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HEALTH

Top Doctors & Nurses 2014

Our ninth annual list of Portland's most outstanding medical professionals

01/02/2014

Top Stories

TOP DOCTORS & NURSES 2013

Trauma Night

Jennifer Parker steers the sick and wounded through medicine’s darkest hours. We tracked her for one shift: a rare look at the complicated work of saving lives.

01/02/2014 Photography by Leah Nash By Zach Dundas

PROFILE

Nancy Hales, Portland's First Lady

With local fashion chops, a passion for grassroots organization, and a 1987 bumper sticker-laden Toyota truck, the mayor's better half is crafting herself a place in Portland history.

01/02/2014 By Karen Karbo

ENTERTAINMENT

Live Wire Radio Goes for National Glory

After a decade of cracking up local listeners, Portland's radio dynamos aim to be public radios next big thing—and they just might make it.

01/02/2014 By Aaron Scott Photography by William Anthony

HOME DESIGN

An Eco-Chic Passive House

After years of designing elaborate energy-efficiency systems, architect Jeff Stern turned to a simpler concept for his own home: the thermos.

01/02/2014 By Randy Gragg Photography by Bruce Wolf

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: January 2014

Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch, the region’s most vividly inventive Native American artists, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

01/02/2014

CULTUREPHILE

Profile Theater's Next Stage

After a tumultuous year, Profile’s artistic director Adriana Baer confronts the future.

01/02/2014 By Aaron Scott

ENTERTAINMENT

Live Wire Radio Goes for National Glory

After a decade of cracking up local listeners, Portland's radio dynamos aim to be public radios next big thing—and they just might make it.

01/02/2014 By Aaron Scott Photography by William Anthony

Eat & Drink

PORTLAND RESTAURANTS

5 Reasons Portland Restaurants Stall

We’ve all seen it: a new restaurant sets an opening date and...nothing happens. What gives?

01/02/2014 By Julia Raymond

POUR

Fado's Friendly Port

An all-Portuguese vinho list offers a warm welcome at SE Hawthorne's Iberian eatery.

01/02/2014 By Allison Jones

EAT THIS NOW

Neo-Pop Noodle House Boxer Ramen

Three reasons to slurp the goods at Micah Camden’s new experimental ramen epicenter.

01/02/2014 By Karen Brooks

INTRODUCING

Multnomah Whiskey Library is Worth the Wait

A new drinking parlor ups the ante (and the time in line) for sophisticated sipping.

01/02/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

RECIPE

Transform the Spoils of Winter with this Chestnut, Apple and Celery Soup

Davenport chef Kevin Gibson works pure, unfussied magic using off-season produce.

01/02/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

ROUNDUP

Ten Things to Devour in 2014

Welcome to Portland's hunger games! Follow this guide to the city's most promising plates, and there will be no sacrificing flavor in the new year.

01/02/2014 Photography by Stuart Mullenberg By Karen Brooks

Editor's Note

EDITORS' NOTE

Welcome to the Redesign

A chronicle of the magazine's fresh look, a year in the making

01/02/2014 By Michael Novak, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, and Kate Madden

Health & Wellness

HEALTH

Top Doctors & Nurses 2014

Our ninth annual list of Portland's most outstanding medical professionals

01/02/2014

TOP DOCTORS 2013

PDX Index: Health Care Workers

A by-the-numbers look at Oregon's doctors, nurses, and medical volunteers

01/02/2014 By Cari Johnson

TOP DOCTORS 2014

Vox Populi: Conventional vs. Alternative Care

Our readers weigh in on alternative and complementary health care—with some surprising results.

12/20/2013 By Marty Patail

News & City Life

INTERVIEW

The Future of Portland Shopping

Tom Cody, developer of Union Way and South Waterfront’s Emery apartments, expounds on place, profit, and how for-profit development can build community.

01/02/2014 By Zach Dundas

NEWS

The Birdmen of PDX

A behind-the-scenes airport effort protects flying humans from avian threats.

01/02/2014 By Michael Zusman

BIG PICTURE

Zen and the Art of Typewriter Maintenance

Ace Typewriter, one of America’s last typewriter specialists, keeps hitting return.

01/02/2014 By Christina Cooke

VENTURES

How Chirpify is Cashing in on Twitter

Mobilizing hashtags as instant digital payments, one local company is mashing up social media and marketing.

01/02/2014 By Zach Dundas

REPORT

Portland, Oregon: Cash Magnet

Is Portland changing? Ask the tax man.

01/02/2014 By Marty Patail

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: January 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Jerry Seinfeld to a ’90s teen heartthrob

01/02/2014 Illustrations by Matty Newton

ONE-SENTENCE STORIES

Stress Spit Test and Mile-High Relations

It's another installment of the shortest stories in journalism—because there's simply no time for details.

01/02/2014 Illustrations by Nomad

SPORTS

Reading The Harding-Kerrigan Scandal

The fall of Portland's skating star through the eyes of ’90s academics

01/02/2014 By Marty Patail and Alexandria Bordas

LONG STORY SHORT

Liv Warfield Returns to the Spotlight

After five years touring with Prince's New Power Generation, Portland's most soulful singer releases The Unexpected (with a little help from her friends).

01/02/2014 Edited by Rachel Ritchie

HOME DESIGN

An Eco-Chic Passive House

After years of designing elaborate energy-efficiency systems, architect Jeff Stern turned to a simpler concept for his own home: the thermos.

01/02/2014 By Randy Gragg Photography by Bruce Wolf

TOP DOCTORS & NURSES 2013

Trauma Night

Jennifer Parker steers the sick and wounded through medicine’s darkest hours. We tracked her for one shift: a rare look at the complicated work of saving lives.

01/02/2014 Photography by Leah Nash By Zach Dundas

PROFILE

Nancy Hales, Portland's First Lady

With local fashion chops, a passion for grassroots organization, and a 1987 bumper sticker-laden Toyota truck, the mayor's better half is crafting herself a place in Portland history.

01/02/2014 By Karen Karbo

Style & Shopping

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Fashion and Shopping in the January Issue

Reports from the stylish corners of Portland Monthly in one handy place

01/08/2014 By Erik Maurer

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: January's Best Local Stuff

This month's hottest Portland-made goods, from a smart reinvention of the cast-iron skillet to Quin's salty black licorice

01/02/2014

FASHION

House of Tayo's Afro-Dandyism

How Stumptown savvy helped launch a Rwandan fashion brand

01/02/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

STYLE

From PDX to Paris: The Rise of a Supermodel

How Portlander Kate Goodling became the freshest face of international fashion.

01/02/2014 By Eden Dawn

Travel & Outdoors

BEYOND THE BRIDGES

Snow Days: 3 Oregonian Winter Weekends

Mount Hood, Hoodoo, and Mount Bachelor showcase the Northwest at its wintry best.

01/02/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

Web Exclusives

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Listen to Liv Warfield

Stream tracks from The Unexpected, the latest album from Portland's own powerful performer—and watch the singer in her element.

12/20/2013

WEB EXCLUSIVE

8 Awesome Live Wire Sketches and Behind-the-Scenes Slide Show

Head writer Courtenay Hameister picks her favorite sketches, interviews, and extras for your viewing and listening pleasure, while we look at what goes into making a Live Wire episode.

12/17/2013