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Feature

Top Doctors 2010

We asked 5,000 doctors and 2,000 nurses chosen at random from throughout the tri-county area and southern Washington to participate in compiling this.

12/11/2009

Top Stories

Feature

Questions of Faith

Christopher Hitchens’s 2007 book _God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything_ has made him arguably the nation’s most notorious atheist. Already renowned as a political columnist for _Vanity Fair_, _Slate_, and other magazines and known for his fre

12/11/2009

Top Docs 2010

Team Trauma

They're the subject of TV melodramas, they see us on our worst days. We asked the emergency room doctors of our Top Docs list to tell us what it takes to work in the ER, what they love about their job, and which patients they'll never forget.

12/15/2009 By Kasey Cordell and Randy Gragg With Brian Barker

Christianity in Portland

Jesus' Favorite City

Despite a reputation as one of the "least-churched" regions in the country, Portland is a breeding ground for liberal Christianity. We sat down with a few of Portland's liberal church avant-garde and had a conversation about the value of religion.

12/11/2009 By Randy Gragg, Rachel Ritchie, and Martin Patail

Genetics

Branch Science

Oregon State University researcher Steven Strauss wants to engineer genetically-modified trees that could change the world and help the ecosystem. His obstacle? A legion of anti-GMO environmentalists.

12/11/2009 By David Wolman

PORTLAND MONTHLY PHOTO ESSAY

Food Chain

A group of local photographers known collectively as PhotoForce turn their lenses toward Oregon's fight against hunger in this _Portland Monthly_ photo essay.

12/15/2009

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

NOW READ THIS

The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet

We review Myrlin A. Hermes's take on _Hamlet_, where Horatio finds himself falling for the Prince of Denmark.

12/16/2009 By Veronica Martin

Mudroom

Land of the Lost

4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42: if you recognize these numbers, you should check out our look at Lost's ties to Portland, and maybe even sample some of our Lost party favors.

12/11/2009 By Randy Gragg With Brian Barker

Mudroom

The Perfect Party

Reefer, right wingers, cowgirls, vampire lovers, and toll bridge activists hit our table this month.

12/10/2009

Eat & Drink

PORTLAND MONTHLY PHOTO ESSAY

Food Chain

A group of local photographers known collectively as PhotoForce turn their lenses toward Oregon's fight against hunger in this _Portland Monthly_ photo essay.

12/15/2009

HIGH SPIRITS

Mantra Espresso & Wine Bar

Mantra Espresso & Wine Bar brings some downtown glamor north of the Columbia.

12/11/2009 By Kasey Cordell

UPDATED LISTING

Noble Rot

Despite a move from its old-world digs, Noble Rot still brings the comfort food that Portlanders love.

12/11/2009 By Mike Thelin

PORTLAND PLATED

Worldly Bird

There's a lot more to fried chicken than the traditional dish we associate with the American South. A quick tour of Asia reveals enchanting alternatives.

12/11/2009 By Mike Thelin

SAVOR

Alpine Bliss

Have your dinner table brim with the flavors of Bavaria, Alto Adige, Austria, Hungary, Germany, and Alsace with alpine delights such as a hearty mushroom gratin.

12/11/2009 By Eva Hagberg

Mudroom

RoboCop

Robotic animals take down poachers.

12/11/2009 With Brian Barker

Article

Cellar Notes

Though the wines from Burgundy are the benchmark for pinot noir, some Oregon wines have narrowed the gap.

12/11/2009 By Condé Cox

POUR

Mr. Tea

After a short retirement, Steve Smith, the founder of Tazo, is back with a new assortment of teas that bring tastes from around the world to Portland.

12/11/2009 By Rachel Ritchie

How To...

Start A Beer Cellar

Don't just reach for a cold one; reach for an old one. Here's how to start your own beer cellar to age some of the regions best brews.

12/11/2009 By Ashley Gartland

Editor's Note

EDITOR’S NOTE

Postmodern Pilgrimage

12/10/2009 By Randy Gragg

Health & Wellness

Top Docs 2010

Team Trauma

They're the subject of TV melodramas, they see us on our worst days. We asked the emergency room doctors of our Top Docs list to tell us what it takes to work in the ER, what they love about their job, and which patients they'll never forget.

12/15/2009 By Kasey Cordell and Randy Gragg With Brian Barker

Feature

Top Doctors 2010

We asked 5,000 doctors and 2,000 nurses chosen at random from throughout the tri-county area and southern Washington to participate in compiling this.

12/11/2009

Genetics

Branch Science

Oregon State University researcher Steven Strauss wants to engineer genetically-modified trees that could change the world and help the ecosystem. His obstacle? A legion of anti-GMO environmentalists.

12/11/2009 By David Wolman

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

Moving Through the Landscape

Cycling couple Tim and Sue Butler wanted a house that reflected their love of the outdoors and avid cycling lifestyles. Path Architecture was there to help.

12/11/2009 By Amara Holstein

News & City Life

Liberal Believer

The Hitchens Transcript

The complete interview between the renowned atheist Christopher Hitchens and Unitarian minister Marilyn Sewell

12/17/2009

Article

Vox Populi

What are the most tiresome Portland stereotypes? How spiritual is the city? What's the deal with Kitzhaber? We asked you, and here are your answers.

12/16/2009

Christianity in Portland

Jesus' Favorite City

Despite a reputation as one of the "least-churched" regions in the country, Portland is a breeding ground for liberal Christianity. We sat down with a few of Portland's liberal church avant-garde and had a conversation about the value of religion.

12/11/2009 By Randy Gragg, Rachel Ritchie, and Martin Patail

Feature

Questions of Faith

Christopher Hitchens’s 2007 book _God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything_ has made him arguably the nation’s most notorious atheist. Already renowned as a political columnist for _Vanity Fair_, _Slate_, and other magazines and known for his fre

12/11/2009

Guv Watch

Kitzhaber: Sequel or Rerun?

Oregon's guv-in-boots takes a long hard look at another tenure in Salem.

12/11/2009 By Randy Gragg

Style & Shopping

Cornershop

Roll Models

Local boutique Mickle & Mod gives a whole new meaning to the term "street fashion."

12/11/2009 By Meghan Hilliard

Mudroom

Made in Portland

The so-called "Nike of China" Li Ning moves into the Nike of America's hometown with its first stateside store.

12/10/2009 By Jason Cohen

Travel & Outdoors

Odd Jobs

Class V Career

Local adventure filmmaker collective the Epicocity Project explores the world's most wild waterways.

12/10/2009 By Ivan Miller

Web Exclusives

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Slide Show: Bank On It

Our "Food Chain" photo essay continues in this web-exclusive slideshow.

12/22/2009