City Life

History

50 Years Ago, the Biggest Movie Flop in the West Was Filmed in Oregon

Even with Clint Eastwood and the Wallowa Mountains, Paint Your Wagon was a real cow patty.

06/19/2018 By Doug Kenck-Crispin

Digital Doomlands

A Portland Journalist's New Book Ventures into Silicon Valley's Dark Side

In Live Work Work Work Die, Corey Pein digs up sobering stuff. If you're connected (and aren't we all?), be concerned.

06/19/2018 By Zach Dundas and Marty Patail Illustrations by Amy Martin

I've Made a Terrible Mistake

Portland Confession: I Tried to Breed Backyard Goats

“The stud goat made lewd tongue gestures at our doe and spent most of his waking hours urinating in his own face.”

06/19/2018 By Kat Merck

Hot Wheels

Here's Where to Find Portland's Underground Custom Car Scene

Every Sunday, the city's motorheads gather on SE Second Avenue for an event called the Red Door Meet.

06/19/2018 By Mike Allen

PDX Index

Portland's Bridge Closures Will Destroy Your July and August Commute

Prepare for hell on wheels. (Or just stay home.)

06/19/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Secret Sauce

How Burgerville Workers Formed the First Fast-Food Union in the US

The beloved Northwest chain made history this spring, but there's plenty more work ahead.

06/19/2018 By Christine Menges and Sam Pape

Animal House

Happy 150th Birthday, Oregon Humane Society!

Portland's Hufflepuff cred goes way back.

06/19/2018 By Amy Martin

Style & Shopping

Style

It’s Hot Out There. Why Aren't You Wearing a Caftan?

The breezy human tent is perfect for summer.

06/19/2018 By Eden Dawn

Travel & Outdoors

The Shakedown

Hiking Happens in Oregon. Should It?

We size up hitting the trail.

06/19/2018 By Marty Patail

Travel

Start Your Engines: Detroit Is Just a Five-Hour Direct Flight from Portland

Thought the Motor City had met that great scrapyard in the sky? Nope. This chassis was built to last.

06/19/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Santiam Stopover

A Historic Oregon Ski Lodge Gets a Major Revamp

Built by the Depression–era Civilian Conservation Corps, the 78-year-old hostel will welcome travelers once again.

06/19/2018 By Ramona DeNies