Soccer

Darlington Nagbe Is Leaving the Timbers—But We Will Always Have His Luscious Goals

The US international and fan fave departs for Atlanta. These are some of his greatest strikes.

12/13/2017 By Zach Dundas and Marty Patail

Signs & Portents

Vast Murders of Crows Are Routinely Swarming above Downtown Portland

Surely it means nothing. Nothing.

12/12/2017 By Zach Dundas

Obituary

Vera Katz Was the First Mayor of the Portland We Know Today

The Oregon political legend died this week at 84. Her life was epic.

12/12/2017 By Zach Dundas

Shopping

Portland's Hottest Holiday Pop-Up Is This Youth-Run Urban Apparel Shop

dfrntpigeon wants to change your perception of youth homelessness.

12/05/2017 By Anya Rehon

Video Games

This Video Game Tells People to Stop Touching Black Women’s Hair

Hair Nah!, designed by Wieden & Kennedy art director Momo Pixel, follows a black woman as she attempts to reach her travel destination—while swatting away grabby hands.

11/30/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

Holiday Shopping

Forget Amazon. Here's How to Shop the Local Way on Black Friday.

These 39 Portland-owned shops have the deals you can't miss.

11/21/2017 By Kayla Brock

The Shakedown

What's the Deal, Santa?

We size up jolly old St. Nick.

11/20/2017 By Marty Patail

Theater

This Oregon-Raised Teen Could Be Broadway's Next Big Star

Hailey Kilgore grew up in Happy Valley. Now she's starring in a Broadway revival of the musical Once on This Island.

11/20/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

Books

Oregon’s Best New Children’s Books

The recent crop boasts poetry, biographies, and a Mo Willems stamp of approval.

11/20/2017 By Fiona McCann

Unnatural Treasure

The Columbia River Gorge Burned. We Could Make That a Good Thing.

A manifesto for our beloved national landmark, after the flames.

11/20/2017 By Randy Gragg Illustrations by Amy Martin

Winter Travel

The Portlander's Guide to Mount Hood

Here's where to ski, sled, snowshoe, sleep, cozy up, and eat (and, uh, not) on our mountain.

11/20/2017 Edited by Benjamin Tepler

Mayor Seeking Mayor

These Two Oregon Mayors Got Married

Finally, a spouse who understands your job.

11/20/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

PDX Index

Portland's Jewish Community, by the Numbers

Put on your yarmulke—it's time for Hanukkah.

11/20/2017 By Kayla Brock

Business

Two Portlanders Team Up to Fund Female and Black Start-Ups

Fund a Founder wants to help bankroll female and black creators by selling T-shirts.

11/14/2017 By Kayla Brock

Architecture

A Portland Architect Wants to Erect the Tallest Skyscraper on the West Coast

The proposal for the Pearl's old US Post Office site sports a 970-foot tower and "botanical bridge" suspended mid-air.

11/14/2017 By Marty Patail

Tech

A Radical New Tech Start-Up Movement Gathers in Portland This Week

Kinder, cooler, and smarter: 'zebra' companies take on Silicon Valley’s 'unicorns.'

11/13/2017 By Zach Dundas

Peak Goat?

In Portland, You Can Get a Flower Bouquet Delivered by Goats

And then they'll devour it before your very eyes.

11/10/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

Video Games

Polybius: The Most Dangerous Arcade Game in the World

A new podcast takes a deep dive into one of Portland’s craziest urban legends.

11/08/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Sports

The Rose City Rollers Need to Find a New Arena to Survive

Portland's beloved roller derby league probably has to move out of Oaks Park. The question is: where to?

11/02/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Soccer

The Timbers Are in the Playoffs, Baby!

The battle begins on Monday against the Houston Dynamo. Chris Rifer reports.

10/27/2017 By Chris Rifer