Transportation

The Important Question of Our Time: Which Seat Should You Pick on TriMet?

And yes, there is a right answer.

01/03/2020 By Julia Silverman

City Commission

Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish Dies at 61

The long-serving commissioner had announced his intention to resign just two days ago.

01/02/2020 By Fiona McCann

In With the New

Portland Got a New Police Chief Over the Holidays

Portland Police Bureau vet Jami Resch takes over from Danielle Outlaw, who decamped to Philly.

01/02/2020 By Julia Silverman

Best Places to Work

Diversity in the Workplace: Who Is Doing It Right?

For Meyer Memorial Trust, diversity means more than just demographics.

12/31/2019 By Tiara Darnell

Best Places to Work

In the Age of the Internet, Why Do We Still Need Offices?

Most of us have the same access at home as we do at the office. The coffee is better at home, too.

12/31/2019 By Marty Patail

Best Places to Work

12 Amazing Side Perks for Portland Workers

From ski passes and unlimited vacation time to massages and gyms, these Oregon companies are going beyond the kegerator.

12/31/2019 By Jennifer Lagdameo

Best Places to Work

Expensify Infuses a Cold, Cavernous Former Downtown Bank with Life—and Dogs

Let's call it a cozy kingdom.

12/31/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Best Places to Work

Software Giant Autodesk’s Central Eastside Office Is an Homage to Portland Makers

Their six-floor hub inside the stories Towne Storage building includes lovingly preserved artist’s graffiti, a custom laser-cut video game console, and Mayor Ted Wheeler’s favorite roof deck.

12/31/2019 By Kelly Clarke

The Shakedown

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of 2020

We size up the coming storm.

12/31/2019 By Marty Patail and Margaret Seiler

Television

Oregon's Surprisingly Close, and Slightly Dark, Relationship with The Bachelor

We're in the top tier of feeder states for the nearly two-decade old reality show.

12/31/2019 By Julia Silverman

News

Oregon’s Plastic Bag Ban Starts Jan. 1. Here’s What You Need to Know.

For starters, prepare to pay five cents every time you want a paper bag.

12/31/2019 By Alice Callahan

News

What’s Behind the Youth-Driven Union Boom in the Pacific Northwest?

Organized labor is on a roll. Thanks, millennials!

12/31/2019 By Fiona McCann

PDX Index

Ever Wanted to Know How Much People Make in This Town?

We snooped around, from minimum wage earners to megamillionaires.

12/31/2019 By Olivia Wolf

News

Oregon and Washington Take Another Stab at Replacing the I-5 Bridge

The once-canceled megaproject over the Columbia resurfaces.

12/31/2019 By Julia Silverman

Best Places to Work

Why You Should Always Love Your Work Family

Portland Monthly's outgoing editor in chief Kelly Clarke on the people who absorb your stress and celebrate your wins—and concoct the best inside jokes

12/31/2019 By Kelly Clarke

A Ticket to Ride

For Xmas, the City of Portland Is Gifting Us with More Time for E-Scooters. Yay?

The Portland Bureau of Transportation announces the e-scooters will be with us throughout 2020.

12/20/2019 By Julia Silverman

Breaking News

Multiple Women Recall Sexual Misconduct and Perceived Retaliation by Gordon Sondland

Three women recall Sondland made unwanted sexual contact in business settings. One says he exposed himself and that, later, she fell over the back of a couch trying to escape him. All recall professional retaliation after they rejected him.

11/27/2019 By Julia Silverman, Kelly Clarke, Fiona McCann, Maryam Jameel, and Doris Burke

PDX Index

Everything Is Fine in the World of Local Retail Real Estate. Kind Of.

Vacancy rates are low, rents are steady, but change looms in 2020

11/26/2019 By Julia Silverman

Feature

Why Does Portland Still Love the Cinnamon Bear?

Who needs Santa when you have a (slightly creepy) 82-year-old bear roaming Portland for the holidays.

11/26/2019 By Heather Arndt Anderson

Sculpture

Displaced by a Skate Park, a Treasured Piece of Public Art Finds A New Home

Finding a (new) contemplative place for Contemplative Place

11/26/2019 By Conner Reed