Editor's Note

We Published an Offensive Headline, and We’re Sorry

An apology to readers.

10/18/2017 By Zach Dundas

Theater

A New Portland Show Searches for Utopia Onstage

Partly inspired by the Rajneeshes, innovative company Hand2Mouth presents a “mind experiment” for 2017.

10/16/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

Light a Fire 2017: Inspiring Creativity

With Airport Cinema, Hollywood Theatre Gives Oregon Filmmakers a Global Audience

Up next? The nonprofit is buying Movie Madness.

10/16/2017 By Margaret Seiler

Media

A Smart New Portland-Based Magazine Covers Travel for Women of Color

Backed by advertising giant Wieden & Kennedy, On She Goes already has a lot going on.

10/16/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson Illustrations by Lisk Feng

Style

This Women's Workwear Line Says Yes to Pockets (and No to Plumber’s Crack)

Portland landscapers couldn’t find suitable pants to work in—so they designed their own.

10/16/2017 By Eden Dawn

Design

Could This Cruddy Swatch of Concrete Become a Riverside Paradise?

Water Avenue Yards may never happen, but it would be glorious.

10/16/2017 By Emma Mannheimer

Terminal 1%

Welcome to the Portland Airport's Brand-New Elite Terminal

How does the other half fly? A custom scent greets PDX’s private planes and charter flights.

10/16/2017 By Katelyn Best

Chicken Feels

In Portland, Your Pet Chicken Can Get Reiki

Scratch at least one societal problem off the list, thank God.

10/16/2017 By Wyatt Stayner

Eternal Flame

Was 2017's Smoky Summer a Sign of a New, Climate-Changed Normal?

Here are some of the biggest wildfires that raged across the West.

10/16/2017 By Kayla Brock

Dispatch

When the Gorge Burned, Oregon Search & Rescue Volunteers Scrambled

A first responder recounts the dramatic all-night effort to save more than 100 hikers.

10/16/2017 By Christopher Van Tilburg

Television

Survivors of the Mount St. Helens Eruption Tell Their Story

Thirty-seven years ago, two campers found themselves in the path of volcanic mudflow after the volcano erupted. Now they bring their story to the small screen.

10/12/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Bike Fun

Portland’s New Kid-Designed Bike Lane Art Is Delightful

Blastoff—it's a cyclist in space!

10/06/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

Theater

A New Play Tackles Displacement in 1970s North Portland

Left Hook is set in the historically African American Albina neighborhood. We talked to director Damaris Webb.

10/05/2017 By Kayla Brock

Everyday Activism

Drink and Dance to Aid Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

A pair of local bars offer fancy cocktails while the Crystal hosts a bomba-and-salsa blowout to benefit victims of Hurricane Maria.

10/03/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Style Spotlight

These Dramatic Foam Headdresses Are Giving Us Life

Portland’s vogue scene delivers once again.

10/03/2017 By Eden Dawn

Development

Would You Live in This 300-Foot-Tall Wooden Skyscraper?

The Spar would be the tallest engineered timber structure in the world.

09/27/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Everyday Activism

Support the Columbia Gorge by Buying Lagers, Light Bulbs, and Lube

On Monday, September 25, dozens of N Mississippi Avenue businesses will donate a portion of sales to Eagle Creek fire relief efforts.

09/21/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Essay

Massive Growth Is Transforming Portland. What Do We Need to Do Next?

We size up the blown chances and promising opportunities.

09/21/2017 By Randy Gragg Illustrations by Matteo Berton

Urban Future

What Kind of Development Does Portland Need Right Now?

We asked three local players for their take.

09/21/2017 By Fiona McCann